External Examiner – MSc Acute Care of the Child and their Family

Opening Date:
30 Mar 2021
Closing Date:
23 Apr 2021
Salary Range:

External Examiner Role at Sheffield Hallam University

College HWLS
Department Nursing and Midwifery
External Examiner for MSc Acute Care of the Child and their Family

We are looking for a dedicated individual to undertake the role of external examiner for our MSc Acute Care of the Child and their Family programme at Sheffield Hallam University.

Your role and responsibilities would include:

  • confirming the comparability of standards of student performance at Sheffield Hallam University with those of similar modules at other UK Institutions of Higher Education;
  • confirming that the assessment process in its entirety is sound, and has been fairly conducted with full regard to justice to students;
  • Reporting and advising on the above by means of approving coursework and examination papers and providing an annual report to the University.

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You should have appropriate expertise and experience to be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in Higher Education. Applicants should hold the appropriate professional registration and academic qualifications, with experience of delivering post graduate education in the acute and critical care of the child and their family.

The appointees will be required to moderate a sample of scripts in relation to selected modules within the above programmes. You will also be required to produce an annual report and attend Assessment Boards as appropriate.

Please send expressions of interest and an accompanying CV to Liz Mills at Sheffield Hallam University at e.mills@shu.ac.uk.

Your CV should contain the following information:

  • Current and recent employment history
  • HE and Professional Qualifications
  • Current and previous external examiner engagements
  • Experience of course/module leader roles
  • Teaching experience
  • Research and related Scholarly/ Professional Activity/ Consultancy

Please note that all appointments are subject to verification of eligibility to work in the UK, as per UK Visas and Immigration requirements. To verify your eligibility to work in the UK we will need to see your original passport, any visa-related documentation (for non-UK citizens) and/or your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) (for non-UK citizens).

You can provide the required documentation either by attending the University in person, prior to the commencement of your role, or by post (Special Delivery). In either case, your original documentation must be provided. No work can be undertaken until these checks have been completed.