External Examiner – MSc Advanced Clinical Practice

Opening Date:
29 Sep 2023
Closing Date:
31 Oct 2023
Salary Range:

The University of Northampton is seeking to appoint an External Examiner in the Nursing subject area for the following programme which runs as both an apprenticeship and standard route. This role is available to commence as soon as possible.

  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice

(Please note that the Prescribing and End Point Assessment modules are covered by alternative External Examiner posts)
The University of Northampton’s MSc Advanced Clinical Practice course aims to equip healthcare professionals with advanced clinical skills and knowledge needed to lead and develop complex evidence-based clinical decisions, whilst enhancing service delivery and improving health outcomes within Practice. Linked to the four pillars of ‘Advanced Practice’; clinical, education, leadership, and research; students studying for their masters in advanced clinical practice will also benefit from learning with specialists from a range of healthcare settings, whilst ensuring patient safety and ethical practice.

This programme is accredited by the Centre of Advancing Practice.

The ideal candidate will:

  • be suitably qualified with expertise in the above areas, ideally a Programme Leader or Senior Lecturer on similar programmes;
  • have previous experience as an external examiner but is not essential;

The appointment will be for the four academic years 2023 to 2027 and will start immediately upon appointment.

The vacancy will close when the position has been filled.
Please note that we cannot currently accept applications from staff at the following institutions:

  • University of Essex
  • Queens University, Belfast
  • University of Winchester
  • University of Roehampton
  • University of Worcester
  • Ulster University
  • University College London
  • University of Sheffield
  • University of West London
  • University of York
  • University of Chester
  • University of Nottingham

The University of Northampton will not appoint an External Examiner from any of our approved partnerships. This information will be checked upon application.

If you are interested in applying or if you require any further information, please send a recent CV or email of enquiry to externalexaminers@northampton.ac.uk

If you are unsuccessful in your application we will destroy your application and CV after 1 month of the advert closing. If you are successful, your application and CV will be retained securely for 5 years, one year after the end of the 4-year contract.

The University of Northampton is committed to creating a learning experience that celebrates equality and harnesses the power of diversity as exemplified by the rich social and ethnic backgrounds of our student body. We encourage applications from colleagues from diverse backgrounds to ensure that external scrutiny continues to challenge and inspire us.