External Examiner- MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Paediatrics)

Opening Date:
22 Jan 2019
Closing Date:
13 Feb 2019
Salary Range:

The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint a combined programme and subject external examiner for the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Paediatrics) programme.

Our MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Paediatrics) programme is aimed at nurses and other health professionals who want to develop their professional skills and clinical practice within paediatrics.

Further details of the programme can be found at:


Some course units may also be accessed by students on other programmes.

The majority of the coursework is electronically submitted by students and is marked online using Grademark and Turnitin. External examiners will be required to use the online moderating process. Oral presentations will be record for external validation, however the external examiner would be welcome to attend. User guides and support will be available.

The University appointments for external examiners are normally for a period of 4 years.

Person Specification:


  • Working in a UK HEI with no formal educational links with the University of Manchester in the last 5 years
  • Master’s Degree in an area related to the above subject area
  • Direct experience of teaching and assessing in the above subject area


  • Research and publications in related area

Appointments will be made in line with the University of Manchester’s Guidance for External Examiners.

Interested candidates should detail their experience in teaching and assessing in the relevant subject. Expressions of interest, by CV from suitably qualified and experienced colleagues should be sent by the 13th February 2019 to: Katie.Gray@manchester.ac.uk