External Examiner – MSc Advanced Leadership for Professional Practice/ BSc Nursing/Midwifery Practice/ CPD

Opening Date:
24 Feb 2020
Closing Date:
23 Mar 2020
Salary Range:

The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint up to four external examiners for course units delivered at Level 6 and 7 within the following programmes; BSc Nursing/Midwifery Practice (Hons) Programme, MSc Advanced Leadership for Professional Practice, as well as standalone Level 6 & 7 course units.

One external examiner appointment would be as a Programme and Subject External Examiner for the BSc Nursing/Midwifery Practice (Hons) Programme.

External Examiners are therefore required for the following subject areas at level 6 and 7;

  • Advanced Clinical Decision Making
  • Independent Study
  • Management of an Infection Prevention and Control Service
  • Ophthalmic Care & Management
  • Pain Management
  • Renal Nursing
  • Research Dissertation (Level 6)

All 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. 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 one of the above subject areas
  • Direct experience of teaching and assessing in the applicable subject areas


  • 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 applicable subjects. Please also indicate if you would like to be considered for the dual role of programme and subject external.

Expressions of interest by covering email or letter and CV should be sent by the 23rd March 2020 to Katie.gray@manchester.ac.uk