External Examiner- MSc Advanced Leadership for Professional Practice

Opening Date:
24 Feb 2022
Closing Date:
24 Mar 2022
Salary Range:

The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint a combined programme and subject external examiner for the MSc Advanced Leadership for Professional Practice programme including course units which are delivered at Level 7 across a number of programmes at Master’s level within the Division of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work.

Applications are therefore invited from individuals who have demonstrable experience of teaching and assessing in the following areas;

  • Reflective Teaching and Learning
  • Advanced Decision Making in Professional Practice
  • Leadership in Professional Practice

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 or above in a related area with a professional background in health or social care
  • 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.
Expressions of interest by covering email or letter and CV should be sent by the 24th March 2022 to Katie.gray@manchester.ac.uk