External Examiner – MSc and PG Dip Nutritional Therapy

Opening Date:
28 Aug 2018
Closing Date:
21 Sep 2018
Salary Range:

The University of Worcester is looking for an external examiner for the full and part time Master’s Degree and Post Graduate Diploma in Nutritional Therapy.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced academic staff. The successful applicant should preferably have a Master’s degree, be Complementary and Natural Health Care Council (CNHC) registered and a member of a Nutritional Therapy professional body and have relevant practice and teaching experience.

The University of Worcester offers support for external examiners and a full induction day. Further support is also provided by the Programme Director and module team.

The appointment will be from December 2018 to December 2022.

The successful candidate will be invited to a staff induction day in January 2019. The majority of assessments can be reviewed remotely and the Exam Board will meet three times a year. You will be required to view a selection of scripts for designated modules, which included clinical practice and dissertations and complete a module external examiner report for each set of assignments reviewed. At the end of the academic year, an annual report is required.

All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointment. Applications are by submission of CV.

Applicants are advised that the University applies the following criteria to external examiners:

  • The area of expertise of external examiners is within the area of assessment undertaken;
  • Applicants should have recently been employed (or are still employed) within a university appointment;
  • He/she must not have been a University of Worcester examiner within the last five years.

If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to Alison Benbow, Course leader Nutritional Therapy, a.benbow@worc.ac.uk