External Examiner – MSc Physician Associate Studies

Opening Date:
9 Apr 2019
Closing Date:
26 Apr 2019
Salary Range:

Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health & Social Care is seeking to engage an External Examiner for the following Programme with effect from October 2019:

  • Vacancy ref. : PPE 77
  • Programme(s): MSc Physician Associate Studies

Physician Associates are a new healthcare professional who, while not a doctor, work to the medical model. We require an external examiner who currently works on, or has experience of, similar courses within Higher Education. You would work closely with the programme leader to support the continuous development and improvement of the programme.

External Examiners are typically placed on the Edge Hill University External Examiners Register for a period of four years. Principle duties normally include;

  • Visit the University at the least once a year to moderate assessed coursework and examination scripts
  • Attend clinical examination (OSCEs) at least once per year
  • Attend module assessment boards
  • Produce an Annual Report
  • Review and approve examination papers that contribute to a student’s final award, and any other assessment material as agreed

Suitable applicants must be a qualified and registered healthcare professional, with experience in higher education of postgraduate awards, preferably in Physician Associate studies. If a qualified Physician Associate, you must have at least 2 years post qualifying experience and be listed on the managed voluntary register.

If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes, please contact:
Dr Sarah Lyon, 01695 657059, lyonsar@edgehill.ac.uk

Fees and Expenses are payable in line with the University policy. Admission to the University’s External Examiners Register is on the basis of satisfactory completion of the University’s Committee and Personnel approval processes, including Right to Work and Reciprocity Checks.

Prospective External Examiners are encouraged to send an expression of interest and CV to Laura Makin, Quality Assurance Administrator (makinl@edgehill.ac.uk) citing the programme title and/or vacancy reference.

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