External Examiner – MSc Postgraduate Provision Health Studies

Opening Date:
21 Apr 2023
Closing Date:
30 Jun 2023
Salary Range:

The School of Health and Life Sciences is seeking to appoint a Health, Nursing and Social Care, external examiner to a range of modules within our post-registration postgraduate suite of programmes. The remit involves assessment of modules relating to:

Clinical Assessment
Clinical Teaching
Leadership for Effectiveness
Quality Improvement in Healthcare
Research for Health & Social Care
Independent Study (HSCE)
NMC Leadership For Effectiveness

External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessment methods/samples/results and completion of an annual report. A schedule of module confirmation events per academic session will be made available and external examiners would be expected to complete external moderation in line with these dates. The School uses an electronic marking system associated with the originality checking programme Turnitin, called Grademark. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process (this being accessible through the Virtual Learning Environment).

Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional experience in the fields of Health and Social Care, professional registration and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post.
The appointment will be with effect from 1 October 2023 to 30 September 2027.

Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an online induction will be provided by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at: https://www.uws.ac.uk/about-uws/academic-life/quality-enhancement-support-team-quest/external-examiner/

For informal discussion, please contact:

Dr. Alan Curley, MSc Health studies Programme leader alan.curley@uws.ac.uk Tel. 01698 283100 EXT. 11748