External Examiner needed for BSc (Hons) Midwifery Programme with University of Northampton

Opening Date:
3 Jan 2024
Closing Date:
28 Feb 2024
Salary Range:

The University of Northampton is looking for an External Examiner for BSc (Hons) Midwifery Programme.

The programme sits within the Faculty of Health, Education and Society. The position requires:

  • External examining of Level 6 and one 7 module – MID3030P, MID3028, MID3029, MID4005, MIDM010.
  • The position holder must have NMC registration and be qualified in the Newborn and Infant Physical Examination Practitioner (NIPE).
  • Support the University by examining at our Competency Test Centre (CTC)

We are looking for someone:

  • who is suitably qualified with expertise in the above areas, ideally a Programme Leader or Senior Lecturer on similar programmes.
  • previous experience as an external examiner is preferred but not essential

The appointment will be for the four academic years 2024 to 2028, from 1 September 2024

Please note that we cannot currently accept applications from staff at the following institutions:

  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • Coventry University
  • University of the West of Scotland

The University of Northampton will not appoint an External Examiner from any of our approved partnerships. This information will be checked upon application.

Closing date: 28 February 2024

If you are interested in applying for this role (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to Kim Ebbs, Deputy head of subject (interim) kim.ebbs@northampton.ac.uk or Kimberley Morris, Programme Leader Kimberley.morris@northampton.ac.uk for BSc (hons) Midwifery Programme.

If you are unsuccessful in your application, we will destroy your application and CV after 1 month of the advert closing. If you are successful, your application and CV will be retained securely for 5 years, one year after the end of the 4-year contract.

The University of Northampton is committed to creating a learning experience that celebrates equality and harnesses the power of diversity as exemplified by the rich social and ethnic backgrounds of our student body. We encourage applications from colleagues from diverse backgrounds to ensure that external scrutiny continues to challenge and inspire us.