External Examiner – Non-Medical Prescribing (NMP) Programme & Short Course

Opening Date:
19 Jan 2021
Closing Date:
8 Mar 2021
Salary Range:

The Professional Development Centre at the University of Lincoln is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for our Non-Medical Prescribing Programme and Short Course.
Applicants will need to hold current registration with the NMC or HCPC.

An ideal candidate will have experience in teaching and examining at a UK HE institution, have a good understanding of quality assurance, and have specific subject knowledge in relation to the educational preparation of future Independent/Supplementary Prescribers.

Previous experience as an External Examiner is preferred but not essential. The appointment will be for four academic years. Further information on the Programme/Short Course can be accessed via the following links:

External Examiners play a central role in the maintenance of the standards of the University’s awards and the currency of the curriculum. They perform this role through:

  • discussions with the academic and administrative teams
  • consideration of proposed programme modification(s)
  • review of assessment tasks and examination papers
  • review of samples of student work on modules within the programme, including practice assessment documents/portfolios
  • the endorsement of marks to ensure agreed, fully moderated and externally examined sets of results
  • attendance at appropriate boards of examiners
  • submission of annual reports

Please send expressions of interest together with a current CV to Dianne Ramm at dramm@lincoln.ac.uk

Applications will be reviewed following this date, with a view to an appointment being made in line with the University’s scrutiny process by the end of March/beginning of April 2021.