External Examiner – PG Midwifery

Opening Date:
23 Apr 2024
Closing Date:
17 May 2024
Salary Range:

PG Midwifery External Examiner Advert

The School of Allied health Professions and Midwifery at the University of Bradford is looking for a dedicated individual to be external examiner for our postgraduate midwifery provision. This includes a range of standalone level 7 modules (including systematic examination of the newborn and trauma informed care) or as part of our programmes including MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert Midwifery Studies award and MSc Advanced Clinical Practitioner (pathway for midwifery).
As part of the programme development activity we are in the early stages of developing and gaining approval for further award- MSc Maternal Psychosocial Wellbeing- which is aimed at healthcare practitioners who work in maternity and perinatal health. We are looking forward to discussing the potential and gaining feedback from our future External Examiner.

Our assessment committees and boards take place via MS Teams.

An overview of your role and responsibilities includes:

  • Confirming the comparability of standards of student performance at University of Bradford with those of similar modules at other UK Institutions of Higher Education;
  • Confirming that the assessment process in its entirety is sound, and has been fairly conducted with full regard to justice to students;
  • Reporting and advising on the above by means of approving coursework and examination papers and providing an annual report to the University.
  • The appointee will be required to moderate a work sample and produce an annual report and attend Boards of Examiners as appropriate.
  • You should have current registration with the NMC, appropriate expertise/experience in midwifery education, and be able to assure academic standards in Higher Education. You should be aware of current developments in the design and delivery of the flexible curriculum.
  • You should not hold more than one other UK Higher Education External Examiner post at the start of the contract and be qualified to at least the level of the programme to be examined.

Further information about our midwifery programmes can be found at:
For Further information about the role please contact our Postgraduate Lead- Emily Bee e.bee@bradford.ac.uk
Interested individuals should submit a CV in the first instance to Laura Baxter externalexaminers@bradford.ac.uk by 17th May 2024