External Examiner – PGCert/GradCert Blood Component Transfusion

Opening Date:
28 Mar 2022
Closing Date:
6 May 2022
Salary Range:

The School of Health and Social Care within the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Science at Swansea University is seeking to appoint an external examiner for the above programme to commence in September 2022 for an initial four-year period

Role Specification:

The external examiner is asked to look at a sample of the assessments and report on:

  • the administration of the programme
  • the standards and consistency of internal marking
  • the standards of student performance
  • the extent to which the regulations and processes of the University are correctly applied and adhered to
  • whether the academic standards of the programme are appropriate
  • examples of good practice identified

The successful applicant will be asked to attend one examination board per year and submit an annual report following this. External examiners are also required to provide comments on proposed modifications and the development of new modules within their area of expertise.

Previous external examiner experience is desirable; however, those new to external examining are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Criteria: Experience of delivering Specialist Blood Transfusion Programmes or experience of working and teaching in this specialist field of practice

Desirable Criteria: Previous experience as an external examiner

Date of appointment: September 2022 – September 2026

Closing Date: Friday 6th May 2022

Programme details will be provided to the appointee and induction/training offered.

Please note that due to existing external examiner arrangements we are not able to appoint candidates from Coventry University.

Please send initial expressions of interest and a CV to programme lead, Sara Morris: Sara.Morris@Swansea.ac.uk