External Examiner – Post-Registration and Postgraduate Provision (MSc Advanced Practice, MSc Nursing and BSc Programmes

Opening Date:
25 Jun 2021
Closing Date:
30 Jul 2021
Salary Range:

The School of Health Sciences, University of Dundee is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for modules in our post-registration portfolio including the MSc Advanced Practice, MSc Nursing and BSc programmes. These include clinical modules and dissertations. It is desirable for applicants to have experience in clinical assessment and/or acute care. Other modules may also be included subject to negotiation.

The University requires that External Examiners have qualifications at least equivalent to the Programme being examined, so the successful applicant will possess a Masters Degree and should be NMC registered. A teaching qualification relevant to Higher Education is also essential for this post. We would welcome applications from both those with and those without previous external examining experience and would be delighted to offer support and guidance to any successful candidates who are new to external examining.

All appointments will be from 1 January 2022 and will be initially for a four-year period.

The University’s Assessment and External Examiners Overview, which includes a link to the ‘Guidance on External Examining of Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate Programmes including the Conduct of Examination Boards’, can be found at:


For further information please contact:
Dr Heather Whitford
Head of Postgraduate and Post Qualifying Studies
Email: h.m.whitford@dundee.ac.uk

Applications along with a CV should be submitted to Kay Findlay at HealthSciences-QA@dundee.ac.uk