University of the West of Scotland
School of Health and Life Sciences
External Examiner Vacancies (1)
The School of HLS is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner to a range of modules within our post-registration suite of programmes. The remit involves assessment of modules relating to:
Contemporary District Nursing: Managing LTC
Consolidation of Practice
Contemporary Integrated Community Nursing
Improving Assessment & Professional Practice
Integrated Community Nursing WBL
External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessment methods/samples/results and completion of an annual report. A schedule of module confirmation events per academic session will be made available and external examiners would be expected to complete external moderation in line with these dates. The School uses an electronic marking system associated with the originality checking programme Turnitin, called Grademark. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process (this being accessible through the Virtual Learning Environment).
Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional experience in the fields of District Nursing, a District Nurse recordable qualification and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post.
The appointment will be from 1 October 2022 until 30 September 2026.
Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an online induction will be provided by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at:
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