The Department of Health Sciences at the University of York is a large and multidisciplinary department, offering a broad range of educational programmes in the health and social care field. We are seeking to appoint an external examiner for the Department’s taught postgraduate programmes (MSc Health Research, Master of Public Health, MSc Mental Health Research & PGCert Health Research & Statistics), with specific responsibility for shared modules focusing on statistics and epidemiology.
External examiners are required to review and evaluate assessment marking; be a member of the Board of Examiners and attend meetings; comment and give advice on programme content, balance and structure; and to complete an annual report as part of the University of York’s quality assurance mechanisms. The University requires external examiners to attend a minimum of one Board of Examiners meeting per year.
All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners.
Successful applicants would be appointed with effect from October 2024 for a term of four academic years.
Informal enquiries can be made to Mona Kanaan, Chair of Postgraduate Board of Examiners (firstname.lastname@example.org). General information about the Department can be found on our website: www.york.ac.uk/healthsciences/
Interested applicants should submit their letter of application and CV to the Secretary to the Board of Examiners, Veronica Gillies (email@example.com).
The closing date for applications is Monday 19 February 2024.