External Examiner – Pre-registration MSc Midwifery

Opening Date:
18 Mar 2024
Closing Date:
5 Apr 2024
Salary Range:

The University of Sheffield are seeking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualified External Examiner whose responsibilities will focus on the pre-registration MSc Midwifery course. Potential applicants will have a recognised Midwifery qualification and be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) on the midwifery part of the register.

The university criteria for the appointment of external examiners are:

(i) An external examiner’s academic and/or professional qualifications shall be appropriate both in terms of the level and the subject(s) of such qualifications to match the general requirement of the assessed subject(s).
(ii) An external examiner shall have appropriate standing, expertise and experience in their subject or discipline to ensure the maintenance of academic standards; such standards shall reflect the general expectations of higher education relative to national standards for the particular subject or discipline.
(iii) An external examiner shall normally have recent examining or academically comparable experience which shall be adequate to the requirements of the subject area to be examined.

All appointments are subject to approval by the Academic Board. Applicants new to external examination are welcome. Induction to the School will be arranged on appointment.

Commencement date: with immediate effect and for a tenure of four years.

For an informal discussion please contact Rachel Jokhi (Course Lead MSc Midwifery and Lead Midwife for Education) rachel.jokhi@sheffield.ac.uk