External Examiner – Professional Doctorate

Opening Date:
5 Jul 2021
Closing Date:
30 Jul 2021
Salary Range:

The School of Health and Care Professions at the University of Portsmouth are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified external examiner for the Professional Doctorate Course.

There are a number of pathways to this course leading to the following qualifications-

  • Doctorate in Biomedical Science (DBMS)
  • Doctorate in Health Science (DHealthSci)
  • Doctorate in Nursing (DNursing)
  • Doctorate in Pharmacy (DPharm)
  • Doctorate in Social Work (DSW)
  • Doctorate in Medical Imaging (DMedImg)

The external examiner role is for the taught component of the programme. This consists of four modules taken part-time over two years. They aim to equip the student with the skills needed to enter the research phase of the doctorate. These modules are-

  • Professional Review and Development
  • Advanced Research Techniques
  • Publication and Dissemination
  • Proposal for Professional Research and Development

Current relevant experience in higher education at doctoral level is essential. Applicants with a background in health or social care related research would be particularly welcome.

Further information about the role of the external examiner at the University of Portsmouth can be found here – https://www.port.ac.uk/about-us/structure-and-governance/policies-and-standards/external-examiners

Informal enquiries are welcome. Please contact Sue Rourke (Associate Head Academic) Sue.Rourke@port.ac.uk or Nikki Jarrett (Professional Doctorate course lead) nikki.jarrett@port.ac.uk

Applications: Please send a CV and brief expression of interest (no more than 1,000 words) to Sue Rourke Sue.Rourke@port.ac.uk by 12.00 midday on July 30th 2021. All appointments are subject to the candidate meeting the University’s criteria for appointments. Commencement date will be as soon as possible for a period of 4 academic years.