External Examiner – SCPHN Occupational Health

Opening Date:
15 May 2019
Closing Date:
7 Jun 2019
Salary Range:

The School of HLS is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner for its Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Occupational Health) programme modules as detailed below:

NURS09176 Investigative Enquiry
NURS09216 Contemporary Occupational Health SCQF level 9
NURS09217 Managing Risk in OH Practice SCQF Level 9

External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at subject panels where student marks are ratified. A schedule of subject panels per academic session will be made available. 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 Moodle 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, NMC registration in the field of Occupational Health Nursing and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post.

The appointment will be with effect from 1 October 2019 to 30 September 2023.

Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an induction will be provided by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at:


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