External Examiner – Undergraduate MSci Midwifery with Leadership

Opening Date:
23 Mar 2023
Closing Date:
14 May 2023
Salary Range:

The School of Healthcare at the University of Leicester is seeking to appoint an external examiner for its pioneering innovative 4-year Undergraduate Master in Science (MSci) Midwifery with Leadership programme which commenced in 2018. The first cohort successfully completed the programme in 2022.

As our external examiner you will contribute to the assessment process, review and report on student course work, identify areas of good practice, attend the Board of Examiners and submit an annual report.

The University of Leicester’s criteria for appointing external examiners include demonstrating the following:

a) knowledge and understanding of UK sector agreed reference points for the maintenance of academic standards and assurance and enhancement of quality;
b) relevant academic and professional qualifications to at least a Masters degree and a midwife with current Nursing and Midwifery Council registration;
c) competence and experience relating to designing and operating a variety of assessment tasks and procedures appropriate to midwifery and related subjects;
d) familiarity with the standard expected of students to achieve the award that is to be assessed;
e) awareness of current developments in the design and delivery of midwifery curricula; and
f) competence and experience relating to the enhancement of the student learning experience.

Although previous experience would be an advantage, further support will be provided at School level, including mentorship should this be your first appointment as an external examiner.

Commencement: September 2023
Duration: 4 years
For further information please contact:
The Programme Lead: Dr Helen McIntyre at helen.mcintyre@leicester.ac.uk
Foundation Professor of Midwifery and Lead Midwife for Education: Professor Jayne Marshall at jayne.marshall@leicester.ac.uk

To apply, please forward your CV and Expression of Interest to: Patricia Lucas (Midwifery Programme Administrator) at midwifery@leicester.ac.uk with the title of the course and position in the subject title.