External Examiner – Undergraduate Provision (Cancer and Palliative Care)

Opening Date:
26 Jun 2018
Closing Date:
1 Aug 2018
Salary Range:

University of the West of Scotland
School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery

The School is seeking to appoint a subject external examiner to a range of modules within our post-registration undergraduate suite of programmes. The remit involves assessment of SCQF level 9 and 11 theory modules relating to:

• Cancer care
• Palliative care

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 in the fields of cancer and palliative care, and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post.

The appointments will be with effect from 1 October 2018 to 30 September 2022.

Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an induction day will be held by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at: http://www.uws.ac.uk/externalexaminers/

For informal discussion, please contact:

Elaine Stevens, Programme Leader:
elaine.stevens@uws.ac.uk, Tel: 0141 849 4299

For nomination form, please contact:

Hazel Shepherd, School Service Delivery Officer: hazel.shepherd@uws.ac.uk
Tel 01698 283100 Ext 8462

Closing date for completed nomination forms: 1 August 2018