External Examiner – Undergraduate Provision – Health and Social care

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

The School of HLS 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 theory modules relating to:

  • Critical Research Appraisal
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Quality Improvement & Patient Safety
  • Academic Skills for L9 Study
  • Professionalism in Health and Social 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), experience and a valid teaching qualification which are essential requirements for this post. Applications from colleagues working at Birmingham City University cannot be accepted 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:

For informal discussion, please contact:

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

Applications cannot be accepted for this post from colleagues at Birmingham City University.