External Examiner (x2) – Masters in Public Health (MPH)

Opening Date:
14 Jul 2022
Closing Date:
21 Aug 2022
Salary Range:

The Institute of Health and Wellbeing at the University of Glasgow is seeking to appoint two new external examiners for the Masters in Public Health programme (on campus and online) and the MSc in Population Health Sciences (online – in the process of being taught out). These programmes share courses, so we would want our examiners to work over both programmes. External examiners should hold a substantive position at an HEI in the area of Public Health or an adjacent discipline.

Candidate 1 would be responsible for the following courses:

  • Principles of Public Health (MPH – on campus and online)
  • Principles of Population Health Science (PHS – online)
  • Research Methods (MPH – on campus)
  • Environmental Health (MPH – on campus)
  • Oral Health (MPH – on campus)
  • Research Projects (MPH – on campus and online; PHS – online)

Candidate 2 would be responsible for:

  • Introduction to Epidemiology (MPH – on campus and online)
  • Introduction to Statistical Methods (MPH – on campus and online)
  • Further Epidemiology and Statistics (MPH – on campus and online)
  • Advanced Epidemiology (MPH – on campus and online)
  • Advanced Statistics (PHS – online)
  • Research Projects (MPH – on campus and online; PHS – online)

External Examiners are hired for four years from October 2022. More information about working for the University of Glasgow as an External Examiner can be found at https://www.gla.ac.uk/media/Media_213504_smxx.pdf. All appointments are subject to verification of eligibility to work in the UK, as per UK Visas and Immigration requirements. Please refer to the UKVI website for further information.

Please send expressions of interest and an accompanying CV to Dr Sharon Greenwood, Programme Lead for MPH (Sharon.Greenwood@glasgow.ac.uk). Please ensure your CV contains the following:

  • Current and recent employment history
  • HE and Professional Qualifications
  • Current and previous external examiner engagements
  • Experience of programme/course leader roles
  • Teaching experience
  • Research and related Scholarly/ Professional Activity/ Consultancy
  • Informal enquiries about the role should also be directed to Dr Sharon Greenwood (Sharon.Greenwood@glasgow.ac.uk).

More information about the programmes can be found on the UofG website: