External Examiners – immediate start with subject expertise in Clinical Education

Opening Date:
23 Sep 2022
Closing Date:
7 Oct 2022
Salary Range:

Edge Hill University, Faculty of Health, Social Care & Medicine, is seeking to appoint an External Examiner to its Medical Education Provision: with subject expertise in Clinical Education

Vacancy Ref: MED01

a) PGCert Teaching & Learning in Clinical Practice;
b) PGCert Workplace-Based Postgraduate Medical Education.

The ideal candidate will be able to cover both programmes.

Any applicants should have an appropriate background in the field of clinical, medical, dental or health professions education, together with experience within Postgraduate Higher Education. As the two programmes are accredited by Advance HE, applicants should be Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and have an understanding of working with HEA accredited provision.

Closing Date: 07/10/22

This programme incorporates an initial module remit relating to
CPD4706, https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/cpd-modules/teaching-and-learning-in-the-medical-workplace-cpd4706/
CPD4707, https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/cpd-modules/supporting-the-postgraduate-learner-in-the-medical-workplace-cpd4707/
CPD4454, https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/cpd-modules/teaching-and-learning-in-the-clinical-context-cpd4454/
CPD4455, https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/cpd-modules/assessing-learning-and-evaluating-teaching-cpd4455/
CPD4456, https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/cpd-modules/delivering-teaching-and-facilitating-learning-opportunities-cpd4456/

Module remits are subject to change throughout the term of office, remaining appropriate to the area of expertise.

Successful applicants would be appointed with effect from October 2022 for a term of four years and would be joining an established and supportive external examiner team. External Examiners are required to attend Module Assessment Boards and to complete an annual report. External Examiners are also invited to engage with students in practice.

If you would like to discuss specific information relating to the programmes, please contact:
Phil Welsby, Associate Head Medical Education, Postgraduate & CPD Medical School
welsbyp@edgehill.ac.uk or phone 01695 650871

All applicants must be a suitably qualified academic staff; applicants must be experienced in medical/health education, hold a HE teaching qualification and Advance HE Fellowship status (Principal or Senior Fellow). Experience of external examining would be an advantageous but is not essential.
All appointments are subject to meeting the University’s criteria for the appointment of external examiners.

Your data will be held and not processed for any purpose other than that for which it has been obtained, in accordance with current Data Protection Legislation until this recruitment process has concluded. Should you be unsuccessful in your application your data will be destroyed securely.

Interested individuals should send their CV, quoting the reference of the vacancy, to:
Phil Welsby, Associate Head Medical Education, Postgraduate & CPD Medical School