External Examiners – Masters level programmes and BSc Specialist modules

Opening Date:
19 May 2021
Closing Date:
30 Jul 2021
Salary Range:

The Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care, King’s College London is seeking to appoint external examiners from September 2021 to the Faculty Assessment Boards and would welcome expressions of interest from senior academics committed to developing the quality of teaching, learning and assessment. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from those who have expertise in the following areas for out Masters level programmes and BSc Specialist modules:

  • PG Diabetes care and management
  • PG Advanced Practice
  • Advanced assessment skills
  • Long term conditions
  • Palliative care and end of life symptom management
  • Recognition of Prior Learning

The Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care (NMPC) is a world-leading centre for research, education and training. Our vision is to become the leading centre in the world for the education of nurses, midwives, and palliative care professionals and for high quality, impactful applied clinical and health research. Key facts about the Faculty

  • 3,000 undergraduate, postgraduate taught and research students
  • 250 academic, research, clinical and professional services staff
  • 90% of research rated 3* or 4* in the Research Excellence Framework 2014 (REF)
  • #1 in the UK and #2 in the World for Nursing (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021)
  • #1 in Europe and #2 in the world for research citations in palliative and end of life care
  • 2 Athena SWAN Silver Awards held by the Faculty and the Cicely Saunders Institute
  • Directly descended from the Training School Florence Nightingale established in 1860
  • Home to the Cicely Saunders Institute, the world’s first and only purpose-built institute of palliative care

The Role of External Examiner is to assure the quality of awards with respect to national standards. Key duties include:

  • Advising boards of examiners on the content and standard of assessment
  • Moderating samples of exam scripts and other assessed materials
  • Attending boards of examiners to approve awards and degree classifications
  • Advising on academic misconduct and appeal cases
  • Submitting an annual report to the College Principal

An annual payment will be made on receipt of the annual report and expenses incurred when visiting the Faculty at our campus in central London will be met in full.

To express an interest, please send a copy of your curriculum vitae (including NMC PIN and revalidation date, where applicable) and a covering letter to the email address below;
Irene Zeller Chair Faculty Assessment Board UG
Email: irene.zeller@kcl.ac.uk

Jocelyn Cornish Chair Faculty Assessment Board PGT
Email: jocelyn.c.cornish@kcl.ac.uk