External Examiners – MClinRes/MRes Programme

Opening Date:
8 Mar 2021
Closing Date:
9 Apr 2021
Salary Range:

The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint two external examiners: a combined programme & subject external examiner, and a subject external for the Masters in Clinical Research/Masters in Health and Social Care Research (MClinRes/MRes) programme.

This course is aimed at those working in health and social care settings who want to develop careers in clinical/practice-based research, clinical and academic practice, or academic research with a strong professional practice component. It has been designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to conduct and manage research in a range of health and social care settings.

Further details of the programme can be found at;

All coursework is electronically submitted by students and is marked online using Grademark and Turnitin. External examiners will be required to use the online moderating process. User guides and support will be available.

Person Specification:


  • Working in a UK HEI with no formal educational links with the University of Manchester in the last 5 years
  • Master’s Degree, or above in an area related to health and social care
  • Direct experience of teaching and assessing research methods units/modules.


  • Research and publications in related area
  • Ph.D

The University appointments for external examiners are normally for a period of 4 years.

Appointments will be made in line with the University of Manchester’s Guidance for External Examiners.

Interested candidates should detail their experience in teaching and assessing in the applicable subjects.

Expressions of interest by covering email or letter and CV should be sent by the 9th April 2021 to Katie.gray@manchester.ac.uk