External Examiners x 2 – Adult Nursing

Opening Date:
24 Mar 2021
Closing Date:
10 Apr 2021
Salary Range:

University of the West of Scotland
School of Health and Life Sciences

Undergraduate Provision
The School is seeking to appoint a BSc Adult Nursing (outgoing programme) and BSc Honours Adult Nursing external examiner to a range of modules over L8-9 within our undergraduate pre-registration programmes. The remit involves assessment of theory and practice modules relating to:

Level 8 (Year 2) new modules in the BSc Honours Adult Nursing commencing Sept 2021
Please contact Programme Leader, Anne Marie Craig, (annemarie.craig@uws.ac.uk )

Level 8 (Year 2) modules in the outgoing BSc Adult Nursing, resit only except Practice
Level 9 (Year 3) modules in the outgoing BSc Adult Nursing
Please contact Programme Leader, Wendy Wright, (wendy.wright@uws.ac.uk)

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 module results confirmation activities per academic session will be made available to external examiners. 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 the Virtual Learning Environment).

Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional experience in the field of Adult Nursing and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post.
The appointments will be with effect from May 2021 to 30 September 2024.

Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an online induction will be provided by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at:

For informal discussion and nomination form, please contact:

Closing date for completed nomination forms: 9th April 2021