External Examiner – Independent Prescribing Modules

Opening Date:
24 May 2023
Closing Date:
16 Jun 2023
Salary Range:

The School of Medical and Health Sciences is looking to appoint an External Examiner for two established inter-professional post registration Independent Prescribing Modules. The External Examiner would review Independent Prescribing (up to 40 students registered with the NMC or HCPC) and Prescribing for Pharmacists (up to 15 GPhC registrants). Both modules run concurrently.

Candidates will therefore need to hold a current registration with their regulatory body and hold a current independent prescribing qualification. Experience of external examining would be an advantage, but is not essential The School operates on-line submission, marking and feedback of assignments. Experience of Turnitin and Blackboard would be desirable, however training will be provided. External examiners will be expected to review a range of assessments relating to the module, be a member of the board of examiners and attend exam boards and comment and give advice relating to curriculum design and programme structure. Examiners will be expected to complete an annual examiners report form and engage with pathway leads and exam officers when necessary. Therefore, candidates should have experience in teaching and examining, have a good understanding of quality assurance, and have specific subject knowledge in relation to the educational preparation of future Independent Prescribers. Experience of external examining would be an advantage but is not essential. Further information regarding the role of the External Examiner at Bangor University can be found at https://www.bangor.ac.uk/quality/ext_exam.php.en

The appointment will be with effect from September 2023 and will be for a full 4-year term. Full course details and documentation will be provided to the appointee and an induction day will be offered to be held at the University following appointment. Please submit expressions of interest and a CV to Prescribing Lead Ffion Simcox f.simcox@bangor.ac.uk and Acting Deputy Head Sian Davies sian.davies@bangor.ac.uk