Urgent: BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult), (Child) and (Mental Health) programmes

Opening Date:
27 Jul 2022
Closing Date:
10 Aug 2022
Salary Range:

The School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership at the University of Bradford is looking to recruit two additional individuals to add to the suite of external examiners for our BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult), (Child) and (Mental Health) programmes delivered at the University of Bradford.

The School is seeking to appoint two External Examiners one from the Adult register and one from the Mental Health register for the academic session commencing September 2022 for a period of 4 years. The programme jointly recruits a total of around 350-400 students across Adult, Mental Health and Child fields annually on the City Campus. The new external examiners will work in a team with four other External Examiners.

You should have appropriate expertise/experience and a background in the relevant field of nursing, registration on the appropriate part of the NMC register and evidence of scholarly activity. The applicant should be able to undertake a role in the assurance of academic standards in Higher Education and should be aware of modern developments in the design and delivery of the flexible curriculum.

You should not hold more than one other UK Higher Education External Examiner post at the start of the contract and be qualified to at least the level of the programme to be examined.

Further information about the programmes can be found at:

Nursing (Adult) BSc (Hons) degree – University of Bradford
Nursing (Children’s) BSc (Hons) degree – University of Bradford
Nursing (Mental Health) BSc (Hons) degree – University of Bradford

For further information about the role please contact the Pre-registration Programme Leader Sarah Knott, s.k.a.knott@bradford.ac.uk

An overview of your role and responsibilities includes:

Confirming the comparability of standards of student performance at University of Bradford with those of similar modules at other UK Institutions of Higher Education; confirming that the assessment process in its entirety is sound, and has been fairly conducted with full regard to justice to students; reporting and advising on the above by means of approving coursework and examination papers and providing an annual report to the University.

The appointee will be required to moderate a sample of work and you will also be required to produce an annual report and attend Boards of Examiners as appropriate. The opportunity to meet with students and review practice will also be provided.

The tenure of appointment is for a four year period, starting on 1 October 2022 until 30 September 2026.

External Examiners’ fees for taught programmes are calculated according to a formula that takes into account both programme and module responsibilities, the fees for these appointments would vary due to the student number on each of the fields. An approximate fee based on current modules and student numbers is available on request.

Interested individuals should submit a CV in the first instance to Laura Baxter externalexaminers@bradford.ac.uk by 10th August 2022.

Due to a potential conflict of interest we are unable to consider expressions of interest from individuals from University of Lincoln, University of Manchester, Anglia Ruskin University, King’s College London, University of London.