Urgent External Examiner for BSc (Hons) Nursing & MSc Graduate Entry Nursing Child field

Opening Date:
27 Sep 2023
Closing Date:
25 Oct 2023
Salary Range:

Competitive salary of:

  • £200 annual flat fee, plus £6 for each student completer, for the BSc (Hons) Nursing, plus
  • £200 annual flat fee, plus £20 for each student completer, for the MSc Nursing

The School of Health Sciences, within the Faculty of Medicine and health Sciences, at the University of Nottingham is seeking to appoint an External Examiner for the child field within our Nursing programmes.

1. Details about the programmes:
Further details about the programme can be found on our website at:

2. External examiner responsibilities, regulations and requirements:

a) Responsibilities:
External examiner responsibilities include external moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at Examination boards (at least one per year). The School uses an electronic marking system. External examiners are required to make use
of the system during the external moderation process.

A full list of responsibilities for external examiners can be found in section 2 & 9 of the University’s Quality Manual at:

b) Criteria and restrictions for the appointment of external examiners:
Criteria for the appointment of external examiners can be found in section 4 and Restrictions on the appointment of external examiners can be found within section 6, of the University’s Quality Manual at:

All appointments are subject to candidate(s) meeting the University’s criteria for appointment.

c) Requirements:
Applicants should the hold appropriate academic qualifications, including, a teaching qualification (minimum of PGCHE or equivalent) and a Masters or higher level qualification in the relevant field. Please be aware that the NMC requires external examiners for Nursing and
Midwifery programmes to possess current registration on the appropriate part of the NMC Register.

It is preferable to have previous experience of external examining although support and guidance can be supplied for those new to this role. Please note where required the University will fund successful applicants to undertake the External Personal Development for External Examiners qualification delivered by the Advance HE.

The appointment will start immediately and will be for a period of four years.

3. How to apply:
Interested individuals should send their expressions of interest together with a full Curriculum Vitae including your NMC PIN, name as it appears on the NMC register, details of your research, publications, teaching and external examining, along with any other relevant information to:

4. For queries about the role, contact:
• Katherine Midgley, Academic Plan Leads for the BSc (Hons) in Nursing
Email: ntzkm@exmail.nottingham.ac.uk
• Maria Clark, Academic Plan Lead for the MSc in Nursing (GEN)
Email: ntzmc1@exmail.nottingham.ac.uk