Urgent: External Examiner – PWSI Cardiology

Opening Date:
13 Dec 2022
Closing Date:
6 Jan 2023
Salary Range:

The School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership at the University of Bradford is looking for a dedicated individual to undertake the role of external examiner for our existing Postgraduate Diploma in Cardiology for Practitioners with a Special Interest. The programme, along with a Postgraduate Diplomas in Musculoskeletal Medicine, Gynaecology and Diabetes for Practitioners with a Special Interest are validated by the University of Bradford and delivered by collaborative partners based in the Bradford area. The Postgraduate Diplomas draw on a combination of outstanding research expertise and clinical experience. Our School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership oversee the programme and work closely with our partner organisation.

We are advertising for an External Examiner to examine the Cardiology programme.

An overview of your role and responsibilities includes:

Confirming the comparability of standards of learner performance at the 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 learners; 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.

You should have appropriate expertise/experience in the area of cardiology, ideally as a specialist or a medical consultant. The successful candidate will hold current registration with the General Medical Council. The applicant should have an interest in postgraduate education and development. The successful candidate will 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 a postgraduate 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.
External Examiners’ fees for taught programmes are calculated according to a formula that takes into account both programme and module responsibilities, the fee for this appointment is available on request.

Further information about the School and programmes can be found at https://www.bradford.ac.uk/courses/pg/practitioners-with-special-interest-cardiology/

For Further information about the role please contact the Programme Co-ordinator for the University, Jane Montague at j.montague@bradford.ac.uk
Interested individuals should submit a CV in the first instance to Laura Baxter at externalexaminers@bradford.ac.uk by Friday 6th January 2023.