External Examiner - Economics, Accounting and Finance

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Belfast (County) (GB)
28 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

External Examiners Advert

I would like to bring to your attention the following vacancies for External Examiners in Economics, Accounting and Finance programmes at Ulster University. External Examiners are required for Academic Year 20/21 for Economics and Academic Year 21/22 for Accounting and Finance undergraduate programmes. 

The External Examiner Role: To provide an independent overview of the degree family at Examination Boards regarding the quality of awards and, to ensure that students are treated fairly in the assessment process. 

Modules within the programmes come from the Economics, Accounting and Finance subject areas, and some of these modules are shared with other Ulster University Business School courses. For a more in-depth view of courses and modules please refer to the University website https://www.ulster.ac.uk/courses/202021

Potential External Examiners are asked to provide information about:
-  Subject specialisms within economics / accounting / finance undergraduate programmes:

  • Economics Undergraduate: Macroeconomics & Quantitative Methods
  • Accounting Undergraduate: Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Financial Management plus Skills for Accountants
  • Finance Undergraduate:  Corporate Finance, International Financial Reporting, Financial Modelling, Money and the Economy, Investing, International Finance, Behavioural Finance, Regulation and Ethics, Derivatives and Financial Statement Analysis

-    Previous External Examiner experience is preferable
-    Current External Examiner position/s
-    Employment including the last 5 years
-    Professional qualifications
-    Teaching experience including last 5 years, also include Module or Course Director roles. PGCHE/teaching qualifications, QAA experience (with dates).
-    Scholarly activities (last 5 years).

Prior to appointment you will be asked to confirm fluency in English language and independence from Ulster University students or related courses.

The Application Process: The Course Director, Course Team and Head of Department will select from interested parties. Following the selection, the person will then be proposed and approved by the Ulster University’s ASQEC Committee. Please send your application/CV to the relevant Course Director for the External Examiner role you are interested in, details are below. 

Closing date for Applications: 30 November 2020

For further information please contact either Dr Mark Bailey (Economics) or Mrs Helen Foster (Accounting) or Mrs Claire McCann (Finance). Contact details are below:

Dr Mark Bailey
Course & Subject Director – Economics & Business Economics
Ulster University Business School, Ulster University
Shore Road, Jordanstown, Co. Antrim
BT37 0QB
Email: mf.bailey@ulster.ac.uk
Tel:  028 903 68254
Mrs Helen Foster
Course & Subject Director – Accounting Pathways
Ulster University Business School, Ulster University
Shore Road, Jordanstown, Co. Antrim
BT37 0QB
Email: h.foster@ulster.ac.uk
Tel:  028 903 66344

Mrs Claire McCann
Course & Subject Director – Finance Programmes
Ulster University Business School, Ulster University
Shore Road, Jordanstown, Co. Antrim
BT37 0QB
Email: c.badger@ulster.ac.uk
Tel:  028 903 66447

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