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PEB - Examiner Vacancies – Marking Examiners

Patent Examination Board

Examiner Vacancies – Marking Examiners

The Patent Examination Board has examiner vacancies to mark the October 2019 qualifying examination papers as follows:

  • Marking Examiner – Final Diploma Examinations 


There is a Chief Examiner for the Final Examinations. Chief Examiners are selected from the Principal Examiners.

The Chief Examiner supervises and supports the setting of examination question papers and the marking of examination answer scripts by the Principal Examiners.

Each Principal Examiner supervises and supports the marking of the examination answer scripts by the Marking Examiners.

As a Marking Examiner you will receive support and information about script marking processes and procedures and marking conventions.

You will complete a standardisation (of marking) exercise on the particular question paper which you will be marking. You will then attend a face to face standardisation meeting on a mutually convenient day.

The work will be carried out between October 2019 and January 2020. You will mark examination papers, submit marks and follow mark reconciliation processes. 


All Examiners are paid £55 per script marked, and to attend meetings at £258 per day (pro-rata).

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for one of these vacancies, please send a copy of your CV, and a short covering letter indicating why you would like to be considered as an examiner.

Please submit your application to by 25 April 2019.  Please also use this address if you would like any clarification or further information.

Posted date
10 - 25 April 2019
Company Details

The Patent Examination Board,
2nd Floor Halton House,
20 – 23 Holborn,
London EC1N 2JD