Amref International University (AMIU) is an accredited institution of higher learning focused on health sciences and is fully owned by Amref Health Africa.
The University is founded on the experience and intellect of Amref Health Africa which is reputed with over 60 years of quality and innovative community health, health systems management and development interventions.
Its predecessor, the Amref International Training Centre (AITC) has shaped Public and Community Health training and nurtured health leaders and practitioners in Africa over 40 years.
The vision of AMIU is to be a leading Health Sciences University of excellence in developing transformational health leaders and practitioners who inspire lasting health change in Africa.
It is located along Langata Road (opposite Wilson Airport), Nairobi, Kenya.
AMIU invites applications for the following position in the University:
Job Title: Lecturer / Tutorial Fellow – Maternal, and Child Health
Reporting To: Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs
Physical Location: Nairobi
1. Job Description
The holder of the job will lead (participate in) the curriculum development and delivery in Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health.
Further, the holder will develop, fundraise and implement research and extension activities in the area.
2. Main Duties and Key Responsibilities
Coordinate (participate in) the development of curricular in Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health
Lead (participate in) accreditation and implementation of courses as per CUE guidelines
Teach and supervise students
Develop and carry out research studies
Form and manage partnerships for advancing Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health
Develop and apply innovative and appropriate teaching techniques and material which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students.
Mobilize resources to ensure sustainability of courses in Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health
3. Academic Requirements
An earned PhD (ongoing PhD candidate) in Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health or related field from a recognized university
At least three (3) years teaching experience in a recognized university or similar relevant research/industry experience for the position of Lecturer.
At least Twenty four (24) publication points for the position of lecturer.
Registered with relevant professional body
At least 3 years teaching experience in a recognized university level or similar relevant research/industry experience.
Curriculum development and delivery
Knowledge of CUE and regulator requirements
Knowledge and experience in academic or industry settings
Managing clients in area of expertise
At least two years’ work experience in a clinical setting
Experience in clinical instruction of nursing/midwifery students
5. Qualities and Competencies
Knowledge, skills and attitude of an ethical MNCH practitioner
Excellent academic writing and language skills
Professional student-centric approach to learning
ODEL methodologies of curriculum delivery
Commitment to quality, teaching, assessment and research.
Ability to work independently
A strategic and critical thinker with ability to generate and grow new ideas
Note: What is in parenthesis applies to the position of tutorial fellow only
Specify position applied for – Lecturer or Tutorial Fellow
How to Apply
Applications to be forwarded to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date is Friday 5th July, 2019.
Amref International University (AMIU) is committed to the principles of safeguarding in the workplace and expects all staff to share this commitment.
AMIU is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.
YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PAY ANY FEES TO APPLY FOR JOBS IN Amref International University.
Applicants are requested to visit the AMIU Website: www.amref.ac.ke careers page for further details regarding each post..