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 – Psychology and Psychotherapy
Reporting To: Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs
Physical Location: Nairobi
1. Job Description
The holder of the job will lead the curriculum development and delivery in Psychology and Psychotherapy.
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 psychology and psychotherapy
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 psychology and psychotherapy
Mobilize resources to ensure sustainability of courses in psychology and psychotherapy
Develop and apply innovative and appropriate teaching techniques and material which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students.
3. Academic requirements
An earned PhD (ongoing PhD candidate) in health Psychology/Psychotherapy 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.
Publications with at least Twenty four (24) publication points for a lecturer
Registered with relevant professional body
At least Three (3) years teaching in a recognized university or research/industry
Curriculum development and delivery
Knowledge of CUE regulations
Knowledge and experience in academic or industry settings
Managing clients in area of expertise
5. Qualities and Competencies
Knowledge, skills and attitude of an ethical practitioner.
Excellent academic writing and language skills.
Professional student-centric approach to learning.
Commitment to quality, teaching, assessment and research.
ODEL methodologies of curriculum delivery.
Ability to work independently.
Possess leadership capabilities
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
Should 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..