Thursday, 31 October 2013

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery at Aga Khan University in Tanzania

Job Title: Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery (AKUSONAM) Tanzania

Employer: Aga Khan University

Duty Station: Tanzania

Application Deadline: 15th Nov 2013

Job Description:

Responsibilities;

Implement the curriculum as approved by curriculum committee and National Nursing jurisdiction where necessary. Actively participate in the body of nursing knowledge through research and publication.
Ensure the quality of clinical learning opportunities for the various programmes (e.g. securing learning sights, MOU's etc)
Initiate and maintain collaborations with clinical facilities.
Teach in class room and clinical areas as assigned by Academic Head. Monitor theoretical and clinical teaching activities
Continuously improve the quality of own practice.
Actively participate in the management and administrative activities of the University.
Provide academic support to students and colleagues. E.g. supervise and evaluate (peer-review) faculty performance as required; monitor faculty teaching and clinical hours to determine fair distribution of teaching loads.
To keep abreast of his/her academic discipline including nursing practice.
Actively contribute to the development of the nursing profession nationally and regionally.
Perform any other duties assigned by the Academic Head/Dean.
Prepare a master plan of clinical placements for students and disseminate as required.
Plan and/or assist with AKUSONAM ceremonies and functions pertaining to academic and social events. Work with curriculum committee to improve courses based on feedback received.
Orient new teachers to the programme and give necessary support and guidance.
Compile all academic results and clinical evaluations at the end of the term, within given deadlines.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

Minimum of MSc Nursing or preferably PhD in related areas Minimum of 3 years teaching experience, as a Lecturer Expertise in relevant nursing field
A required record of research and publications
Experience with curriculum and course development an added advantage Diploma or Certificate in education or its equivalent
Current Registration with the Nursing Regulatory Body
Good interpersonal/communication skills
Must be familiar with word processing software and have a basic understanding of computers and their application in an academic setting .
Ability to teach through a variety of strategies to effectively engage students in learning. Good organization skills
Counselling skills
Competency in specialized field of nursing


How to Apply:

For Application and Submission Details please send your application, an updated CV and testimonials, including the names, postal and e-mail addresses, telephone/fax numbers of two professional references, addressed to:
Human Resources Office,
AKU - TIHE
P.O. Box 125,
Dar es Salaam; Fax (+255) (0)22 2150875

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.