Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor - Nursing and Midwifery

Location
United Republic of Tanzania
Posted
Sep 07, 2017
Closes
Jan 31, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic Lecturers/Senior Lecturers/ Associate Professors to contribute to the provision of high quality teaching and research in our growing School of Nursing and Midwifery in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. You will teach across a range of post-registration nursing courses at Bachelors level.

Teachers are an important influence in the lives of students.

As a teacher, you are a mentor, engaging students to be lifelong learners and leaders in their communities. We are seeking innovative lecturers to teach across a range of nursing courses.

 

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 classroom 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

 

Requirements

  • Minimum of MSc Nursing or preferably PhD in related areas
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience, as a Lecturer
  • Expertise in relevant nursing/midwifery 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