Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor - Nursing and Midwifery

United Republic of Tanzania
Sep 07, 2017
Jan 31, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
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.



  • 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



  • 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