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24 Jul 2023

Lecturer/Senior Instructor at Aga Khan University

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Job Description

The Aga Khan University (AKU) invites applications for the following position based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania:

Lecturer/Senior Instructor- School of Nursing and Midwifery, Tanzania (SONAM)

Position responsibilities:

  • Implement the curriculum as approved by curriculum committee and regulatory authorities’ jurisdiction.
  • Teach in classroom and clinical areas as assigned by the Associate Dean, SONAM-Tanzania.
  • Prepare a master plan of clinical placements for students and disseminate as required.
  • Monitortheoretical and clinical teaching activities.
  • 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.
  • Compile all academic results and clinical evaluations at the end of the term, within given deadlines.
  • Work with curriculum committee to improve courses based on feedback received.
  • Ensure the quality of clinical learning opportunities for the various programmes (e.g., securing learning sights, preceptors etc)
  • Initiate and maintain collaborations with clinical facilities.
  • Actively participate in building the body of nursing knowledge through research and publication.
  • Continuously improve the quality of own practice and keep abreast of academic discipline.
  • Actively participate in the management and administrative activities of the University.
  • Actively contribute to the development of the nursing profession nationally and regionally.
  • Plan and/or assist with university ceremonies and functions pertaining to academic and social events.
  • Orient new teachers to the programme and give necessary support and guidance.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Associate Dean, SONAM-Tanzania.

Professional skills, qualifications, and experience

  • A doctorate degree in the relevant field
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience as a Lecturer and 5 years and above clinical experience
  • Expertise in relevant nursing/midwifery field
  • A well-established 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
  • Good understanding of computer software’s and technology and digital teaching
  • Ability to teach through a variety of strategies to effectively engage students in learning.
  • Good organization and Counselling skills
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Method of Application

If you meet the requirements of this position, please send your application package which should include an application letter and an updated CV to [email protected]. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.  Application Close: 7th August 2023

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