Senior Lecturer - Nursing and Midwifery

Aga Khan University

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Location:

Kenya


Position type:

Full time

30 Nov 2018

Full details:

Reference number: AKU-4684

Location Nairobi, Kenya

The Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery (SONAM) in Kenya and East Africa is a vibrant academic community dedicated to the provision of transformational learning, teaching and research that makes a leading contribution to improving the health and well-being of communities. The School is currently in the final stages of CUE (Commission of University Education) programme accreditation and start-up processes for a Bachelor of Science in Midwifery (BScM). 

The School is recruiting a full-time senior lecturer who will be based at SONAM’s campus in Nairobi, Kenya. The role offers excellent career development opportunities for faculty passionate about improving health outcomes and building clinical leadership and service delivery capacity. 

Responsibilities

Teaching faculty are all engaged in active clinical practice, research, and professional leadership with a specialty focus on delivery of upgrade programmes for working nurses and midwives.

Requirements

Applicants must have credentials commensurate with appointment at the level of Senior Lecturer with a strong academic research background and demonstrated experience in teaching, learning and communicating. Registration or eligibility for registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK) is essential. 

CUE requirements for Senior Lecturer academic faculty are detailed in the University Standards and Guidelines 2014  http://www.cue.or.ke/ 

Qualifications & Experience 

  • PhD or equivalent degree qualification (or a Master’s degree qualification in special cases) in the relevant area from a recognized/accredited university
  • At least three (3) years teaching experience at university level 
  • Six (6) equivalent publication points
  • Supervised at least four (4) postgraduate students to completion
  • Registered or eligibility for registration by the relevant professional body
  • Must meet the CUE appointment requirements for senior lecturer or above
  • Will be a member of the School Senior Leadership Team

 

Interested candidates should submit a Cover letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae, names and email contacts of three professional referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of relevant academic certificates as well as transcripts to, the Manager, Human Resources, Aga Khan University’s Campus Nairobi, Kenya. P. O. Box 30270-00100 or by email to hr.universityke@aku.edu.  Applications by email are preferred. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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