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Lecturer in Health Communication

Date Posted
19th September 2016
Media & Corporate Communications
Job Type
St. Augustine
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the post of Lecturer in Health Communication.

Job Description

Qualification and Experience

  • PhD in Communication Studies or related field with a special focus on Health Communication and experiences in the use of multi-media resources in tertiary level teaching          
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in the area of Health Communication 
  • Evidence of research activity at tertiary level academic institutions is required

Special Responsibilities

  • Teaching medical undergraduate Professionalism, Ethics and Communication in Health  courses (PECH)
  • Designing and organizing workshops and seminars on medical professionalism and ethics
  • Developing high quality multi-media teaching resources in Health Communication
  • Developing course manuals
  • Developing and maintaining personal scholarship in the area of communications training in health professions
  • Developing high quality educational research programs and attracting funding for research programs

Personal Attributes
The Department places high priority on individuals who can work well in a team environment. Candidates should possess good communication and interpersonal skills. A good command of both oral and written English is essential. Candidates must also:

  • Be innovative and action oriented
  • Have a broad based background in teaching Communication and developing multi-media resources for supporting teaching and learning
  • Have experience in script writing, storyboarding, and television production
  • Have experience working in a multidisciplinary Medical Sciences teaching environment

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