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Assistant Professor - (Health Systems and Services / Management and Leadership / Health Sciences)

Date Posted
16th March 2017
Reference
VAC-25253
Sector
Education & Training, Healthcare & Medical
Job Type
Permanent
Location
Arima
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

To provide operational supervision and functional direction to graduate students and facilitates the Department’s teaching, research and service objectives.

Job Description

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops and delivers assigned course content:
    • Enacts curriculum, develops course materials and assigns projects;
    • Grades and assesses student learning outcomes;
    • Provides regular and timely feedback to students;
    • Participates in curriculum and programme development;
    • Supervises field and clinical experiences and guides Master’s and doctoral level dissertations;
    • Delivers training as and when required;
    • Supervises junior and support staff and facilitates academic advising;
    • Assists in developing class schedules;
  • Conducts research and undertakes related scholarly activities:
  • Conducts research in a particular field of knowledge and publishes findings in professional journals;
  • Attends and makes presentations at conferences;
  • Maintains currency in related discipline through involvement in professional organizations, workshops, etc;
  • Provides service to the University and the wider community through participation in various committees, undertaking programme leadership responsibilities, conduct of workshops, seminars, public lectures, and professional consulting services.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Ph.D., Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) or Doctorate in Public Health (DrPH) from a recognised  and accredited University Institution with relevant combination of experience and training;
  • Minimum of three (3) years at a senior level, actively involved in teaching and research in an institution of higher learning;
  • A combination of training and experience in the areas of  Health Systems and Services / Management and Leadership / Health Sciences;
  • Demonstrated scholarly activity such as publications, presentations at a local, regional and international level.

 

COMPETENCY PROFILE

  • Demonstrated theoretical and practical knowledge of the subject field or discipline
  • Proven creativity and pedagogical skills
  • Sound communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional excellence and continued growth within subject field or discipline
  • Ability to keep abreast of advanced teaching methods, including the use of current and future technologies to support student learning and career objectives

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