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Lecturer in Health Communication

Date Posted
18th July 2017
Reference
VAC-26394
Sector
Education & Training, Healthcare & Medical
Job Type
Permanent
Location
St. Augustine
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

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

Job Description

Qualifications

  • 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  

 

Experience

  • Considerable experience in the area of Health Communication
  • Evidence of research activity at tertiary level academic institutions is required
  • Experience in teaching communication to health professional students will be an advantage

 

Special Responsibilities

  • Teaching Professionalism, Ethics and Communication in Health courses to medical sciences undergraduate students
  • 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 for health professionals
  • Servicing and attracting funding for high quality educational research programs
  • Undertaking other related activities as deemed appropriate by your head of department

 

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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