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Lecturer in Health Communication

Date Posted
18th July 2017
Education & Training, Healthcare & Medical
Job Type
St. Augustine
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Job Summary

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

Job Description


  • 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  



  • 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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