Free open Job in North, South & Central America Lecturer/ Co-ordinator in Master of Public Health Programme at University of the West Indies

University of the West Indies – Faculty of Medical Sciences, Department of Paraclinical Sciences

Qualification and Experience

  • Qualified graduate with MPH and DrPH or PhD (Public Health) or other equivalent with specialization in the following areas:
  • HIV & other infectious diseases
  • Chronic Non-Communicable Disease
  • Health Promotion
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Considerable experience, post-Doctoral Degree in the Public Health field

Experience in developing undergraduate/postgraduate programmes in Public Health would be an asset

Special Responsibilities

  • Teaching in the area of Public Health to medical students at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • Liaising with other stakeholders in civil society including industry and NGOs to design Public Health Practical and Research Projects
  • Assessing and reassessing MPH syllabi for continuous quality improvement
  • Interacting with full-time and part-time staff for delivery of MPH teaching modules
  • Organizing and conducting module examinations
  • Organizing and conducting examiners meetings for all modules
  • Continuously evaluating Lecturers and Courses and their relevance to MPH programme
  • Working as part of the team of the Unit of Public Health and Primary Care contributing to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in the Department of Paraclinical Sciences

Personal Attributes

The Department of Paraclinical Sciences 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 have:

  • A proven research and publications track record
  • Familiarity with Problem-Based Learning (PBL)
  • The ability to work in an evening environment 

Detailed application (two copies) and full curriculum vitae should be sent to the Campus Registrar, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I., Fax No. 1-868-663-9684; e-mail: Three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) must be indicated.  Application forms can be obtained at in the Faculty & Staff, Job Vacancies section. Further particulars including remuneration package can be obtained at the above address.  In order to expedite the appointment procedures, applicants are advised to ask their referees to send their references under CONFIDENTIAL cover DIRECTLY to the Campus Registrar at the above address without waiting to be contacted by The University.

Deadline for application: 2017 March 31

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