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|Title||Lecturer for Nurse Clinician/ Primary Health Care/ Nurse Practitioner|
|DEPARTMENT||Nursing – Faculty Health Sciences|
|LOCATION||National University of Lesotho|
The National University of Lesotho invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of a Lecturer for Nurse Clinician / Primary Health Care / Nurse Practitioner
1.0 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
- A registered nurse who holds a Master degree as a Nurse practitioner, OR
- A Registered Nurse who holds an undergraduate degree of a Nurse Clinician / Primary Health Care nurse and Master degree in Nursing
- Experience in teaching and / or supervising learners at clinical area/ college/ university.
- Be registered with the National Nursing Council.
- Expertise in implementing Open distance learning/ Part time studies/ online teaching-learning management system
- A PhD holder or learner enrolled in PhD will be an added advantage
- Evidence of publication in refereed journals will be another added advantage.
2.0 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teaching and Learning
To contribute to learning, teaching, assessment and on-going curriculum development by involvement as part of a team through:
- The design, preparation and development of course/module teaching materials;
- The provision of high quality teaching, assessment and support for students’ learning on designated courses/modules at all levels;
- The delivery of courses/modules through lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials and other teaching-learning platforms;
- Assessing courses/modules and preparing and providing feedback;
- Participating in the quality enhancement of learning, teaching and assessment activities within the framework of the National University of Lesotho’s quality enhancement processes and assessment regulations;
- Liaise closely with teaching, technical and administrative staff as appropriate to ensure a quality teaching and learning environment;
- Invigilation, assessment administration and attending progression boards;
- Adopting a reflective approach towards the development of own practice;
- Giving effective advice, guidance and feedback to students to support their academic progress and referring students to support services as appropriate;
- Demonstrates sound management of own teaching and administrative activities.
- Assists in curriculum development and in reviewing and reforming courses, modules, subjects and programmes within the Department of Nursing.
Leadership, management and administration
- Liaises with and assist others in the administration and management of courses, modules, programmes and other learning activities.
- Contributes to the administration of the academic programme at campus level. This may include undertaking tasks associated with student recruitment, open days, induction and programme planning; involvement in assessment boards, course development teams etc.
- Assumes a designated leadership role in the relevant academic area as required. This may include the role of Module Co-ordinator and/or Programme Co-ordinator/ Tutor
- Undertakes personal administrative work through the use of University data management and communication systems.
Research, Scholarship and Consultancy
- Undertakes personal research and/or scholarly activities and/or consultancy contributing to the Department, Faculty and University profile.
- Presents research at national and/or international conferences and/ or at other appropriate events.
- Writes papers and submit for publication in leading research journals and/or leading national/international conference proceedings or other outputs as appropriate to the discipline.
- To keep abreast of the post holder’s subject area and participate in collaborative research projects as appropriate to the discipline.
- To undertake continuous professional development and participate in staff development and training activities to update and enhance skills.
- Identify sources of funding and secure funding for own research programme.
- To supervise students' scholarship and research activities.
- Enhance research and publications in learners and junior teaching staff
- To participate in the University staff appraisal scheme and other relevant activities.
- To attend meetings and committees as appropriate
- Promote team-building in the department and faculty
- Liaises with other departments in the faculty
- Aspire to being a Professor in Nursing.
- Effective oral and written communication
- Leader and manager
- Effective in managing emergencies
- Change manager
- Good listener and empathizer
- Preceptor for junior staff
- Ability to work under pressure
- Has a will to learn new novelties.
The University offers salaries and other benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Type of employment:
Permanent and pensionable/gratuitable terms for Locals, and Two Years’ Contract for Non-Locals with a possibility of renewal.
Information Required from Candidates:
- Application letters should state relevant qualifications, experience and any other information relevant to the position.
- Applicants should quote the post number for the position applied for.
- Comprehensive curriculum vitae (including telephone, and e-mail), certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts.
- Certified copy of identification document (passport / national ID).
- Provide names and contact details of three (3) professional referees (current or previous Employers, Lead Consultants or Project Managers).
- Application letters should bear
- Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Closing date for receiving full applications is 28TH February, 2022.
Applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
ALL THE ATTACHMENTS (APPLICATION LETTER, CV, CERTIFICATES, & ID) SHOULD BE COMBINED AND EMAILED AS ONE PDF DOCUMENT
DISCLAIMER: If you do not receive any response within three months after the closing date, you must consider your application unsuccessful.