Amref International University Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Medical Laboratory Sciences Jobs at Nairobi

Amref International University Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Medical Laboratory Sciences Jobs at Nairobi

Amref International University (AMIU) is an accredited institution of higher learning focused on health sciences and is fully owned by Amref Health Africa.

The University is founded on the experience and intellect of Amref Health Africa which is reputed with over 60 years of quality and innovative community health, health systems management and development interventions.

Its predecessor, the Amref International Training Centre (AITC) has shaped Public and Community Health training and nurtured health leaders and practitioners in Africa over 40 years.

The vision of AMIU is to be a leading Health Sciences University of excellence in developing transformational health leaders and practitioners who inspire lasting health change in Africa.

It is located along Langata Road (opposite Wilson Airport), Nairobi, Kenya.

AMIU invites applications for the following position in the University:

Job Title:

  • Senior Lecturer / Lecturer – Medical Laboratory Sciences
    Reports To:
  • Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs
    Physical Location:
  • Nairobi

    Job Description

    The holder of the job will lead the curriculum development and delivery in Laboratory Sciences and related disciplines. Further, the holder will develop, and implement research and extension activities.

    Main Duties and Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the development of curricula in Laboratory Sciences
  • Lead accreditation and implementation of courses as per CUE guidelines
  • Teach and supervise students
  • Coordinate practicum
  • Lead teams in development and implementation of research projects
  • Form and manage partnerships for advancing Laboratory Sciences
  • Mobilize resources to ensure sustainability of courses in Laboratory Sciences
  • Develop and apply innovative and appropriate teaching techniques and material which create interest, understanding and enthusiasm amongst students.

    Academic Requirements
  • A degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • An earned PhD in a specialist area of laboratory Sciences field from a recognized university.
  • Thirty two (32) points of publications in peer
    reviewed journals for Senior Lecturer. Twenty Four (24) points for lecturer as per CUE requirements.
  • Supervision of at least three (3) MSc students for Senior Lecturer.
  • Registered with relevant professional body

  • At least three (3) years teaching University experience or six (6) in research/industry)
  • Curriculum development and delivery
  • Knowledge of CUE and regulator requirements
  • Initiating and maintaining quality laboratory management systems
  • At least six (6) years’ work experience in a busy laboratory setting

    Qualities and Competencies
  • Knowledge, skills and attitude of an ethical medical laboratory scientist
  • Excellent academic writing and language skills
  • Professional student-centric approach to learning
  • Commitment to quality, teaching, assessment and research.
  • ODEL methodologies of curriculum delivery
  • Ability to work independently
  • Team player
  • Leadership capabilities
  • A strategic and critical thinker with ability to generate and grow new ideas
  • Computer proficiency
  • Note: What is in parenthesis applies to the position of Senior Lecturer only
  • Specify position applied for – Lecturer or Senior Lecturer

    How to Apply
  • Applications to be forwarded to the following email address:
  • The closing date is Friday 5th July, 2019.
  • Amref International University (AMIU) is committed to the principles of safeguarding in the workplace and expects all staff to share this commitment.
  • AMIU is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.
  • Applicants are requested to visit the AMIU Website: careers page for further details regarding each post..

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