University of Global Health Equity Faculty, Simulation and Skills Track Jobs in Rwanda

University of Global Health Equity Faculty, Simulation and Skills Track Jobs in Rwanda

Position overview:

  • The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is seeking an assistant to support the academic programs and operations of UGHE’s simulation center. UGHE’s aims to become the leading light for simulation education in the region, and its Butaro campus houses a state-of-the art simulation center.

  • Under the direction of the simulation center coordinator, the simulation center assistant would provide support with day-to-day operations of the center including training scenario development, scheduling, set-up and flexible moving of equipment.

  • The faculty/staff would also support simulation center coordinator as needed with administrative, research, and special projects. UGHE would provide professional development opportunities to ensure adequate preparation for this role.


    • Collaborate closely with the Basic medical Sciences (BMS), Clinical and other faculty at UGHE to develop simulation curricula at the appropriate level of instruction for medical students.

    • Design, test, run and evaluate simulation scenarios for medical students at UGHE.

    • Work with the simulation technician to run simulation equipment during simulation training scenarios.

    • Ensure supervision of students in the center, maintaining safe practices and abiding by all established policies and procedures for the center.

    • Examining and evaluate students to confirm that learning has actually taken place.

    • Support Nursery and Midwifery faculty at UGHE with integrating simulation into their curriculum.

    • Support the simulation center coordinator in the day-to-day operations at the center including scheduling the usage, signing out, and movement of simulation center equipment.

    • Maintain the simulation center inventory and conduct routine inventory updates.

    • Monitor and assures appropriate standards of the center cleanliness, safe storage and disposal of simulation equipment.

    • Assist the simulation center coordinator in equipment budgeting for the center.

    • Follow-up and track the procurement of new simulation equipment.

    • Work with the Dean of the School of Medicine and the simulation center coordinator to create sustainable local and global partnerships for simulation.

    • Support the BMS faculty in coordinating basic sciences modules, as needed.

    • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Works under the general supervision of the simulation center coordinator


    • Participate in simulation research and data analysis to evaluate learning and impact of simulation-based teaching at UGHE.

    • Be involved in Basic sciences and clinical research projects, as needed.


    • Minimum of a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or an equivalent degree.

    • Proficient knowledge of basic clinical scenarios and emergency procedure.

    • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience as MD at the bedside is preferred.

    • Proven interest in medical education and scientific research.

    • Willingness to work as part of a team in a rapidly evolving environment.

    • English proficiency required (Kinyarwanda or French fluency desired).

    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) to interact with and work effectively with other faculty, staff, students.

    • Results oriented with adherence to deliverable and deadlines.

    • Willingness to relocate to Butaro, Rwanda.

  • Experience in Months: 36

  • Level of Education: Bachelor Degree.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; University of Global Health Equity Faculty, Simulation and Skills Track Jobs in Rwanda

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