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COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

VACANCY

The College of Medicine, a constituent College of the University of Malawi, is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill vacant positions in the following departments:

DEPARTMENT OF ANAESTHESIA & INTENSIVE CARE

  1. Assistant Lecturer (2 posts)

Position Summary

The Assistant Lecturer post is a training position within the academic ranks of the University. The post holder will be required to attain the relevant postgraduate qualification in order to satisfy the requirement for appointment on a substantive Lecturer post. The successful candidate will be offered a 2-year renewable contract until attainment of relevant postgraduate qualifications, at which point the contract will be converted to permanent (contract for unspecified period).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Teaching

  • Teach students under the supervision of a senior academic member of staff

  • Conduct demonstrations and tutorials

  • set exams under the supervision of a senior academic member of staff

  • Assist in the assessment of students

  1. Student attachment/Clinical Supervision

  • Assist in the supervision of students on attachment and during clinical sessions

  1. Research and Publication

  • Participate in writing research proposals and submit them for funding

  • Participate in conducting research in collaboration with senior members of staff

  • Participate in disseminating of research results at conferences and in publications

  1. Administrative Duties

  • Attend departmental, faculty, College and other meetings as required.

Requirements

The applicants must have the following:

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree (Honours) or its equivalent from a reputable institution.

  • At least 2 years of post-internship experience.

  • Registration with the Medical Council of Malawi.

DEPARTMENT OF PAEDIATRICS AND CHILD HEALTH (1 post: Lilongwe Campus)

  1. Lecturer

Position Summary

The Lecturer will be expected to teach; supervise student research; provide clinical care, conduct research in the lecturer’s area of specialization, and; conduct outreach programmes. The successful candidate will be offered an employment contract in line with University of Malawi terms and conditions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Teaching

  • Develop and update course outlines

  • Prepare and deliver course work

  • Identify reference material for students

  • Conduct assessment

  1. Student Attachment/Supervision

  • Plan and arrange student attachments

  • Provide guidelines for student placement

  • Supervise students on attachment

  • Supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students in writing research papers and dissertations

  1. Research, Consultancy and Outreach

  • Write research proposals and submit them for funding

  • Conduct research

  • Disseminate research results at conferences and in publications

  1. Administrative duties

  • Attend departmental, faculty, College, University and other meetings as required.

Requirements

Applicants must have the following:

  • MMED in Paediatrics or equivalent

  • 2 years of practical experience

  • Those with prior experience in teaching will have an added advantage.

  • Must be registered with the Medical Council of Malawi

DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY

Assistant Lecturer/Lecturer in Ophthalmology (1 post)

  1. Assistant Lecturer

Position Summary

The Assistant Lecturer post is a training position within the academic ranks of the University. The post holder will be required to attain the relevant postgraduate qualification in order to satisfy the requirement for appointment on a substantive Lecturer post. The successful candidate will be offered a 2-year renewable contract until attainment of relevant postgraduate qualifications, at which point the contract will be converted to permanent (contract for unspecified period).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Teaching

  • Teach students under the supervision of a senior academic member of staff

  • Conduct demonstrations and tutorials

  • set exams under the supervision of a senior academic member of staff

  • Assist in the assessment of students

  1. Student attachment/Clinical Supervision

  • Assist in the supervision of students on attachment and during clinical sessions

  1. Research and Publication

 

  • Participate in writing research proposals and submit them for funding

  • Participate in conducting research in collaboration with senior members of staff

  • Participate in dissemination of research results at conferences and in publications

  1. Administrative Duties

  • Attend departmental, faculty, College and other meetings as required.

Requirements

The applicants must have the following:

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (Honours) degree or its equivalent from a reputable institution.

  • At least 2 years of post-internship experience.

  • Registration with the Medical Council of Malawi.

  1. Lecturer

Position Summary

The Lecturer will be expected to teach; supervise student research; provide clinical care, conduct research in the lecturer’s area of specialization, and; conduct outreach programmes. The successful candidate will be offered an employment contract in line with University of Malawi terms and conditions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Teaching

  • Develop and update course outlines

  • Prepare and deliver course work

  • Identify reference material for students

  • Conduct assessment

  1. Student Attachment/Supervision

  • Plan and arrange student attachments

  • Provide guidelines for student placement

  • Supervise students on attachment

  • Supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students in writing research papers and dissertations.

  1. Research, Consultancy and Outreach

  • Write research proposals and submit them for funding

  • Conduct research

  • Disseminate research results at conferences and in publications

  1. Administrative duties

  • Attend departmental, faculty, College, University and other meetings as required.

Requirements

Applicants must have the following:

  • MMED in ophthalmology or equivalent

  • Those with prior experience in teaching will have an added advantage.

  • Must be registered with the Medical Council of Malawi

How to Apply

Applicants meeting the requirements above should submit applications including copies of certificates and detailed CV with names, emails and contacts of 3 professional referees to:

The Registrar

College of Medicine

Private Bag 360

Chichiri

Blantyre 3

Or

Email: hr@medcol.mw

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 9th September, 2019 by 5:00 pm.

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To apply for this job email your details to hr@medcol.mw