2 Position at University of Global Health Equity (UGHE): (Deadline 14 June 2021)

2 Position at University of Global Health Equity (UGHE): (Deadline 14 June 2021)

2 Position at University of Global Health Equity (UGHE): (Deadline 14 June 2021)

Faculty, Simulation and Skills Track

Organization profile

 The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is on a mission to radically change the way health care is delivered around the world. UGHE is a new university based in Rwanda that is building the next generation of global health professionals, doctors, nurses, researchers, and public health and policy experts into leaders and change makers who strive to deliver more equitable, quality health services for all. 

Role profile:

 Job Title: Faculty, Simulation and Skills Track

Department: EDQC

Reports to: Dean, School of Medicine

Location: University of Global Health Equity, Butaro – 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

 Supervision:

Works under the general supervision of the simulation center coordinator

Research

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • 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

 How to Apply

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Assistant Academic Librarian

Organization profile 

The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is on a mission to radically change the way health care is delivered around the world. UGHE is a new university based in Rwanda that is building the next generation of global health professionals, doctors, nurses, researchers, and public health and policy experts into leaders and change makers who strive to deliver more equitable, quality health services for all.

 Role profile:

 Job Title: Assistant Academic Librarian

Department: UGHE Library

Reports to: Academic Library

Location: University of Global Health Equity, Butaro – Rwanda

 Position Overview:

To assist the Academic Librarian in the day-to-day administration of the UGHE Library and support in the learning, teaching and research needs and activities of the university community. The Assistant Academic Librarian shall have responsibility for running the circulation system and information resources processing functions at the library.

Responsibilities:

  • To deal with library users enquiries and to promote effective use of the library resources with responsibilities in assisting in the preparation of user guides and documentation.
  • To maintain the Library Accessions Register.
  • To be responsible for the Circulation System.
  • To maintain Library order and security.
  • To catalogue and classify new library resources.
  • To assist in collection development and stock management. To identify and select materials for binding and de-selection.
  • To consult with library users about their needs, reporting these needs to the Academic Librarian.
  • To keep abreast of the higher education environment while developing professional skills.
  • To participate in wider University committees and special interest groups as opportunities arise.
  • To carry out any other duties appropriate to the post, as directed by the Academic Librarian.

Qualifications and experience:
Minimum :

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Library Studies or its equivalent.
  • 2-3 years post graduation experience.

Desirable :

  • Experience working in a medical/health sciences academic library environment.

Organisational Skills:

  • Ability to plan,prioritise and organise work.
  • Ability to take responsibility for delegated tasks.
  • Ability to work accurately with attention to detail.

Interpersonal and communication skills:

  • Ability to work in a multicultural rural environment.
  • Ability to work flexibly as part of a team.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills.
  • Ability to teach.

Technical skills:

  • Ability to catalogue to international standards (RDA Standards).

  • Good IT skills (including a basic knowledge of Microsoft Suite and Google Suite).

  • Fluent English and Kinyarwanda

How to Apply

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