Senior Instructor - Department of Community Health Sciences (CHS)

Expiring today

Location
Pakistan
Posted
Nov 18, 2020
Closes
Nov 30, 2020
Ref
151625
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
Aga Khan University's (AKU) Department of Community Health Sciences (CHS) is a preeminent public health institution in the country. The vision of the Chancellor set the direction for the University to take a lead in community development and the creation of an innovative curriculum that emphasizes a balance between patient care and population health. Over the past several decades, CHS has played a major role in leading the development of national level primary health care, public health practice, health systems through evidence-based approach. CHS has established successful models in urban and rural settings in Pakistan emphasizing empowerment - building on the strengths of communities. As part of an international university, CHS collaborates in a global network of outstanding research and teaching institutions including AKU affiliates in East Africa and Central Asia.

CHS has five major sections - Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Health Policy & Management, Population & Reproductive Health, Environmental-Occupational Health & Injuries, and Non Communicable Diseases & Mental Health.

Responsibilities

Being a member of the Environmental, Occupational Health & Injuries (EOHI) Section, you will be responsible for:
  • assisting in developing and conducting educational and training programmes for undergraduate, graduate, and post graduate students at AKU in the area of EOHI
  • developing and offering customised educational programmes in the area of EOHI
  • facilitating research programmes under supervision
  • assisting in acquiring new grants and proposals for EOHI Research and work towards ongoing research activities to achieve its milestones
  • assisting as a resource for senior faculty within and outside the Section; students and trainees in the fields of Environmental and Occupational Health
  • exploring and mobilising national and international funding resources for the projects in the area of Environmental and Occupational Health under guidance.


Requirements

You should have:
  • MBBS with FCPS or Master's degree in a Public Health discipline (or equivalent) with a preferable focus in Environmental and Occupational Health Studies
  • a minimum of two years' experience of teaching in a reputable institution with demonstrated scholarship through research and publication
  • ability to provide conceptual and technical input to a diverse range of research studies in the department and the institution
  • track record of having obtained research grants or publications
  • good teaching skills and knowledge of new teaching methodologies and practices
  • good academic writing skills
  • proficiency in the use of related computer software packages
  • ability to build and promote partnerships across the organisation and beyond
  • good interpersonal skills and commitment to learning, growth, and self-development.

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