Professor Research Capacity Building – Aga Khan University (AKU)

Organisation: Aga Khan
University (AKU)
Duty
Station:
AKU School of Nursing & Midwifery (AKUSONAM), Kampala, Uganda
About
AKU:
The Aga Khan
University (AKU) is a private, not-for-profit, international University first
established in 1983, with II campuses and teaching sites in 8 countries
including Uganda.
Job
Summary:
 The Professor Research Capacity
Building will lead research capacity building development in Uganda and
positively impact the quality of nursing & midwifery care in developing
health care settings. Opportunity exists to build the teaching and research
capacity of local faculty and prepare graduates for a broad range of employment
contexts including rural and remote regions and the recently announced Aga Khan
University Hospital which will be built in Uganda.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant must hold a PhD and Masters
qualifications in nursing, midwifery and related fields with a proven tracked
record in research and academic scholarship.
·        
Substantive academic leadership and management
experience
·        
A proven record of research and publications
(minimum 50 peer-reviewed publications)
·        
The successful applicant must be qualified to
attract research funding, conduct research and achieve scholarly publication in
nursing & midwifery and related fields.
·        
Proven ability to mentor junior faculty and
building teaching & research capacity
·        
A strong track record in designing and delivering
staff development workshops
·        
Proven experience in PhD and higher degree
supervision
·        
Applicants to the position should have the ability
and intent to pursue a research program of relevance to nursing & midwifery
in Uganda and East Africa along with the commitment to positively foster
research capacity among the local faculty and interested clinical partners.
·        
H-index greater than 15
·        
Cited publications greater than 200
·        
Advanced competencies in nursing & midwifery
education and practice
·        
Current registration or eligibility for
registration with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council
·        
Good interpersonal/communication skills
·        
Competent user of word processing software
·        
Sound organizational skills
·        
Excellent collaborative capacity and interpersonal
skills
How
to Apply:       
All
candidates must send their applications together with detailed Curriculum
Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of
certificates and testimonials should be sent to, the Manager, Recruitment, Aga
Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. P. O. Box 30270-00100, NAIROBI or by email
to hr.recruitment@aku.edu. Applications by email are preferred. Please indicate
the title of the position on your application.
Deadline:
15th January 2016

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