NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing is currently collecting expressions of interest and CVs for a Health Workforce Program (HWP) in Liberia.
Working with the Liberian Ministry of Health and various colleges of nursing and midwifery throughout Liberia, this exciting program will be the first year of a seven-year program to build the capacity of nursing and midwifery education and practice throughout the country.
All candidates must be willing to live in Liberia for a one-year period, starting the summer of 2016 and rolling onward, and have a willingness to live in low resource communities, with various postings in remote rural areas. Housing and associated relocation costs will be covered by the program.
Current positions that we are looking to fill, contingent on the successful program award and based on the availability of funding, include Nursing and Midwifery Educators. The Nursing and Midwife Educators will primarily be responsible for:
- Mentoring Liberian faculty (assist in the preparation and evaluation of program and course materials/outcomes, scholarship of teaching (classroom, simulation and clinical)
- Classroom Teaching and delivery of course content
- Clinical instruction and supervision of students
Specific duties and responsibilities can include:
- Teaching nursing and/or midwifery theoretical content as agreed with the training institution
- Define teaching and learning opportunities and supervision of nursing/midwifery educators in the faculty area of specialty as well in other areas of nursing or midwifery
- Review existing skills of the faculty, identify gaps, and introduce new teaching strategies, and advise on prioritizing skills development
- Collaborate with the training institution leadership for the purposes of assessment, planning, and program development
- As a Nurse Educator, responsible for mentoring Liberian faculty (through a mentorship approach rooted in principles of adult learning) in:
- Ensuring excellence in classroom, simulation and clinical instruction of nursing and midwifery students
- Developing learning materials for nursing and midwifery students consistent with the approved program curriculum
- Preparing lesson plans, classroom lectures and classroom management skills for nursing and midwifery students
- Identifying and enabling access to practice learning opportunities
- Developing appropriate tools for student assessment
The Nursing and Midwifery Educators should have an experience in providing mentorship in either of the following specialty areas:
- Education – Including Nursing and Midwifery Education, curriculum review, lesson planning, teaching and evaluation
- Midwifery – Including pre-natal care, family planning, emergency obstetrics care, labor and delivery and prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV
- Adult Nursing – Including general adult care, critical care, trauma and surgery, infectious diseases
- Mental Health Nursing
- Pediatrics – Including general pediatric care, pediatric and neonatal intensive care and pediatric infectious diseases
- Anesthesia – including pre and post anesthetic care
Qualifications: Educators for the bachelor’s programs: Master’s preferred, and Bachelors + 5 years current experience considered. Faculty for master’s program: PhD preferred with last clinical experience within 15 years, and Master’s + 5 years current experience considered.
All interested candidates please send a cover letter with you expression of interest, including how/where you learned of this position, and CV to Nursing.LiberiaHR@nyu.edu.
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