Lecturer in Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing

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Kamuzu College of Nursing
Job Info
Job Status: Expired
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: October 25, 2017
Expiry Date: October 31, 2017
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience: 2
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Salary Type: Fixed
Salary: MK
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Kamuzu College of Nursing, a constituent college of the University of Malawi, is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant post

Position Lecturer in Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing
Location Kamuzu College of Nursing campuses in Lilongwe and Blantyre
Salary Within the University of Malawi, Academic staff salary structure
Type Fixed term contract as per UNIMA conditions of service regulating the terms of engagement for academic members of staff on fixed term contract
Job Purpose

Reporting to the Head of Community Health Nursing Department, the main purpose of the job is to teach, conduct research and publish in Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing

Key Responsibilities

The following are some of the key responsibilities of the post:

  1. Teaching students
  2. Planning, administering and processing students assessments
  3. Supervising students in clinical areas, students projects and dissertations and similar works
  4. Executing administrative duties assigned by the offices of the Principal, the Dean of Faculty of Nursing or Head of Department
  5. Conducting research, consultancy and publishing in relevant areas
Education and Qualifications

Applicants must have at least a Master of Science degree in Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing or Nursing with an orientation to mental health nursing; at least 2 years hands on clinical experience in mental health and psychiatric nursing; registered with the Nurses and Midwives Council of Malawi. Those with teaching experience shall have an added advantage.

Method of Application

Applications should include Curriculum Vitae that includes two traceable referees with their phone numbers and e-mail addresses. Those interested and meeting the above requirements should submit their applications to: The Registrar, Kamuzu College of Nursing, P/Bag 1, Lilongwe.

Closing date for receiving applications is 31st October, 2017. Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted. University of Malawi is an equal opportunity employer

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