EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES WITH LIRA UNIVERSITY
Lira University was established as a Public University by Statutory Instrument 2015 No.35, of July 16th 2015 to expand access to equitable Higher Education in the country and to respond to the critical Human Resource Development needs of the country. The University is governed by the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act, 2001 as amended 2006 of the Republic of Uganda. The University is located in the Lango Sub-region in Northern Uganda, Lira District, 10km from Lira Town at Ayere Village, Barapwo Parish, Lira Sub County. In order to fulfill the current mandate and to position the University to meet all it’s objectives and planned activities. Lira University now wishes to recruit staff in the following positions.
Job Title: Lecturer-Obstetrics and Gynaecology (1 Post)
Age Limit: Not more than 50 years
Salary Scale: M6.1 Report to: Head of Department
Purpose of the Job To support the implementation of students’ academic and research programmes of the University and participate in clinical practice.
(a) Duties and Responsibilities:
(i) Teaching duties and responsibilities
o Prepare learning materials and deliver lectures to the undergraduate and post graduate students.
o Participate in the review and development of the university curriculum.
o Participate in the development of manuals and kits for the conduct, supervision, and evaluation of practical assignments to students.
o Examine, assess and mark students’ assignments and examinations.
o Undertake research to support the development of the University academic research proposal.
o Supervise students’ academic research and internship training programmes and activities.
o Participate in the organization and implementation of University academic conferences, seminars and workshops.
o Provide technical support and support supervision to Teaching Assistants and other junior staff.
o Participate in the review, development and implementation of the University Curriculum.
(ii) Clinical duties and responsibilities
o Participate and ensure efficient management of clinical services in his/her specialty at the Hospital.
o Supervise and train Teaching Assistants, other Health Professionals and Interns under him/her.
o Plan, co-ordinate and participate in training programs for all Health professionals under him/her.
o Plan and participate in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in his/her specialty, for Health Professionals at the Hospital.
o Participate in the management of referral system for patients.
o Ensure that discipline and the ethical code of conduct are observed by the staff under him/her.
o Provide technical and professional advice in his/her area of specialty to Lira University.
o Advice on the procurement of equipment, drugs and other logistics required for his/her specialty.
o Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the higher authorities.
(b) Person Specifications
o PhD or Master of Medicine degree (Obstetrics & Gynecology) or its equivalent from a recognized University or Institution.
o MBchB degree or its equivalent from a recognized University or Institution.
o Applicants must be registered and licensed with Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners’ Council.
o Applicants should have clinical and teaching experience of not less than (3) years at specialist level.
o At least one publication in peer-reviewed journal
o Applicants should show demonstrable qualities of leadership and integrity