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20 Apr 2023

Lecturer, Master Of Science at University of Global Health Equity (UGHE)

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Job Description


Position Title: Lecturer, Master of Science in Global Health Delivery (MGHD), Option in Global Surgery

Reports to: Chair, Center for Equity in Global Surgery

Program: MGHD in Global Surgery
Location: University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) in Butaro, Rwanda

Position Overview

UGHE seeks to recruit a lecturer, an educator, who can use a creative approach coupled with the energy and dedication to:

  1. Support the delivery and student assessment of the MGHD option in global surgery program,
  2. Coordinate and assist and teach of all modules and related courses
  3. Serve as a teaching faculty (development of content, delivery and student assessment) in modules of the MGHD program generally and the option in global surgery
  4. Coordinate the several student facing activities of the global surgery option of the MGHD program.

The faculty is expected to work full-time at the UGHE campus, located in Burera district, Butaro, Northern Rwanda.


Teach (60%)

  • Coordinate and support the teaching of MGHD in global surgery modules.
  • Serve as a teaching faculty in the aforementioned modules to promote student mastery in the topics.
  • Coordinate the teaching session and student assessment of the modules
  • Coordinate student visits
  • Coordinate student practicum and research programs
  • Coordinate virtual in in-person delivery of teaching with various visiting and adjunct faculty
  • Contribute to the evaluation of students in a timely and comprehensive manner, consistent with UGHE monitoring and evaluation protocol and course assessment criteria.
  • Utilize dynamic and outcome-driven teaching practices (including team-based and problem-based learning approaches) to develop students’ critical thinking abilities and technical expertise.
  • Work closely with other faculty to oversee the ongoing design, instruction, coordination, and evaluation of the course.
  • Respond promptly to student and administrative requests.
  • Support students outside of the classroom via in person and online modalities.

Supervising and mentoring (20%)

  • Mentor students, undertaking research initiatives related to the course as well as the Practicum, providing guidance on students’ choice of study design and analytical approach.
  • Mentor and guide students through the academic year for ongoing professional growth.

Provide Strategic Leadership (10%)

  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the MGHD in global surgery program, and the integration of the MGHD into UGHE’s future degree offerings.
  • Assist in cultivating a strong body of teaching faculty.
  • Contribute to the development of new delivery models and modalities for the modules.
  • Participate in different academic and non-academic committees at UGHE.
  • Be willing to take on academic and non-academic committee responsibilities and ad-hoc responsibilities as assigned by the UGHE leadership.
  • Contribute to the continuous monitoring, evaluation, and quality improvement for all aspects of the modules, in partnership with the MGHD team.
  • Provide input into the strategy and direction for Global Health Education at UGHE.

Conduct and Accompany Research (10%)

  • Undertake research leading to peer-reviewed publications focused on global health delivery and equity.
  • Accompany and mentor students and alumni undertaking global health research linked to their UGHE training.


  • A Master’s degree in public health, global health, global health delivery, leadership, policy and advocacy or other related areas
  • A medical doctor (MD, MBBS or its equivalent) is highly encouraged
  • Experience teaching and mentoring health science-oriented master’s level students, utilizing active learning approaches.
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills.
  • Experience adapting teaching strategies to accommodate learners of different backgrounds and with different levels of pre-existing content familiarity.
  • Advanced training and experience in health, research, or clinical education with a focus on global settings and equity-driven initiatives
  • Excitement for working in a dynamic, fast-paced, startup educational environment
  • Enthusiasm to work with an academic team to develop and employ diverse pedagogical strategies.
  • Experience working or teaching in Rwanda and/or other relevant contexts.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Willingness to relocate to Butaro, Rwanda.

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 27th April, 2023.

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