U West Indies Job Ad: Health Communication

Lecturer in Health Communication
University of the West Indies – Centre for Medical Sciences Education
Closes: 14th November 2016

Qualification and Experience
*PhD in Communication Studies or related field with a special focus on Health Communication and experiences in the use of multi-media resources in tertiary level teaching
*At least three (3) years’ experience in the area of Health Communication

Evidence of research activity at tertiary level academic institutions is required

Special Responsibilities
*Teaching medical undergraduate Professionalism, Ethics and Communication in Health courses (PECH)
*Designing and organizing workshops and seminars on medical professionalism and ethics
*Developing high quality multi-media teaching resources in Health Communication
*Developing course manuals
*Developing and maintaining personal scholarship in the area of communications training in health professions
*Developing high quality educational research programs and attracting funding for research programs

Personal Attributes
The Department places high priority on individuals who can work well in a team environment. Candidates should possess good communication and interpersonal skills. A good command of both oral and written English is essential. Candidates must also:
*Be innovative and action oriented
*Have a broad based background in teaching Communication and developing multi-media resources for supporting teaching and learning
*Have experience in script writing, storyboarding, and television production
*Have experience working in a multidisciplinary Medical Sciences teaching environment

Detailed application (two copies) and full curriculum vitae should be sent to the Campus Registrar, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I., Fax No. 1-868-663-9684; e-mail: HRApplications@sta.uwi.edu. Three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) must be indicated.  Application forms can be obtained at http://www.sta.uwi.edu in the Faculty & Staff, Job Vacancies section. Further particulars including remuneration package can be obtained at the above address.  In order to expedite the appointment procedures, applicants are advised to ask their referees to send their references under CONFIDENTIAL cover DIRECTLY to the Campus Registrar at the above address without waiting to be contacted by The University.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

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