Nurse Educator- Midwifery Specialist
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
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The PCRV Midwifery Nurse Educator will participate in the development of midwifery curricula, mentor staff in research and grant writing, and assist in development of short courses and in-services for midwifery clinicians. The PCRV is expected to develop at least three written short course modules for workshops, develop a written proposal for a 4-5 year research project to build local capacity, secure research grant funding for proposed research project, and participate in developing postgraduate midwifery curriculum. PCRVs are expected to report on their activities through Peace Corps reporting tools twice during their service.
Peace Corps Response established its "Advancing Health Professionals" program in 2019. Response Volunteers serving with the AHP program seek to improve health outcomes on a societal level by providing high-level, specialized service in the health sector. AHP projects include nursing education, health systems strengthening, service delivery improvement, and other non-clinical interventions that enhance the quality of healthcare.
Please note that departure dates and other details of this project could change because of uncertainties relating to Peace Corps and local partners resuming volunteer operations. Invitees will be arriving in Eswatini together as a group. While the whole group's departure dates could change, dates cannot be changed for individual candidates.
• Experience in large research projects
• Experience in teaching and research supervision at the university level
• Experience in grant proposal writing
• Experience in curriculum development and review
The Peace Corps embraces and leverages the diversity of its volunteers as a reflection of America's diversity. Peace Corps Response is committed to reflecting the diversity of the United States in the professionals we send into the field to support the mission of world peace and friendship. Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Before you apply, please review Medical Information for Applicants to learn about the clearance process and other health conditions that are difficult to accommodate in Peace Corps service.
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