Medical Educator: Microbiology (Laboratory Sciences)
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
The Medical Educator: Microbiology (Laboratory Sciences) will assist the university by teaching didactic and laboratory courses in Medical Bacteriology and Virology and participating in the development of curriculum, policy and procedures and assessment of program outcomes. The PCRV will also supervise student project proposals and research projects. The overall goal of the assignment is to strengthen the quality of the Microbiology curriculum and the quality of the graduates produced by the Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences.
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 through the provision of high-level, specialized service in the health sector. AHP projects include programming such as nursing education, health systems strengthening, service delivery improvement, and other non-clinical interventions which enhance the quality of healthcare.
Please note these are approximate departure dates and might change due to programmatic need.
• Experience in teaching and research supervision at university level
• Team player
• Flexible to serve in under-resourced settings with experience living/working in different cultures
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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