Nurse Educator- Midwifery Specialist
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
The Nurse Educator- Midwifery Specialist will assist the university by participating in the development and review of undergraduate and graduate curricula in Midwifery and assisting in postgraduate teaching of Midwifery students. The PCRV will also assist in research mentoring of postgraduate students and collaborate on the development of short course modules for workshops as a capacity building initiative for in-service midwifery clinicians in the country. The overall goal of the assignment is to build the capacity of UNESWA’s Midwifery Department through skills transfer, curriculum development, and mentoring of students and departmental staff.
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 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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