Nurse Educator: Psychiatric/Mental Health Specialist
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
The Nurse Educator- Psychiatric/Mental Health Specialist will assist the university by conducting lectures to undergraduate and graduate students in Psychiatric/Mental Health nursing and participating in the development and review of undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate curricula in Psychiatric/Mental Health nursing. The PCRV will also train and serve as an advisor to department staff on research grant proposal writing and grant management. The overall goal of the assignment is to facilitate learning in undergraduate and graduate training of Psychiatric/Mental Health nursing.
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 curriculum development and review
• 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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