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Job Vacancies at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College (KCMUCo) September 2020


Job Vacancies at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College (KCMUCo) September 2020

KILIMANJARO CHRISTIAN MEDICAL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
(A Constituent College of Tumaini University Makumira)

Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College (KCMUCo) is a constituent College of Tumaini University Makumira. The College is adjacent to KCMC Hospital in Moshi, Tanzania. The College trains health professionals for various University awards in health and allied sciences. KCMUCo wishes to recruit competent and committed human resource to fill the following vacant Academic and Administrative positions:

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Tutorial Assistants
  • Tutorial Assistant in Psychiatry
  • Tutorial Assistant in Anatomy
  • Tutorial Assistant in Public Health
  • Tutorial Assistant in Epidemiology

(i) Applicant’s Educational qualifications:
Applicants for the above positions must possess Doctor of Medicine Degree with a minimum GPA of 3.5 (Upper Second) or an average of B+ grade.

(ii) Applicant’s attributes/qualities/skills/abilities:

  • Should have an interest in lecturing and interacting with undergraduate students
  • Proficiency in the language of instruction, i.e., English.
  • Ability to communicate information, knowledge and skills to others.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work as a part of a team.
  • Enthusiasm and self-motivation.
  • Ability to exercise initiative and be proactive.
  • Motivation for innovation, further learning and continuing professional development.
  • Adherence to professional ethics.

(iii) Duties and responsibilities of a Tutorial Assistant shall include:

  • Understudying senior members through attending lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical training.
  • Assisting in supervision of tutorials, seminars and practical.
  • Assisting in research, consultancy and outreach activities.
  • This is a training post for which the selected candidate shall be required to undergo a Master’s degree training in his/her field of specialisation.
  • Performing any other relevant duties that may be assigned by competent College Authorities.

Assistant Lecturers

  • Assistant Lecturer in Histotechnology
  • Assistant Lecturer in Medical Microbiology and Immunology
  • Assistant Lecturer in Haematology and Blood Transfusion
  • Assistant Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing
  • Assistant Lecturer in Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Assistant Lecturer in Physiotherapy
  • Assistant Lecturer in Optometry
  • Assistant Lecturer in Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Assistant Lecturer in Occupational Therapy
  • Assistant Lecturer in Epidemiology
  • Assistant Lecturer in Public Health

(i) Applicant’s Educational qualifications:
Applicants for the above positions must possess Master’s Degree, in the area of specialization, with a GPA of 4.0 or an average of B+ grade, and a Bachelor Degree in the listed Health Profession Sciences with a minimum GPA of 3.5 (Upper Second) or an average of B+ grade.

(ii) Applicant’s attributes/qualities/skills/abilities:

  • Should have an interest in lecturing and interacting with undergraduate students
  • Proficiency in the language of instruction, i.e., English.
  • Ability to prepare and deliver own teaching materials.
  • Problem solving and innovation skills.
  • Ability to recognize students having difficulties, intervene and provide help and support.
  • Ability to prepare quality research proposal.
  • Adherence to professional ethics.

(iii) Duties and responsibilities of Assistant Lecturer shall include:

  • Conducting lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical sessions for undergraduate programmes.
  • Assisting senior staff in practical sessions, seminars and tutorials for postgraduate programmes as part of their learning and building capacities in various aspects of teaching, learning, research and public service.
  • Supervising special projects for undergraduate students.
  • Undergoing training to PhD level.
  • Undergoing induction course in pedagogical skill for those who had none before.
  • Preparing case studies.
  • Working in co-operation with senior members on specific projects.
  • Conducting and publishing research results.
  • Assist in writing teaching manuals and compendia.
  • Attending workshops, conferences and symposia.
  • Any relevant duty that may be assigned by the relevant authority.

2.0 ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION

2.1 Senior Public Relations Officer

(i) Applicant’s Educational qualifications:
Applicant for this position must possess Master’s degree in Journalism or Mass Communication or equivalent/related qualifications from a recognized University/Institution, plus at least three (3) years of work experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified below.

(ii) Applicant’s attributes/qualities/skills/abilities:

  • Ability to use independent judgment and to gather, manage and impart information to the media and various other internal and external audiences.
  • Experience in communicating with the press and other media.
  • Strong knowledge of local and regional media contacts and/or a proven ability to develop such relationships quickly.
  • Advanced writing, communication, and presentation skills, to include ability to communicate effectively on-camera.
  • Ability to provide effective advice and counsel on strategic and/or critical communication issues and to exercise effective judgement.
  • Ability to write executive-level communications for internal and external audiences.
  • Knowledge of Government laws, regulations, and standards for the management and disclosure of public information.
  • Knowledge of journalism, public relations and general communications principles and practices.
  • Ability to investigate and analyse information and draw conclusions.
  • Knowledge of electronic communications applications, including internet content management systems, and online/social media distribution channels.
  • Basic knowledge of photography and the use of digital cameras.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of audiences.

(iii) Duties and responsibilities of Senior Public Relations Officer shall include:

  • Manages day-to-day relations with the media, to include handling media queries, media interviews, and press conferences, preparing news releases and media kits, and promoting story lines.
  • Serves as the College’s spokesperson on highly sensitive, complex or emergency situations.
  • Provides direct and proactive advice, consultation, and assistance to the Provost, Deputy Provosts and other senior College officials, as well as the College community, regarding public information matters, including providing direct assistance in researching, providing information and developing messages.
  • Cultivates and maintains knowledge of and relationships with key news media at local, state and national levels.
  • Responds to and follows through on requests for information from the media and the public, determining appropriate, accurate response and appropriate College contacts for response.
  • Supports effective response strategies, including response to crisis situations requiring immediate attention and intense media/public scrutiny, and articulates the College’s position via personal interviews and written responses.
  • Plans and disseminates internal and external communication of information through various media that is designed to keep the public informed of College’s programmes, accomplishments or points of view.
  • Writes, edits, reviews and assures appropriate distribution of communication/public relations materials that have a College-wide impact including news releases, articles, speeches, on-line information services, and broadcast scripts; may oversee production and publication of communication/public relations materials and related communication.
  • Gather, write, edit, coordinate and upload information for/to the web site; may assist with the design of consistent methodologies for the development of internet/intranet and new emerging technological communication resources.
  • Performs other related duties as may be assigned by competent College authority.

3.0 REMUNERATION FOR THE POSITIONS
Competitive and attractive package of salary and fringe benefits will be offered to the successful candidates.

4.0 APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

  • Applicants must enclose an up-to-date detailed Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of all relevant academic certificates and transcripts from Form Four to University level, names of three reputable referees including their postal/email addresses and telephone numbers.
  • Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced Secondary Education should be verified by the National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA).
  • Degree awards from foreign universities/colleges should be verified by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).
  • Copies of the following certificates shall not be accepted:


  1. Form Four (IV) and Form Six (VI) results slips.
  2. Testimonials and all partial academic transcripts.

Applications should be sent before Friday, 11th September, 2020  via   E-mail:-  info@kcmuco.ac.tz OR through Post or hand-delivery to:

The Provost
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College
PO. Box 2240
MOSHI, Tanzania

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be notified and called for an Interview.
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