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Instructor - Global Public Health

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Exeter, England, United Kingdom

GVI


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Published 27 days ago

November 1, 2020

Contract Type: Independent Contractor 

Duration of Contract: Estimated 20 - 30 hours over a period of an 8 week course presentation - flexible hours per day, opportunity for ongoing engagement in presentation of each course

Location: Remote (to interact with Central Support Office in Cape Town, South Africa)

Remuneration: Hourly rate - $50 USD per hour


About GVI

GVI is one of the world’s leading, high-quality sustainable development and experiential education organizations. We are a social enterprise, and our mission is to build a global network of people who together can make a long-term positive impact on the world around us, while also generating profits.

It’s a hugely exciting time to join GVI, as we’re partnering with highly prestigious USA university partners to launch the Impact Academy. The Impact Academy’s programs are designed to help students build purposeful careers in global social development or conservation.

To join us in this exciting new phase, we are seeking industry professionals who are passionate about playing an important role in developing a future generation of sustainable development leaders. 


The Role

We are seeking a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Global Public Health who has advanced knowledge and extensive working experience in international development. The SME will have intimate familiarity with topics such as:

  • health determinants, essential public health services, universal health coverage, and the political economy of health systems
  • health system and understand the interrelated issues and stakeholders 
  • key contextual factors that influence public health from health policies and services to local employment, social cohesion and the environment 
  • key challenges for public health in global development including: mother and child health (MCH); nutrition; water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH); noncommunicable diseases (NCDs); infectious diseases; mental health


The seasoned SMEs will work with our learning design team in Cape Town to help guide the development of a comprehensive, tailored online syllabus within their area of expertise that is centered on the skills that employers are looking for in these industries.


Responsibilities 

  • Work with our instructional designers and course writers to create a syllabus comprised of 5 modules and a detailed lesson design plan, including learning outcomes
  • Provide relevant and current resources to support the development of the Course, including recommending reference texts and practical tool kits
  • Be accessible by email, telephone and face-to-face meetings where applicable at reasonable notice to our team
  • Review and provide feedback on the agreed components for each module, which includes learning outcomes, module notes, video lectures and interviews, quiz questions and feedback, discussion forum topics, relevant documents and links for supplementary reading material, assessment questions and marking guidelines
  • During the presentation of each course, either lead the delivery or assist our Instructors with course content queries as they arise, and collaborate with our learning design team to improve course content after each presentation

 

Requirements

  • Experienced professional (minimum 15 years’ working in the subject area), who has worked for a number of highly reputable sustainable development organizations throughout their working career
  • Strong grounding in related academic theory, and extensive understanding of practical application in the field 
  • Masters degree (PhD preferred)
  • Passionate about translating practical knowledge into accessible learning activities
  • A teaching background (either in an Adjunct role or internal organizational training) preferably to undergraduate level students, both in person and online 
  • Excellent communicator, sensitive listening and questioning skills, able to simplify complex concepts and collaborate with our instructional designers and team  
  • Experience in e-learning preferred
  • Strong writing and editing skills to provide support in the writing of curriculum
  • Ability to work remotely, using Google docs and Zoom/Skype


Contract Type: Independent Contractor 

Duration of Contract: Estimated 20 - 30 hours over a period of an 8 week course presentation - flexible hours per day, opportunity for ongoing engagement in presentation of each course

Location: Remote (to…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Part Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Professional

Location

Exeter, England, GB

How to Apply

Please submit your CV and a cover letter that clearly demonstrates your strong track record in the subject area to recruitment@gviworld.com. In the subject line, please include “Application for Instructor Role - Global Public Health". 

Please be aware that due to the large number of applications we receive, we may not be able to respond to every single applicant. We will do our very best to do so, but if you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks, please consider that on this occasion your application was unsuccessful.


Please submit your CV and a cover letter that clearly demonstrates your strong track record in the subject area to recruitment@gviworld.com. In the subject line, please include…

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