Faculty, Surgery at University of Global Health Equity (UGHE), Kigali, Rwanda – CLOSE: 14/10/2022

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  • 14/09/2022 11:14
  • Gasabo, Kigali City, Rwanda

Faculty, Surgery at University of Global Health Equity (UGHE), Kigali, Rwanda – CLOSE: 14/10/2022

Faculty, Surgery


Job Title: Faculty, Surgery

Reports to: Chair, Division of Clinical Medicine

Group/Department: School of Medicine

Location: Mainly at the Butaro campus, with frequent travel to Kigali and other teaching sites in Rwanda

Organizational Profile

The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is an initiative of Partners In Health (PIH), an internationally recognized non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. In over nearly three decades of operating alongside public sectors in countries around the world, PIH has developed a model to deliver high quality health care to some of the world’s most marginalized communities.

Position Overview

The faculty member will be involved in teaching, research and projects pertaining to equitable access to quality medical education, global surgery, and surgical education. In addition to providing support for delivery of UGHE’s Masters in Global Health Delivery, Global Surgery track, the surgery faculty member will actively be involved in academics and research across undergraduate surgery, clinical service, postgraduate global surgery training and education, and the Center for Equity in Global Surgery (CEGS).  The ideal candidate for this position is highly self-motivated and passionate about research and education, with superior attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. This individual will work across the Center of Equity in Global Surgery and multiple surgical departments at UGHE, and must be exceedingly well organized, diplomatic, flexible, resourceful, and proactive.


Undergraduate Surgical Education

  • Support to curriculum, syllabus, and content development
  • Contribute to teaching and student supervision
  • Support undergraduate education across pre-clinical and clinical education
  • Provide leadership for modules, programs, and courses
  • Supervise and support students’ research activities
  • Participate in surgical care of patients at the Butaro District Hospital

MGHD track in Global Surgery

  • Provide leadership in the delivery of the MGHD track in Global Surgery
  • Contribute to curriculum, syllabus, and content development
  • Serve as teaching faculty in the MGHD program
  • Provide research and practicum mentorship to MGHD students
  • Provide supervision for surgical fellows at UGHE and partner sites

Research and advocacy

  • Initiate and support high quality global surgery and surgical research
  • Write project deliverables, such as research proposals, reports and publications
  • Contributing to global surgery advocacy efforts
  • Contribute to an interdisciplinary Global Surgery research team

CEGS activities

  • Carry out administrative tasks related to departmental and Center for Equity in Global Surgery activities through involvement in committees and boards
  • Establish collaborative links with other institutions, including industrial, commercial, and public organizations
  • Providing support for UGHE based Global Surgery Conferences, as well as contributing to professional conferences and seminars
  • Initiating and supporting surgical research through the CEGS
  • Support resource mobilization for the CEGS, including preparing grant applications and proposals to external funding sources


  • Contribute to UGHE community development
  • Apply for surgery grants and funding to support the CEGS and other UGHE institutes
  • Other tasks as assigned by UGHE leadership

 Qualifications and Skills


  • Medical qualification (MD, MBBS, MBChB)
  • Postgraduate surgical qualification – General or Orthopedic surgery
  • MSc in Public Health, Global Health, or health related programs
  • Demonstrated research experience
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills: ability to effectively collaborate with culturally diverse staff across departments and countries


  • Global surgery qualification or fellowship experience, or PhD qualification
  • Experience working in a higher education environment preferred
  • Expertise in research methods and practical knowledge of research implementation
  • Familiarity with qualitative and/or quantitative data analysis and related software
  • Fluency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Google Drive
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English required

UGHE is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Commitment to Safeguarding and Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Sexual Harassment:

At UGHE, we are committed to ensuring that those who benefit from our work- including community members – as well as our students, contractors, staff and visitors to our campus are treated with dignity and respect and protected from sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment and any form of systemic abuse, whilst reducing risk and vulnerabilities. A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with UGHE’s policy. UGHE will request information from applicants’ previous employers about any findings of fraud, harassment, sexual harassment and any form of systemic abuse or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

All qualified candidates should submit their applications by using the” Apply for this job” button below by the 14th October 2022.

 How to Apply

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Kigali,Gasabo,Kigali City,Rwanda

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