Miva Open University is a Pan-African Distance e-Learning University that aims to provide a new, more effective, and accessible tertiary experience for learners in the African region. The university is focusing on leveraging academic talent and digital technologies to create a fresh, more accessible, and high-quality tertiary experience. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills, in-depth knowledge of Public Health, and a passion for delivering high-quality online education. The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health or a related field, enrollment in a graduate program, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work effectively in a team, strong problem-solving and organizational skills, and previous research or teaching experience. The application closing date is not specified.
Job Title: Graduate Assistant (Public Health)
Department: Public Health
- As a Graduate Assistant in the Department of Public Health at Miva University, you will be responsible for providing instructional, assessment, and research support to faculty.
- The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills, in-depth knowledge of Public Health, and a passion for delivering high-quality online education.
- Collaborate with faculty members on ongoing research projects.
- Assist in literature reviews, data collection, analysis, and experimentation.
- Help maintain research equipment and software tools.
- Aid in preparing course materials, including lecture slides, assignments, and exams.
- Assist in conducting labs, workshops, or tutorials.
- Provide academic support to undergraduate students during office hours.
- Assist in organizing departmental events, seminars, and workshops.
- Help with the organization and maintenance of departmental resources and materials.
- Assist with departmental communications and correspondence.
- Attend relevant workshops, seminars, or conferences.
- Engage in ongoing learning and skill development in Public Health and related fields.
Other Duties as Assigned:
- Assist in student recruitment and outreach activities.
- Perform additional tasks and projects as directed by the Head of Department.
Qualifications and Skills
- Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health or a related field from an accredited institution.
- Enrollment in a graduate program (Master’s or Ph.D.) in Public Health or a related field.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work effectively in a team and collaborate with faculty, staff, and students.
- Strong problem-solving and organizational skills.
- Previous research or teaching experience is a plus but optional.
Application Closing Date
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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