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Become a
Physician, Nurse,
or Midwife Educator

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General Requirements

  • Available for approximately 12 months
  • Experience working with underserved populations
  • Active valid medical or nursing license 
  • Meet in-country work permit and licensing criteria 
  • Proficient in English
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Nursing Positions

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Emergency Care

Emergency Nurse Educators collaborate with local faculty and clinicians in Uganda to develop and teach emergency care nursing at both bachelors and masters levels.

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Psychiatric
and Mental Health

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Educators work in Malawi to support classroom, skills/simulation lab, and clinical education in a program offering a unique Bachelor of Science as a Psychiatric and Mental Health nurse. The education and training of these nurses allow work in their specialty area in acute and community-based settings. 

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Midwifery

Midwifery Educators work in Malawi, Sierra Leone, Uganda, and Zambia. Their responsibilities include in-classroom teaching, direct clinical care, clinical precepting, and quality improvement projects that promote midwifery-centered care and respectful maternity care.

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Pediatrics

Pediatric Nurse Educators support bachelors degree and masters level classroom, skills/simulation lab, and clinical education in Malawi and Uganda. They may also have the opportunity to support the development and integration of ICU and/or emergency care into pediatric nursing programs.

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Nursing
and Midwifery Policy

Nurse and Midwife Policy Educators work with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Malawi to support policy and regulation related to teaching standards in the training institutions, management of licensure examinations, and professional practice of nurses and midwives.

Physician Positions

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Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine Physician Educators support the development of new/emerging postgraduate emergency medicine training programs in Uganda through mentorship and classroom and clinical instruction.

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Family Medicine

Family Medicine Physician Educators collaborate with local faculty in Malawi and Zambia to teach and train medical students and postgraduate family medicine trainees and/or work within other departments (ex: pediatrics, emergency medicine) to meet institutional goals.

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Obstetrics
and Gynecology

OB/GYN Physician Educators work in the operating room, wards, and classrooms alongside faculty in Malawi and Uganda to assist all levels of clinical education. They also help develop and support training and simulation programs.

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Pediatrics

Pediatric Physician Educators work in Malawi and Uganda alongside local faculty in both classroom and clinical settings, supporting all levels of undergraduate and postgraduate clinical education. Clinical settings are primarily focused on acute and inpatient pediatric care. Classroom education can include didactic lectures, small group sessions, and case presentations.

Become an educator

About Being an Educator

Seed Educators work with their local counterparts and institutions to help meet critical needs identified by our partners. Together, they advance health professionals’ education in the classroom and clinical setting and enhance their ability to deliver services effectively and sustainably where needed the most.

 

Application Process

1

Submit Online Application
Applications for 2022-2023 educator positions will open on August 1 and close on November 1, 2021 [11:59PM PST]. Completed applications and supporting documents will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

 

 

2

Initial Interview
Candidates whose qualifications best meet placement needs will be invited for an initial video or phone interview with Seed’s clinical teams.

 

3

Second Interview
Short-listed candidates will be matched to the country and partner site(s) that best aligns with their skill set. They will have a second interview with Seed’s country teams and when applicable, a representative from their potential placement site.

 

4

Selection
Successful candidates will be notified and receive an offer for placement as a Seed Educator on a rolling basis. All candidates will be notified of selection by mid-December. (If the review process for any position is extended, we will let affected applicants know and provide a new notification timeline.)

 

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Orientation and Departure to Placement Country
Educators attend a mandatory pre-departure orientation before leaving for their placement country. Upon arrival in-country, educators participate in a mandatory orientation before traveling to their placement site.

Educator Benefits

Seed values our educators and their contributions and offers competitive health, financial, and work-life benefits:

Pay & Leave
Educators receive a monthly salary. Educators are eligible for a minimum of 4 weeks paid leave. Educators are eligible for a readjustment allowance post-service.

 

Completion Award
Each educator who complete a full year of service in good standing will be recognized as an honorary Massachusetts General Hospital Fellow in Global Clinical Education.

Housing & Travel
Housing that meets our minimum safety and amenity standards is provided for educators by Seed or partner institutions. There may be occasional situations where housing is shared and some educators may live directly on the premises of the placement site. Seed handles all travel logistics to and from the country of placement.

 

Insurance
Comprehensive medical and dental insurance. Medical and security assistance and evacuation insurance. Malpractice insurance while in country. Workers compensation insurance.

 

Visa/Work Permit
Seed will sponsor and guide you in submitting documentation to acquire the appropriate visas, work permits, and licenses to legally fulfill your duties in your placement country.