Head of Teaching Technology and Didactics (80-100 %)
University of Basel
vor 6 Tg.
source : University Positions

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) is a world-leading institute in global health with a particular focus on low- and middle-income countries.

Associated with the University of Basel, Swiss TPH combines research, services, and education and training at the local, national and interna-tional level.

About 850 people from more than 80 nations work at Swiss TPH focusing on infectious and non-communicable diseases, environment, society and health as well as health systems and interventions.

In our Department Education & Training, the Teaching Technology and Didactics (TTD) unit supports the development and implementation of innovative and high quality teaching at Swiss TPH.

Due to the upcoming retirement of our longtime team member, we are looking for a new

Head of Teaching Technology and Didactics (80-100 %)

Applications from job sharing teams are welcome).

As Head TTD you will be responsible for the strategic development and support of innovative teach-ing and training didactics as well as learning technologies at Swiss TPH.

You will also take responsi-bility for the co-lead, coordination, implementation, evaluation and strategic development of the post-graduate program "Master of Business Administration in International Health Management".

Your position

  • Co-Lead, management and further strategic development of the "MBA International Health Management" including supervision and support of students as well as coordination of approx. 30 lecturers
  • Direct leadership responsibility for the team consisting of 3-4 employees
  • Acquisition of projects as well as consulting and teaching assignments in the field of global and international health
  • External representation of the institute in committees as well as active participation in networking activities
  • In this position, you will report directly to the Head of the Department Education & Training and be a member of the department's leadership team.

    Your profile

  • Academic background in public health sciences (global & international health), health management, health economics, didactics, or related disciplines, preferably at doctoral level
  • Several years of experience in postgraduate teaching
  • Proven professional experience in international health in different socio-economic and socio-cultural regions, experience in the private sector is an asset
  • Strong experience in the acquisition and implementation of projects
  • Hands-on experience in curriculum development, digitized teaching, and learning management systems, affinity to technology and innovation
  • Several years of leadership experience, preferably in a matrix organization with flat hierarchies
  • Effective negotiation, conflict management, and communication skills
  • Ability to lead staff through transparent communication and coaching and create an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect
  • Outstanding networking skills in a multicultural context and a motivating and winning personality
  • Excellent knowledge of English, as well as good knowledge of German and another language
  • We offer you

  • An interesting and responsible job in a flexible and very dynamic working environment
  • Collaboration in a very committed team with flexible working models
  • Opportunity to work in a multicultural, diverse, meaningful environment with more than 80 nationalities
  • As an equal opportunity employer, Swiss TPH is committed to excellence through diversity.

    Application / Contact

    Please submit your application online via the link provided below :

    Please submit your application until 30 October 2021 including :

  • Motivational letter
  • Reference letters and diploma
  • Salary expectations
  • Names and contact information (email or phone) of 3 references
  • Please note that we can only accept applications via our online recruiting tool : https : / / recruitingapp-2698.umantis.

    com / Jobs / All . Applications via e-mail, postal mail or external recruiter will not be considered.

    Contact :

    For more information about working in this position, please feel free to contact the department head at Julia.bohlius swisstph.ch

    Job Profile :

    Start Date : May 2022 or upon agreement

    Location : Allschwil, Switzerland

    Duration : unlimited contract

    Percentage : 80-100%

    Travel required : 6 to 8 weeks of international travels per year


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