Lecturer for Undergraduate Study Abroad Programme in Global Health, Kruger National Park at the OTS Study Abroad in Global Health

The OTS Study Abroad in Global Health is seeking a Lecturer for their 2022 programme. The course runs during the period 18 July to 15 August 2022. You will spend a full 4 weeks with the course, which travels between Johannesburg, Wits Rural Facility, northern Limpopo and Kruger National Park. The programme, based in Skukuza, Kruger National Park, accepts students from both South Africa and the USA. It is a grant-funded contract that is renewable in the following year, based on performance.

The successful applicants will work closely with other staff and the Program Director in the design and implementation of rigorous field research programs and should be able to teach on some of the following topics: public health, epidemiology, research methods, ethics, policy, and history of the host country (South Africa). They would also be responsible for team teaching and the supervision of students’ independent research projects.


  • PhD in public health, epidemiology, medical anthropology or related field would be a very distinct advantage. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
  • Research experience in Africa
  • An understanding of South Africa’s medical system, its accomplishments, and challenges
  • A strong interest in and disposition for team teaching and interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Experience in field based education group learning and interactive, experiential teaching
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Experience with the US education system

Further information can be obtained from Laurence Kruger, contactable at laurence.kruger@tropicalstudies.org

Salary will be commensurate with experience

To apply send CV with covering letter, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, sample publications and full contact details of three referees to: 

• E-mail: Laurence.kruger@tropicalstudies.org 


Applications for the post close on 27th June 2022. 

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