The Lecturer and Practitioner of Family Medicine will assist with developing the Family Medicine course work for medical students and post gradate trainees by facilitating Nkhoma hospital as training sites for the Masters students and facilitating experienced district hospital doctors to be trainers for the course. A secondary task will be to strengthen rural FM practice in Nkhoma and Mangochi to help it become exemplary health districts for teaching. It is expected that fifty
percent of the time will be devoted to teaching and fifty percent to service provision. The post holder is accountable and answerable to the Head of Department Family Medicine at Nkhoma and Medical Director Nkhoma hospital.
Nkhoma is located on a hill about 55 km south of Lilongwe, Malawi. South African missionaries established a mission there in 1889 and named the mission after the hill. The mission is now the headquarters of Church of Central Africa Presbyterian Synod of Nkhoma and includes the 220 bed hospital, Synod offices, school, growing theological college, and other Synod departments.