King Faisal Hospital Rwanda Foundation (KFHRF)

The King Faisal Hospital Rwanda Foundation is currently at its beginning stage following an action plan that was approved by the hospital in October, 2020.

Within the health domain, the Foundation’s major objectives will be to support researchers through funding, training and facilitation in dissemination of research data, establishing strategic relationships with academic, research-driven and research sponsoring institutions and supporting training for medical researchers.

As part of a social welfare that constitutes an integral part of the foundation, the hospital will financially assist patients who cannot afford medical care and will continue to sensitize the public on NCDs, congenital and surgical diseases for prevention and early consultation.

Furthermore, the foundation will support surgical camps/outreach within the country in a bid to reduce long waiting lists in teaching hospitals. Finally, within the education domain, the foundation will be promoting new learning tools including e-learning and support Continuing Medical Education (CME).

Call for Applications: Clinical Faculty for King Faisal Hospital Rwanda 

Position Overview

King Faisal Hospital Rwanda (KFH) is strengthening its capacity in education, training and research and is calling for highly qualified clinical faculty to join the team. Faculty will be based at district and referral hospitals across the country. We are actively looking for qualified and experienced individuals who are passionate about contributing to medical education and healthcare. 

Currently, KFH is calling for highly qualified clinical faculty in the following areas:

General Surgery

Internal Medicine

Pediatrics and Child Health

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Emergency Medicine 

Contract Duration: Two years with the possibility of renewal.

Location: Kibungo Referral Hospital or Kibuye Referral Hospital (Rwanda)

Reports to: Respective Chair of Department 

Roles and Responsibilities:

Teaching and Clinical Supervision

Deliver high-quality lectures, seminars, and practical sessions to undergraduate and/or postgraduate students.

Develop and update curriculum content to align with current medical knowledge and practice.

Provide mentorship and guidance to students, fostering a positive and interactive learning environment.

Supervise and mentor students during clinical rotations, ensuring the application of theoretical knowledge to practical settings.

Collaborate with clinical staff to coordinate and enhance students’ clinical experiences.

Provide constructive feedback to students to facilitate their professional growth.


Engage in research activities within the specified discipline, contributing to the institution’s scholarly output.

Encourage and support students in research projects, fostering a culture of inquiry and academic curiosity.

Other Activities

Participate in relevant committees, meetings, and institutional initiatives to contribute to the overall development and governance of the institution.

Collaborate with other faculty members and administrative staff to ensure the smooth functioning of academic programs.

Skills and Qualifications

Specialist (MMed or fellowship) in the above disciplines

Current faculty appointment with a reputable institution in his/her area of practice

Have full country-of-training Medical Council registration with a licence to practise required

Minimum of 4-5 years of relevant years of experience as a clinician, mentor and researcher

Demonstrated teaching, research, and clinical experience.

Demonstrated experience in curriculum development and student assessment

Demonstrated research output

Strong commitment to academic excellence and student mentorship.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should complete the application form with the required documents here by Friday, February 23, 2024, at 23:59 Central Africa Time (CAT). Questions can be directed to

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