Mzuzu University is Malawi’s Second Public University established under the Laws of Malawi Cap 30:09, Mzuzu University Act No. 12 of 1997. The University is a dual mode public institution and hence has face-to face and open, distance and e-learning (ODeL) students. Mzuzu University also offers some of its programmes on block, week-end and vacation releases and through collaborations with international partners. 

The University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions:

  1. DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS 

Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in

Mathematics

Candidates must have a PhD or Master’s degree in any of the following areas of Mathematics: Discrete Mathematics, Applied Mathematics or Pure Mathematics plus a relevant Bachelor’s degree with at least Upper Second Class or Credit obtained from a reputable and accredited institution of higher learning.

  • DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM

Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Cultural

Heritage Tourism Management

Candidates must have a PhD or Master of Arts/Science in Cultural and Heritage Tourism, Cultural Heritage Management, History and Heritage Studies, Anthropology and Heritage Studies, or equivalent plus a relevant Bachelor’s degree with at least Upper Second Class or Credit obtained from a reputable and accredited institution of higher learning.

  • DEPARTMENT   OF    FORESTRY       AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

(a) Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer/ Staff Associate in Forest Genetics and Tree Improvement (Readvertisement)

Candidates must have a PhD or Master’s Degree in Forestry or its equivalent plus a relevant Bachelor’s degree with at least Upper Second Class or Credit obtained from a reputable and accredited institution of higher learning. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree only will be considered for the position of Staff Associate.

Candidates who applied for the previous advert are encouraged to reapply. 

(a) Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer/ Staff Associate in Silviculture (Re-advertisement)

Candidates must have a PhD or Master’s Degree in Forestry or its equivalent plus a relevant Bachelor’s degree with at least Upper Second Class or Credit obtained from a reputable and accredited institution of higher learning. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree only will be considered for the position of Staff Associate.

Candidates who applied for the previous advert are encouraged to reapply. 

For all the above positions, candidates should address their suitability to meet the following requirements:

  • Experience

 Candidates with two (2) years of teaching experience at tertiary level in the subject area they have applied for are preferred.

  • Duties and Responsibilities
  • To teach and assess undergraduate and postgraduate courses;
  • To develop and teach new courses, including postgraduate courses, as may be required;
  • To supervise undergraduate and postgraduate projects, including research;
  • To actively participate in scholarly activities such as research and publication;
  • To serve on University Committees to which they may be appointed; and
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as required and assigned by their Head of Department, Dean of Faculty or Management.

(c) Attributes and Competencies

  • Ability to work as a member of a team; 
  • Progressive knowledge in the subject areas for those applying for

Lecturer position and above; 

  • Demonstrable commitment to academic excellence in teaching and research; 
  • Evidence of scholarly publications in peer-reviewed sources for candidates applying for the position of at least Senior Lecturer grade.
  • Good communication skills; and 
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet given deadlines. 

Mode of Application

The application should include an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV), copies of academic and professional qualificationsas well as the names and contact details of three traceable referees. The job title should be indicated on the envelope and sent to:

         University Registrar

         Mzuzu University  

         Private Bag 201

Luwinga

MZUZU 2

         MALAWI

Or Electronic Submission: 

Electronic submission of the application should be sent as attachments in PDF or MS Word format to jobvacancies@mzuni.ac.mw. The subject line of the application should show the position being applied for.

To reach the University not later than Friday, 4th February 2022. Note that only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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