Academic Vacancies in Biological Sciences

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Mzuzu University

Mzuzu University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following staff positions tenable in the Department of Biological Sciences:

Professor / Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Parasitology and Disease Vector Control Candidates must possess a PhD or Master of Science in Parasitology and Disease Vector Control or equivalent from a reputable university.

Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Microbiology and Immunology Candidates must possess a PhD or Master of Science in Microbiology and Immunology or equivalent from a reputable university.

Professor / Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Vertebrate Zoology

Candidates must possess a PhD or Master of Science in Microbiology and Immunology or equivalent from a reputable university.

Professor / Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer Lecturer in Plant Taxonomy and Systematics Candidates must possess a PhD or Master of Science in Microbiology and Immunology or equivalent from a reputable university.

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

Duties and Responsibilities

• To teach and assess undergraduate and postgraduate courses
• To develop and teach new courses, including postgraduate courses, as 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
• To undertake any other duties as required and assigned by Head of Department, Dean of Faculty and Management

Attributes and Competencies

• Extensive knowledge and understanding of the subject area
• Commitment to academic excellence in teaching and research
• Ability to work as a member of a team
• Good communication skills
• Ability to work under pressure and to meet given deadlines

Method of Application

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

University Registrar, Mzuzu University, Private Bag 201, LUWINGA, MZUZU 2.

To reach the University not later than Friday, 21st December, 2018. Note that only shortlisted candidates shall be acknowledged.