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UNIVERSITY OF ZIMBABWE



 

Applications are invited from suitable qualified candidates to fill the following position which has become vacant at the University of Zimbabwe:

LECTURE/SENIOR LECTURE/ ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

1 FACULTY OF COMMERCE

1.1 DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTANCY (5 POSTS)

 

POST A

  • Applicants should have a first degree in Business Studies and Computing Science,
  • A relevant Masters degree and a PhD degree in information Systems or Business Studies and Computer Science.
  • The successful candidate should be able to teach information Processing or Accounting Information System courses.

 

POST B , C and D

  • Applicants should have a first degree in Accountancy, a relevant Masters degree and a PhD degree in Accountancy.
  • The successful candidates should be able to teach Financial Accounting and Auditing courses.

 

POST E

  • Applicants should have a first degree in Accountancy, a relevant Masters degree and and a PhD degree in Accountancy. The successful candidates should be able to teach Financial Reporting courses form introductory to the advanced stage.

 

 

2. Faculty of Arts

2.1 Department of Linguistics (4 posts)

  • Applicants should hold a Doctoral Degree in English Language for Specific/Academic/Professional Purposes or Applied Linguistics,
  • A Master's degree in Language for Specific Purposes/Applied Linguistics and a Bachelor's degree in English Language and Communication Studies/Linguistics.
  • The posts are mainly for undergraduate teaching but successful candidates will also be asked to contribute to post graduate teaching, administration and supervision of dissertations.
  • The successful candidates would be expected to start duties as soon as possible.

 

 

Applications:

All applications will be treated in strictest confidence. Six copies of applications, including curriculum vitae, giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, certified copies of national identification, birth certificate, proof of qualifications, employment and experience, present salary, telephone number and names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to:

The Registrar
University of Zimbabwe
P.O Box MP167
Mount Pleasant
Harare

or Email:

Email: uz [at] zimbabwehumancapital.org

The closing date for the receipt of applications is  28th February, 2014.

 

 

 


 

Applications are invited from suitable qualified candidates to fill the following position which has become vacant at the University of Zimbabwe:

1) Dean, Faculty of Social Studies

Duties and powers of the dean of the faculty are as follows:

The Dean plays a pivotal role in the University's senior management structure, providing overall leadership and management functions to the Faculty which include administration and management of the Faculty's finances. The Dean will also be responsible for all Faculty planning and control in specific areas of human resources, budgeting, academic programmes, departmental equipment and other faculty matters.

Desired Attributes:

The Dean should:

  • Have an earned Doctorate.
  • Be a scholar of note with credibility among his/her academic peers.
  • Offer academic leadership.
  • Be innovative.
  • Be able to plan effectively and to inspire and motivate staff in the faculty.
  • Have a strategic vision for his/her Faculty and for the role of the Faculty in the institution.
  • Have proven management skills.

Responsibilities:

The Dean will be responsible to the Vice Chancellor.

In addition, the Dean will also be responsible for:

  • Developing a sense of community for the Faculty's students, academic and support

    staff regardless of gender, race and religion.
  • Providing support for University-wide initiatives.
  • Developing collaboration and strategic partnerships with Faculty alumni, institutions, corporations, foundations, and government agencies.
  • Developing and/or increasing collaboration between Faculty departments, and between the Faculty and other Faculties in ways that enrich the training programmes offered by the Faculty.
  • Undertaking fundraising to support current academic programmes, new developments
    and research projects in the Faculty.
  • Marketing the Faculty undergraduate and post graduate programmes, and non-degree and certificate programmes to commerce and industry, government agencies, and the general public throughout Zimbabwe and the world.
  • Contributing to the evolution and maintenance a comprehensive and conducive learning environment at the University by facilitating research and technical assistance activities partnerships with other Faculties,public agencies and private sector firms.
  • Engaging in outreach activities by involving the community, organizing summer schools, offering short courses, etc.

Conditions of Service:

This is a full-time contract appointment, for a period of up to four years and subject to renewal on satisfactory performance.

The Dean shall be paid an attractive package commensurate with responsibilities and paid at a rate determined from time by the University Council. Full details of the package will be made available to shortlisted candidates.

Applications:

All applications will be treated in strictest confidence. Six copies of applications, including curriculum vitae, giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, certified copies of national identification, birth certificate, proof of qualifications, employment and experience, present salary, telephone number and names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to:

The Registrar
University of Zimbabwe
P.O Box MP167
Mount Pleasant
Harare

or Email:

Email: uz [at] zimbabwehumancapital.org

The closing date for the receipt of applications is Friday, 29th November, 2013.

 


 

Applications are invited for the following posts:-

1. IT ADMINISTRATION
1.1 PROJECTS MANAGER - SOFTWARE


Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or Bachelor of Business Studies and Computer Science from a reputable and recognised University plus five (5) years relevant post qualification experience.
  • Working experience on the design and implementation of database systems.
  • Software engineering background and hands on programming experience.
  • Experience in setting up Email and Web Servers.
  • Very good working knowledge of network platforms.
  • Experience with Belina Human Resources system or Pastel is desired.
  • Experience in training of personnel on computer related courses would be an added advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and implementation of Intranet, Email and business information systems for Central Administration.
  • Design and implementation of database and other software related projects for the Central Administration and other units within the University.
  • Systems documentation in Central Administration.
  • Design and conducting of training courses for all grades of users within the Administrative units.
  • Train both junior and senior personnel in administrative units on matters pertaining to information systems to enhance the efficiency of delivery of support services.
  • Advise the IT Manager (Administration) on all matters to do with software.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the IT Manager (Administration).

this is a senior level post requiring dedication and hard word. the full package will be revealed to short-listed candidates.

 

1.2 SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or Bachelor of Business Studies and Computer Science from a reputable and recognized University plus five (5) years relevant post qualification experience.
  • Working experience on the design and implementation of database systems and hands on programming experience is a requirement.
  • Working Knowledge of at least one of the following; PASTLE, Belina, and DataEase Platform is a requirement.
  • Working knowledge of Windows 7 and 8 is a must.
  • Experience in setting up E-mail and Web Servers will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Unix or Linux will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of PHP MySQL will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in training of personnel on computer related courses would be an added advantage.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and implementation of database systems and other software related projects for the Main Administration.
  • Support existing systems in PASTEL, Belina, and DataEase Platform.
  • Provide advice in purposeful automation of various units within the university administration and departments.
  • Design and train Administration personnel on proper use of the various Information Systems and on Change Management.
  • Advise the Projects Manager on matters to do with software
    systems.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Projects Manager.
  • Ability and willingness to work with a highly expectant and demanding team.

Application Procedure
Applicants must submit six copies of applications, IDs and CVs, giving full particulars including full names, place and date of birth and six copies of academic and professional qualifications for each set of application. Applicants must give information on experience, present salary, and date of availability, telephone number, names and addresses of three referees.

Applications should be addressed to and either hand-delivered or posted to:

Email: uz [at] zimbabwehumancapital.org



Or


Senior Assistant Registrar

(Senior Non-Academic Staff and Short - Term Appointments)

University of Zimbabwe

P.O. Box MP167

Mount Pleasant

Harare

Zimbabwe

Our Website: http://www.uz.ac.zw

Closing date of receipt is 22nd November, 2013.

Please not that only short listed candidates will be contacted.