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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:

1 LECTURE/SENIOR LECTURE/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
1.1 FACULTY OF ARTS
1.1.1 DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY (1 POST)

Applicants must have a Bachelor of Arts Honors Degree in History, Masters degree in African History and PhD degree in African History or PhD in African Studies majoring in History. Applicants with relevant teaching experience at University level, a good research and publication record will have an added advantage.
The successful candidate must be able to teach the following courses: (a) Introduction to the study of History (b) Woman in African History (c) History of Central Africa, and (d) History of East Africa.

 

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 8 August, 2014.

Please not that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

 

 







 



NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND  TECHNOLOGY

 



Applications are invited for the following posts:

DEAN: FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCES (1 POST)


The Faculty consists of the following Departments: -

  • Applied Biology and Biochemistry,
  • Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics,
  • Applied Physics,
  • Computer Science,
  • Environmental Science and Health,
  • Forest Resources and Wildlife Management;
  • Sports Science and Coaching.


This is a full-time high level position to be held for a period of four years in the first instance. The Dean reports to the Vice-Chancellor and is a member of the Senior Administrative team of the University. The Dean is the Chief Academic, Administrative and Financial Officer of the Faculty, and will be responsible for research and academic leadership; administration and management; community outreach; income generation and financial management of the Faculty.

The ideal candidate should possess academic and/ or professional qualifications from an approved institution at least to the level of a Master's Degree in one of the disciplines offered by the Faculty and be at least at Senior Lecturer Grade (or have credentials that would qualify for appointment at that level). In addition, the candidates should have the following attributes:- a proven track record of successful academic and administrative leadership skills; demonstrated ability to work in a team; proven commitment to academic excellence and collaboration across disciplines; ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with students, academic staff, administrators and external constituencies; demonstrated ability to forge partnerships and garner support from campus, business and community constituencies leading to industrial attachment and employment opportunities for students and generating external funding for research and teaching.



CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

Medical Aid, Leave and Pension Benefits are offered. The information on salary and other benefits will be made available to the short-listed candidates.


APPLICATIONS

SIX (6) copies of each of the following documents: application letter, Curriculum Vitae (giving full personal particulars of applicant including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, employment and experience, present salary, telephone numbers and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three contactable referees) and certified copies of certificates should be addressed to:

 

The Senior Assistant Registrar

Human Resources Department

National University of Science and Technology

P O Box AC 939

Ascot

Bulawayo

ZIMBABWE

Email: nust [at] zimbabwehumancapital.org

 

Tel. Nos. 263-9-289265/289435/289438/289456 Fax No. 263-9-289057

 


Applications are invited for the following posts:


A. ACADEMIC POSTS

1. LECTURESHIP/SENIOR LECTURESHIP/ASSOCIATE PROFESSORSHIP (3 POSTS)

1.1 Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering-Faculty of Industrial Technology

POST A

Applicants must have at least a Masters Degree in Manufacturing Engineering/Production/Industrial/Material Technology and should be able to teach Material Technology/Material Science.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach students in the Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Degree in Industrial and Manufacturing Programme and to contribute to the Master of Engineering Programme in Manufacturing Engineering and Operations Management. He/She should be competent to design and develop experiments and also lead research in the area up to postgraduate level.

POST B

Applicants must have a Masters Degree in Manufacturing Systems/Production and be able to teach Manufacturing Systems/Operations Research in the Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Degree in Industrial and Manufacturing. In addition, the incumbent should be able to contribute to the Master of Engineering Programme in Manufacturing Engineering and Operations Management. He/She must also design and develop experiments and be able to lead research in the area up to postgraduate level.

POST C

Applicants must have a Masters Degree in Manufacturing Systems/Production and be able to teach Concurrent Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering Design in the Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Degree in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, while also contributing to the Master of Engineering Programme in Manufacturing Engineering and Operations Management. He/She must also design and develop experiments and lead research in the area up to postgraduate level.

2. LECTURESHIP/SENIOR LECTURESHIP/ASSOCIATE PROFESSORSHIP (1 POST)

2.1 Department of Chemical Engineering-Faculty of Industrial Technology


Applicants must have at least a Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering and with a strong background in Core Chemical/Process Engineering. The Chemical Engineering Department offers a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) degree in Chemical Engineering which has a strong engineering core combined with a unique minerals processing emphasis. Applicants must have teaching and research strengths in key areas such as process simulation and control, process dynamics and control, modern computational techniques in chemical engineering thermodynamics and computer aided process design. 

3. LECTURESHIP/SENIOR LECTURESHIP/ASSOCIATE PROFESSORSHIP (4 POSTS)

3.1 Applied Mathematics-Faculty of Applied Sciences

POST A

Applicants must have at least a Master of Science Degree in Pure Mathematics/Mathematics. The successful candidates will be expected to teach a wide variety of courses on the Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Applied Mathematics programme and to contribute to the teaching of the Master of Science Degree in Applied Mathematical Modelling.  Proven research interest in Mathematics is a distinct advantage.

POST B

Applicants must have at least a Master of Science Degree in Statistics. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a wide variety of courses on the Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Operations Research and Statistics programme and to contribute to the teaching of the Master of Science Degree in Operations Research programme.  Candidates with a proven research interest in Statistics will be at an
advantage.

POST C

Applicants must have at least a Master of Science Degree in Financial Mathematics. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a wide variety of courses related to Financial Mathematics at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  Proven research interest in Financial Mathematics is a distinct advantage.

4. LECTURESHIP/SENIOR LECTURESHIP/ASSOCIATE PROFESSORSHIP (1 POST)

4.1 Department of Applied Chemistry-Faculty of Applied Sciences


Applicants must be in possession of a suitable post-graduate degree preferably a PhD, be able to teach advanced courses in Transport Phenomena, Unit Operations, Reactor Technology and Plant Design, including Computer Aided Design. In addition, the successful applicant should be able to supervise final year projects and Industrial Attachment visits. Applicants with Chemical Engineering background will have an
added advantage.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop research within his/her area of specialization. In addition, applicants will be expected to develop, update and review courses at undergraduate and possibly post-graduate level in order to keep up with changes in technology.

5. LECTURESHIP/SENIOR LECTURESHIP/ASSOCIATE PROFESSORSHIP (5 POSTS)

5.1 Environmental Science and Health-Faculty of Applied Sciences

POST A - PUBLIC HEALTH SPECIALIST (1 POST)

Applicants must have a relevant Master of Science or Doctorate(PhD) Degree and should be able to teach in the following areas of specialization:- Urban Development and Housing, Pest Management and Disease Control, Environmental Port Health, and Management of Solid and Hazardous Waste.

POST B - INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST (1 POST)

The ideal applicant should have a relevant Master of Science or Doctorate (PhD) Degree that will allow him/her to teach in the following areas of specialization: - Occupational Health and Safety, Sanitation and Waste Water Management, Industrial Hygiene, and any other relief course depending on the staffing situation in the department.

POST C – FOOD MICROBIOLOGIST/TECHNOLOGIST (1 POST)

Applicants must have a relevant Master of Science or Doctorate (PhD) Degree that will allow him/her to teach in the following areas of specialization:- Food Hygiene, Meat Hygiene, and Parasitology. Experience with statistical programmes and biometrics will be an added advantage.

POST D – GIS AND REMOTE SENSING SPECIALIST (1 POST)

Applicants must have a relevant Master of Science or Doctorate (PhD) Degree that will allow him/her to teach in the following areas of specialization:- Animal Resources of Africa, Environmental Information Systems, Forests and Rangeland Management, Ecological Techniques and Management of Arid and Semi Arid Lands.


POST E – ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMIST/TOXICOLOGIST (1 POST)

Applicants must have a relevant Master of Science or Doctorate (PhD) Degree that will allow him/her to teach in the following areas of specialization:- Environmental Toxicology, Environmental Health, Pesticides and Pest Control.

6. LECTURESHIP/SENIOR LECTURESHIP/ASSOCIATE PROFESSORSHIP (1 POST)

6.1 Division of Basic Medical Sciences- Faculty of Medicine


Applicants should hold a minimum qualification of a relevant Master’s Degree and/or specialist qualification such as M.Med., FCPath, FRCP, FRCS, FFR, FCR, FCS, FRCOG or similar.  Teaching and research experience will be an added advantage. Applicants will be drawn from any of the following academic disciplines: - Anatomy, Physiology, Haematology, Pathology, Histology and Molecular Diagnostics.

7. LECTURESHIP/SENIOR LECTURESHIP/ASSOCIATE PROFESSORSHIP/PROFESSORSHIP

7.1 Division of Clinical Practical Practice and Patient Care


Applicants must have a relevant Master’s Degree and/or specialist qualification such as M. Med, FRCS, FFR, FCS (ECSA), MRCP, FRCOG or similar. Teaching and research experience will be an added advantage.  Applicants will be drawn from any of the following academic disciplines:- Surgery and Surgical Specialities, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Clinical Pharmacology, Anaesthetics, Psychiatry, Radiology and Oncology.

8. ENGINEERING INSTRUCTOR (3 POSTS)

8.1 Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering-Faculty of Industrial Technology

POST A

Applicants must have a first Degree in Industrial/Manufacturing/Mechanical Engineering/Technical Education plus a National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. In addition, a minimum of five (5) years post-qualification experience in a relevant field or industry is required.

The successful applicant will be expected to lead students through experimental work, demonstrate the operations of various types of equipment and plant, and to guide them through hands-on operation of the plant and equipment with particular regard to safety.  In addition, s/he will be expected to also assist academic staff in their research activities.

POST B

Applicants must have a first Degree in Metallurgy/Material Science/Mechanical Engineering to cover Material Science. In addition, applicants are required to have a minimum of five (5) years post-qualification experience in a relevant field in industry.

The successful applicant will be expected to lead students through experimental work, demonstrate the operations of various types of equipment and plant, and to guide them through hands-on operation of the plant and equipment with particular regard to safety.  In addition, s/he will be expected to also assist academic staff in their research activities.

POST C

Applicants must have a first Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, plus a National Diploma in Electrical or Electronic Engineering, and a minimum of five (5) years post-qualification experience in a relevant field in industry to help in courses such as Instrumentation and Control. 

The successful applicant will be expected to lead students through experimental work, demonstrate the operations of various types of equipment and plant, and to guide them through hands-on operation of the plant and equipment with particular regard to safety.  In addition, he/she will be expected to also assist academic staff in their research activities.

9. STAFF DEVELOPMENT FELLOWSHIP (2 POSTS)

9.1 Department of Publishing Studies- Faculty of Communication and Information Science

Applicants must have at least a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Publishing with at least a 2.1 Degree Classification or better.  The duties of the incumbents will involve assisting with teaching undergraduate tutorial classes in Publishing Theory and Practice as well as research.  The successful candidates would be expected to register for a higher degree which they must complete within two years of
appointment.

10. TEACHING ASSISTANT (1 POST)

10.1 Department of Textile Technology-Faculty of Industrial Technology


Applicants must have an Honours Degree in Textile Technology with a 2.1 degree classification or better. Successful candidates will be expected to assist with conduct of Tutorials and practical classes in Textile Technology.  The successful candidates will be expected to register for a higher Degree Programme in the Department of Textile Technology.  Preference shall be given to candidates who are strong in
Chemistry related subjects with 2.1 passes or better.

11. TEACHING ASSISTANT (2 POSTS)

11.1 Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering-Faculty of Industrial Technology


Applicants should be in possession of at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, or Industrial Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering, or Manufacturing/Production Engineering or Materials Science and Technology, with at least a 2.1 Degree classification; or a 2.2 plus two years relevant post-qualification experience.

The successful applicants will be expected to assist academic staff with teaching and research in the Department’s four Divisions which are: - Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Manufacturing Process Engineering, Manufacturing Systems, and Engineering Management. The applicants will be expected to consider registration for the Masters Degree programme, which is run by the Department.

12. TEACHING ASSISTANT (1 POST)

12. 1 Department of Publishing Studies- Faculty of Communication and Information Science


Applicants must have at least a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Publishing with at least a 2.1 degree classification or better.  The duties of the incumbent will involve assisting with teaching undergraduate tutorial classes in Publishing Theory and Practice as well as research.  The successful candidate will be expected to register for a higher degree specifically a Master of Philosophy Degree that they must complete within two years of appointment to the post.

13. TEACHING ASSISTANT (1 POST)

13. 1 Department of Library and Information Science- Faculty of Communication and Information Science


Applicants should hold a good Honours degree (Upper Second Class) in Library and Information Science or closely related discipline, enabling them to assist in research, teaching, projects and marking in areas specific to Library and Information Science; Records Management; Archival Science; and Information and Communication Technology.  Candidates with a strong background in Social Research Methods will have an
added advantage. The successful applicant will be expected to register for a Masters Degree programme in one of the available programmes in the Department.

14. TEACHING ASSISTANT (2 POSTS)

14.1 Department of Computer Science-Faculty of Applied Sciences


Applicants must hold a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Computer Science with an Upper Second (2.1) Degree class or better. Successful candidates will be expected to take undergraduate practical and tutorial classes in Computer Science as assigned by the Chairman of the department.  They will be expected to register for a higher Degree in one of the  programmes available in the department.




B. ADMINISTRATIVE  POSTS


15. ASSISTANT REGISTRAR/SENIOR ASSISTANT REGISTRAR (1 POST)

15. 1 Registrar’s Department


Applicants must normally hold a relevant Masters Degree or equivalent and at least 2 years relevant post-qualification experience, or have an appropriate Bachelor’s Degree and at least 5 years relevant post-qualification experience.  They must display knowledge of Administration concepts and have good organizational skills; be able to plan and co-ordinate Faculty activities and be computer literate.  Administrative experience in an educational environment, knowledge of University systems of operation and computer literacy will be added advantages.
The successful candidate will be expected to work in any Section of the University Administration, but the initial appointment will be to one of the Faculties.

C. TECHNICAL POSTS

16. MAINTENANCE OFFICER (1 POSTS)

16.1 Physical Planning, Works and Estates


Applicants must be holders of a minimum qualification of a Degree in Engineering, plus a minimum of three (3) years working experience in a maintenance environment, or related field. The ideal candidate should have knowledge of, and ability to use hand and welding tools. Knowledge and ability to troubleshoot electrical, plumbing, carpentry, transport and ground systems is essential. The successful candidate will
be expected to possess exceptional organizational and multi-tasking skills to enable him/her to be able to function effectively and efficiently. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, with an aptitude for computer systems and technologies will be desirable. In addition, applicants are required to have knowledge of ISO 14001 Environment Management Systems.  A driver’s license is a must.

The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of building maintenance, repairs and improvements. He/she will be expected to delegate maintenance tasks to maintenance and warehouse staff, ensuring that such tasks are performed timeously in a pro-active, safe and environmentally conscious manner. Furthermore, the incumbent will work closely with university personnel in organizing and maintaining preventative maintenance requirements; scheduling and material purchases. Other duties in the overall supervision of maintenance production and plant assets will include assessing maintenance staff workloads and making appropriate recommendations; actively participating in planning, organizing and executing tasks and projects; training staff on processes, procedures and technical tasks.

17. CHIEF TECHNICIAN (1 POST)

17.1 Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering-Faculty of Industrial Technology


Applicants should have a Masters Degree in Manufacturing/Production/Mechanical Engineering with a Bachelors Degree in Industrial and Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering.  At least 5 years of post-bachelor’s industrial experience is required, two of which must be in a supervisory role.  The successful applicant will be expected to supervise staff in the workshop in addition to the technician’s duties.

18. CHIEF TECHNICIAN (1 POST)

18.1 Department of Computer Science-Faculty of Applied Sciences


Applicants must hold a Bachelor of Science Degree in either Computer Science or Computer Engineering or Software Engineering or any equivalent Information Technology Degree from a recognized University or Institution, and at least 5(five) years post-qualification experience. A Postgraduate Degree in the relevant field would be a definite advantage.  Candidates must have experience in computer software,
networking and hardware.  The duties of the incumbent will include management of computer laboratories and laboratory equipment, supervision of junior staff, liaison with equipment suppliers and provision of user support within the department.

19. MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGISTS/SENIOR MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGISTS (2 POSTS)

19.1 Division of Basic Medical Sciences- Faculty of Medicine


Applicants must possess a Higher National Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology/Sciences or Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences or equivalent, with industrial attachment or equivalent. For candidates to be appointed to the senior Technologist Grade, they should have 3 years post-qualification experience, in addition to the outlined Bachelor’s qualification.

20. TECHNICIAN/ SENIOR TECHNICIAN (1 POST)

20.1 Department of Applied Mathematics-Faculty of Applied Sciences


Applicants must posses a minimum qualification of a Higher National Diploma, or a Degree in Information Technology/Computer Science or Electronics. Preference will be given to applicants with relevant post-qualification experience. For candidates to be appointed to the senior Technician Grade, they should have 3 years post-qualification experience, in addition to the outlined Degree qualification.

The successful candidate will be responsible to the Chairman of the Department and will be expected to run and maintain the Departmental Computer laboratory. He/she should have a thorough working knowledge of modems, routers and switches. The duties will include trouble shooting, cabling (CAT5), configuration, repair and maintenance of all departmental computer related hardware or software problems, in addition to overall technical supervision of laboratory sessions. Enforcement of security and safety measures in the computer laboratory, assisting both undergraduate and post-graduate students in carrying out their research, user training and support, and checking consumable stocks and advising on re-ordering levels will be some of the duties, as well as doing any other duties assigned by the Head of Department or
senior technical staff.

21. TECHNICIAN/SENIOR TECHNICIAN (1 POST)

21.1 Department of Textile Technology-Faculty of Industrial Technology


Applicants must be holders of either a Higher National Diploma or equivalent, or a Degree in Textile Technology/Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering with experience in maintenance, repair and setting of Textile manufacturing equipment.  Experience in Textile laboratory/workshop administration, repair and calibration of laboratory equipment will be an added advantage.  For a candidate to be appointed to the senior Technician’s Grade, one has to have 3 years post qualification experience, as well as the ability to supervise and train junior staff.


22. TECHNICIAN (2 POSTS)

22.1 Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering-Faculty of Industrial Technology


Applicants must be in possession of a Higher National Diploma in Mechanical or Diesel Plant Engineering. The successful applicant will be expected to maintain and service departmental equipment for thermal, fluid and compressed air systems for teaching and research activities. He/she will also be required to actively participate in the design and development of experimental test rigs, and to assist students in
carrying out experiments and projects. In addition the incumbent will be expected to assist academic staff with their research projects. He/she must demonstrate commitment to self-advancement within the academic and research environment of the University.

23. TECHNICIAN (2 POSTS)

23.1 Department of Journalism and Media Studies-Faculty of Communication and Information Science

POST A

Applicants must have at least a Higher National Diploma in Computing or its equivalent.  Applicants who have experience in the use of Journalism related software such as Quark X-press, Adobe Audition, Final Cut and others will have an added advantage.

POST B

Applicants must have at least a Higher National Diploma in Computing or its equivalent and at least one year post-qualification experience.  Applicants with working experience in a broadcast environment as a producer or above will have an added advantage.  Successful applicants will be expected to assist students with their film and broadcast projects.

24. SOFTWARE SUPPORT TECHNICIAN

24.1 Information and Communication Technology Services


Applicants must possess a Higher National Diploma and 3 years post-qualification experience, or a Degree in Information/Computer Science/Electronics or equivalent and 1 year post-qualification experience. Software maintenance experience as well as possession of intimate knowledge of Microsoft Office Software applications, Microsoft Access programming, Apache and Microsoft Windows operating systems is required. Knowledge of Auto card, MySql, WinQS and Linux will be an added advantage. The incumbent will report to the Director of Information and Communication Technology Services and will be responsible for assisting in the Information and Communication Technology Services Department Help desk, including the hardware and software technical support of computers running on the University Local Area Network.

CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

Medical Aid, Leave and Pension Benefits are offered. The information on salary and other benefits will be made available to the short-listed candidates. 

APPLICATIONS

SIX (6) copies of each of the following documents:- Application letter, Curriculum Vitae (giving full personal particulars of applicant including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, employment and experience, present salary, telephone numbers and the names,  addresses and telephone numbers of three contactable  referees) and certified copies of certificates should be addressed to:-   

Email: nust [at] zimbabwehumancapital.org

 

The Senior Assistant Registrar
Human Resources Department
National University of Science and Technology
P O Box AC 939
Ascot
Bulawayo
ZIMBABWE 

 

Tel. No.    263-9-289265/289435/289438/289456

Fax. No.    263-9-289057


ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.

VACANCIES ARE OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

 






CHINHOYI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY



Applications are invited for the positions which have arisen in the university

SCHOOL OF NATURAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS

1.1 Department of Chemistry

1.1.1 Chemistry Laboratory Senior Technician (1 Post)

Qualifications and Experience

  • Applicants should have at least a first degree in Chemistry with an Upper Second degree class or Better.
  • At least two years' post-qualification relevant experience is required.
  • University experience is a distinct advantage.
  • The incumbent shall be responsible for setting up a new Chemistry laboratory for the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • He/She will be also be responsible for preparing, demonstrating and supervising students' practicals, helping in research, organizing field trips for students, management of laboratory operations including record keeping of assets and consumables, maintenance of laboratory equipment and any other duties as assigned by the Chairperson of the Department.

 

Applications:

Six copies of the application letter, certified copies of certificates and CVs giving full personal details including full names, place and dates of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability and names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least three referees should be sent to:

The Senior Assistant Registrar, Human Resources
(Non-Academic Staff)
Chinhoyi University of Technology
Private Bag 7724
Chinhoyi

Or Email:

cut[at]zimbabwehumancapital.org



Applications that do not comply with the requirements will be disqualified. The closing date for receipt of applications is 7th April, 2014

 

 


 

Applications are invited for the following positions that have arisen in the University:

 

1.SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY

Deputy Director/ Senior Research Fellow


Qualifications and Experience:

The applicants must possess a Doctor of Philosophy in Social Sciences I Agricultural Science I Applied Sciences and have at least two years' experience in an International Funding Agency environment as a Research Fellow. The successful candidate shall be assisted with accommodation.

Attributes/Core Competencies:

  • Self-motivated and innovative
  • Be highly conversant with university systems
  • Have advanced Research skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate at all levels

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organizing, implementing and promoting the University's research and knowledge exchange strategies.
  • Developing initiatives for resource mobilization for the Directorate.
  • Assisting School/ Institute in writing research proposals.
  • Assisting staff in writing papers for refereed journals.
  • Monitoring research funded by the University Senate Research Committee.
  • Compiling reports on the University's research activities.
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the Director of Research and Resource Mobilization.

 

1.1 Department of Food Science and Post Harvest Technology


1 .1.1  Professor/ Associate Professor/ Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer (2 Posts)


Post A

Applicants should have a minimum of a Masters Degree in Food Science or equivalent. PhD holders will have a distinct advantage and shall be assisted with accommodation. The successful applicant would be expected to teach at least two (2) of the following undergraduate courses; Food Microbiology, Food Engineering, Sensory Evaluation and Food Technology courses (Meat, Dairy, Fruit and Vegetable).

Post B

Applicants should have a minimum of a Masters Degree in Nutrition
or related field. PhD holders will have a distinct advantage and shall be assisted with accommodation. The successful applicant would be expected to teach the following two (2) undergraduate courses; Nutrition and Dietetics, Food Chemistry.

2.     SCHOOL OF NATURAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS


2.1     Department of Mathematics


2. 1.1 Professor/ Associate Professor/ Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer (3 Posts)


Areas of Specialization:

Post A: Pure Mathematics (1 Post)
Post B: Applied Mathematics (1 Post)
Post C: Statistics (1 Post)

Applicants should have a good first degree in Mathematics/Statistics with at least an upper second class degree classification and a minimum of a Master's Degree in any of the stated specialization areas in Mathematics. University teaching experience is an added advantage. PhD holders in the relevant areas will have a distinct advantage and shall be assisted with accommodation.


2.2     Department of Chemistry (4 Posts)


2.2.1     Professor/ Associate Professor/ Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer (4 Posts)


Areas of specialization


Post A: Analytical Chemistry (1 Post)
Post B: Physical Chemistry (1 Post)
Post C: Organic Chemistry (1 Post)
Post D: Inorganic Chemistry (1 Post)


Applicants should have a good first degree in Chemistry with an upper second degree classification or better and a Masters Degree in any of the stated specialization areas in Chemistry. University teaching experience is an added advantage. PhD holders in relevant areas will have a distinct advantage and shall be assisted with accommodation.


2.3     Department of Biology (4 Posts)


2.3.1  Professor/ Associate Professor/ Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer (4 Posts)


Areas of Specialization

Post A:  Cell and Molecular Biology (1 Post)
Post B: Developmental Biology (1 Post) Post C: Public Health Biologist (1 Post) Post D:  Quantitative Biologist (1 Post)


Applicants should have a good first degree in Biology with an upper second degree classification and a minimum of a Master's Degree in Biology in any of the stated areas of specialization in Biology. University teaching experience is an added advantage. PhD holders in relevant areas will have a distinct advantage and shall be assisted with accommodation.


2.4     Department of Physics (2 Posts)


2.4.1 Professor/ Associate Professor/ Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer (2 Posts)

Applicants should have a first degree in Physics with an upper second degree classification and a minimum of a Masters Degree in Physics specializing in anyone of the following areas: Laser Technology, Photonics, Theoretical! Computational Physics and Geophysics. PhD holders in relevant areas will have a distinct advantage and shall be assisted with accommodation.



3.     SCHOOL OF CREATIVE ART AND DESIGN


3.1     Department of Creative Art and Design


3.1 .1  Professor/ Associate Professor/ Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer (2 Posts)

Applicants should have at least a Master's Degree in any of the following and related areas; Graphics Design, Animation and or Advertising, Fine Art (Drawing, Painting, Ceramics or Sculpture), Photography and or Film and Video. PhD holders will have a distinct advantage and shall be assisted with accommodation. Established and practicing Artists and Designers with lower qualifications may be considered for Adjunct Lectureships.



4.     ACADEMY OF TEACHING AND LEARNING


4. 1     Professor/ Associate Professor/ Senior Lecturer in Higher Education or Curriculum Development (1 Post)


Applicants should have a minimum of a PhD Degree and the successful candidate shall be assisted with accommodation. A record of high quality publications in curriculum development and significant teaching experience and/ or a proven teaching excellence award at university level in a recognized academic discipline are a prerequisite. Prior experience in working in a similar capacity on such professional development. programmes would be desirable.


Applications


Six copies of the application letter, certified copies of certificates and CVs giving full personal details including full names, place and dates of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability and names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least three referees should be addressed to:

Email: cut [at] zimbabwehumancapital.org


The Assistant Registrar Human Resources

Chinhoyi University of Technology

Private Bag 7724

Chinhoyi


Telephone No: 067-22203-5.



Applications that do not comply with the requirements will be disqualified.



HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

CHINHOYI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY IS SEEKING LECTURERS/SENIOR LECTURERS/ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS/PROFESSORS IN THE FOLLOWING GENERAL AREAS OF COMPETENCE

 

1.   School of Agricultural Sciences and Technology

  • Biotechnology
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Irrigation engineering
  • Bioengineering
  • Animal Biotechnology
  • Animal and Diary Production in beef cattle, pig and small rudiments
  • Animal Health
  • Pasture Science and Feed Technology



2.   School of Business Sciences and Management

  • Technopreneurship
  • Production and Operations Management
  • Auditing
  • Taxation
  • Consumer Science
  • International Business
  • Supply Chain Management

 

 

3.   School of Art and Design

  • Graphic Deign
  • Multimedia Design
  • Film and Video
  • Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacture
  • Fashion Modeling
  • Event Study
  • Fabric Surface Design

 

 

4.   School of Hospitality and Tourism

  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Wildlife and Safari Management
  • Travel and Recreation

 

 

5.   School of Engineering Sciences and Technology

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Fuels and Energy
  • Industrial Engineering or Manufacturing Technology
  • Metallurgy
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering or Control Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Applied Physics
  • Computer Science with Programming bias
  • Computer Science with Networking bias
  • Applied Physics with Computer Architecture bias
  • Computer Engineering

 

APPLICATIONS

Six copies of the application letter, certified copies of certificates and CVs giving full personal details including full names, place and dates of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability and names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least three referees should be addressed to:


email: cut[at]zimbabwehumancapital.org


The Assistant Registrar Human Resources

Chinhoyi University of Technology

Private Bag 7724

Chinhoyi


Telephone No: 067-22203-5.




 

MIDLANDS STATE UNIVERSITY

 



STAFF VACANCIES

 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following post:

*NB: Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer. In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

1. PRO VICE CHANCELLOR (BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND ADMINISTRATION)


1.1     Job Summary


Given that Midlands State University is a young institution which is still growing, the Pro Vice Chancellor (Business Development and Administration) is expected to assist the Vice Chancellor in the execution of the University's construction operations as well as in the management of administrative, financial and human resource support services with the view to ensuring the attainment of maximum efficiency, enhanced cost effectiveness and high quality service delivery to the University community and the public at large. He/she must demonstrate entrepreneurial acumen and the ability to supervise and oversee the construction of all the requisite physical structures to accommodate the University's expansion and support the delivery of its core-business. He/she must further be personally experienced in High level fundraising and demonstrate the ability to network and net weave with the Donor Community and the private sector in order to tap into their resources.


1.2     Major Duties and Responsibilities


(A)     Administrative Functions

  • Promoting an integrated administrative and process management that supports the attainment of the University's vision, mission and goals.
  • Overseeing policy development and implementation in the areas of finance and human resources management. Developing three (3) year rolling plans and annual operational plans.
  • Overseeing the planning of budgets.
  • Playing a leading role in the recruitment of staff in all sectors of the University.
  • Developing and implementing a well functioning performance management system.
  • Fostering an open and participatory internal governance through the committee system.

 

(B)     Business Development

  • Increasing the resources available to the University through fundraising and innovation management
  • Overseeing the planning and implementation of all the University's capital projects.
  • Leading the production and nurturing of high value business linkages and partnerships with public and private sector organisations with a view to increasing the University's resource base.
  • Spearheading the building of a vibrant alumni network on which the development of the University can be leveraged.

 

1.3     Person Specification

Both posts require people who possess the following attributes:

  • Be an outstanding Academic with an established track record and experience in a senior leadership role in an academic or research institution.
  • Have thorough understanding of university systems and vast experience in university administration born out of having gone through the mill and risen through the ranks of Lecturer, Chairperson of a Department and Dean of a Faculty.
  • Have sufficient capacity to exercise quality assurance oversight on both administrative and academic processes of the university.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills as well as high ability to make well reasoned decisions
  • Have a record of successful leadership and teamwork Thorough understanding of developments in higher education locally, regionally and internationally.
  • Thorough understanding of the Results Based management system and the Risk management system.
  • Be committed to support the Vice Chancellor in embracing the mandate of the University and maintaining its developmental ethos and thrust on the desired course and path.



1.4 Qualifications and Experience

  • At least an earned doctorate or equivalent professional degree.
  • A higher proven track record of at least ten years experience in Higher Education management in a diverse academic institution.



1.5     Conditions of Service

Both posts carry attractive remuneration packages which will be revealed to shortlisted candidates.

1.6     Application requirements

Six (6) copies of applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae giving full personal details including full names, place and date of birth, employment history and experience, present salary, date of availability, names of three referees and their contact details. Certified copies of Birth Certificate, National 1.D and Academic and Professional qualifications should be submitted.


2. VICE CHANCELLOR'S OFFICE


2.1 POST: INTERNAL AUDITOR


2.2 Duties and Responsibilities

The incumbent will report to the Vice Chancellor and will be responsible for:

  • Managing an internal audit function.
  • The development of quarterly and annual internal audit plans, programme design and reports
  • Planning and preparing periodic audit programmes in accordance with prescribed audit! accounting standards.
  • Supervising subordinates and providing comprehensive in-house training to ensure qualitative audits.
  • Evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls over the institution's activities.
  • carrying out special audits to facilitate investigations as and when required
  • Liaising with external auditors.
  • Presenting monthly audit reports to management.

 

2.3 Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Accountancy Honors degree or equivalent, and/or
  • Full CIMA, CIS, ACCA or equivalent diploma
  • At least four years auditing experience of which at least two were at a senior level.
  • Knowledge of computerized accounting packages/ systems will be a distinct advantage.
  • Applicants should preferably be members of the Institute of Internal Auditors or Registered Public Accountants.
  • Must be highly computer literate with a deep understanding of internal controls and accounting systems.

 

APPLICATIONS

Six copies of applications, giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications and copies of certified certificates and transcripts, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact telephone number, names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to:


 

Email : msu [at] zimbabwehumancapital.org

 

Or

The Assistant Registrar

Human Resources

Midlands State University

P. Bag 9055

GWERU

 

 






BINDURA UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE EDUCATION

 



 

Applications are invited for the following posts:

 

1. FACULTY OF COMMERCE

1.1 INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY STUDIES DEPARTMENT

1.1.1 Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecture/Lecture (2 Posts)

Qualifications

Applicants must be holders of a relevant PhD or an MSc Degree in Financial intelligence, Finance/Business Administration in Finance, Criminology and Risk
Management or any other relevant Financial Intelligence and Financial Management related field(s) and at least 3 years working experience at a tertiary institution. Candidates with at least 5 years managerial professional working experience in the areas of Banking, Financial Intelligence, Security and Risk
Management will have an added advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities.

The candidate should be able to teach any two or more of the following Financial Intelligence Undergraduate courses: Criminology, Criminal Intelligence Analysis,
Business Intelligence Analysis, Research Methods (Criminological) and Risk Management. In addition to the teaching of a broad cross-section of courses in
Financial Intelligence, appointees will be required to supervise research and student outreach programmes during their industrial attachments/internships.

 

 

2. Faculty of Agriculture and Environment Science

2.1 Environmental Science Department

2.1.1 Lecture/Senior Lecture/Associate Professor/Professor-Economics (2 Posts)

Qualifications

Candidates must have a Bachelor of Science Honors Degree in Environmental Science or related discipline and at least a Masters Degree in Occupational Health and Safety. Certificates in Occupational, Health and Safety Management System (OHSAS 18001) or related courses are an added advantage.


Duties and Responsibilities

Candidates should be able to teach at least two of the following courses:

Environmental Management System (EMS), Occupational Health and Safety Management, Health and Environmental Auditing, Safety and Health Law,
Environmental Epidemiology, and Environmental Acoustics. The successful applicants will be expected to teach and examine both undergraduate and postgraduate courses and supervise student's research projects. Experience in teaching at a tertiary institution and a PhD are added advantages.

 

NB: FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

APPLICATION PROCEDURES.

Six(6) copies of the following: application letters, certified copies of certificates, national ID and CVs giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, previous employment and experience, present salary, date of availability, telephone number, email address and names and addresses of three referees including email addresses. APPLICATIONS CLEARLY MARKED “POST APPLIED FOR” should be submitted to:

Email: buse [at] zimbabwehumancapital.org

 

The Deputy Registrar - Human Resources and Administration

Bindura University of Science Education

Private Bag 1020

Bindura


Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to. The Closing date will be Wednesday, 13 August, 2014

 

"Promoting Science for Human Development


 

 

 







Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following positions:

1.0  SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL, SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY

1.1 PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

1.1.1 Lectureship/Senior Lectureship/ Associate Professorship/ Professorship (8 Posts)

 

Post A: Analytical Chemistry and Instrumental Analysis (1 Post)

Applications should have a minimum of a Master's and/or PhD degree in analystical Chemistry or Instrumental Analysis or Phamarccutical Analysis. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Analytical Chemistry, Instrumental Analysis, Spectroscopy, Pharmaceutical Analysis and a wide variety of other related undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

 

Post B: Pharmaceutical Technology (2 Posts)

Applicants should have a Master's and/or PhD degree in Biochemistry or Organic Chemistry or Biotechnology. The Successful candidate will be expected to teach
Pharmaceutical Formulation Technology, Pharmaceutical Industrial Process, Pharmacy Practice, Public Health and a wide variety of other related undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

 

Post C: Biochemistry and Organic Chemistry (1 Post)

Applicants should have a Master's and / or PhD degree in Biochemistry or Organic Chemistry or Biotechnology. The successful candidate will be expected to teach
Biochemistry. Organic Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and a wide variety of other related undergraduate and post graduate courses.

 

Post D: Pharmaceutical Chemistry (1 Post)

Applicants should have a Master's and/or PhD degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Pharmaceutical Chemistry,
Medicinal Chemistry and a wide variety of other related undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

 

Post E: Pharmaceutics (1 Post)

Applicants should have a Master's and/or PhD degree in Pharmaceutics or Pharmacotherapy. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Pharmacotherapy. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Pharmaceutics, Pharmacotherapy, Bio-pharmaceutics, Pharmaco-kinetics and a wide variety of other related undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

 

Post F: Biomedical Sciences (1 Post)

Applicants should have a Master's and/or PhD degree in Biomedical Sciences or equivalent. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Biomedical
Sciences, Pharmaco-genetics, Gene Therapy and a wide variety of other related undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

 

Post G: Pharmacology (1 Post)

Applicants should have a Master's and/or PhD degree in Pharmacology or equivalent. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Pharmacology,
Pharmaceutical Toxicology, Clinical Pharmacy, OTCDrugs and a wide variety of other related undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

 

1.2 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, RENEWABLE ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE RESEARCH CENTRE

1.2.1 Lectureship/Senior Lectureship/ Associate Professorship/ Professorship


Post A: Environmental Management Unit (1 Post)

Applicants should have a B.Tech (Hons) Degree in Environmental Science and Technology or Environmental Engineering or equivalent and an M.Tech Degree in
Natural Resources Management or equivalent. A PhD would be an added advantage. The candidate must be experienced in environmental consultancy especially
Environmental Impact Assessments, published at least one environmental research paper and knowledgeable in new degree programmes formulation and implementation with at least 3 years of experience in the field of university lecturing and consultancy.

 

Post B: Renewable Energy Unit (1 Post)

Applicants should have a B.Tech (Hons) Degree in Environmental Science and Technology or Environmental Engineering or equivalent and an M.Tech Degree in
Renewable Energy or equivalent. A PhD would be an added advantage. The candidate must be experienced in environmental consultancy especially Environmental Impact Assessments, published at least one environmental research paper and knowledgeable in new degree programmes formulation and implementation with at
least 3 years of experience in the field of university lecturing and consultancy.

 

Post C: Climate Change and Adaptation Unit (1 Post)

Applicants should have a B.Tech(Hons) Degree in Environmental Science and Technology or Environmental Engineering or equivalent and an M.Tech Degree in
Climate Change and Adaptation of Meteorology or equivalent. A PhD would be an added advantage. The candidate must be experienced in environmental consultancy especially Environmental impact Assessments, published at least one environmental research paper and knowledgeable in new degree programmes
formulation and implementation with at least 3 years of experience in the filed of university lecturing and consultancy.

 

 

Post C: Climate Change and Adaptation Unit (1 Post)

Applicants should have a B.Tech(Hons) Degree in Environmental Science and Technology or Environmental Engineering or equivalent and an M.Tech Degree in
Climate Change and Adaptation of Meteorology or equivalent. A PhD would be an added advantage. The candidate must be experienced in environmental consultancy especially Environmental impact Assessments, published at least one environmental research paper and knowledgeable in new degree programmes
formulation and implementation with at least 3 years of experience in the filed of university lecturing and consultancy.

 

1.3.1 Teaching Assistant (1 Post)

Applicants should have a B.Tech in Chemical and Process Systems Engineering or equivalent with preferable a 2.1 classification or better. The successful
applicant will assist in the conducting of lecture tutorials.

 

2.0 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

2.1 ELECTRONIC COMMERCE DEPARTMENT

2.1.1 Teaching Assistants (2 Posts)

Applicants must have a minimum of a B.Tech(Hons)Degree in E-Commerce or equivalent with at least a 2.1 degree degree classification and having a strong
E-Commerce programming background. The successful applicant will be expected to assist in teaching, tutorials and practicals in courses including but not
limited to Java for E-Commerce, E-Commerce Website Engineering, Internet Programming, Multimedia and computer Graphics and E-Commerce Security.

 

 

 

Details on salary, allowances and other benefits will be made available to short-listed candidates.

Closing date for receipt of application is 1 August 2014.


APPLICATIONS:

Six (6) copies of the following: Application letters, certified copies of certificates and CVs giving full personal details including full names, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability and names of at least three (3) referees should be addressed to:

The Assistant Registrar - Human Resources
Harare Institute of Technology
P .0 Box BE 277
Belvedere
HARARE

Email: hit[at]zimbabwehumancapital.org






AFRICA UNIVERSITY

 

(A United Methodist Church Related Institution)
'Investing in Africa's future'



Africa University, an International Pan African and United Methodist Church Related Institution in Zimbabwe, invites applications from suitably qualified and well experienced persons to fill the following strategic positions:

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

1.) Lectures/Senior Lectures/ Associate Professors( Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources)

Areas of Specialization

  • Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Animal Science
  • Natural Resources Management
  • Plant Breeding
  • Soil Science.

Qualifications and Experience

  • PHD/Master's in the relevant field
  • Develop and deliver teaching material to all levels of graduates
  • A minimum of five years of teaching in the same field.

 

2.) Lectures/Senior/Lecturers/Associate Professors (Faculty of Administration and Management)

Areas of Specialization

  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Accounting

Qualifications and Experience

  • PhD/Master's in the relevant field
  • Develop and deliver teaching material to all levels of graduates
  • A minimum of five years of teaching in the Same field

 

3.) Lectures/Senior Lectures/ Associate Professors (All Faculties/Departments)

Areas of Specialization

  • Statics
  • Biostatistics

Qualifications and Experience

  • PhD/Master's in Statistic/Biostatistics
  • Develop and deliver teaching material to all faculties at all levels of graduates
  • A minimum of five years of teaching in the Same field

 

4.) Lectures/Senior Lecturers/Associate Professors (Faculty of Theology)

Areas of Specialization

  • Theology

Qualifications and Experience

  • PhD/Master's in in the relevant field
  • Develop and deliver teaching material to all levels of graduates
  • A minimum of five years of teaching in the Same field

 

5.) Lectures/Senior Lectures/ Associate Professors (Faculty of Health Sciences)

Areas of Specialization

  • Epidemiology
  • Health Services Management

Qualifications and Experience

  • PhD /Master's in the relevant field
  • Develop and deliver teaching material to all levels of graduates
  • A minimum of five years of teaching in the Same field

 

6.) Lectures/Senior Lectures/Associate Professors ( Institute of Peace Leadership and Governance)

Areas of Specialization

  • Human Rights
  • Development Studies

Qualifications and Experience

  • PhD/Master's in the relevant field
  • Develop and deliver teaching material to all levels of graduates
  • A minimum of five years of teaching in the same field


7.) Lectures/Senior Lectures/Associate Professors(Faculty of Humanities)

Areas of Specialization

  • English Communication and Media

Qualifications and Experience

  • PhD/Masters in the relevant field
  • Develop and deliver teaching material to all levels of graduates
  • A minimum of five years of teaching in the same field.

 

 

ADMINISTRATION POSITIONS

1.) Director-information and Public Affairs(Vice Chancellor's Office )

Qualifications and Experience

  • PhD/Master's in Social Science of journalism, Public Relations, Corporate Communication
  • Five years' experience in Journalism, Public Relations, Corporate Communications

 

2.) Assistant Registrar(Registry)

Qualifications and experience

  • A Social Science Degree, IPMZ, MBA an added advantage
  • 8+ years of experience in Human Resources and Administration management
  • University exposure an added advantage

3.) Procurement Officer(Business Office)

Qualifications and Experience

  • Doctor of Philosophy degree
  • Have University experience in Teaching, Research and Community engagement preferably at Associate professor Level or above.
  • Dean or Chairperson of a Department is an added advantage

 

4.) Audit Clerk (vice chancellor's Office)

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor of Accounting and a post qualification in CIS, ACCA or other related qualification
  • Articles trained would be an added advantage
  • At least 4 years of experience in Educational environment

 

TO APPLY

Applications together with CV, copies of certified certificates, academic transcripts and at least three names of referees with their e-mail and postal addresses should be forwarded to:

E-mail to: africau[at]zimbabwehumancapital.org

OR

The Assistant Registrar, Personnel and Administration,
Africa University,
P. O. Box 1320,
Mutare,
Zimbabwe.


Closing date for application is 30 May 2014

Communication will be made to shortlisted candidates.








 

GREAT ZIMBABWE UNIVERSITY

Great Zimbabwe University

 



VACANCY NOTICE

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following post:

Pro-Vice Chancellor

The Great Zimbabwe University Council, in consultation with the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development, invites
applications for the post of Pro-Vice Chancellor.

In a rapidly growing and developmental institution such as the Great Zimbabwe University, the Pro-Vice Chancellor is expected to support the Vice Chancellor in a manner that frees him from daily operational responsibilities in order to allow him to perform leadership and strategic executive oversight functions.

The Candidate.

  • The ideal candidate should be visionary, dynamic and innovative leader to provide academic and administrative leadership to strengthen the profile of the University.
  • He/she should have a distinguished record of achievements and proven capacity to provide organizational guidance in a stimulating and culturally diverse environment.

He/She is expected to provide, among other responsibilities:

  • Leadership in strategic planning and management;
  • Leadership in implementing and monitoring educational quality assurances;
  • Guidance in the integration of research and technology into teaching and learning; and
  • Leadership in team building skills while promoting the institution as an agent of transformation in national development.

Qualifications and Requirements.

  • The ideal candidates should possess academic qualifications from an approved institution(s) at the level of doctoral degree (PhD), preferably in Humanities and Social Sciences discipline. Professional qualifications in the areas of management will be added advantage.
  • The candidate will be expected to command expert knowledge of developments and challenges in Higher Education internationally.
  • Have extensive experience in teaching and learning, policy making, strategic planning and quality assurances.
  • Strong record in research activities and the use of technology in Higher Education.
  • Applicant must be of high level of integrity to be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal and intercultural communication skills.
  • Dedication and commitment to pursue the vision and mission of the University.
  • Applicant should be a team player capable of demonstrating loyalty to the Vice Chancellor and Council.
  • The prospective candidate should have at least ten years post-qualification experience, of which five years should have been spent at Senior Management level in a Tertiary Institution

Conditions of Service

  • Medical Aid, Leave and Pension Benefits are offered. The information on salary and other benefits will be made available to shortlisted candidates

 

Applications

Applicants must submit six sets of applications, certified copies of certificates (birth and academic certificates) and a Curriculum Vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names and addresses of three contactable (email) referees addressed to:

The Registrar
Great Zimbabwe University
P.O. Box 1235
MASVINGO

Tel/Fax: +263 39 252100

Or:

Email : gzu [at] zimbabwehumancapital.org

The closing date for receipt of applications is 19th September, 2014.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.







LUPANE STATE UNIVERSITY

 



1. VICE CHANCELLOR


The Vice-Chancellor is the Chief Executive Officer of the University in terms of the University Act and reports to the Council. He/She is responsible for initiating, recommending and monitoring policies, systems and procedures dealing with all academic, research and development and administrative issues of the University. The Lupane State University Council seeks for an individual of personal and professioanl integrity with a distinguished record of accomplishment in Higher Education and in a relevant professioanl field. An earned doctorate degree and demonstrated analytical and administrative ability is essential.

The post requires an individual who has at least ten (10) years experience in Tertiary and Higher Education or related field; a respected academic with proven track record in Higher Education Management who is able to give innovative leadership in a diverse academic institution. The successful candidate will be appointed on a five (5) year renewable contract.


The successful candidate should demonstrate the following key competencies and attributes:

  • Visionary leadership capable of interpreting and implementing the University Mandate within the broader context of the national agenda.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet challenges of a growing institution within a complex macro and micro economic environment.
  • Demonstrated competencies, skills and progressive attitude for effective articulation of the University's Vision, Mission and Core Values.
  • Ability to foster harmonious working relationships between and among various University Stakeholders, staff, students, public and private organizations.
  • Technical appreciation and understanding of the University finances, innovative administrative controls, budgeting, planning and investment analysis.
  • Ability to negotiate dynamic linkages with local and international institutions regarding instructional resources and information technology for all administrative activities of the University.
  • Innovative abilities to initiate, develop and maintain strategies in Entrepreneurship information Technology, Financial Management and Human Capital Development that will propel the University to higher levels.
  • Ability to identify, develop and commercialize emerging technologies for sustainable development of the economy.
  • Ability to match the University's Research and Development (R & D) outputs to the needs of the country, commerce and industry.

CONDITIONS OF SERVICES

Medical Aid, leave and Pension benefits are offered. Information on salary and other belle fits will be made available to short listed candidates only.


Applications


Applicants must submit six; sets of applications,certified copies of certificates (birth and academic certificates) and a curriculum vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names and addresses or email of three contactable (email) referees addressed to:

 

Email: lsu [at] zimbabwehumancapital.org

 

THE SENIOR ASSISTANT REGISTRAR

HUMAN RESOURCES SECTION

LUPANE STATE UNIVERSITY

P.O. BOX AC 255

ASCOT

BULAWAYO

Closing date for receipt of applications is 18 July 2014, Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted