Zimbabwe Human Capital
Testimonials Follow us on Twitter Find us on Facebook

Attention: open in a new window. PDFPrintE-mail

Article Index
Jobs at Universities
Page 2
Page 3
Page 4
Page 5
Page 6
Page 7
Page 8
Page 9
All Pages



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

1.0 VICE CHANCELLOR'S OFFICE

1.1 DIRECTOR - QUALITY ASSURANCE (I Post)

The incumbent will be reporting to the Vice Chancellor with the strategic mandate to promote quality assurance in the activities of the Institute, The Director plays a pivotal role in the Institute's senior management structure, providing overall leadership and management functions to the Unit.

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  • Overseeing the implementation of the University Quality Assurance Framework;
  • Formulating the University's Quality Assurance Policies and Practices and monitoring across the university and where appropriate, in the University's Affiliate and Associate Institutions;
  • Managing the Secretariat of the University Quality Assurance Committee;
  • Implementing the Quality Assurance initiatives and supporting Quality Assurance and Enhancement of Management Systems across the University;
  • Contributing towards the identification, development and promotion of the University's Quality Assurance protocols and mechanisms;
  • Liaison with strategic partners and funding agencies to mobilize financial resources for Quality Assurance activities;
  • Coordinating the process of accreditation of academic programmes;
  • Promoting quality assurance activities of the Institute;
  • Dispensing strategic advice to academic staff in order to maximize their teaching and learning skills;
  • Facilitating research and the creation of a conducive learning environment;
  • Any other duties related to Quality Assurance as may be assigned from time to time by the Vice Chancellor.

 

Qualifications and Experience.

  • A relevant post graduate qualification,
  • The candidate should have a wide range of experience in developing and implementing the Quality Assurance Management Systems,
  • A minimum of five years experience in a university or research organisation administration,
  • A PhD qualification will be an added advantage.


Desired Attributes:

The Director should:

  • Have a strategic vision for the Unit and its role in the Institute;
  • Be a scholar of note;
  • Be conversant with quality assurance issues/trends:
  • Be innovative;
  • Be able to plan effectively, inspire and motivate others.

 

 

2.0 INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES DEPARTMENT

2.1 IT Technician (3 posts)

Applicants should have at least a Higher National Diploma in Computer Studies/Information Technology plus 3 years post qualification experience. A Bachelor's degree in the relevant Held would be an added advantage. An A+, CCNA and Microsoft certifications will be an added advantage.

 

 

3.0 REGISTRY

3.1 Assistant Registrar/Senior Assistant Registrar (1 post)

Applicants should have a relevant Bachelor's degree and at least four (4) years post qualification experience in a university environment.

 

3.2 Secretary (2 Posts)

Applicants should have a HND in Secretarial Studies or equivalent, Advanced Typewriting, 80wpm Shorthand and 2 years post qualification experience preferably in a University set up. In addition, the incumbent must be of mature disposition with initiative, be able to work with minimum supervision, have well-developed supervisory skills and be proficient in both oral and written English.

 

 

4.0 FINANCE DEPARTMENT

4.1 Accountant - Debtors/Student Accounts (1 post)

Applicants should have an Accounting Degree/Full ClS/ACCA/ CIMA or equivalent qualification, at least two years relevant working experience in a University environment and knowledge of accounting software, especially Pastel Evolution. Membership of a professional Accountant body is an added advantage.

4.2 Chief Accounts Clerk (1 post)

Applicants should have a Higher National Diploma in Accounting/Part C/CIS/ ACCA Stage 2/CHIMA Level2/Full SAA an equivalent accounting qualification, knowledge of asset accounting software or Pastel Evolution and at least two years working experience in asset accounting Experience in a University environment would be
an added advantage.

 

4.3 Accounts Clerk (1 post)

Applicants should have a National Diploma in Accounting/Part B CIS/ACCA Stage 2/CIMA Part 2/SAAA Part 3 or an equivalent accounting qualification, knowledge of Pastel Evolution would be an added advantage. Experience in a University accounting environment would be an added advantage.

 

4.4 Purchasing Clerk (1 post)

Applicants should have a National Diploma in Purchasing and Supply/Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Diploma or an equivalent qualification and at least one year post qualification experience.

 

 

5.0 SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

5.1 INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

5.1.1 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor (3 Posts)

Applicants for all posts should have a minimum of a Masters Degree in Industrial/ Manufacturing /Mechanical Engineering or equivalent and a minimum of 2 years teaching experience at university level or in the Industrial and Manufacturing field. A PhD would be an added advantage.

Post A

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of courses including Applied Mechanics and Dynamics and a wide variety of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Post B

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of courses including Metal Forming Technology and Material Removal Processes and other courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

5.2 ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

5.2.1 Associate Professor/Professor(1 Post)

Applicants should have at least a Masters Degree in Electronic Engineering or equivalent. A PhD in Electronic Engineering and/or a background in Biomedical Electronics and measurements or Photonics would be an added advantage. Applicants should also have a minimum of 2 years teaching/industrial experience. Successful candidates will be expected to teach a wide variety of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Research experience in renewable energies with special emphasis on the instrumentation and control systems design will be most welcome.

 

5.2.2 Lecture/Senior Lecture (1post)

Applications should have at least a Masters Degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering or equivalent. The successful candidate for the Lecture position will be expected to teach a variety of courses including Mobile Communication Systems Design, VHDL and Digital Design, Advanced Communication Network, Bluetooth, Communication Networks, VLSI Technology, Telecommunications, Microwave, Control Systems and Power Electronics and Communications Systems Performance.

5.2.2 Teaching Assistant (1 Post)

Applicants should have at least a B.Tech Honours in Electronic Engineering or equivalent with a 2.1 degree classification or better.

5.2.4 Stores-person (1Post)

Applicants should have at least a National Certificate in Electronic/Electrical Engineering and a diploma in Purchasing and Supply would be an added advantage.

 

5.3 MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

5.3.1 Lecture/Senior Lecture/Associate Professor/Professor (3 Post)

Applicants should have at least a Masters Degree in Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) or Physical Metallurgy or equivalent and a minimum of 2 years experience at University level. A PhD would be an added advantage. The incumbent will take a leading role in teaching research, consultants and commercialization of projects

 

Post A

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of courses including Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanics of Materials and Process Modeling, Advanced Materials Processing, Corrosion Science and Engineering and Physical and Process Metallurgy at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Post B

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of courses including Ceramic Processing Technology, Composite Materials and Synthesis, Polymer Processing Technology, Foundry Technology, Testing and Characterization of Materials at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Post C

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of courses including Biomedical Materials and Processing, Electronic Materials Engineering, Materials in Energy Technologies, Nano-materials, Heat and Mass Transfer at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

 

5.3.2 Teaching Assistant(3 Posts)

Applicants must have at least a Bachelor's degree in Materials Science and Engineering (Honours) or Metallurgical Engineering (Honours) or equivalent with a 2.1 classification or better. The successful candidates will assist lectures in the academic business of the department, take an active role in Departmental researches and consultative services and participate in research commercialization projects.

 

 

6.0 SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY

6.1 POLYMER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

6.1.1 Lecture/Senior Lecture/Associate Professor/Professor (1 post)

Applicants should have at least a Masters Degree in Polymer Science/Technology/Engineering. The successful applicant will be involved in teaching and research and will be expected to conduct lectures and practicals in Polymer Chemistry, Polymer Rheology, Polymer Processing, Polymer Materials other relevant modules. A doctorate would be a distinct advantage.

6.1.2 Teaching Assistant(2 Posts)

Applicants must have at least a Bachelor's degree in Polymer Science or equivalent with a 2.1 classification or better. The successful applicants will be involved in teaching and research and will be expected to assist in conducting lectures, tutorials and practicals in Polymer Chemistry, Physics and other Polymer Science and Engineering modules.

6.1.3 Technical Instructor/Technician (1 Post)

Applicants must be a holder of at least a National Diploma in Plastics/Rubber Technology with a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience in the Polymer industry. A Higher National Diploma would be a distinct advantage. The suitable candidate must be able to efficiently set and operate the following plastics processing machinery; Injection Moulding Machine, Blow Moulding (Conventional & PET), Extruders, Health and Safety awareness is a must.

6.1.4 Technical Instructor/Technician (1 Post)

Applicants must be a holder of at least a National Diploma in Polymer Science/Technology/Engineering/Chemistry with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience as a laboratory Technician in Polymer Science/Polymer Chemistry/Applied Chemistry/Analytical Chemistry and related fields. The successful applicant must be able to supervise practicals, competently set and operate the following; HPLC, TGA, DCS, IR, IR, MFI. Health and Safety awareness is a must.

6.2 BIOTECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

6.2.1 Lecture/Senior Lecture/Associate Professor/Professor (1post)

Applicants should have at least a Masters Degree in Biotechnology, Bioengineering or Bioinformatics. A Phd in Bioengineering or Biotechnology would
be an added advantage. Applicants should also have research interest in Bioengineering or related field and have a minimum of 2 years teaching or industrial experience. The successful candidate will be expected to teach (among others) courses in Bio-process Engineering, Enzyme Engineering and Technology, Bioinformatics, Bioprocess Modelling and Simulation and Metabolic Engineering at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

7.0 TECHNOPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

7.1 Teaching Assistant (2 Posts)

Applicants should have at least a Bachelor's degree in Technopreneurship or equivalent. The successful applicants will assist in conducting lectures and tutorials.

 

 

8.0 TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION CENTER

8.1 Lecture/Senior Lecture/Associate Professor/Professor(3 Posts)

Applicants should have at least a Master of Education, Master of Science Education or Master of Educational Technology. The candidates should have  AT least 2 years of teaching experience at university level. A PhD would be an added advantage.

Post A

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of courses including Research Statistics, Research and Development Methodologies and Laboratory Management.

Post B

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of courses including lecture in curriculum issues in higher technological Pedagogy.

Post C

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of courses including lecture in applied Eduction al Technology and Applied experimental design in science, Engineering and Technology

 

 

9.0  MATHEMATICS SECTION

9.1 Lecture/Senior Lecture/Associate Professor/Professor(4 Posts)

Applicants should have at least an M.Sc/M.Tech in Mathematics/Applied Mathematics/Mathematical Modeling/ Industrial Mathematics/Computational Science and Engineering or a related Mathematical Science. A doctorate in the form of a PhD or D.Tech would be an added advantage.

The candidates will teach a variety of Engineering Mathematics including Mathematics for Technologists, Industrial Mathematics and Statistics courses to both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the School of Engineering Sciences and Technology, and the School of Industrial Sciences and Technology. They are also expected to contribute to the development and teaching of the planned B.Tech in Industrial and Computational Mathematics

Candidates with high analytical and computational skills, and who will contribute to research in the institute will be preferred.

Post A

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of courses including core mathematics applied to engineering, science and technology, that is Calculus, Linear Algebra, Ordinary Differential Equations and Mathematical Analysis.

Post B

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of courses including basic applied mathematics courses, that is Vector Calculus, Mechanics, Dynamics, Fluid Dynamics and Partial Differential Equations.

Post C

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of courses including Statistics, Operations Research, Industrial Mathematics, Financial
Mathematics/Mathematical Finance.

Post D

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of courses including Numerical Analysis, Computational Science Engineering, Simulation and Mathematical Modelling

9.2 Teaching Assistant (4 Posts)

Applicants should have at least a 2.1 in BSc Honours/B.Tech Honours in Mathematics/Applied / Mathematical Modeling/ Industrial Mathematics/
Computational Science and Engineering, or a related Mathematical Science. The Successful Candidates will be expected to conduct laboratory sessions for Engineering Mathematics, Industrial Mathematics, Technical Mathematics and Statistics for a range of B.Tech courses in the Schools of Engineering Sciences and Technology, and Industrial Sciences and Technology. Candidates are expected to register for and acquire a higher degree, in a relevant Mathematics discipline, within a three year period.

 

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

Closing date for receipt of application is 28 March 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