LECTURER/TEACHING ASSISTANT: FACULTY OF ARTS AND EDUCATION: DEPARTMENT OF MEDIA AND JOURNALISM STUDIES: (5 POSTS)

INTERNAL JOB ADVERTISEMENT

 

THE INSTITUTION

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) is the largest and comprehensive Open & Distance Learning (ODL) university in Zimbabwe that offers lifelong learning in an affordable and flexible manner.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified, experienced and motivated internal candidates only to apply for the following vacant posts that have arisen within the University.

 

POST: LECTURER/TEACHING ASSISTANT: FACULTY OF ARTS AND EDUCATION:                                                                                                  DEPARTMENT OF MEDIA AND JOURNALISM     STUDIES: (5 POSTS)

Harare/Chitungwiza Regional Campus (1 Post)

                                                   Bulawayo Regional Campus (1 Post)

                                                   Manicaland Regional Campus (1 Post)

Masvingo Regional Campus (1 Post)

Midlands Regional Campus (1 Post)

 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teaching/Tutoring, contribution to knowledge through research oriented activities such as consultancy, advisory work, part-time tutoring, commissioned research and any other similar activities;
  • Development of Programmes and the production of Distance Teaching and Open Learning (DTOL) materials;
  • Research, Scholarship and Creative work; and
  • University Service.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master of Arts or Master of Science in Media or Journalism Studies;

Qualifications for Teaching Assistants [Three (3) Year Contract]

  • Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies/Journalism Studies or Bachelor of Arts in English and Communication Studies and Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Media Studies from a recognised university with a minimum of an Upper Second (2.1) degree class; and
  • Proof of study towards a Master of Arts in Media or Journalism Studies would be an added advantage.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • A minimum of two (2) years experience in an Open and Distance Learning (ODL) Institution.

OTHER ATTRIBUTES

  • Knowledge of distance education would be an added advantage.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Good leadership qualities
  • High level of motivation and commitment to duty.

Interested and qualified persons should submit six (6) copies of application letters, including copies of certified educational and professional certificates, detailed curriculum vitae, contact telephone numbers and names of at least three (3) referees. All envelopes should be clearly marked showing the post being applied for.

 

Candidates who do not have the stipulated requirements need not apply.

Applications should be received not later than 20 September 2017 addressed to:

 

The Human Resources Director                Or                 The Human Resources Director

 Zimbabwe Open University                                            Zimbabwe Open University

3rd Floor                                                                          P O Box MP1119

Corner House                                                                  Mount Pleasant                                                  

Corner S Machel Avenue & L Takawira                           Harare                        

Harare                                                                            

Zimbabwe Open University Staff Sports Association (ZOUSSA) Chairperson, Portia Mazhindu, joined the rest of the…

Harare/Chitungwiza Regional campus took preparations for this year’s 5th edition of the Vice-Chancellor’s games to…

 

Zimbabwe Open University joined other institutions of higher learning to exhibit at the Zimbabwe…

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 10:56

The Zimbabwe Open University is pleased to announce that His Excellency, Cde. R. G. Mugabe, the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe and Chancellor of the Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) has appointed Professor Alfred Champion Ncube, as the Acting Vice Chancellor of

Read more

Latest News & Announcements

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 11:14

The Harare Agricultural Show (HAS) Company is the leading international exhibition organiser in Zimbabwe. It provides a platform for all economy players to showcase their products and services to a diverse audience. The 2017 Harare Agriculture Show ran under the theme

Read more
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 16:31

Opening remarks  

I welcome you all to Zimbabwe Open University- one of the finest universities in the region and beyond that provides an opportunity to learn and work at the same time. When I say I am a former ZOU

Read more
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 16:16

Mashonaland Central Regional Campus successfully hosted their inaugural Fundraising Dinner dance that was held at their Bindura Campus last Friday.

Read more
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 16:07

Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) through its Harare/Chitungwiza Regional Campus joined the nation and participated in this year’s Carnival.  

The idea behind the participation was to make the brand ZOU visible by parading the winners of

Read more