PROFESSOR/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/SENIOR LECTURER/LECTURER

Suitably qualified, experienced and motivated candidates are invited to apply for the following vacant position that has arisen in the Zimbabwe Open University.  Women candidates and the differently abled persons are encouraged to apply.

PROFESSOR/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/SENIOR LECTURER/LECTURER: MASVINGO REGIONAL CAMPUS

POST (A)      FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE: DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL SCIENCE: (1 POST)

POST (B)      FACULTY OF SCIENCE:  DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES: (1 POST)

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leading in the development and launching of new programmes;
  • Developing and producing Open and Distance Learning materials including writing modules;
  • Tutoring;
  • Marking assignments as well as examinations;
  • Carrying out research and creative work;
  • Promoting the University wide initiatives;
  • Coordination of activities for Degree/Master programmes at the Regional Campus;
  • Establishing partnerships with industry and local communities;
  • Engaging in University and Community Services;
  • Interfacing with other Faculties; and
  • Carrying out any other duties as assigned by the Dean or Regional Director.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

POST (A)

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  • Master of Science Degree in Veterinary Science/Animal Science;
  • A Bachelors’ Degree in Veterinary Science;
  • Possession of a PhD in the areas stated above is an added advantage;
  • Knowledge of Open and Distance Learning would be an added advantage;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Working experience in a university setting, especially Open and Distance Learning, is an added advantage; and
  • A minimum of two (2) years post qualification experience.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

POST (B)

  • Master of Science Degree in Mathematics from a recognised University;
  • Possession of a PhD in Mathematics is an added advantage;
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of mathematical packages;
  • Working experience in a university setting, especially Open and Distance Learning, is an added advantage; and
  • A minimum of two (2) years post qualification experience.

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

Interested and qualified persons should submit ten (10) sets each consisting of the application letter, certified educational and professional certificates and Curriculum Vitae with contact telephone numbers and names of at least three (3) referees. All envelopes should clearly indicate the post being applied for. Applications should be received not later than 10 November 2018.

Please note: Applications should be addressed to:

The Director Human Resources

Zimbabwe Open University       or                   Hand delivered to

P O Box MP 1119                                            3rd Floor                         

Mount Pleasant                                                Corner House                            

Harare                                                              Corner L Takawira and S Machel Avenue 

                                                                          Harare                                                                                                                                                                       

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