Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor : Development Studies

Job Summary


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

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

Please note that the duties and responsibilities of a Lecturer are grouped into 5 main categories which are:

(a) Teaching – the incumbent is expected to teach or deliver lectures in accordance to the Department and or Faculty guidelines and standards.

(b) University Service and Community engagement – the incumbent should participate in all Department, Faculty/School and University activities such as attending meetings, training workshops, conferences and seminars, among others.

(c) Research – the incumbent is expected to engage in active research in his/her area of specialization which benefits both the students and the University.

(d) Innovations – leading to tangible products and services

(e) Industrialisation –through commercialisation of products



Post: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor – 1 Post).


Duties And Responsibilities


Duties and responsibilities

The candidate must be capable of supervising students’ research work and teach in the following areas;

Monitoring and Evaluation
Financial Management for Development Practitioners
Development Accounting and Finance
ICT for Development Practitioners (including data gathering and analysis soft wares used in development practice).
The candidate must also be able to teach at least three (3) of the following modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels:

Data analytics for Development processes
Development Planning
Globalisation and Development
International Relations
International Trade and Development

Qualifications And Experience


BA Honors Degree in Development Studies or BA Special Honors Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, with at least a 2.1 pass.
Masters’ Degree in Development Studies or Monitoring and Evaluation, with at least a merit.
PhD in Development Studies or relevant field is an added advantage.
A good track record in research and publication is an added advantage.
Tertiary level teaching experience or strong development programming, or monitoring and evaluation experience is desirable.


How To Apply



Applicants must submit certified copies of certificates, transcripts, national identification and Curriculum Vitae giving full personal particulars including full names, date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names and addresses of three referees addressed to the Deputy Registrar – Human Resource

The application pack should be sent as a single merged pdf file to email address: academicrecruitment@staff.msu.ac.zw. The subject line should be labelled with the post being applied for.

Closing date for applications is Friday, 25 February 2022. Note that only short listed candidates will be communicated to.