RESEARCH ASSISTANT: 3 POSTS (Chewa, Khoisan, and Tswana)

Job Summary


 

MIDLANDS STATE UNIVERSITY NATIONAL LANGUAGE INSTITUTE

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

POST B: RESEARCH ASSISTANT: 3 POSTS (Chewa, Khoisan, and Tswana)

JOB DESCRIPTION

A Research Assistant works under a supervisor to carry out language consultancy and research for a particular language or portfolio in the Institute.
Apart from research and consultancy, a Research Assistant is actively involved in the designing of innovative research proposals for submission to granting agencies to secure funds for the Institute.

 

Duties And Responsibilities


 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Carries out language research;
Engages in language consultancy work in his/her portfolio;
Recruits clients for tutorials and other language services in his/her area of specialisation;
Supervises undergraduate research;
Attends project, Institute or University committee meetings; and
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by the Research Fellow in the respective portfolio or the Executive Director of the Institute.

Qualifications And Experience


 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

The candidate must be a holder of a first degree in African Languages majoring in one of the languages indicated above;
Alternatively, the candidate must be a holder of a first degree in African Languages and should be a first language speaker of any one of the languages above; and
A relevant Master’s degree is an added advantage.

 

How To Apply


 

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 11 March 2022. Note that only short-listed candidates will be communicated to.