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DUE: 24 FEB 2023

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the following

JUNIOR LECTURER/LECTURER/SENIOR LECTURER/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/PROFESSOR positions

that have arisen in the following Faculties within the University of Zimbabwe:

1. Faculty of Agriculture Environment and Food Systems

2. Faculty of Education

3. Faculty of Computer Engineering, Informatics and Communications

4. Faculty of Law

5. Faculty of Science

6. Faculty of Veterinary Science

7. Faculty of Business Management Sciences and Economics

8. University of Zimbabwe Business School

9. Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

1 FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE, ENVIRONMENT AND FOOD SYSTEMS

1.1 Department of Soil Science and Environment

1.1.1 Applied Climate Science

Responsibilities

● To teach the following Modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels: Climate

Change Mitigation, Finance and Negotiations, and Climate Change Governance.

● To conduct research that... produce goods and services as well as to provide research

leadership and mentoring of undergraduate and postgraduate students.

● To contribute to Community Outreach, Innovation and Industrialisation in line with

Education 5.0 and the University of Zimbabwe Strategic Plan.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have Undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Applied Climate Science,

Social Science, Policy Administration, Public Administration, Climate Governance or related

field.

● An earned PhD degree in the same specialisation is an added advantage.

● University teaching experience, traceable record of research expertise and industrial

experience in the field of Climate Change.

● Candidates should be results driven with good problem solving and critical thinking skills.

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● Ability to work collaboratively with various stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes.

1.1.2 Ecology

Responsibilities

● To teach the following Modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels: Terrestrial

and Aquatic Ecology, Principles of Biodiversity and Conservation, Forest Resources

Management and Governance, Wildlife Management and Governance, and Biodiversity

Conservation and Management.

● To conduct research that produce goods and services as well as to provide research

leadership and mentoring of undergraduate and postgraduate students.

● To contribute to Community Outreach, Innovation and Industrialisation in line with

Education 5.0 and the University of Zimbabwe Strategic Plan.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have Undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Applied Ecology, Biological

Sciences or related field.

● An earned PhD degree in the same specialisation is an added advantage.

● University teaching experience, traceable record of research expertise and industrial

experience in the field of Ecology.

● Candidates should be results driven with good problem solving and critical thinking skills.

● Ability to work collaboratively with various stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes.

1.1.3 Applied Chemistry and Agrochemistry

Responsibilities

● To teach the following Modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels: Pest

Control Agrochemicals (Development and Applications), Agrochemicals (Impacts and Future

Challenges, Agricultural Chemicals Governance, Legislation and Entrepreneurship), Animal

Health Agrochemicals (Development and Applications, Soil Productivity Agrochemicals).

● To conduct research that produce goods and services as well as to provide research

leadership and mentoring of undergraduate and postgraduate students.

● To contribute to Community Outreach, Innovation and Industrialisation in line with

Education 5.0 and the University of Zimbabwe Strategic Plan.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have Undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Applied Chemistry and

Agrochemicals Development or related field.

● An earned PhD degree in the same specialisation is an added advantage.

● University teaching experience, traceable record of research expertise and industrial

experience in the field of Applied Chemistry and Agrochemistry.

● Candidates should be results driven with good problem solving and critical thinking skills.

● Ability to work collaboratively with various stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes.

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1.1.4 Climate Science

Responsibilities

● To teach the following Modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels: Principles

of Meteorology, Climatology and Climate Modelling, Climate Science, Meteorological

Hazards and Extreme Weather Events and Climate Change Resilience and Adaptation.

● To conduct research that produce goods and services as well as to provide research

leadership and mentoring of undergraduate and postgraduate students.

● To contribute to Community Outreach, Innovation and Industrialisation in line with

Education 5.0 and the University of Zimbabwe Strategic Plan.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have Undergraduate and Master’s degrees in Climatology, Meteorology

or related field.

● An earned PhD degree in the same specialisation is an added advantage.

● University teaching experience, traceable record of research expertise and industrial

experience in the field of Climate Science.

● Candidates should be results driven with good problem solving and critical thinking skills.

● Ability to work collaboratively with various stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes.

1.2 Department of Livestock Sciences

1.2.1 Animal Breeding

Responsibilities

● To teach the following Modules on Population and Quantitative Genetics at both

undergraduate and postgraduate levels: Genetic Evaluation, Selection and Mating Systems,

Dairy Animal Genetics, Applied Animal Breeding and Genetics; and Genetic Conservation.

● To supervise research by students under taught programmes and higher degrees by

research (MPhil/DPhil/PhD).

● To provide community outreach and University services in the field of Animal Breeding and

Genetics.

● To develop and promote task-based learning models and other products for improved

animal breeds

● To conduct research that produce goods and services in the field of Animal Breeding and

Genetics

● To contribute to Community Outreach, Innovation and Industrialisation in line with

Education 5.0 and the University of Zimbabwe Strategic Plan.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

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● Applicants should have Undergraduate and Master’s degrees in Animal Breeding, Animal

Science or related field.

● An earned PhD degree in the same specialisation is an added advantage.

1.2.2 Bioinformatics/Computational Biology

Responsibilities

● To teach the following Modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels:

Bioinformatics, Advanced Molecular Genetics and Genome Analysis and Genetic Evaluation

and Selection.

● To supervise research by students under taught programmes and higher degrees by

research (MPhil/DPhil/PhD).

● To provide community outreach and University services in the field of Animal Breeding,

Genetics and Biotechnology.

● To develop and promote task-based learning models and other products for improved

livestock breeds.

● To conduct research that produce goods and services in the field of Animal Breeding,

Genetics and Biotechnology.

● To contribute to Community Outreach, Innovation and Industrialisation in line with

Education 5.0 and the University of Zimbabwe Strategic Plan.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have Undergraduate and Master’s degrees in Bioinformatics,

Computational Biology, Genetics or related field.

● An earned PhD degree in the same specialisation is an added advantage.

1.2.3 Biometry/Biostatistics

Responsibilities

● To teach the following Modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels:

Biostatistics, Biometry, Applied Research Methods

● To supervise research by students under taught programmes and higher degrees by

research (MPhil/DPhil/PhD).

● To provide community outreach and University services in data analysis and the design of

on-station and in field experiments.

● To develop and promote task-based learning models and other products for improved data

handling in the scientific inquiry process.

● To conduct research that produce goods and services in the field of livestock production and

beyond.

● To contribute to Community Outreach, Innovation and Industrialisation in line with

Education 5.0 and the University of Zimbabwe Strategic Plan.

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Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have Undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Biostatistics, Statistics,

Biometry or related field.

● An earned PhD degree in the same specialisation is an added advantage.

1.2.4 Computer Simulation and Modelling

Responsibilities

● To teach the following Modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels: Computer

Simulation and Modelling in Animal Nutrition, Livestock Information Management Systems

and Computer Applications.

● To supervise research by students under taught programmes and higher degrees by

research (MPhil/DPhil/PhD).

● To provide community outreach and University services in the field of Computer Simulation

and Modelling.

● To develop and promote task-based learning models and other products for improved

predictions in animal behaviour, growth, response to feeds, nutrient supply.

● To conduct research that produce goods and services in developing animal models and

simulations to improve precision livestock production and decision making.

● To contribute to Community Outreach, Innovation and Industrialisation in line with

Education 5.0 and the University of Zimbabwe Strategic Plan.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have Undergraduate and Masters Computer Science, Mathematics or

related field.

● An earned PhD degree in the same specialisation is an added advantage.

1.3 Department of Plant Production Sciences and Technologies

1.3.1 Horticulture

Responsibilities

● To teach the Modules in Horticulture to both postgraduate and undergraduate students.

● To supervise research by both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

● To contribute to Community Outreach, Innovation and Industrialisation in line with

Education 5.0 and the University of Zimbabwe Strategic Plan.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have Undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Horticulture, Agronomy,

Plant Sciences or related field.

● An earned PhD degree in the same specialisation is an added advantage.

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● Experience in olericulture, pomology and ornamental horticulture.

● Knowledge in Export Horticulture and horticultural seed systems

● Strong analytical and problem solving skills

● Ability to work within multi and inter-disciplinary teams.

1.4 Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

1.4.1 Agricultural Mechanisation

Responsibilities

● To teach modules on systems engineering and management, agricultural mechanisation,

farm operations, planning and modelling, and simulation of mechanisation of systems, farm

power, machinery and implement design

● Research and supervise research by students under taught programmes and higher degrees

by research (Mphil/Dphil)

● Provide community outreach and university services in the field of agricultural

mechanisation

● Develop and promote task based learning models and other products for improved

agricultural mechanisation

● Contribute to operationisation of the agro-processing industrial park and new company

establishment top provide goods and services

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● MSc Agricultural Mechanisation or related field

● PhD in the same specialisation will be an added advantage

1.4.2 Food Science

Responsibilities

● Teach modules in quantitative Bio-Spectroscopy, food quality, packaging and safety

management, dairy and meat processing, food and beverage science and technology, food

product development, business management of agro-processing plants

● Research and supervise research by students under taught programmes and higher degrees

by research (Mphil/Dphil)

● Provide community outreach and university services in the field of food science

● Contribute to operationisation of the agro-processing industrial park and new company

establishment top provide goods and services

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● MSc Food Science or related field

● PhD in the same specialisation will be an added advantage

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1.4.3 Irrigation Engineering

Responsibilities

● To teach modules on principles or irrigation design, construction technology and

management, water resources engineering, pressurized irrigation systems design and

management,

● Research and supervise research by students under taught programmes and higher degrees

by research (Mphil/Dphil)

● Provide community outreach and university services in the field of irrigation engineering

● Develop and promote task based learning models and other products for improved irrigation

engineering

● Contribute to operationisation of the agro-processing industrial park and new company

establishment top provide goods and services

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● MSc Irrigation engineering or related field

● PhD in the same specialisation will be an added advantage

1.4.4 Electrical Engineering

Responsibilities

● To teach modules on manufacturing automation and robotics, process systems design and

control, control systems and instrumentation, systems automation and instrumentation,

mechatronic systems

● Research and supervise research by students under taught programmes and higher degrees

by research (Mphil/Dphil)

● Provide community outreach and university services in the field of electrical engineering

● Develop and promote task based learning models and other products for improved electrical

engineering

● Contribute to operationisation of the agro-processing industrial park and new company

establishment top provide goods and services

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● MSc electrical engineering or related field

● PhD in the same specialisation will be an added advantage

1.4.5 Agricultural Manufacturing Engineering

Responsibilities

● To teach modules on manufacturing operations and information systems, processing plant

operations modelling, equipment manufacturing systems design, management and

modelling, process engineering

● Research and supervise research by students under taught programmes and higher degrees

by research (Mphil/Dphil)

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● Provide community outreach and university services in the field of manufacturing

engineering

● Develop and promote task based learning models and other products for improved

manufacturing engineering

● Contribute to operationisation of the agro-processing industrial park and new company

establishment top provide goods and services

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● MSc manufacturing engineering or related field

● PhD in the same specialisation will be an added advantage

1.4.6 Mechanical Engineering

Responsibilities

● To teach modules on processing equipment selection, procurement and plant design,

advanced manufacturing technology and systems design, product design, materials

engineering and manufacturing processes

● Research and supervise research by students under taught programmes and higher degrees

by research (Mphil/Dphil)

● Provide community outreach and university services in the field of mechanical engineering

● Develop and promote task based learning models and other products for improved

mechanical engineering

● Contribute to operationisation of the agro-processing industrial park and new company

establishment top provide goods and services

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● MSc Mechanical Engineering or related field

● PhD in the same specialisation will be an added advantage

1.4.7 Food Engineering

Responsibilities

● To teach modules on food engineering, agricultural food processing, machines and process

design, advanced food and feed processing manufacturing technologies, product design and

modelling, food processing machinery and equipment

● Research and supervise research by students under taught programmes and higher degrees

by research (Mphil/Dphil)

● Provide community outreach and university services in the field of food engineering

● Develop and promote task based learning models and other products for improved food

engineering

● Contribute to operationisation of the agro-processing industrial park and new company

establishment top provide goods and services

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Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● MSc Food Engineering or related field

● PhD in the same specialisation will be an added advantage

2 FACULTY OF EDUCATION

2.1 Department of Educational Administration and Leadership

2.1.1 Education Administration/Management

Responsibilities

To teach the following modules

● Fundamentals of Politics of Education

● Economics of Education

● Management and Evaluation of Programmes and Projects in Education

● Educational Measurement and Evaluation

● School Development Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation of quality of Education

● Strategic Planning in Education

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants must have a first degree in Education and a Masters in Educational

Administration/Management

● A PhD degree would be an added advantage

2.2 Department of Educational Foundations

2.2.1 Educational Foundations Heritage and Learning

Responsibilities

Candidates will be expected to teach the following modules

● Philosophy of Education

● Critical Consciousness and Life Skills

● Philosophy of Science

● Advanced Tools for Educational Research

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants must possess a PhD. in Philosophy of Education, relevant Masters degree and

teaching degree

2.2.2 Psycho-Social Guidance and Counselling

Responsibilities

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● Candidates will be expected to teach modules in Psycho-social guidance and Counselling

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants must possess a PhD. in Counselling/Counselling Psychology and should be

registered Counsellors. Applicants should also possess a relevant Masters Degree and

teaching degree.

2.2.3 Inclusive Education (2 Posts)

Responsibilities

● Candidates will be expected to teach modules in Inclusive Education and Advanced Tools

for Educational Research.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants must possess a PhD. in Inclusive Education and a relevant Masters Degree and

teaching degree.

2.2.4 Clinical Educational Psychology (2 Posts)

Responsibilities

● Candidates will be expected to teach modules in Clinical Educational Psychology and

Psycho-Social Guidance and Counselling.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants must possess a PhD. in Clinical Educational Psychology or Counselling

Psychology and a relevant Masters Degree and teaching degree.

2.2.5 Special Needs Education and Assistive Technologies (1 Post)

Responsibilities

● Candidates will be expected to teach modules in Special Needs Education and Assistive

Technologies.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants must possess a PhD. in Special Needs Education and a relevant Masters Degree

and teaching degree.

2.2.6 Educational Foundations Heritage and Learning (Sociology of Education) (1 Post)

Responsibilities

● Candidates will be expected to teach modules in Sociology of Education and Advanced

Tools for Educational Research.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

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● Applicants must possess a PhD. in Sociology of Education and a relevant Masters Degree

and teaching degree.

2.3 Department of Science Design and Technology Education

2.3.1 Biology with Education

Responsibilities

Candidates will be expected to teach the following modules:

● Cell Biology

● Biochemistry

● Ecology

● Science and Technology

● Transformative pedagogy for Industrialisation and Innovation

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants must possess a Masters and first degree in Biology Education. A PhD. would be

an added advantage.

2.3.2 Geography with Education

Responsibilities

Candidates will be expected to teach the following modules

● Urban Spaces

● Transport Geography

● Geographical Statistics and Fieldwork

● Spatial Agro-Ecology

● Transformative pedagogy for Industrialisation and Innovation

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants must possess a Masters and first degree in Geography Education. A PhD. would

be an added advantage.

2.3.3 Mathematics with Education

Responsibilities

Candidates will be expected to teach the following modules:

● Graphy and Number Theory

● Discrete Mathematics

● Mathematical Data Structures and Programming

● Mathematical Modelling

● Decision Theory and Financial Mathematics

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

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● Applicants must possess an MSc in Mathematics and a relevant first degree. A PhD. would

be an added advantage.

2.3.4 Chemistry with Education

Responsibilities

Candidates will be expected to teach the following modules:

● Organic Chemistry

● Separation

● Electroanalysis

● Spectrometric Techniques

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants must possess a Masters degree in Chemistry Education and a relevant first

degree. A PhD. would be an added advantage.

2.3.5 Physics with Education

Responsibilities

Candidates will be expected to teach the following modules:

● Mechanics

● Programming

● Waves and optics

● Atomic and Nuclear Physics

● Renewable Energy

● Electromagnetism

● Advanced Medical Physics

● Telecommunications

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants must possess an Masters degree in Physics Education and a relevant first

degree. A PhD. would be an added advantage.

2.3.6 Computer Science Education

Responsibilities

Candidates will be expected to teach the following modules:

● Internet Programming

● Artificial intelligence

● Design and Analysis of Algorithms

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants must possess an MSc degree in Computer Science or Masters Degree in

Computer Science Education and a relevant first degree. A PhD. would be an added

advantage.

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2.3.7 Educational Materials Production and Instructional Design (3 Posts)

Responsibilities

Candidates will be expected to teach the following modules:

● Software for Instructional Materials Design

● Design Principles for Instructional Materials

● Instructional Design for E-Learning

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants must possess an MSc degree in Computer Science and a relevant first degree. A

PhD. would be an added advantage.

3 FACULTY OF COMPUTER ENGINEERING INFORMATICS AND

COMMUNICATIONS

3.1 Department of Electronics and Telecommunications

3.1.1 Network Engineering

Responsibilities

● To teach the undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Network Engineering. Candidates

should have knowledge and experience in the following:

● Novell, Windows, UNIX, NT, SQL databases and Ware

● Network Configurations

● Installation of Networks that support Voice, Data, Video and Wireless Services

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants must have a first degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering and a

Masters degree in Network Engineering.

● A PhD degree would be an added advantage

3.1.2 Telecommunications (2 posts)

Responsibilities

● To teach the undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Telecommunications. Candidates

should have knowledge and experience in the following:

● RF and Microwave Technologies, Mobile and Wireless Technologies, Optical Fibre

Technologies, Satellite Communication Systems

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants must have a first degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering and a

Masters degree in Telecommunications Engineering.

● A PhD degree would be an added advantage

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3.1.3 Electronics/Electronic Engineering (2 Posts)

Responsibilities

● To teach the undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Network Engineering. Candidates

should have knowledge and experience in the following:

● Electronics, Electronic Instrumentation, Embedded Systems, Microprocessors and

Microcontrollers

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants must have a first degree and a Masters degree in Electronics and Electronic

Engineering.

● A PhD degree would be an added advantage

3.2 Department of Computer Engineering

3.2.1 Network Engineering (8 Posts)

Responsibilities

● To teach the undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Computer Engineering, Hardware

Engineering and Software Engineering. Candidates should have knowledge and experience

in Computer Systems Engineering in either Electronics, Control Systems Engineering,

Robotics, Embedded Systems or Computer Programming, Gaming, Algorithm Design,

Parallel and Distributed Computing, Artificial Intelligence and Software Quality Assurance.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants must have a first degree and a Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer

Engineering, Electronics and Electronic Engineering or Software Engineering or Electrical

Engineering

● A PhD degree would be an added advantage

3.3 Department of Computer Science

3.3.1 Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (3 Posts)

Responsibilities

● To teach the undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Artificial Intelligence. Candidates

should have knowledge and experience in Programming Languages such as Python, Prolog,

R, and experience in AI platforms such as Google, Tensorflow, Dialogflow

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants must have a first degree and a Masters degree in Computer Science, Artificial

Intelligence, Machine Learning or equivalent.

● A PhD degree would be an added advantage

3.3.2 Cloud Computing and Internet of Things (3 Posts)

Responsibilities

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● To teach the undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Computer Engineering, Hardware

Engineering and Software Engineering. Candidates should have knowledge and experience

in Computer Systems Engineering in either Electronics, Control Systems Engineering,

Robotics, Embedded Systems or Computer Programming, Gaming, Algorithm Design,

Parallel and Distributed Computing, Artificial Intelligence and Software Quality Assurance.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants must have a first degree and a Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer

Engineering, Electronics and Electronic Engineering or Software Engineering or Electrical

Engineering

● A PhD degree would be an added advantage

3.4 Department of Analytics and Informatics

3.4.1 Data Science (2 Posts)

Responsibilities

● To teach the undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Data Science. Candidates should

have knowledge and experience in Data Science including Apache Hadoop, Machine

Learning, Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing and Deep Learning.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants must have a first degree and a Masters degree in Computer Science or Data

Science.

● A PhD degree would be an added advantage

3.4.2 Security and Auditing (5 Posts)

Responsibilities

● To teach the undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Cybersecurity and IT Auditing.

Candidates should have knowledge and experience in Cybersecurity including Cryptography,

Computer Forensics, IT Audit, Blockchain Technology, Number Theory and Network

Security.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants must have a first degree and a Masters degree in Cybersecurity or IT Auditing.

● A PhD degree would be an added advantage

4 FACULTY OF LAW

4.1 Department of Undergraduate Legal Programmes

4.1.1 Criminal Procedure and Legal Drafting

Responsibilities

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● To teach Criminal Procedure and Legal Drafting at both undergraduate and postgraduate

levels

● To supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Law.

● A PhD degree in the field of Law is an added advantage.

4.1.2 Evidence and Criminal Trial Advocacy, and Civil Trial Advocacy

Responsibilities

● To teach Evidence and Criminal Trial Advocacy, and Civil Trial Advocacy at both

undergraduate and postgraduate levels

● To supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Law.

● A PhD degree in the field of Law is an added advantage.

4.1.3 Business Law and Insolvency Law

Responsibilities

● To teach Business Law and Insolvency Law at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels

● To supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Law.

● A PhD degree in the field of Law is an added advantage.

4.1.4 Criminal Law and Commercial Criminal Law

Responsibilities

● To teach Criminal Law and Commercial Criminal Law at both undergraduate and

postgraduate levels

● To supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Law.

● A PhD degree in the field of Law is an added advantage.

4.2 Department of Postgraduate Legal Programmes

4.2.1 Intellectual Property Law

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Responsibilities

● To teach Intellectual Property Management and International and Comparative Intellectual

Property at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels

● To supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Law.

● A PhD degree in the field of Law is an added advantage.

4.2.2 Energy Law and Construction Law

Responsibilities

● To teach Energy Law and Construction Law at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels

● To supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Law.

● A PhD degree in the field of Law is an added advantage.

4.2.3 Anticorruption Law

Responsibilities

● To teach Anticorruption Law and Anti-money Laundering at both undergraduate and

postgraduate levels

● To supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Law.

● A PhD degree in the field of Law is an added advantage.

4.2.4 Commercial Arbitration and Negotiation

Responsibilities

● To teach Advanced Commercial Arbitration and Negotiation Law and Commercial

Transactions Law at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels

● To supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Law.

● A PhD degree in the field of Law is an added advantage.

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4.2.5 Telecommunication and Artificial Intelligence and the Law

Responsibilities

● To teach Telecommunications and Artificial Intelligence and the Law at both undergraduate

and postgraduate levels

● To supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Law.

● A PhD degree in the field of Law is an added advantage.

4.3 Department of Legal Research

4.3.1 Women’s Law

Responsibilities

● To teach Women’s Law courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels

● To supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have an undergraduate degree in Law and a Masters Degree in Women’s

Law.

● A PhD degree in the field of Law is an added advantage.

5 FACULTY OF SCIENCE

5.1 Department of Chemistry and Earth Sciences

5.1.1 Mineralogist

Responsibilities

● To teach Mineralogy courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have a good Masters Degree in Mineralogy/Crystallography.

● A PhD degree in the relevant field is an added advantage.

● Excellent knowledge of chemistry, crystal structure, and physical (including optical)

properties of minerals and mineralised artefacts.

● Familiarity with microscopes, XRD, XRF and scanning electro-microscopes and microprobes

is essential

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5.1.2 Economic Geologist

Responsibilities

● To teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

● To initiate, guide and contribute to applied research programmes in the Department

● To co-ordinate and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research students, field trips

and industrial attachments across the country

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have a good Masters Degree in Economic/Ore Deposit Geology with

special training in formation of ore deposits including ore microscopy and/ exploration of

such deposits

● A PhD degree in the relevant field is an added advantage.

● Experience of geological environments similar to Zimbabwe.

5.1.3 Igneous Petrologist

Responsibilities

● To teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

● To initiate, guide and contribute to applied research programmes in the Department

● To co-ordinate and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research students, field trips

and industrial attachments across the country

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have good undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Geology

● A PhD degree in the relevant field is an added advantage.

● Excellent knowledge of petrogenesis of igneous rocks.

5.1.4 Metamorphic Petrologist

Responsibilities

● To teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

● To initiate, guide and contribute to applied research programmes in the Department

● To co-ordinate and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research students, field trips

and industrial attachments across the country

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have good undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Geology

● A PhD degree in the relevant field is an added advantage.

● Excellent knowledge of metamorphic processes in all terrains.

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5.1.5 Geostatistician/Mineral Economist

Responsibilities

● To teach Geostatistics and Mineral Economics at both undergraduate and postgraduate

levels.

● To initiate, guide and contribute to applied research programmes in the Department

● To co-ordinate and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research students, field trips

and industrial attachments across the country

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have good undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Geology

● A PhD degree in the relevant field is an added advantage.

5.1.6 Palaeontologist/Stratigrapher

Responsibilities

● To teach Geochemistry courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

● To initiate, guide and contribute to applied research programmes in the Department

● To co-ordinate and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research students, field trips

and industrial attachments across the country

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have good undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Geology

● A PhD degree in the relevant field is an added advantage.

● Be conversant with palaeontology, geoheritage and stratigraphy

5.1.7 Hydrogeologist/Rock Mechanics/Mining Geology

Responsibilities

● To teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

● To initiate, guide and contribute to applied research programmes in the Department

● To co-ordinate and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research students, field trips

and industrial attachments across the country

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have good undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Geology

● A PhD degree in the relevant field is an added advantage.

● Be conversant with hydrogeology, rock mechanics and mine geology.

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5.1.8 Exploration Geologist

Responsibilities

● To teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

● To initiate, guide and contribute to applied research programmes in the Department

● To co-ordinate and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research students and

industrial attachments across the country

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have good undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Geology

● A PhD degree in the relevant field is an added advantage.

● Be conversant with geological exploration techniques and be able to run field courses

● An excellent knowledge of state of the art use of geophysical equipment is an added

advantage.

5.1.9 Geometallurgist

Responsibilities

● To teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

● To initiate, guide and contribute to applied research programmes in the Department

● To co-ordinate and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research students, field trips

and industrial attachments across the country

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have good undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Geology

● A PhD degree in Economic Geology/Ore Deposit Geology/Mineralogy/Process

Mineralogy/Geometallurgy or other relevant fields is an added advantage.

● Familiarity with balneology is an added advantage.

5.1.10 Applied Geology

Responsibilities

● To teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

● To initiate, guide and contribute to applied research programmes in the Department

● To co-ordinate and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research students, field trips

and industrial attachments across the country

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have good undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Geology

● A PhD in the relevant fields is an added advantage.

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● Be conversant with petrochemistry, fundamentals of geology, and ore resources for

metallurgy.

5.1.11 Structural Geologist

Responsibilities

● To teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

● To provide academic leadership to the Department, and to initiate, guide and contribute to

basic and applied research programmes in the Department.

● To co-ordinate and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research students, field trips

and industrial attachments across the country

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have good undergraduate degree in Geology

● An MSc/Mphil degree in Structural Geology/Tectonics. Applicants should have majored in a

structural geology or rock mechanics project at Masters Degree level.

● A PhD in the relevant fields is an added advantage.

● Experience of the geology in tectonic environments is an added advantage.

5.1.12 Geochemist/Medical Geologist

Responsibilities

● To teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

● To provide academic leadership to the Department, and to initiate, guide and contribute to

basic and applied research programmes in the Department.

● To co-ordinate and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research students, field trips

and industrial attachments across the country

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have good undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Geology

● A PhD in the relevant fields is an added advantage.

● An excellent research record in the area of geochemistry and geochronology

5.1.13 Sedimentary Petrologist/Sedimentologist

Responsibilities

● To teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

● To provide academic leadership to the Department, and to initiate, guide and contribute to

basic and applied research programmes in the Department.

● To co-ordinate and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research students, field trips

and industrial attachments across the country

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Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree in Geology:

● An MSc/Mphil degree in Sedimentology.

● A PhD in the relevant fields is an added advantage.

● Experience in sedimentary environments(s) such as Karoo basins of Southern Africa and with

petrographic training.

● Experience in geological environments similar to Zimbabwe, some

publications/presentations to workshops/seminars are added advantages.

● Strong background training and experience in other disciplines such as structural geology,

tectonics, igneous petrology that enhance understanding of economic deposits such as

hydrocarbons (coal, methane, natural gas, petroleum).

5.1.14 Computer Geologist

Responsibilities

● To teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

● To provide academic leadership to the Department, and to initiate, guide and contribute to

basic and applied research programmes in the Department.

● To co-ordinate and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research students, field trips

and industrial attachments across the country

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have good undergraduate degree in Geology

● An MSc/MPhil degree in Exploration Geology/Remote Sensing and GIS/Natural Resource

Management and Application or other relevant fields.

● A PhD in the relevant fields is an added advantage.

● Be conversant with computer orebody modelling packages and have the ability to maintain

and service computers

● An excellent knowledge of remote sensing and GIS applications in geological sciences will be

an added advantage.

5.2 Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences

5.2.1 Nutrition and Dietetics

Responsibilities

● To teach Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Service courses at both undergraduate and

postgraduate levels.

● To supervise postgraduate and undergraduate research projects

● To research and publish scholarly articles in peer reviewed journals

● To provide administrative and community services

● To nurture innovation among students

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● To actively participate in the implementation of the University’s innovation and

industrialisation strategy.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Good undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Nutrition/ Dietetics/Nutrition and Dietetics or

other relevant fields

● A PhD in the relevant fields is an added advantage

● Registration with the Allied Health Practitioners Council or other approved councils in the

case of foreign applicants

● Dietitians/Epidemiologists/Biostaticians/Economists/Social Scientists with proven

experience in the field of nutrition and food security are encouraged to apply.

5.2.2 Food Science and Technology

Responsibilities

● To teach Food Science and Technology courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate

levels.

● To supervise postgraduate and undergraduate research projects

● To research and publish scholarly articles in peer reviewed journals

● To provide administrative and community services

● To nurture innovation among students

● To actively participate in the implementation of the University’s innovation and

industrialisation strategy.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Good undergraduate and Masters Degrees in Food Science and Technology or other relevant

fields

● A PhD in the relevant fields is an added advantage

● Training in Food Business Marketing and Policy or Agricultural Economics majoring in Food

Marketing is an added advantage

● Experience in the Food Manufacturing Industry particularly in quality assurance and control,

food safety management systems and/or research and development (R&D) for various

product lines for example bakery, confectionery, fruits and vegetables and dairy.

● Specialisation and knowledge in agricultural value chains and agricultural field work

● Training and experience in chemical and bioprocessing engineering.

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6 FACULTY OF VETERINARY SCIENCE

6.1 Department of Clinical Veterinary Sciences

6.1.1 Theriogenelogy (Obstetrics and Reproduction)

Responsibilities

● To teach Theriogenelogy and Obstetrics to both Undergraduate and Postgraduate

students.

● To supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research projects.

● Clinical rounds, case presentations and attending to patients

● To work as a Veterinary consultant for the community

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have a basic degree in Veterinary Science registrable with the Council of

veterinary Surgeons of Zimbabwe

● A Masters Degree in the relevant fields

● A PhD/DPhil degree will be an added advantage.

6.1.2 Equine Medicine and Surgery

Responsibilities

● To teach Equine Medicine and Surgery to both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students.

● To supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research projects.

● Clinical rounds, case presentations and attending to patients

● To work as a Veterinary consultant for the community

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

● Applicants should have a basic degree in Veterinary Science registrable with the Council of

veterinary Surgeons of Zimbabwe

● A Masters Degree in the relevant fields

● A PhD/DPhil degree will be an added advantage.

6.1.3 Large Animal Medicine

Responsibilities

● To teach Large Animal Medicine to both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students.

● To supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research projects.

● Clinical rounds, case presentations and attending to patients

● To work as a Veterinary consultant for the community

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

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● Applicants should have a basic degree in Veterinary Science registrable with the Council of

veterinary Surgeons of Zimbabwe

● A Masters Degree in the relevant fields

● A PhD/DPhil degree will be an added advantage.

6.1.4 Small Animal Medicine

Responsibilities

● To teach Small Animal Medicine to both Undergradu
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