Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor (1 post) : Food Science and Nutrition


Job Summary


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

*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/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor and Professor 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 – the incumbent should participate in all Department, Faculty 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) Industrialization –through commercialization of products


Department of Food Science and Nutrition

Post A: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor (1 post)


Duties And Responsibilities


Duties & Responsibilities

The candidate must be capable of supervising both undergraduate and postgraduate students’ research work, assess students on Work Related Learning and should be able to supervise students’ research work and must be able to teach following modules at undergraduate level;

Human Nutrition
Community Nutrition
Nutrition Assessment
Surveillance among others

Qualifications And Experience


First degree in Nutrition or related field with at least a 2.1 pass
MSc in Nutrition or related field
A PhD in Nutrition or related field is an added advantage
Must be registered with Allied Health Practitioners Council of Zimbabwe (AHPCZ) as a nutritionist


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 Monday, 28 February 2022. Note that only short- listed candidates will be communicated to.

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