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Lectureship/Senior Lectureship/Associate Professor/Professor: Applied Biotechnology - Lupane State University

Location: Lupane
Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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The university was established through an act of the Zimbabwe parliament in 2004 and opened its doors to 14 pioneer students in the faculty of Agricultural Sciences in August 2005. The expansion of university education in Zimbabwe is part of government policy adopted at the onset of independence.Head Office (Lupane Campus) P.O Box 170 Lupanehttp://www.lsu.ac.zw/ 

Job Summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the above mentioned post.

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES - Department of Crop and Soil Sciences

Duties And Responsibilities

  • The candidate should be able to supervise Post graduate and undergraduate students’ research projects and teach at least three modules in one of the following areas: Molecular Biology; Animal Biotechnology; Environmental Biotechnology; Bioremediation; Biopolicy; Biosafety and Bioethics; Food Biotechnology and Product Development;
  • Attract and manage research grants
  • Participation in outreach activities in the Biotechnology sector
  • Participation in income generation
  • Ability to innovate and facilitate service delivery.

Qualifications And Experience

  •  Ideally, the successful candidate should possess a Masters’ Degree in Biotechnology or related field with a merit or better, and a Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Biotechnology or related field with a 2.1 or better.
  • A PhD in Biotechnology or related field and teaching experience at tertiary level would be an added advantage.

Personal Attributes

  • The Department places high priority on individuals who can work well in a team environment. Candidates should possess good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A good command of both oral and written English is essential. 
  • Able to contribute significantly to the teaching, research and curriculum development.
  • Able to supervise graduate students and student centred.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified persons should send one set of their application in a single pdf file clearly indicating the position being applied for in the subject line to: erecruitment@lsu.ac.zw

The application should consist of the application letter, Curriculum Vitae giving full personal details including full names, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of at least three referees, certified copies of educational and professional certificates, birth certificate and National Identity Card.

Closing Date: 16 September 2022.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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