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Lectureship/Senior Lectureship/Associate Professorship/Professorship: Animal Science Specialist - Lupane State University

Location: Lupane
Alert: Application Deadline Expired

About Us         

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 Lupane 

Job Summary

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

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Supervise undergraduate and post-graduate students’ research projects.
  • Supervise students on teaching practice.
  • Teach at least five of the following modules: Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals; Animal Production; Animal Nutrition; Animal Breeding; Biotechnology; Animal Health; General Farm Practice; Microbiology and Entomology.
  • Attract and manage research grants.
  • Participation in research activities.    
  • Participate in income generation projects
  • Ability to innovate and facilitate service delivery.
  • Participate in community engagement

Qualifications And Experience

  • Applicants must hold a Master’s Degree in Agriculture/Animal Science or in any related field with a merit or better.
  • Agriculture/Bachelor of Education Honours Degree in Agriculture/Bachelor of
  • Science Honours Degree in Agriculture passed with a grade 2.1 or better, and a teaching qualification is a must.
  • A PhD in Agriculture would be a distinct advantage.

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:

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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