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UCU ACADEMIC VACANCIES AND ADMINISTRATION


UNITED CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY


ACADEMIC STAFF VACANCIES


United Christian University is a private Christian institution of higher learning established by patriotic Malawians in response to a call for quality university education with a Christian perspective, job creation and promote university industry linkages through research and innovation. The University offers, face to face, weekend classes, and blended open and distance e-learning. These innovative approaches are designed to expand access and meet the needs of Malawians. The University has three faculties: Education, Life Sciences and Social Sciences.


Our mission is to is to become a leading Christian University for societal transformation and development that create a human resource equipped with knowledge & skills through a sustainable quality, innovative education programmes and services for the promotion of a development-based society. This entails United Christian University is to promote development through training, research and provision of services to the public and private sectors in an environmentally friendly manner.


The University invites from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant academic and administration positions tenable at its main campus in Blantyre.


FACULTY OF EDUCATION


DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATION

Staff Associate/Lecturer/Senior/lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor

QUALIFICATIONS AND ATTRIBUTES

Applicants must possess the following qualifications and attributes;

1. A minimum of Bachelor of Arts degree with credit in any of the areas of specialisation; Deaf, Visual impairments, communication disorders, autism, communication disorders, braille or related fields.

2. Candidate must have a masters degree in any of the above-mentioned areas or related.

3. Candidate must have a good record of publications in their field of expertise and must show evidence of initiative in research

4. Must demonstrate work experience as an academia from recognised universities.


DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SCIENCES

Staff Associate/lecturer/senior lecturer/Associate professor/ Professor


QUALIFICATIONS AND ATTRIBUTES

Applicants must possess the following qualifications and attributes;

1. A minimum of Bachelor of Arts Humanities degree with credit in any of the areas of specialisation; Astrophysics, Mathematics, Geophysics, Physics, Statistics, Biochemistry or related fields;

2. Candidate must have a master’s degree in any of the above-mentioned areas or related.

3. Candidate must have a good record of publications in their field of expertise and must show evidence of initiative in research

4. Must demonstrate work experience as an academia from recognised universities


DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITIES

Staff Associate/lecturer/senior lecturer/Associate professor/ Professor


QUALIFICATIONS AND ATTRIBUTES

Applicants must possess the following qualifications and attributes;

1. A minimum of Bachelor of Arts in Humanities degree with credit in any of the areas of specialisation; History, economics, literature, culture or related fields;

2. Candidate must have a master’s degree in any of the above-mentioned areas or related.

3. Candidate must have a good record of publications in their field of expertise and must show evidence of initiative in research;

4. Must demonstrate work experience as an academia from recognised universities


DEPARTMENT OF LANGUAGES

Staff Associate/lecturer/senior lecturer/Associate professor/ Professor

QUALIFICATIONS AND ATTRIBUTES

Applicants must possess the following qualifications and attributes;

1. A minimum of Bachelor of arts in linguistics degree with credit in any of the areas of specialisation; English, literature, and African languages or related fields;

2. Candidate must have a master’s degree in any of the above-mentioned areas or related.

3. Candidate must have a good record of publications in their field of expertise and must show evidence of initiative in research;

4. Must demonstrate work experience as an academia from recognised universities



FACULTY OF LIFE SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Staff Associate/lecturer/senior lecturer/Associate professor/ Professor

QUALIFICATIONS AND ATTRIBUTES

Applicants must possess the following qualifications and attributes;

1. A minimum of Bachelor of Science in Public Health degree with credit in any of the areas of specialisation; Health Services Administration, Disaster management and preparedness, Health policy, Social and Behavioural Health, Disease prevention, Occupational Health, and environmental health or related fields;

2. Candidate must have a master’s degree in any of the above-mentioned areas or related.

3. Candidate must have a good record of publications in their field of expertise and must show evidence of initiative in research;

4. Must demonstrate work experience as an academia from recognised universities


DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY NUTRITION

Staff Associate/lecturer/senior lecturer/Associate professor/ Professor


QUALIFICATIONS AND ATTRIBUTES

Applicants must possess the following qualifications and attributes;

1. A minimum of Bachelor of Science degree with credit in any of the areas of specialisation; Dietetics, Community Nutrition, Toxicology, Nutrition Therapy or related fields;

2. Candidate must have a master’s degree in any of the above-mentioned areas or related.

3. Candidate must have a good record of publications in their field of expertise and must show evidence of initiative in research;

4. Must demonstrate work experience as an academia from recognised universities



DEPARTMENT OF HERBAL MEDICINE

Staff Associate/lecturer/senior lecturer/Associate professor/ Professor


QUALIFICATIONS AND ATTRIBUTES

Applicants must possess the following qualifications and attributes;

1. A minimum of Bachelor of Science Pharmacology or Herbal medicine degree with credit in any of the areas of specialisation; Herb cultivation, medicinal herbs, history of botanical medicine, Naturopathy, Homeopathy, disease prevention and herbal manufacturing or related fields;

2. Candidate must have a master’s degree in any of the above-mentioned areas or related.

3. Candidate must have a good record of publications in their field of expertise and must show evidence of initiative in research;

4. Must demonstrate work experience as an academia from recognised universities


FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORK

Staff Associate/lecturer/senior lecturer/Associate professor/ Professor


QUALIFICATIONS AND ATTRIBUTES

Applicants must possess the following qualifications and attributes;

1. A minimum of Bachelor of Science degree with credit in any of the areas of specialisation; Social Welfare, Dementia, Mental health, Nursing, Psychology and community social work or related fields;

2. Candidate must have a master’s degree in any of the above-mentioned areas or related.

3. Candidate must have a good record of publications in their field of expertise and must show evidence of initiative in research;

4. Must demonstrate work experience as an academia from recognised universities


DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY

Staff Associate/lecturer/senior lecturer/Associate professor/ Professor

QUALIFICATIONS AND ATTRIBUTES

Applicants must possess the following qualifications and attributes;

1. A minimum of Bachelor of Social Science degree with credit in any of the areas of specialisation; Forensic Anthropology, Archaeology, Medical Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, Political Anthropology, Development Anthropology, Linguistics Anthropology, Biological Anthropology or related fields;

2. Candidate must have a master’s degree in any of the above-mentioned areas or related.

3. Candidate must have a good record of publications in their field of expertise and must show evidence of initiative in research;

4. Must demonstrate work experience as an academia from recognised universities



DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

Staff Associate/lecturer/senior lecturer/Associate professor/ Professor


QUALIFICATIONS AND ATTRIBUTES

Applicants must possess the following qualifications and attributes;

1. A minimum of Bachelor of Science degree with credit in any of the areas of specialisations; Gender and Development, Society and culture, Political Economy, Globalisation, Global economy, politics and development or related fields;

2. Candidate must have a master’s degree in any of the above-mentioned areas or related.

3. Candidate must have a good record of publications in their field of expertise and must show evidence of initiative in research;

4. Must demonstrate work experience as an academia from recognised universities


DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Staff Associate/lecturer/senior lecturer/Associate professor/ Professor

QUALIFICATIONS AND ATTRIBUTES

Applicants must possess the following qualifications and attributes;

1. A minimum of Bachelor of Science degree with credit in any of the areas of specialisation; Culture, Gender studies, Sustainable development, Social Development, Governance, or related fields;

2. Candidate must have a master’s degree in any of the above-mentioned areas or related.

3. Candidate must have a good record of publications in their field of expertise and must show evidence of initiative in research;

4. Must demonstrate work experience as an academia from recognised universities



DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Candidate for academic positions will be undertaking the following duties and responsibilitie

· Teaching and supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students;

· Conducting research in their area of specialization, as well as within the broader areas of the department;

· Participating in departmental, faculty, College and university wide committees;

· Participating in outreach and consultancy services within the broader areas of the department; and

· Carrying out any duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department.



METHOD OF APPLICATION

The application should include Up to date Curriculum Vitae, Copies of Academic Certificates and Professional qualifications and contact details of three traceable referees.


NOTE: The job Title should be indicated on the Envelop and Email address if applying through email address. The applicants should also indicate if they are applying as Part-time in the application and where they are based and send to;



The University Registrar

United Christian University

Po Box 31178

Chichiri

Blantyre 3



ELECTRONIC APPLICATION

Electronic submission of the application should be sent as an attachment in PDF OR Word format to; ucumalawi@gmail.com in the subject line indicate the position you are applying for.


PDF FILE - DOWNLOAD HERE


Deadline of Receiving Applications: 16th April 2021


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