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Department of Animal Production and Health X 3 Posts || Gwanda State University

  • Gwanda

Gwanda State University

DUE: 13 OCT 2023

FACULTY OF NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND AGRICULTURE 

3.1. Department of Animal Production and Health

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/ Full Professor (1 Post)

Applicants must have a BSc (Hons) in Veterinary Science/Animal Health and an MSc in Veterinary Sciences/Animal Health/Animal Science or equivalent. Possession of a PhD in Veterinary Sciences/Animal Health/Animal Science will be an added advantage. Successful applicants must be able to teach a minimum of three of the following modules per semester: Parasitology, Animal Health and Welfare, Veterinary Diagnostics and Pharmacology, Veterinary Immunology, Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health. Evidence of scholarly contribution is required in at least two (2) refereed journals. He/she is also expected to have strong research skills which will enhance and complement the department’s existing research strength.

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Full Professor (1 Post)

Applicants must be holders of at least a Master of Science in Animal Science/or Animal Nutrition or equivalent and a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Animal Science/or Animal Nutrition/or equivalent. Possession of PhD in Animal Science/or Animal Nutrition or related field will be an added advantage. The incumbent should be able to teach the following modules: Introduction to Biochemistry; Animal Nutrition; Animal Feed Production and Dairy Production. Evidence of scholarly contribution is required in at least two (2) refereed journals. He/she is also expected to have strong research skills which will enhance and complement the department’s existing research work. The candidate should have teaching experience at university level.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute significantly to the teaching, research, curriculum development, innovation and industrialisation activities.
  • Participate in community outreach activities.
  • Participate in University income generating projects.
  • Supervise students’ research projects.
  • Participate in the invigilation of examinations.

Teaching Assistant (1 Post) 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Animal Science/Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Animal Science and Health.
  • The applicants must have at least a degree classification of 2.1 and should have graduated in the last two (2) years.
  • The applicants should be 30 years and below.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Assisting lecturers to offer tutorials to students.
  • Marking of students’ tests and assignments.
  • Assist in conducting practicals.
  • Assist in teaching modules in the department and any other duty that may arise within the Department of Animal Production and Health and collaborating departments.

Conditions of Service

Medical Aid, Leave and Pension Benefits are offered. The information on salary and other benefits will be made available to the short-listed candidates.

Applications

Soft copies in a single continuous PDF file of each of the following: application letter, certified copies of educational and professional certificates, national identity card, birth certificate and curriculum vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications and previous employment and experience, present salary, date of availability, telephone number, email address, names and addresses of three referees including email addresses should be sent to deputy.registrar@gsu.ac.zw or hand delivered to:

Acting Senior Assistant Registrar
Human Resources Section
Gwanda State University
Epoch Mine Campus
P O Box 30
Filabusi

The closing date for the receipt of applications is Friday, 13 October 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.