Director, Centre for Wildlife Conservation and Research: Gwanda State University

  • Gwanda

Gwanda State University

DUE : 03 FEB 2023

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following posts:
Gwanda State University is an equal opportunities employer. Female candidates and differently abled people are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications and Experience
A Masters’ degree in Animal Science/ Wildlife Management /Conservation / Ecology / Zoology/Veterinary Sciences
A PhD in Animal Science /Wildlife Management/ Conservation/ Ecology/ Zoology/ Veterinary Sciences
Five (5) years post qualification experience in wildlife research with a minimum of two (2) years at managerial level
Relevant publications in high impact refereed journals
Must have a high level of written and oral communication skills as well as strong knowledge of business process

Duties and Responsibilities
The Director reports to the Vice Chancellor and is responsible for leading the Centre’s growth and development trajectory and is expected to:
Provide strategic and scientific leadership
Management of the Centre’s research and community programmes
Provision of facilities for cutting edge research in wildlife and conservation of fauna in the Province
Provision of research opportunities for Masters’ and Doctoral Studies
Resource mobilization to support and fulfill the Centre’s objectives
Stakeholder engagement and development of viable collaborations

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.

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 or hand delivered to:
Deputy Registrar
Human Resources Section
Gwanda State University
Epoch Mine Campus
P O Box 30

The closing date for the receipt of applications is Friday, 03 February 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.