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OPPORTUNITY ALERT: Midlands State University Is Hiring – Multiple Job Openings

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following posts:

*NB:   Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer.  In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Department of Food Science and Nutrition

Post: Senior Technician (1 post)

Qualifications

  • B-Tech / BSc Honours Degree or an equivalent in the relevant field plus

Five (4) years of laboratory experience in a tertiary institution, research institute or relevant industry.

  • Or Higher National Diploma in the relevant field plus seven (6) years relevant experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Development of lab policies, strategies and new lab test procedures.
  • Upgrading of laboratory technologies, techniques, skills and protocols        whenever required as well as maintain and repair equipment.
  • Preparation of annual progress of the laboratory and implement laboratory safety and quality control.
  • Maintaining laboratory inventory and coordinate purchasing of all laboratory supplies and equipment.
  • Offering technical assistance to students and lecturers in research and innovation work.
  • Preparation and running of practicals.
  • Operation of relevant instruments.

Applicants must submit must a single scan pdf format of certified copies of certificates and transcripts and Curriculum Vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names and e-mail addresses of three referees addressed to:

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resources)

Midlands State University

P Bag 9055
GWERU

vacancies@staff.msu.ac.zw

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS LEADERSHIP: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor

 

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FROM SUITABLY QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED PERSONS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSTS:

The duties and responsibilities of a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor and Professor are grouped into 5 main categories which are:

(a) Teaching – the incumbent is expected to teach or deliver lectures in accordance to the Department and or Faculty guidelines and standards.

(b) University Service and Community engagement– the incumbent should participate in all Department, Faculty/School and University activities such as attending meetings, training workshops, conferences and seminars, among others.

(c) Research – the incumbent is expected to engage in active research in his/her area of specialization which benefits both the students and the University.

(d) Innovations – leading to tangible products and services

(e) Industrialisation –through commercialisation of products

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS LEADERSHIP

Post: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor: Harare Campus (2 Posts), Gweru Campus (2 Posts)

Qualifications

The following selection criteria will be applied in selecting the candidate:

  • A relevant Bachelor’s degree aligned to the area of specialization with at least a 2.1 pass grade
  • A relevant Master’s degree aligned to the area of specialization (preference is given to those with a merit or better)
  • A PhD degree aligned to the area of specialization
  • Evidence of published research in the relevant field of consistent research output in credible peer-reviewed journals 
  • Teaching experience at tertiary level of at least 3 years
  • Effective team player, with good interpersonal skills and coordination skills.
  • Ability to create and maintain networks with various stakeholders relevant to the smooth running of the department’s programs

Duties & Responsibilities

The candidate must be capable of supervising Masters and Doctoral level students’ research work and teach at least three (3) modules in any of the following:

  • Strategic Management
  • Change Management
  • Financial Management
  • Economic Environment
  • Leadership
  • E-Commerce
  • Management Information Systems

*NB:   Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer. In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

                                                HOW TO APPLY

Applicants must submit certified copies of certificates, transcripts, national   identification and Curriculum Vitae giving full personal particulars including full names, date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names and addresses of three referees addressed to the Deputy Registrar – Human Resource

The application pack should be sent as a single merged pdf file to email address: academicrecruitment@staff.msu.ac.zw. The subject line should be labelled with the post being applied for.

This advert will remain active until all the advertised post(s) have been filled. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be communicated to.

ACULTY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor (3 Posts)

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FROM SUITABLY QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED PERSONS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSTS:

The duties and responsibilities of a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor and Professor are grouped into 5 main categories which are:

(a) Teaching – the incumbent is expected to teach or deliver lectures in accordance to the Department and or Faculty guidelines and standards.

(b) University Service and Community engagement– the incumbent should participate in all Department, Faculty/School and University activities such as attending meetings, training workshops, conferences and seminars, among others.

(c) Research – the incumbent is expected to engage in active research in his/her area of specialization which benefits both the students and the University.

(d) Innovations – leading to tangible products and services

(e) Industrialisation –through commercialisation of products

 FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Post A: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor (3 Posts)

Qualifications

  • A good first degree in Mathematics/Applied Mathematics or any closely related field
  • Masters in Mathematics/Applied Mathematics or any closely related field
  • PhD in Mathematics/Computational Mathematics/Mathematical Modelling or any closely related field.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in the use of at least two major mathematical packages like R-software, MATLAB, Python, Mathematica/Maple and Comsol.

Duties and Responsibilities

The candidate must be capable of supervising students’ research work, assess students on Work Related Learning and must be able to teach at least three of the following:

  • Applications of Graph theory
  • Numerical Solutions to ODEs
  • Advanced Functional Analysis
  • Stochastic Differential Equations
  • Industrial Statistics
  • Mathematical Finance
  • Mathematical Epidemiology
  • Pertubation Theory
  • Advanced Fluid Dynamics
  • Variation Calculus
  • Forecasting
  • Continuum Mechanics.

*NB:   Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer. In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

 HOW TO APPLY

Applicants must submit certified copies of certificates, transcripts, national   identification and Curriculum Vitae giving full personal particulars including full names, date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names and addresses of three referees addressed to the Deputy Registrar – Human Resource

The application pack should be sent as a single merged pdf file to email address: academicrecruitment@staff.msu.ac.zw. The subject line should be labelled with the post being applied for.

This advert will remain active until all the advertised post(s) have been filled. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be communicated to.

 

Advert for Music Technician May 2023

 

VACANCY ADVERT

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following post:

DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC BUSINESS, MUSICOLOGY & TECHNOLOGY

Music Technician (2 Posts)

Qualifications and experience

  • Five ordinary level subjects including English language.
  • An Honours Degree in Music from a recognised institution with at least a 2.1.

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Music Instrumental performance skills.
  • Practical skills to tune musical instruments.
  • Ability to engage in sound engineering on both analogue and digital equipment in studio and live set ups.
  • Understanding of basic electronics in handling the equipment.
  • Understanding of the application of global, regional and local trends in the music technologies applied in the music industry.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Setting and preparing equipment for practical lessons in relation to the lecturers’ needs.
  • Keeping an inventory and maintenance of the music departmental assets.
  • Undertaking repairs of musical instruments.
  • Setting up sound reinforcement systems for university functions.
  • Setting up of equipment for all departmental practical examinations.

*NB Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer. In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

APPLICATIONS

Applicants must submit copies of applications with the following: application letter, certified certificates, and curriculum vitae giving full details of names, place, and date of birth, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact telephone number (s), and names and email addresses of three referees to:

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resource)

Midlands State University

vacancies@staff.msu.ac.zw

Application documents must be in a single-scan pdf format.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.

SYSTEMS ANALYST X1 POST (GWERU CAMPUS)

VACANCY ADVERT

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following post:

LIBRARY DEPARTMENT

POST: SYSTEMS ANALYST X1 POST (GWERU CAMPUS)

DESCRIPTION:

The Systems Analyst will be responsible for supporting the Library’s hardware infrastructure and software applications including but not limited to the integrated library system, the e-resource access and authentication system, digital repository frameworks, and a variety of web applications used by the Library.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • BSc Computer Science / Computer Engineering /Systems Engineering
  • At least 2 years of experience in programming, systems development, or software development.
  • The incumbent’s dissertation should be on Systems Development and Design.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops and manages technology-based library systems.
  • Analysing existing library IT-based systems and processes and identifying areas of improvement.
  • Develop and implement technology solutions to address identified issues.
  • Provides technical support for all the Library’s information technology requirements and ensures high-quality services.
  • Designs and maintains the library website.
  • Ensures security of all library data.
  • Supervises the daily operations of the Library computer systems, such as the Integrated Library Management System, the Institutional Repository, the e-resource access and authentication system (EZproxy), the security system and other library systems.
  • Act as the library’s liaison with software suppliers and agencies to maintain and develop the library’s provision of computer-based systems.
  • Monitors industry trends and maintain currency on emerging issues related to computer systems and applications in libraries and advises the head of the department on improvements to increase efficiency.
  • Train library staff and students on new IT technologies and trends
  • Ensure that the library has functional IT hardware and networking infrastructure
  • Monitors functionality of all library security systems.
  • Maintain documentation, including system configurations, technical procedures, and user guides.
  • Create social media platforms for marketing library resources and services.
  • Supervises staff on weekend duty.
  • Liaise with the ICT department on behalf of the library.
  • Participate in library training programs.
  • Monitors the library reprographic unit.
  • Servicing University Committees as assigned.
  • May be redeployed to any university campus as and when necessary.

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • A high level of technical expertise and broad knowledge of hardware and software applications.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in using modern database management systems such as Mysql and Navicat.
  • Working knowledge of a wide variety of programming languages such as Python, C++ and PHP.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work with staff, and students.
  • Familiarity with library technologies and systems, including integrated library systems and electronic resource management systems.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

*NB:    Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer. In the interest          of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

APPLICATIONS

Applicants must submit copies of applications with the following: application letter, certified certificates, and curriculum vitae giving full details of names, place, and date of birth, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact telephone number (s), and names and email addresses of three referees to:

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resource)

Midlands State University

vacancies@staff.msu.ac.zw

Application documents must be in a single-scan pdf format.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.

SENIOR ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN X 1 POST- GWERU CAMPUS

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following post:

LIBRARY DEPARTMENT

POST: SENIOR ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN X 1 POST- GWERU CAMPUS

DESCRIPTION:

The Senior Assistant Librarian is responsible for supporting staff and students in a particular Faculty by providing access to relevant library resources and teaching information literacy skills.  They also manage the Faculty’s library collections, oversee the Library’s services and operations, and engage in scholarly and professional activities to enhance the Library’s service.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • BSc Degree in Library and Information Science
  • OR any other Degree plus a Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Library and Information Science.
  • At least one (1) year post-qualification experience in a University library at the Administrative Assistant post.
  • A Master of Science Degree in Library and Information Science will be an added

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide research and reference services to faculty members, students, and library users.
  • Provide one-on-one research consultations to faculty members and students, and assist with developing research strategies and finding relevant resources.
  • Plan and conduct information literacy instruction sessions for classes and groups of students, both in-person and online.
  • Participate in collection development and management, including selecting, acquiring, and evaluating print and electronic resources.
  • Create and maintain research guides, instructional materials, and other tools to

Support teaching, research, and innovation.

  • Participate in library assessment and evaluation activities, including gathering and analysing data on library usage and user needs.
  • Stay current with emerging trends and best practices in academic librarianship, and

make recommendations for new services and programs as needed.

  • Contribute to the broader academic community through professional service and

scholarly activity.

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Demonstrate a very good understanding of Education 5.0 and broad knowledge and expertise in achieving user satisfaction.
  • Supervisory skills.
  • In-depth appreciation of information and digital skills literacy is a prerequisite.
  • Strong interpersonal skills

*NB Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer. In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

APPLICATIONS

Applicants must submit copies of applications with the following: application letter, certified certificates, and curriculum vitae giving full details of names, place, and date of birth, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact telephone number (s), and names and email addresses of three referees to:

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resources)

Midlands State University

vacancies@staff.msu.ac.zw

Application documents must be in a single-scan pdf format.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.

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