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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.

Please note that 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 – the incumbent should participate in all Department, Faculty 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) Industrialization –through commercialization of products


Department of Community Medicine 

Post: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor (1 post)


  • First degree in Medicine 
  • Specialist Master of Public Health (MPH) degree
  • Eligible to register with the MDPCZ as a Community Medicine specialist/ Public Health Physician

Duties & Responsibilities 

The candidate should be proficient in teaching Community Medicine/ Public Health to undergraduate and postgraduate Medical Students in at least five (5) of the following sub-disciplines

  • Biostatistics 
  • Epidemiology
  • Control of Communicable Diseases
  • Environmental Health
  • Occupational Health
  • Maternal and Child Health / Family Health
  • Health Policy and Management
  • Health Promotion and Education  


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.

Closing date for applications is Friday,10 December 2021. Note that only short- listed candidates will be communicated to.