• Anywhere


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

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 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



Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor (2 Posts)


  • First Degree in Sociology or Anthropology with at least a 2.1 pass.
  • Master’s Degree in Sociology or Anthropology/Industrial Sociology/Human Resource Management.
  • PhD in Sociology or Anthropology is an added advantage

Duties and Responsibilities

The Candidate must be capable of teaching and supervising Undergraduate and Post-graduate students’ research work, and should be able to teach the following modules;

  • Industrial Sociology
  • Industrial and Innovation Policy
  • Society, Technology and Work
  • Management and Organisational Behaviour
  • Quantitative Research Methods  
  • Conflict Management in the Workplace

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

Closing date for applications is Friday, 16 December 2022. Note that only short- listed candidates will be communicated to.