APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FROM SUITABLY QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED PERSONS FOR THE FOLLOWING FULL-TIME 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 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 SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY

Gweru Campus: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor (5 Posts)

Qualifications

  • First Degree in Sociology with at least 2.1 pass.
  • Master’s Degree in Sociology.
  • PhD in Sociology will be 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 3 modules in any of the following areas;

Race, Class and Identities

Migration

Sociology of Law

Sociology of Work and Employment

African Social Theory

Sociology of Sport / Drugs and Society

Global Poverty and Development

Project Planning, Management and Monitoring and Evaluation

Sociology of Sexuality

Sociology of Violence

Sociology of the Family

Gender and Power

Quantitative Research Methods

Social Movements

Economy, Society and Governance

N.B CLEARLY STATE THE MAJOR AREA OF INTEREST IN THE APPLICATION LETTER.

APPLICATIONS

Applicants must submit six sets of applications, certified copies of certificates, transcripts, national identification and Curriculum Vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names and addresses of three referees addressed to:

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resources)

Midlands State University

P Bag 9055
GWERU

Closing date for applications is Friday, 22 January 2021. Note that only short-listed candidates will be communicated to.