2.1.2 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor – Plant Science/Botany (1 Post)

 Qualifications and Experience

  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Plant Science/Botany or related discipline;
  • Preference shall be given to candidates with tertiary level teaching experience;
  • Master of Science degree holders may be considered for a Temporary Full-Time position;
  • The curriculum vitae (CV) should contain detailed list of publications; clearly specifying titles of publications, journal names, volumes, page number details, dates published, name(s) of publishers and names(s) of co-authors if any;
  • Publications should be categorized into: books, monographs, refereed and non-refereed journals, chapters in books, etc.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Applicants should be able to teach the following courses: Systematics and Taxonomy, Evolutionary Botany, Plant Physiology, Plant Form and Function, Plant Ecology and Molecular Systematics;
  • The department reserves the right to allocate courses for teaching.
  • To provide academic leadership to the Department, initiate, guide and contribute to basic and applied research in the Department;
  • To contribute to the achievement of Education 5.0 by the Department through University teaching, research, community engagement, innovation and industrialisation;
  • To supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students in their fields of specialization.

NB:    Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Police clearance is mandatory for successful candidates.              


Interested and qualified persons should send one set of their application merged in continuous pdf format to recruitment@buse.ac.zw consisting of the application letter, certified copies of educational certificates, transcripts, National ID, Birth Certificate and a Curriculum Vitae giving full personal details including full names, place and date of birth, qualifications, previous employment and experience, telephone number, present salary, date of availability, names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of at least three referees.

Applications should clearly indicate the “Post” which is being applied for in the subject line and addressed to:

The Assistant Registrar- Human Resources

Bindura University of Science Education

P Bag 1020


Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to. The closing date for the receipt of applications is Monday, 22 August 2022.

For more information phone (66210) 7531-2, 7622, 7623, 0772 154 882-9.

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