Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor – Agricultural Economics and Management Unit (2 Posts).

Qualifications and Experience

Post 1

  • Applicants should hold a Master’s Degree in Agricultural & Applied Economics or Agricultural Economics or Agribusiness and;
  • A BSc Degree in Agricultural Economics or Agribusiness;
  • A PhD in an Agricultural Economics or related field is an added advantage;
  • Applicants must have a minimum of two (2) years of tertiary teaching or relevant industrial experience;
  • Proven record of publications and ability to mobilise funds would be added advantages;
  • 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.

Post 2

  • Applicants should hold a Master’s Degree in Food Science and Nutrition/Technology or Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture and;
  • A BSc Degree in Food Science and Nutrition or related field;
  • A PhD in Food Science or Agricultural Economics would be an added advantage;
  • Applicants must have a minimum of two (2) years of tertiary teaching or relevant industrial experience;
  • Proven record of publications and ability to mobilise funds would be added advantages;
  • 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 must be able to teach at least six (6) courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level to both conventional and block students.

Courses for Post 1:  Econometrics, Agricultural Production Economics, Institutional Economics, Price Analysis, Food and Agricultural Policy, Agricultural Marketing, Agricultural Value Chain Management, Macro-Economics for Agriculture, Micro-Economics for Agriculture and Mathematics for Agricultural Economics.

 

Courses for Post 2: Food Safety, Food Security and Vulnerability Assessment, Principles of Food Security and Nutrition, Food Biotechnology, Sensory Evaluation of Food and Food Engineering.

The Department reserves the right to allocate courses for teaching.

  • The successful candidate will be expected 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.              

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

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

BINDURA

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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