Lecturer/Professor: Department of Teacher Development: Faculty of Education

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Lecturer/Professor: Department of Teacher Development: Faculty of Education

  • Post Date:October 8, 2021
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Master’s Degree
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry Education
Job Description

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) is the largest and comprehensive Open & Distance Electronic-Learning (ODeL) university in Zimbabwe that offers lifelong learning in an affordable and flexible manner.

Suitably qualified, experienced and motivated candidates are invited to apply for the following vacant positions that have arisen in the Zimbabwe Open University.

Women candidates and the differently abled persons are encouraged to apply.

LECTURER/ SENIOR LECTURER/ ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/ PROFESSOR: FACULTY OF EDUCATION: DEPARTMENT OF TEACHER DEVELOPMENT: NATIONAL CENTRE (1 POST)

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leading in the development and launching of new programmes;
  • Developing and producing Open and Distance Learning materials including writing modules;
  • Tutoring;
  • Marking assignments as well as examinations;
  • Carrying out research and creative work;
  • Promoting the University wide initiatives;
  • Establishing partnerships with industry and local communities;
  • Engaging in community service;
  • Interfacing with other Faculties;
  • Engaging in University service
  • Carrying out any other duties as assigned;
  • Proficiency in online teaching and learning strategies.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • A minimum of a Master of Wood Technology in one of the following subject areas: Wood Technology and design or Metal Technology and Design or Food Technology and Design or Textile Technology and Design or Graphic Technology and Design or Building technology and Design or Agriculture and Technology;
  • A relevant Bachelor of Education in technical subjects such as Woodwork, Building metal, Technology, Textile technology or equivalent;
  • Possession of a PhD in technical subject or any of the areas stated above is an added advantage;
  • A minimum of two (2) years teaching experience in an institution of Higher Learning is a requirement;
  • Knowledge and appreciation of the concept of Education 5.0;
  • Knowledge of distance education would be an added advantage; and
  • Computer literacy a must;

CANDIDATES WHO DO NOT MEET THE STIPULATED REQUIREMENTS NEED NOT APPLY.

Interested and qualified persons should submit their applications consisting of the following documents: application letter, certified educational and professional certificates as well as transcripts and curriculum vitae with contact details (telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at least three (3) referees as follows:

  • EITHER: in PDF format as a single document to: [email protected]
  • OR as hard copies which consist of ten (10) sets of each of the above listed documents. All envelopes should clearly indicate the post being applied for.

NB: Those who submit their applications online will be required to bring their original documents for verification upon invitation for interview.

Applications should be received not later than 9 October 2021.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Director, Human Resources
Zimbabwe Open University or 
P O Box MP 1119 
Mount Pleasant 
Harare

or Hand delivered to:

3rd Floor, Corner House
Cnr S. Machel and L. Takawira St.
Harare