Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor/ Professor: Department Of Media And Journalism Studies: Faculty Of Arts, Culture And Heritage Studies


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Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor/ Professor: Department Of Media And Journalism Studies: Faculty Of Arts, Culture And Heritage Studies :


  • Harare
  • Full Time

Job Summary

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) is the largest and comprehensive Open & Distance e- 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 position that has arisen in the Zimbabwe Open University.
Women candidates and the differently abled persons are encouraged to apply.

Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor/ Professor: Department Of Media And Journalism Studies: Faculty Of Arts, Culture And Heritage Studies: Manicaland Regional Campus (1 Post)

Duties and Responsibilities



MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
• Developing and launching of new degree programmes;
• Developing open and distance electronic learning and teaching materials;
• Tutoring;
• Managing technology enabled teaching;
• Carrying out research and creative work;
• Promoting the University wide initiatives;
• Establishing partnerships with industry and local communities;
• Fostering Education 5.0 through innovation and industrialisation;
• Engaging in community service;
• Interfacing with other Faculties; and
• Carrying out any other duties as assigned by the Dean and/or Regional Director.

Qualifications and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
• Master's Degree in Media Studies or Journalism or Mass Communication is a prerequisite;
• Bachelor’s Degree in Media Studies/ Journalism/ Mass Communication is a pre-requisite;
• Working experience in a university setting, especially Open and Distance e-Learning is an added advantage;
• A minimum of two (2) years teaching experience in an institution of higher learning is a requirement;
• Knowledge of Open and Distance e-Learning mode of delivery is an added advantage; and
• Computer literacy is a must;

How to Apply

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.

Applications should be received not later than 6 November 2021.

Applications should be addressed to:

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

OR

Hand delivered to

3rd Floor
Corner House
Cnr S. Machel/L. Takawira
Harare


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