LECTURER x2 – Midlands State University (MSU)

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


Department of Agricultural Economics and Development

Post A: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor (2 Posts Permanent)


  • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics/ Bachelor of Commerce in Economics or similar qualification
  • Master of Science in Agricultural Economics/ Master of Commerce in Economics or similar qualification
  • A PhD in Agricultural Economics/ Economics or relevant qualification will be an added advantage
  • Evidence of published research in agricultural economics added advantage
  • Teaching experience at the tertiary level is an added advantage

Duties and Responsibilities

The candidate should be able to teach any three of the following modules at both undergraduate and Masters Level:

  • Mathematics for Agricultural economics
  • Statistics for Agriculture
  • Research methods
  • Agricultural Marketing and Price analysis
  • Microeconomics
  • International trade Policy

NB: Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer. In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must submit certified copies of certificates, transcripts, national identification and Curriculum Vitae giving full personal particulars including full names, date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names and addresses of three referees addressed to the Deputy Registrar – Human Resource The application pack should be sent as a single merged pdf file to email address: academicrecruitment@staff.msu.ac.zw. The subject line should be labelled with the post being applied for. Closing date for applications is Friday, 5 April 2024. Note that only short- listed candidates will be communicated to.

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