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Head of Postgraduate Studies at University of Malawi

  • Full Time
  • Zomba
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University of Malawi

Job Purpose

To  coordinate   Postgraduate   Programmes   in  a manner that ensures that quality control regulations and procedures are strictly adhered to and high academic standards are maintained

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Initiating, formulating, interpreting, enforcing and reviewing postgraduate studies rules, regulations and policies

  2. Coordinating and monitoring the running, progress and completion of postgraduate programmes to ensure  quality  control  and the maintenance of high academic standards

  3. Facilitating post-graduate curriculum reviews and tracer studies

  4. Liaising with Executive Deans of  Schools  to establish priority areas and recruitment of students and external examiners for postgraduate studies;

  5. Facilitating research skills training for both students and supervisors through mounting higher degrees research workshops, seminars and consultative meetings;

  6. Reviewing existing postgraduate programmes offered either by the University or through the University

  7. Assessing the viability, quality and accreditation issues of new postgraduate programmes;

  8. Coordinating the consideration and processing of postgraduate student research proposals, theses and dissertations;

  9. Establishing and maintaining a databank of post-graduate programmes and students

  10. Marketing and mobilizing resources for postgraduate programmes and students’ scholarships.

  11. Facilitating internal and external linkages for student placement and general partnership

  12. Coordinating selection, admission, and assessment of postgraduate students

  13. Preparing reports

Minimum Education Qualifications and Experience

  1. PhD

  2. 5 years’ experience at senior academic level

Method Of Application

Application letters, enclosing copies of certificates with detailed curriculum vitae and three traceable referees should be submitted to: [email protected]

The closing date of receiving applications is Friday, 26th May 2023.

Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.