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Professor / Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Media and Communication at University of Malawi

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University of Malawi

The University of Malawi invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the existing positions of Professor / Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Media and Communication (Print Media, Radio production and broadcasting, Television production and broadcasting, Digital, eCommunication and Social Media, Cultural Studies, Development Communication, Strategic Communication

Qualifications

PhD/MA / MSc.) Media and Communication, peer-reviewed journal articles/book chapters and Engagement in professional media and communication production and practice as a journalist, editor, managing editor, correspondent.

Duties

  1. Teaching, setting and timely marking examinations for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in drama and theatre courses
  2. Conceptualisation and implementation of practical productions and projects for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in drama and theatre studies
  3. Supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate practical projects
  4. Supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research
  5. Mentoring and tutoring of students
  6. Conceptualisation and implementation of outreach programmes with other staff members
  7. Creation of links with industry both locally and internationally for collaborations in projects, research work and exchange programmes for students and other staff members
  8. Resource mobilisation for academic, scholarly and outreach activities in the department
  9. Scholarly peer-reviewed publications for the advancement of oneself and the profile of the Department, the school and the University
  10. Creation of plans for regional and international invitations to give talks or present works at other institutions of high learning and the drama and theatre industry
  11. To take up tasks and duties as assigned by the Head of Department, the Executive Dean, and the Vice Chancellor.
  12. Additionally, Senior Lecturers, Associate Professors and Professors, offer academic leadership through innovations
  13. To take leadership or participate in inter-disciplinary, and multi-disciplinary research groups for research and joint publications
  14. To be an ambassador for the department, the school and the university

Method Of Application

Online applications should include the following:

  1. Letter of application with the specific post you are applying for, and an indication of courses to teach and research Interests within your areas of teaching.
  2.  A Curriculum Vitae with names of two traceable referees;
  3. Certified copies of relevant degrees;
  4. Excluding those applying for posts in Academic Careers and Literacy, please include a bound portfolio of work relevant to the post that you are applying for
  5. ADJUNCT POSITIONS: Professional artists, and media gurus with a market and industry track record can apply for adjunct positions attainable in the different departments for specific art and media roles. Placement in positions shall be determined through assessments of professional work that has been done, including years of experience and practice, assessed from submitted Curriculum Vitaes, portfolio of work and recommendations from two referees

All applications should be submitted not later than 31st May 2024 to [email protected] with a copy clearly indicating the post being applied for. Female academics, scholars and practitioners are particularly encouraged to apply. Only eligible applicants will be acknowledged and invited for an interview.

To apply for this job email your details to vacancies@unima.ac.mw