Staff Associate/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor/ Professor in Sociology of Education (RE-Advertised)

August 5, 2021
Ref Num:
School of Education - Education Foundations Department
August 10, 2021    [ closed ]


Applications are invited for interested and suitably qualified persons for the challenging and demanding academic position in the Education Foundations Department tenable at Chancellor College, the main constituent College of the University of Malawi. There is only one position at Staff Associate/ Lecturer, Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor or Professor Level in Sociology of Education.

Applicants for the position of a Staff Associate Must have a Bachelor of Education Degree with at least a CREDIT. Candidates applying for Lecturer position must have at least a Master of Education Degree in Sociology of Education plus a Bachelor’s Degree in Education with at least a CREDIT.

Applicants at senior lecturer, Associate Professor or Professor level should provide evidence of their publications in peer reviewed journals (3 for Senior lecturer, 5 for Associate Professor and 8 for Professor).

The successful candidate will be expected to: teach sociology of education courses and other related education foundation courses to both undergraduate AND postgraduate students; Supervise students on teaching practice, carry out research, consultancies and outreach activities; supervise students’ research work; offer in-service training; and carryout any duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Department, School of Education and the university as whole.

Applicants should be less than 40 years of age.

Prospective candidates should send their complete application package, including a letter of application, most recent and detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and contact details of two traceable referees one of whom should be an academic to:

The Registrar

Chancellor College

P.O. Box 280



Note that those who already applied should not reapply this time around

The closing date is 10th August, 2021




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