MALAWI UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
JOB VACANCY: DIRECTOR FOR MUST INSTITUTE FOR INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND INNOVATION (MIIRI)
The Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) is the fourth public university established by the Government of Malawi in December, 2012. It was officially opened on 24th October, 2014. The University is situated in the southern part of Malawi in the beautiful highlands of Thyolo District about 27 kilometres east of Blantyre City. It has four schools, namely Malawi Institute of Technology (MIT); Ndata School of Climate and Earth Sciences (NSCES); Academy of Medical Sciences (AMS); and Bingu School of Culture and Heritage (BISCH). Through these schools, MUST is offering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in various disciplines.
MUST now invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the position of Director for MIIRI tenable at its Ndata campus in Thyolo.
Reporting to the Vice Chancellor, the Director for MIIRI shall oversee research and development of innovation for industrial transformation at the Institute. In addition, he/she shall provide leadership and oversight in innovation and industrial research design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. The Director will also be responsible for teaching and supervision of students at MUST and other University Partners and the supervision of the field Teams in all research field locations.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Among others, the Director for MIIRI will carry out the following duties and responsibilities:
EXPERIENCE, COMPETENCIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
SKILLS AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
METHOD OF APPUCATION
Interested candidates who meet the requirements for the post should submit their written application, together with detailed curriculum vitae duly signed not later than 10th November, 2020. The curriculum vitae must include the candidate’s names in full, date of birth, academic and professional qualifications, job experience and addresses of three traceable referees with their e-mail and physical addresses to:
The Vice Chancellor
Malawi University of Science and Technology
P.O. Box 5196
All electronic applications must be duly signed. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.