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Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics

Date Posted: May 04, 2021

Job Description

Position: Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics (Department of Public Health)

Job Summary

Reporting to the Head of Department, the successful candidate will be expected to undertake teaching, research, administrative and community engagement work. The Staff Associate or Assistant Lecturer willddues.

Key Duties and Responsibilities


Among other duties and responsibilities, the successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Teach courses in Nutrition/Dietetics.
  • Conduct demonstrations and tutorials.
  • Supervise students during practice rotations, and support the students on implementation of care plans as needed.
  • Participate in setting examinations
  • Conduct assessment of students
  • Participate in curriculum development.
  • Serve on various university, college and departmental committees.
  • Engage in writing research proposals and submit them for funding
  • Participate in conducting research in collaboration with other members of staff
  • Participate in dissemination of research results at conferences and in publications
  • Attend departmental, faculty, College and other meetings as required.


Applicants must have the following requirements:

  • Masters Degree in Clinical Nutrition or Dietetics – for Lecturers
  • BSc (Honors) in Human Nutrition/Dietetics/Food Science or MBBS – for Assistant Lecturer.
  • At least 1 year of post-internship clinical experience and registration with the Medical Council of Malawi for candidates with medical background – for Assistant Lecturer.
  • Candidates with teaching experience in higher education institutions will have an added advantage.

How to Apply

Suitably qualified candidates should forward their applications together with copies of relevant certificates, detailed CVs and names of three traceable referees to:


The Registrar

College of Medicine

Private Bag 360


Blantyre 3



Applications should be submitted by 22nd May, 2021. Please indicate the title of the post in the subject line (email submissions) and on the envelope (hard copy submissions). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


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