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Kamuzu College of Nursing, a constituent College of the University of Malawi, is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill posts in the Support, Comprehensive Care and Empowerment for people with psychosocial Disabilities (SUCCEED). The positions are tenable at Blantyre Campus. All positions will be for a one-year fixed term contract of employment, renewable on mutual agreement and subject to performance. SUCCEED is a five-country research consortium in Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Malawi. and Zimbabwe, coordinated by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and financed by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office in the United Kingdom. SUCCEED will build on principles of co-production and South-South partnership to create regional centres of excellence in research, capacity-building and outreach on psychosocial disabilities. A Research Consortium, in collaboration with the University of Malawi, the programme is implementing a Research on mental health to investigate ‘What Works’ for people with Psychosis in their Communities.

The positions required in the project are as follows:

Position: Research Assistant

Job Purpose: to provide support for project activities


  •  Contribute to the intervention Development, Delivery and Evaluation
  •  Providing specific inputs to the project agenda Including but not confined to Situational Analysis and Systematic Reviews, Training Development (MOOC, Guidelines and Manual), Country-Specific Training Needs Assessment and Advocacy Training Adaptation
  •  Supporting activities of the research project as required, such as assisting in Focus Groups, Theory of Change (TOC) Workshop, ToT Workshops and In-Country Trainings.
  •  Writing and contributing to research reports, policy briefs and other documents.
  •  Participate in data collection
  • Contributing to Stakeholder Mapping

Education and Qualifications:

  • Applicants must have a least a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Social Science. Desirable attributes: Previous experience of having to deal with a mental health illness at personal level or caring of a close relative with schizophrenia, bipolar


Applications should include a Curriculum Vitae and two traceable referees with their phone numbers and email addresses. Those interested and meeting the above requirements should submit their applications to:

The Registrar

Kamuzu College of Nursing

Private Bag 1



Closing date for receiving applications is April 23, 2021. Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted

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