Job Summary


Applications are invited for the following post : Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/ Professor – Crop Science (1 Post)


Duties And Responsibilities


Duties and Responsibilities

Applicants must be able to teach at least six (6) courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level to both Conventional and Block students including Plant Biology, Perennial Crop Production, Molecular Biology, Principles of Horticulture, Plant Propagation and Nursery Management and Molecular Biology; The Department reserves the right to allocate courses for teaching.
To contribute to the achievement of Education 5.0 by the Department through University teaching, research, community engagement, innovation and industrialisation;
To provide academic leadership to the Department, initiate, guide and contribute to basic and applied research in the Department;
To supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students in their fields of specialisation.

Qualifications And Experience


Applicants should hold a PhD Degree in Crop Science;
A Master’s Degree in Crop Science passed with at least a Merit class
A BSc Degree in Crop Science/Agronomy or Horticulture is a must.
Applicants must have a minimum of two (2) years of tertiary teaching experience or relevant industrial experience;
Proven record of publications and ability to mobilise funds will be added advantages;
The curriculum vitae (CV) should contain a detailed list of publications; clearly specifying titles of publications, journal names, volumes, page numbers details, dates published into, books, monographs, refereed and non-refereed journals, chapters in books etc.


How To Apply



Interested and qualified persons should send one set of their application merged in continuous pdf format to consisting of the application letter, certified copies of educational certificates, transcripts, National ID, Birth Certificate and a Curriculum Vitae giving full personal details including full names, place and date of birth, qualifications, previous employment and experience, telephone number, present salary, date of availability, names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of at least three referees.

Applications should clearly indicate the “Post” which is being applied for in the subject line and addressed to:

The Assistant Registrar- Human Resources

Bindura University of Science Education

P Bag 1020


Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to. The closing date for the receipt of applications is Monday, 21 March 2022. Applicants are to note that the vacancy in the Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Department of Crop Science shall remain open until the post has been filled.


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