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May 12th, 2023 at 12:52   General   Lilongwe   Reference: 2681
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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following positions tenable at MUBAS in Blantyre.

The Head of Academic Department shall be responsible to the Executive Dean of the School to which the Department belongs. He/she shall provide leadership and overall coordination of all academic and administrative matters of the Department. The University has the following Academic Departments of which candidates must specify which department they are applying for in line with their specialisations:

School of Engineering
i. Civil Engineering
ii. Electrical Engineering
iii. Mechanical Engineering
iv. Mining Engineering

School of Built Environment
v. Architecture
vi. Physical Planning and Land Survey
vii. Quantity Surveying and Land Economy

School of Business and Economic Sciences
viii. Accountancy and Finance
ix. Business Management
x. Economics and Law

School of Education, Communication and Media Studies
xi. Language and Business Communication
xii. Applied Education
xiii. Journalism and Media Studies

School of Science and Technology
xiv. Mathematical Sciences
xv. Physics and Biochemical Sciences
xvi. Public and Environmental Health Sciences
xvii. Computer Science and Information Systems


  1. Leading in the development, implementation and monitoring of the departmental plans, strategies, budgets and academic programmes.
  2. Implementing, monitoring and maintaining academic standards.
  3. Establishing and maintaining partnerships and links with government, the public and private sectors, development partners and the international community.
  4. Leading in the development and implementation of resource mobilization plans and strategies, and ensuring efficient resource utilization in the Department.
  5. Supporting staff in research, consultancy and outreach programmes for the Department.
  6. Initiating recruitment process in the department.
  7. Advising staff on relevant and credible journals in specialized fields of the school.
  8. Teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students
  9. Preparing reports for the Department.
  10. Undertaking curriculum review and tracer studies.
  11. Orienting and mentoring the new academic generation.
  12. Allocating work and appraising staff.


  • An earned Ph.D. Degree in a relevant field from an accredited institution
  • At least 3 years’ experience at a supervisory level
  • Those at Senior Lecturer level and above or in Senior Leadership positions shall have an added advantage

The successful candidate shall be offered a 3-year performance-based contract which may be renewed once.

Applications together with copies of relevant qualifications and detailed curriculum vitae with two traceable referees should be sent by Wednesday, 31st May, 2023 to vacancies@mubas.ac.mw or Registrar, MUBAS, P/Bag 303, Chichiri, Blantyre 3. Applicants should indicate the position applied for in the subject line of the emails.

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Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences