Assistant Lecturer/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer and Clinical Legal studies Coordinator

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post of Assistant Lecturer/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer and Clinical Legal studies Coordinator in the Public Law and Clinical Legal Education Department, School of Law, Economics and Government at the University of Malawi.

Qualifications /Experience

The applicants must meet the following requirements:

  1. Be holders of an LLB (Hons), Second Upper Class (2.1);  

  2. Demonstrate experience in drafting proposals and project implementation; and

  3. Must hold a valid licence to practice the law in the courts of Malawi. Those with Masters or PhD degrees in Law (with credits in their first degrees), will have an added advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities

Successful candidates will be undertaking the following duties:

  1. Coordinate the work of the sub-clinics under the Chancellor College Legal Clinic.

  2. Teach and conduct research in Clinical Legal Education and any other practical courses as assigned by the Head of Department.

  3. Assist supervisors in the activities of the clinic such as training of students, carrying out outreach activities and conducting meetings with clients.

  4.  Assist Lecturers in teaching and research.

  5. Take over the work of the clinic when a supervisor is out of station.

  6. Take direct interest in the work of all clinics and report to the Head of Department on the progress of each clinic.

  7. Take up clinical cases to court and litigate as and when necessary;

  8. Mobilize resources for the legal clinic.

  9. Carry out any other related duties that may be assigned to him or her by the Principal, Registrar, or Dean of the Faculty through Head of Department.

  10. The ideal candidate must be prepared to reside in Zomba.


Applications, including a detailed curriculum vitae with up to date contact details (preferably working mobile phone numbers), copies of certificates and academic transcripts and names of three traceable referees should be submitted, not later than 24th October, 2023 to:

The Registrar

University of Malawi

P.O. Box 280

Zomba, Malawi