Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Philosophy

The University of Malawi invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Philosophy on Contract. 


  1. PhD in Philosophy, or Master of Arts in Philosophy, or Master of Arts in Applied Ethics, with a strong background in Ethical Theory, and Philosophy of Science and Technology. 

  2. Applicants for the Senior Lecturer position should have a track record of at least 3 publications in reputable journals.

  3. A person of high integrity, dependable and ability to teach and mentor others.


  1. Teaching, setting and timely grading of examinations for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

  2. Supervising undergraduate and postgraduate research projects within the department.

  3. Participating in all academic and professional activities of the department.

  4. Carrying out other relevant duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department.



Applications including a detailed CV, certified copies of certificates and names of three traceable referees, one of which should be an academic, should be sent to and all applications should be received not later than 25th August, 2023.