Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant post of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Philosophy. 

Qualifications and Attributes 

Applicants should possess the following qualifications and attributes:

  • Master of Arts in Philosophy or Master of Arts in Applied Ethics, with a strong background in the core areas of Philosophy (Logic, Metaphysics, Epistemology, Ethics, and Social and Political Philosophy).

  • Leadership skills, including ability to teach and mentor others, integrity, dependability, and team building skills.


Specific duties shall include, but will not be limited to: 

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

  • Conducting research in the area of specialisation.

  • Supervising undergraduate and postgraduate research projects within the department.

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

  • Initiating research projects.

  • Initiating and participating in resource mobilization activities.

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

Applications including a detailed CV, copies of certificates and names of three traceable referees, one of which should be an academic, should be submitted by 6th April, 2022 to the address below: 

The Acting University Registrar

University of Malawi

P. O. Box 280