Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in Food and Nutrition Sciences Food Security (two posts-one tenured and the other a two year contract)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the post of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in Food and Nutrition Sciences/ Food Security in the Human Ecology and Agricultural Sciences Department at the University of Malawi


Applicants should have a Master’s Degree or PhD in Human Nutrition, Nutrition, Food Security and Nutrition, Nutritional Biochemistry, Clinical Nutrition, Dietetics or any other relevant field of study obtained from an institution recognized by the University of Malawi. Applicants should have obtained a first degree in Nutrition or Food Security with credit or distinction.

Duties and responsibilities

 Successful candidates for this position will be undertaking, among others, the following duties:

  1. Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students.

  2. Conducting research in their area of specialization.

  3. Participating in departmental, school, and university-wide committees.

  4. Being part of academic consultants within the broader areas of the department.

  5. Participating in outreach programs of the department.

Application Procedure

Applications stating the post being applied for, including detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates and names of three traceable referees should be submitted to:

The Registrar
University of Malawi
P.O. Box 280

To reach him not later than 18th February, 2023. Only short-listed applications will be acknowledged.