Senior Lecturers and Associate Professors
  • Full Time
  • Malawi
  • Applications have closed

Malawi School of Government (MSG)


The Malawi School of Government (MSG) is a unique higher education Statutory Corporation established through Act of Parliament No. 33 of 2022. Our primary mission is to shape Malawi’s present and future by developing and delivering human resource development programmes and enhancing the capacity of the public and private sectors through education and training, research, consultancy, and advisory services.

Malawi School of Government is a hybrid institution that offers induction, refresher, promotional and other professional training programmes to public and private sector officers. It also inherited academic diplomas and degree programmes from the former Malawi Institute of Management (MIM) and Staff Development Institute (SDI). Currently, the School has five Masters Degree programmes in the following areas: Management, Strategic Management, Project Management, ICT, Business Administration, and International Relations and Diplomacy. In its quest for excellence and quality education, MSG would like to recruit suitably qualified and highly motivated candidates at a senior level to anchor its Master’s programmes in the following areas:

  1. Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Public Administration
  2. Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Business Administration
  3. Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Management
  4. Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in International Relations and Diplomacy or Political Science
  5. Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Project Management
  6. Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in ICT/Computer Science

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching and Assessment

  1. Develop and review curriculum and teaching and learning materials.
  2. Provide effective tuition to students at various levels and conduct internal and external examinations and assessments.
  3. Supervise undergraduate and postgraduate student projects.
  4. Design and deliver professional training programmes in the relevant area of expertise.

Research, Consultancy, and Advisory Services

  1. Initiate and undertake research projects, consultancies, and advisory activities.
  2. Translate research findings into actionable policy recommendations for policy stakeholders.
  3. Publish research findings in peer-reviewed academic journals, policy briefs, and other relevant outlets.
  4. Provide advisory services to clients by offering insights and strategic recommendations.
  5. Collaborate with external partners to develop joint initiatives, secure funding, and expand the School’s reach and impact.

Qualification and Other Attributes

  • Candidates must have a PhD in any of the following areas: Public Administration, Political Science, Project Management, Management and ICT/Computer Science from an accredited or recognised University by the National Council for Higher Education.
  • Candidates for Senior Lecturer positions must have a minimum of 3 years experience at the Lecturer Level in delivering teaching, research, and consultancy services and must have a good record of publications in their field of expertise, with at least 3 peer-reviewed journal articles in the relevant field.
  • For Associate Professor positions, candidates must have at least 5 peer-reviewed journal articles published after attainment of Senior Lecturer Level.

How to Apply

Applications for these positions should be sent to

All applications should be accompanied by the following documents:

  1. Curriculum vitae containing detailed work experience and details of three traceable referees
  2. Cover letter confirming interest and availability
  3. Soft copies of certified educational and professional certificates

The closing date for receiving applications is 22nd July 2024. Please note that only applications received through will be considered.

Interested applicants should indicate the position title in the email’s subject line.

For any enquiries, please contact

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.