Staff Associate/Assistant Lecturer/ Lecturer in Anatomy (Embryology) 1

Staff Associate/Assistant Lecturer/ Lecturer in Anatomy (Embryology)

College of Medicine

College of Medicine (COM) is a leading academic institution of excellence under the University of Malawi The College has 3 campuses with the main campus situated in Blantyre along Mahatma Gandhi Road, another one in Lilongwe and a satellite campus in Mangocni. COM has three academic faculties, namely, the Faculty of Medicine, the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Public Health and Family Medicine. Apart from the academic faculties, COM has well-established research centres and affiliates such as MAC, BMP, MLW and JHP. COM also runs well-established business units, including the COM Mortuary, the Sports Complex and the COM Clinic

COM currently has staff vacancies in various departments. Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified individuals to fill the following position.


Staff Associate/Assistant Lecturer/ Lecturer in Anatomy (Embryology) (1 Full-Time position)

Job Summary
Reporting to the Head of Department. the successful candidate will be expected to undertake teaching, research, administrative and community engagement work. The Staff Associate or Assistant Lecturer will perform their duties under supervision and guidance from senior colleagues

Key Duties and Responsibilities
Among other duties and responsibilities. the successful candidate will be expected to

  • Give lectures, tutorials and supervision to students.
  • Conduct practical sessions and demonstrations in relevant topics
  • Teach and assess students’ academic performance through giving assignments and exams
  • Conduct research within a chosen held and in keeping with aims and objectives of the department
  • Engage in Community Outreach
  • Invigilate examinations
  • Serve in University committees when appointed
  • Attend departmental meetings and any other meeting as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements

  • MBBS plus MMed or MSc in comparative Morphological and anatomical sciences or PhD in human anatomy – for Lecturer
  • BSc (Hans with second class upper or above) in Developmental Biology – for Assistant Lecturer
  • BSc (with credit and above) – for Staff Associate,
  • Experience in teaching and research will be an added advantage

How to Apply
Suitably qualified candidates should forward their applications together with copies of relevant certificates, detailed CVs and names of three traceable referees to:

The Registrar
College of Medicine
Private Bag 360
Blantyre 3
Or email: [email protected]

Applications should be submitted by 30 October, 2020. Please indicate the title of the post in the subject line (email submissions) and on the envelope (hard copy submissions). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.