Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer for Exploration Geochemistry job at Copperbelt University

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Vacancy title:
Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer for Exploration Geochemistry

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Teachers & Education ]

Jobs at:

Copperbelt University

Deadline of this Job:
28 January 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 12, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The Copperbelt University is a Public University established through an Act of Parliament No. 19 of 1987. The University’s core business is Teaching, Research and Community Engagement as a service to the nation. The University is an equal opportunity employer and hereby invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for appointment to fill teaching positions in the School of Mines and Mineral Sciences at any of the levels listed below and in the following departments:

Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer for Exploration Geochemistry
Job Purpose
To perform teaching duties, supervise student projects and assess dissertations, undertake original individual and collaborative research, and perform other related administrative duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
• Performing teaching duties at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
• Undertaking original individual and collaborative research leading to significant advances in their field and its publication in national or international refereed journals and collaboration with peers in other universities and academic institutions and keeping abreast of recent advances in the field.
• Supervise students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels including coaching students by taking them outdoor for geological field mapping/project classes.
• Involvement in curriculum development.
• Involvement in community service in the area of specialization.
• Setting and assessment of examination papers and assessing a portfolio of evidence.
• Assist with administrative duties in the department and/or school.
• Attendance of developmental workshops for teaching and learning, and participation in tutoring and mentoring activities.

Position for Exploration Geochemistry
• Grade 12 or Form V Certificate minimum of 5 “O” Levels with credit or better in English and Mathematics.
• Bachelor of Science in Geology or its equivalent from a recognized university.
• A Master’s degree in the same area as the Bachelor’s degree is a must. The Master’s degree must command respect in Exploration Geochemistry or its equivalent.
• An earned PhD in Exploration Geochemistry or equivalent.
• Demonstrated experience in either academia or industry.
• Membership to the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ) is a must.

Knowledge and Skills
• Ability to manage and undertake out of station geological field mapping activities.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in discharge duties.
• Be registered with the Professional Institute Board.
• Developed a strong research program, outstanding publication record in high-quality refereed journals.
• Demonstrate experience in teaching, proven research and publication background.
• Knowledge about computer software/applications in the relevant disciplines.
• Strong commitment to teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Interested applicants meeting the above specifications should submit a detailed Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of Academic and Professional Certificates and three (3) names of referees, two (2) of whom must be Professionally acquainted with the applicant.
The applications in hard copies should be submitted to the undersigned not later than Friday 28th January 2022 or soft copies to [email protected]  
The Registrar
The Copperbelt University
Plot 4692, Jambo Drive, Riverside
P O Box 21692

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