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16 Feb, 2017


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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill vacant positions in the Department of Human Nutrition and Health, of the Faculty of Food and Human Sciences, at Bunda Campus of LUANAR.

1. Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (1 position)
Academic qualifications
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, the applicant must have a minimum of MSc in Human Nutrition or medical training or Master of Public Health with a major in epidemiology. The suitable candidate should have experience in epidemiological research studies with at least two years of work experience.

Duties
i. Teach courses in the areas of Nutritional Epidemiology, Research Methods, and Disease and Lifestyle-Nexus at undergraduate and graduate levels;
ii. Supervise undergraduate and graduate student research projects; conduct research, and perform outreach activities in the relevant field;
iii. Develop and implement research and service programmes around diet, and lifestyles in relation to disease; and,
iv. Actively participate in Departmental, Faculty and University meetings, workshops, conferences and other activities that advance the business of the University.


2. Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (1 position)

Academic qualifications
The applicant must have a minimum of an MSc degree in Clinical Nutrition or Human Nutrition or Dietetics or other closely-related fields with at least two years of work experience.
Duties
i. Teach clinical nutrition/dietetics courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels;
ii. Supervise undergraduate and graduate student research projects; conduct research, and perform outreach activities in the relevant field;
iii. Develop and implement research and service programmes around diet, and lifestyles in relation to disease; and,
iv. Actively participate in Departmental, Faculty and University meetings, workshops, conferences and other activities that advance the business of the University.

Applications accompanied by a updated detailed curriculum vitae, undergraduate and postgraduate academic transcripts, copies of academic and other relevant certificates, and names and contacts of three traceable referees (both academic and professional) should be addressed to:

University Registrar
Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources
P O Box 219
LILONGWE
ur@bunda.luanar.mw

to reach him not later than 24th February 2017.