10 Mar, 2020

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Staff Associate in Nutritional Sciences in the Department of Human Nutrition and Health, Faculty of Food and Human Sciences, at Bunda College of the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR).

Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree with a major in Nutritional Sciences, Nutritional Biochemistry, Systems Biology Approaches to Nutrition or closely-related discipline. Only Malawian nationals who passed their Bachelor’s degree with an equivalent of no less than a credit from a reputable university should apply.

The successful candidate will undergo Master’s, and subsequently doctoral training to:

i. Teach courses in the area of Nutritional Sciences (Nutritional Biochemistry, Human
Physiology, Nutritional Pathology, Biochemical Nutritional Assessment, Lifecycle
Nutrition), Nutrition and Global Health and any other related courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels;
ii. Supervise undergraduate and postgraduate student research projects;
iii. Develop and implement research and service programmes in Systems Biology
Approaches to Nutrition; iv. Develop and perform outreach activities;
v. Manage nutrition analysis laboratories and services;
vi. Advise the Faculty on, and participate in curriculum development and reviews; and,
vii. Actively participate in Departmental, Faculty and University meetings, workshops, seminars, conferences and other activities that advance the business of the University.

Mode of Application
Applicants should submit detailed curriculum vitae, official undergraduate academic transcripts, certified copies of academic and other relevant certificates, names and contacts of two high-calibre traceable referees (at least one should be academic), and a two-page summary of how the applicant envisions to advance emerging nutritional sciences research in the University. The application should only be addressed to:

University Registrar
Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Bunda College
P.O. Box 219

Alternatively, applications may be emailed to

The application should be clearly captioned the following: Application for Position of Staff Associate in Nutritional Sciences.

Closing time and date for receipt of applications: 5 PM on 30 March 2020.

Only short-listed candidates w

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