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Pyrometallurgy (x1)

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Job Description

Department of Metallurgy:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following positions in the Department of Metallurgy:

Job Title: Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in the following specializations:

Job Purpose

To perform teaching duties at undergraduate and graduate levels, to undertake original individual and collaborative research and participate in academic activities of the University.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Collaborate with peers in other universities and academic institutions and keep abreast of recent advances in the area of specialization.

Involvement in curriculum development at departmental and school levels.

Involvement in community service in the area of specialization.

Setting and assessment of examination papers and assessing a portfolio of evidence.

Supervise students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

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.

Qualifications and Experience:

Position for Pyrometallurgy:

  • Grade 12 or Form V Certificate minimum of 5 “O” Levels with credit or better in English and Mathematics.
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Metallurgical Engineering 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 Pyrometallurgy or its equivalent.
  • An earned PhD in Metallurgical Engineering or equivalent from an accredited university.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of relevant tutoring and lecturing experience at any institution of higher learning.
  • The applicant must be registered with the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ) and Engineers’ Registration Board or any other reputable institution.

Position for Physical Metallurgy/Material Science:

  • Grade 12 or Form V Certificate minimum of 5 “O” Levels with credit or better in English and Mathematics.
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Metallurgical Engineering 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 Physical Metallurgy/Material Science or its equivalent.
  • An earned PhD in Physical Metallurgy/Material Science or equivalent from an accredited university.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of relevant tutoring and lecturing experience at any institution of higher learning.
  • The applicant must be registered with the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ) and Engineers’ Registration Board or any other reputable institution.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Applicant should have demonstrated experience in teaching in a higher institution of learning, proven research, and publication background.
  • Strong commitment to teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in discharging duties.
  • Developed a strong research program, outstanding publication record in high-quality refereed journals.
  • Experience in distance learning and online teaching in Higher Education will be considered an added advantage.

Method of Application

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: The Registrar,

The Copperbelt University,

Plot 4692, Jambo Drive, Riverside,

PO Box 21692

Kitwe.

**Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted**

Application deadline
28 Jan 09:43
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Copperbelt University is a public university that was established in 1987 to create a place for high quality education and training. The university empowers graduates to act efficiently and effectively in a broad range of civic and professional functions and activities, creating a place to which access is possible primarily on the basis of intellectual merit and of the ability to participate actively in its programmes. The university provides a quality environment for reading, with good access to study and research materials.