Banking and Finance Job Opportunity at Mulungushi University


The Council of Mulungushi University invites qualified candidates for the prestigious Boz-Mu Professorial Chair for Banking and Finance under the School of Business Studies. The Chair is funded by the Bank of Zambia (BOZ) primarily to enhance teaching, research, training development and consultancy work relevant to the interest of Bank of Zambia and the banking and financial sector at large. The University therefore invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the position of The Bank of Zambia Chair in Banking and Finance.The Mulungushi University is a rapidly growing public university situated on two campuses, the main one being on the Great North Road, 26 kilometres from Kabwe town. The second campus, the Town Campus is situated off Munkoyo Road in Kabwe town. The University has a good number of teaching and research faculty in the 5 schools with an enrolment of more than 4000 students in undergraduate, postgraduate and distance education programmes. The University’s programmes and activities are driven by its motto of “Pursuing the frontiers of knowledge” in a RARE (Responsible, Accountable, Relevant and ethical) way.

Responsibilities

  • The BOZ-MU Chair for Banking and Finance is responsible for:
  • Formulating, developing and implementing annual operational plan, which will provide forward looking policies on academic, financial and administrative activities of the Chair in line with the university’s strategic plan
  • Undertaking and promoting research in Banking and other Finance related areas
  • Curriculum development and implementation
  • This includes developing and designing training and/or other educational programmes in the discipline of Banking and Finance
  • Create partnerships and cooperation’s with local, regional and international organizations in research, training and consultancy in the area of Banking and Finance
  • Hosting and facilitating local and international Banking and Finance conferences and workshops
  • Developing short learning courses in Banking and Finance
  • Participate in teaching of Banking and Finance related courses of the University
  • Fostering high value linkages with all stakeholders, fundraising and maximizing the resources available through innovative management and leadership

Qualifications

  • The University seeks an individual with the following credentials:
  • Bachelor’s Degree with Merit or its equivalent in field of specialization and Doctorate Degree in area of Banking and Finance
  • Academic rank of Senior Lecturer
  • Applicants at the level of Associate and Full Professor will be preferred
  • Nine years of full time teaching/lecturing experience at University level
  • Applicants at the Associate Professor (Full Professor) level should have
  • 10 years of full time teaching/lecturing experience at University level respectively
  • Personal and professional integrity and a distinguished track record of successful senior management experience in higher education and/or a relevant professional field
  • Appointment at the level of Senior Lecturer requires an outstanding record of academic leadership and personal achievement in both teaching and research with a minimum of 10 publications of which at least four (4 should be) refereed publications and be senior author of a minimum of 2 refereed publications
  • Appointment at the level of Associate Professor requires an outstanding record of academic leadership and personal achievement in both teaching and research with a minimum of 15  publications with 8 refereed publications and be senior or single author of a minimum of 4 refereed publications
  • Appointment at the level of Full Professor requires an outstanding record of academic leadership and personal achievement in both teaching and research with a cumulative publication record of 25
  • Publications, 7 of which must have been published since attaining the rank of Associate Professor
  • 12 of the cumulative publications must be refereed scholarly publications and be senior or single author of a minimum of 6 refereed publications
  • Demonstrated service to the profession
  • Demonstrated evidence of public service
  • Self-motivation, strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Experience in Banking and Finance
  • Have emotional stability and ability to balance the requirements of different stakeholders of the University.

How to apply
All applications will be subjected to confidentiality and should comprise a CV, certified photocopies of Grade 12/Form 5 and other academic and professional qualifications, transcripts and any such other material as the applicant may wish to submit. The CV must give full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, employment and experience, date of availability, telephone number, e-mail address, names and addresses of three (3) referees, two (2) of whom should be professionally acquainted with the candidate and one (1) character referee to:
The Registrar
Mulungushi University
PO Box 80415
Kabwe.

For more information

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+260 215 228004
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