Vacancy: Lecturer

Malawi Institute of Journalism, a leading Training Institution, invites applications from suitably
qualified and experienced candidates to fill the vacant position of a LECTURER at Blantyre Campus.

Purpose of the job.

The Lecturer will assist the Media Training Department in ensuring high quality delivery of training
courses to our students in the Bachelor Degree programme under the supervision of the Media
Training Manager.

Personal Specifications
1 Excellent time management, planning, organisational and lesson delivery skills.
2 An experienced mentor with the ability to provide insight on the real-life career of a
journalist to students taking up the journalism career to a degree level.
3 Energetic and innovative but able to operate within set rules and guidelines.
4 Have a clean record regarding sexual exploitation and abuse.

Key responsibilities of the Lecturer shall, among others be:
1 Impart required skills in students pursuing a degree in Journalism in a professional manner.
2 Developing incentives to keep students in class.
3 Evaluating individual students’ performance through class assignments, marking
examination scripts, supervision of projects and submission of grades within agreed

Educational Qualifications
A minimum of a Master’s degree in Journalism and Mass Media or its equivalent from an accredited
institution with a minimum of three years of verifiable work experience. Those with additional
qualifications will have an added advantage.

The Institute shall offer a competitive package with an attractive package commensurate with
qualifications, experience and suitability.

How to apply
Applications, including a detailed CV with at least three (3) traceable referees and copies of relevant
qualifications should be sent not later than 27th June 2022 to:

The Executive Director
Malawi Institute of Journalism
P O Box 30165
Blantyre 3.
Only shortlisted and acknowledged candidates shall be invited for interviews.
MIJ is an equal opportunities employer and does not tolerate any form of sexual
exploitation and abuse.

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