The Copperbelt University is a Public University established through an Act of Parliament No. 19 of 1987. The University’s core business is Teaching, Research and Consultancy as a service to the nation. The University hereby invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for appointment as LECTURERS at the MICHAEL CHILUFYA SATA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE.

Professors/ Senior Lecturers/ Lecturers in;

General Surgery, Urology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Neurosurgeon, Surgical Oncology, Cardiology, Neurology, Psychiatry, Renal, Obstetrics/Gynaecology, Gynaecological Oncology, Assisted Reproductive Health, Paediatrics, Paediatric Cardiology, Paediatric Gastroenterology, Paediatric Oncology, Paediatric Neurology, Paediatric Nephrology, Biostatistics, Child & Maternal Health, Community Health, Environmental Health, Global Health, Nutrition, Occupational Health, Health Economic, Health Promotion, Research Methods, Physiology, Biochemistry, Therapeutics/Pharmacology, Anatomy, Pathology, Bacteriology, Parasitology, Virology, Mycology, Immunology, Oral Surgery, Operational Dentistry And Ondodontology, Community Dentistry, Paediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics, Prosthodontics, Oral Pathology And Oral Medicine And Periodontology

  1. Job Purpose              

The successful candidate must have the ability to conduct high quality research with potential to create impact, secure research funding from local and international funders and exercise leadership. Candidate must also have the capacity to deliver outstanding teaching across a range of programmes and contribute to the administration of the School.

  1. Main Duties and Responsibilities
  2. Perform teaching duties at both undergraduate and post graduate levels.
  3. Invigilation of examinations including tests tutorials and seminars; supervise theses, dissertations, practical work and placements; mentoring on projects and other academic activities; as well as promote academic well-being and growth of students.
  4. Assess students on a continuous basis, set and mark, assignments, test and examination papers (including theses and dissertations) within established time-frames and seek to improve their teaching performance through, appropriate means, including giving due consideration to feedback from students, peers and heads of departments.
  5. Undertake original individual and collaborative research.
  6. Participate in the organisation of courses in the area of specialization in collaboration with other staff.
  7. Participate in a collegial manner in the administration of academic affairs at department/school and university levels.
  8. Be responsible for delivering a high-quality learning environment for students and contributing to the development of new and exciting courses at both under graduate and postgraduate levels.
  9. Be involved in module preparation and delivery; contribute specialist topics to other modules, dissertation supervision, developing the curriculum, industrial liaison as well as research.
  10. Create new research groups in the department and work with colleagues to build both research capacity and deliver impact.
  11. Strive to inspire and motivate students and colleagues by keeping abreast of classical and current knowledge of practical and theoretical issues in areas of specialisation.
  12. Perform other duties that may be assigned by the Dean and/or the Vice-Chancellor from time to time.
  1. Requirements for Professorial and Senior Lecturer Positions:
  2. Grade 12 or Form V Certificate with Five 5 ‘O’ level Credits or better including English Language and Mathematics.
  3. Basic Medical/Science Degree – MBChB, BDS, BSc or equivalent
  4. Postgraduate qualification – MMed, MDent, MSc or equivalent
  5. PhD in a relevant field
  6. Minimum of three (3) years lecturing/research experience.
  7. Must show proof of active membership and Registration with a professional body
  8. Proof of researched supervisory experience
  9. Not less than five (5) years practical experience
  10. Requirements for Lecturer Positions:
  • Grade 12 or Form V Certificate with Five 5 ‘O’ level Credits or better including English Language and Mathematics.
  • Basic Medical/Science Degree – MBChB, BDS, BSc or equivalent
  • Postgraduate qualification – MMed, MDent, MSc or equivalent
  • PhD in a relevant field
  • Minimum of three (3) years lecturing/research experience.
  • Must show proof of active membership and Registration with a professional body
  • Required Competencies and Behavioural Attributes
  • Be able to conduct research and teaching across a range of programmes.
  • To supervise and assess students at undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Ability and willingness to work as part of a team and contribute fully to the work of the department.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills necessary for undertaking teaching of students.

Applicants are required to submit a current CV and covering letter outlining how their qualifications and experience meet the requirements of the position applied for.Individuals meeting the above set qualifications should apply sending their applications accompanied by detailed current Curriculum Vitae (CV), certified copies of Academic and Professional qualifications together with three (3) names and address of referees, of which two must be professionally acquainted with the applicant. The application must clearly state the position being applied for and must reach the undersigned by Friday 21st February 2020 It should be addressed to:

The Registrar

Copperbelt University

Jambo Drive,


P O Box 21692