Friday, November 17, 2006


EMPLOYMENT: SADC-WaterNet Professor of Integrated Water Resources Management Chair (2 posts)

WaterNet is a regional network for capacity building in integrated water resources management (IWRM) in Southern Africa, with a membership of 49 university departments and research institutions in fourteen countries. WaterNet is establishing two SADC-WaterNet professorial chairs: one at the University of Dar-es-Salaam and one at the University of Zimbabwe. The two posts will be appointed and employed by the two universities, but supported by WaterNet. The professors shall provide academic guidance and leadership to most areas of WaterNet activities:

The successful applicant must hold an earned PhD and have an excellent international research and publication record in field relevant to IWRM as well as having successfully supervised PhD students. She or he must be appointable on merit as a professor at the employing university. Previous experience in a position of leadership at a higher education institution, experience of the NGO or network environment and a working knowledge of Portuguese and/or French will be added advantages.

In addition to the package offered by the employing university, WaterNet shall provide the incumbents with a responsibility allowance and a discretionary fund to facilitate their effective operations.

The positions are for a two year contract renewable subject to satisfactory performance. Applicants should submit six copies of their application letter, c.v., full publications record and certificates and set of five of their recently-published journal articles no later than 8 December 2006 to:

For University of Zimbabwe Position:
The Senior Assistant Registrar (Academic Staff)
University of Zimbabwe
PO Box MP167
Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe

For the University of Dar es Salaam Position:
The Chief Academic Officer
University of Dar es Salaam
PO Box 35091
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

All candidates should also submit an additional copy of their applications to:
The WaterNet Secretariat
PO Box MP 600
Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe

Please also submit the letter and c.v. in electronic form by e-mail to:

For further inquiries, please contact the WaterNet Manager, Dr. Bekithemba Gumbo, phone +263 4 333248 or 336725,


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