Vacancies – Vice Chancellor and Deputy Vice Chancellor Positions – University of Zambia

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Vacancies – Vice Chancellor and Deputy Vice Chancellor Positions – University of Zambia

The university of Zambia invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the positions of Vice-Chancellor, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovations) and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) for the University.

Full details of these three vacancy announcements can be accessed via the following links:

The deadline for  all the applications is March 7th, 2023.


The University of Zambia (UNZA) is the first public institution of higher learning which was established by the University of Zambia Act no. 66 of 1965. Currently, UNZA is regulated by the Higher Education Act No.4 of 2013, as read together with the Higher Education (Amendment) Act No. 23 of 2021. It has two campuses both of which are situated in Lusaka. The main Campus is situated on the Great East Road, 9 km from the Lusaka City Centre while the Ridgeway Campus is on John Mbita Road, 4 km South East of Lusaka.

The University of Zambia is the leading Higher Education Institution in Zambia and one of the market leaders in the provision of higher education in the region. It has thirteen (13) Schools, three (3) Directorates, three (3) Institutes and offices in ten (10) Provincial Centres. The University has a staff complement of 2000 employees comprising of 900 academic staff and 1100 non-academic staff. The student population stands at more than 18,000 in both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

The University’s programmes and activities are driven by its motto of “Service and Excellence”.

The University of Zambia is proudly a member of the Association of African Universities (AAU).

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