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Last Date of Apply : 31.03.2017

Date of Posting : 20.03.2017

SENIOR LECTURER/LECTURER IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS, DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES

Faculty / Department : Library & information Studies

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VACANCY NO. FH/LIS 4/2017: SENIOR LECTURER/LECTURER IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS, DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (Pensionable Position)

Duties: The successful candidate must be qualified and competent to teach Information Systems courses at undergraduate and graduate levels. The candidate must be able to teach in at least 3 of the following areas: Systems analysis & design; strategic information systems; database systems; decision support systems; information security; e-commerce project management; applied knowledge management; business or competitive intelligence, cyber law and ethics. Knowledge of at least two of the following programming languages is crucial: Python, Java, C++ and Visual Basic.net and be able to program in one of these environments: Linux, UNIX, and/or Windows platforms.  In addition, the candidate will be expected to undertake research and perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department.  
 
Requirements:
Lecturer: Applicants should have: (i) at least a Masters’ Degree in information systems or equivalent; (ii) a relevant Bachelor’s Degree with at least a 2(i) pass/ GPA of at least 3.6; (iii) show evidence of engagement in research and service. A relevant PhD, teaching experience at a University or comparable institution and demonstration of effective academic leadership will be added advantages.
 
Senior Lecturer: Applicants should have: (i) at least a Masters’ Degree in information systems or equivalent; (ii) a relevant Bachelor’s Degree with at least a 2(i) pass/GPA of at least 3.6; (iii) at least 3 years of teaching experience at a university or comparable institution; (iv) a good and sustained record of research and publications with at least 6 publications, 4 of which are peer reviewed journal articles reflecting a spread of national regional and international journals and/or publishing outlets; (v) lead and/or single author in at least 2 refereed journal articles or book chapters; (vi) applicants should demonstrate evidence of service.  A relevant PhD and demonstration of effective academic leadership will be added advantages. The curriculum vitae (CV) should contain a detailed list of publications; clearly specifying titles of publications, dates published, name(s) of publishers and name(s) of co-authors if any. Publications should be categorized into: books, monographs, refereed and non-refereed journals, chapters in books, etc.

Remuneration: The University offers competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications.  For more information on the University, please visit our website; www.ub.bw
 
How to Apply: SIGNED Letters of applications are to address the stated qualifications and provide any other information to assist the University to determine your suitability for the position. Applicants  should indicate clearly the position applied for, quote the vacancy numbers; provide current CVs which must include  contact information (telephone/mobile numbers, email address, postal address and fax number), certified copies of educational certificates, transcripts and THREE (3)  work-related reference letters to: The Human Resources Manager, Faculty of Humanities, PrivateBag 00703, Gaborone, Botswanaor E-mail: Tshoganetsom@mopipi.ub.bw. Tel (267) 3552639, Fax (267). Hand delivered applications should be submitted to office 122 at Block 239, University of Botswana. Please note that applications with incomplete information shall not be acknowledged.
 
NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted      
 
Closing Date:   31st March 2017
Contact Details :
4775 Notwane Rd. Gaborone, Botswana Private Bag UB 0022. Tel: +(267) 355 0000 Gaborone, Botswana