Professor In Political Science (Two Year Fixed Term Contract)

Department/Faculty
Political and Administrative Studies

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE STUDIES

PROFESSOR IN POLITICAL SCIENCE (TWO YEAR FIXED TERM CONTRACT)

VACANCY NO. FSS/ PAS 4/ 2017

Duties: The successful applicant will be expected to teach diploma, undergraduate and post graduate courses. He/ she must have a solid background in Political Science and must have demonstrable capacity to teach at least four of the following courses: Critical Thinking; Introduction to Strategic Studies; Introduction to International Peace Keeping; International Peace Keeping; Analysis of National Security Policies; Advanced Strategic Studies; Security, Conflict and War; Civil-Military Relations; War Studies; Foreign Policy Analysis; Politics of the Environment; and Theories of International Relations.

Requirements: Candidates should have; (i) at least a Masters’ Degree in ­­Political Science or related fields; (ii) at least 8 years of teaching experience at a University or comparable institution; (iii) a good and sustained record of research and publications with at least 24 publications, 12 of which should be refereed journal articles; lead and/or single author in at least 10 refereed journal articles or book chapters; (iv) evidence of service to University, the Profession and the Community; (v) evidence of effective academic leadership; (vi) the following will be an added advantages: a relevant PhD; the ability to attract funding from international sources; multi-disciplinary experience in teaching, research, administration or consultancy work. 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 of Botswana offers a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications. For more information on the University, please visit our website: www.ub.bw

Applicants are to address the stated qualification and provide other information to assist the University determine their suitability for the position. They should quote the vacancy number of the post applied for, provide current CVs (including telephone, telefax and e-mail), certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, three (3) reference letters and send complete documentation to: The Human Resource Manager, Faculty of Social Sciences, Private Bag UB 00705, Gaborone-Botswana; Telephone: (267) 355 2556; Fax (267) 318 5099; E-mail: tawana.monthe@mopipi.ub.bw.

 Applicants should inform their referees to: (i) Quote the Vacancy number and position applied for.

Hand delivered applications should be submitted to Office No. 135 at Block 240 (240/ 135).

N.B: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled