FACULTY OF HUMANITIES
DEPARTMENT OF MEDIA STUDIES
VACANCY NO:FH/MS 3/2019
SENIOR LECTURER/LECTURER IN FILM/VIDEO AND/OR TELEVISION BROADCASTING (2 YEAR CONTRACT)
Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to: (i) teach undergraduate level courses in television broadcasting and/or digital video/film production; (ii) supervise undergraduate students projects as necessary; (iii) participate in all academic and professional activities of the department including research; (iv) carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department.
Senior Lecturer: Applicants should have: (i) at least a Master’s Degree in Media Studies or related field; (ii) a relevant Bachelor’s Degree with at least a 2(i) pass/GPA of at least 3.6 or equivalent; (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 should be refereed journal articles reflecting a spread of national, regional and international journals and/or publishing outlets; and (v) lead and/or single author in at least 2 refereed journal articles or book chapters. Applicants should also demonstrate evidence of engagement in service. A relevant PhD and evidence of effective academic leadership will be added advantages. The curriculum vitae (CV) should contain a detailed list of published works, clearly specifying titles of publications, dates published, names of publishers, names of co-authors if any and number of pages. The publications should be categorised into: books, monographs, chapters in books, refereed and non-refereed journals, consultancies etc. The CV should also have a detailed list of courses taught and the levels for which they were taught.
Lecturer: Applicants should have: (i) at least a Master’s Degree in Media Studies or related field; (ii) a relevant Bachelor’s Degree with at least a 2(i) pass/GPA of at least 3.6 or equivalent. Applicants should also show evidence of engagement in research and service. A relevant PhD, teaching experience at a University or comparable institution and evidence of effective academic leadership will be added advantages.
Remuneration: The University offers competitive salaries and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications.
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) reference letters to: The Human Resources Manager, Faculty of Humanities, Private Bag 00703, Gaborone, Botswana or E-mail: Tshoganetsom@mopipi.ub.bw. Tel (267) 3552642, Fax (267) 3185098. Please note that applications with incomplete information shall not be acknowledged.
Hand delivered applications should be submitted to office 123 at Block 239, University of Botswana
NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.