The Faculty of Education invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the post of lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Educational Leadership and Management.
Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to: i) teach educational leadership and management courses, ii) provide academic leadership through the enhancement of teaching, research, professional and community service; iii) take an active part in the supervision and assessment of graduate and undergraduate students’ research projects; iv) carry out any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Head of Department.
Lecturer: should possess: (i) a PhD in Educational Leadership and Management or related field ; (ii) Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Management or related fields; (iii) a Bachelor’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Management or related fields with at least 2(i) pass/GPA of at least 3.6 or equivalent;(iv) show evidence of engagement in research The following will be added advantages (i) evidence of Governance and Social Engagement; ii) teaching experience at a University or comparable institution preferably in Educational Leadership and Management
N.B. Applicants with Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Management or related fields with a Bachelor’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Management of at least 2(i) or equivalent may be considered.
Senior Lecturer: Candidates should have; (i) a PhD in Educational Leadership and Management or related fields ; (ii) Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Management or related fields; iii) a Bachelor’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Management or related fields;( iv) At least 3 years teaching experience at a university or comparable institution;( v) An excellent cumulative and sustained record of research and publications with at least 6 pieces of research products published by recognized publishers, 4 of which should be articles in refereed/accredited journals in internationally recognized indexing databases. The remaining 2 publications could be journal articles, books chapters, peer reviewed conference proceedings, etc. published by recognized publishers. An academic book may be equivalent to a maximum of 4 articles in referred/accredited journals, depending on the quality and standing of the publisher; (vi) Sustained research output: a minimum of 1 peer reviewed publication every 2 years; (vii) Scholarly presentations at national and and/or international conferences;( viii) be lead and/or single author in at least 2 referred journal articles; (ix) Publications should be spread nationally and /or internationally and across journals; (x) Some research impact, including but not limited to citations, the h-index, patents policy applications, peer reviews, publications that are prescribed texts in other institutions, etc. (required in at least 1 of the these(xi) recognized as being of at least national research standing (eg reviewer of for refereed/accredited national and regional publishers); editorial board member of at least a national publisher in a relevant field; invitation keynote speaker at national/and or international conferences (required in at least 1 of the these); (xii) Evidence of governance and social engagement activities. The following will be added advantages:( i) Sustained research activity; on-going internally supported research; (ii) Research awards and other forms of research recognition, where appropriate; iii) Examiner/moderator/assessor for undergraduate and/or graduate; iv) effective and experience in running a programme/course, etc.
For Senior Lecturer position the curriculum vitae (CV) should contain a detailed list of publications, clearly specifying titled publications date 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: University offers a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications.
How to Apply: Applicants are to address the stated qualification and provide other information to assist the University determine their suitability for the position. They should also 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, and send complete documentation to: The HR Manager, Faculty of Education, University of Botswana, Private Bag UB 00702, Gaborone-Botswana or E-mail: Educaio@ub.ac.bw . Telephone: (267) 355 2022; Fax (267) 318 5096.
Applicants should inform their referees to (i) Quote the Vacancy Number(s) and Position(s) applied for and (ii) submit their references directly to the above address, before the stipulated closing date.
Please note that applications with incomplete information shall not be acknowledged.
Hand delivered applications should be submitted to Office No 111 at Block 231 (231/111).
NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
Closing date: 16 December 2021