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LECTURER - SOCIAL WORK (Contract Position)


VACANCY NO: IRC 1047 - LECTURER (Contract Position)

Duties: The successful applicant should be able to teach social work methods, particularly a combination of any two (2) of the following areas:  Social Policy, Clinical Social Work, Community Practice and Research.  The successful candidate will also be expected to carry-out other duties as may be directed by the Head of Department.

Requirements: Candidates should possess: (i) at least a relevant Doctorate degree in social work or social welfare; (ii) show evidence of engagement in research; (iii) University teaching experience or equivalent will be an added advantage; (iv) evidence of governance and social engagement will be an added advantage.

NB:  In special circumstances a relevant master’s degree in social work with a bachelor’s degree in social work of at least second class first division (2.1) pass/GPA of at least 3.6 or equivalent.

Remuneration: The University offers a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications. For more information on the University, please visit our website;

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, samples of their publications, names and addresses of three referees, and send complete documentation to: The Human Resource Manager, Faculty of Social Sciences, Private Bag UB 00705, Gaborone-Botswana; Telephone: (267) 355 4894; Fax (267) 318 5099; E-mail: Applicants should inform their referees to: i) Quote the Vacancy number and position 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 processed.  

Hand delivered applications should be submitted to Block 240, Office No. 137: (240/137).

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

Closing date:  8 September 2022

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