All applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post of lecturer in Sociology of Education, Department of Educational Foundations, Faculty of Education.
Duties: The successful candidate is expected to: (i) teach Sociology of Education courses (ii) provide academic leadership through enhancement of teaching, research, professional development; (iii) take an active part in the supervision and assessment of graduate students; (iv) participate in all academic and professional activities of the department including research and curriculum review; (v) carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department.
Requirements: Candidates should have (i) a Doctorate in Sociology of Education/ Educational Sociology or Foundations of Education with emphasis on the Sociology of Education (ii) at least 3 years of relevant teaching experience at a university or comparable institution; (v) an excellent cumulative and sustained record of research and publications published by recognized publishers, scholarly presentations at national and/or international conferences. . The following will be added advantages: (i) sustained research activity: on going internally and/or externally supported research; (ii) research awards and other forms of research recognition, where appropriate; (iii) examiner/moderator/assessor for undergraduate and/or postgraduate projects nationally; and (iv) effective and experience in running a programme/course, etc.
The curriculum vitae should contain a detailed list of published work; clearly specifying titles of publications, ISBN numbers (for books, book chapters and conference proceedings), dates publications, names of publishers, name/s of co-authors if any and number of pages. The works should be categorized into books, book chapters, refereed journals, non-refereed works and consultancies.
Remuneration: The University offers competitive salaries 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 CV’s (including telephone, telefax and email), 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 355 2840, Fax (267) 3183096. 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 applications will be contacted.
Closing date: 26 August 2022