Duties: The successful applicants will be expected to: (i) teach both undergraduate and graduate Family & Consumer Sciences courses focusing on Textiles and Clothing (ii) supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research projects (iii) undertake scholarly research (iv) participate in governance and social engagement activities and (v) carry out any other duties assigned as maybe by the Head of Department.
Lecturer: The candidate must possess (i) A doctorate in Textiles and Clothing or related fields. A relevant Master’s degree with a Bachelor’s degree in Family & Consumer Sciences/Home Economics/Textile Science of at least 2.1 or equivalent with emphasis in Clothing design/Fashion design may be considered under special circumstances. (ii) Show evidence of engagement in research (iii) Teaching experience, governance, and social engagement are added advantages.
Senior Lecturer: A candidate must possess (i) A doctorate in Textile and Clothing or related fields. (ii) A master’s Degree in textiles and Clothing or related fields (iii) At least 3 years of university teaching experience or equivalent (iv) A minimum of six (6) pieces of research products, four (4) of the six (6) publications must be articles in refereed/ accredited journals in internationally recognized indexing databases. (v) Sustained research output: a minimum of 1 peer-reviewed publication every two years; sustained research activity: ongoing internal and external supported research; scholarly presentations at national and international conferences (vi) Quality research publications: candidate must be the first author in half of the required journal publications (vii) Research standing and (viii) Supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research (xi) Demonstrate evidence of governance and social engagement.
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 or email@example.com. 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: 18th October 2022