23.270, Jobs: African Langs; General Ling: Sr Lecturer/Lecturer, U of Botswana

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Subject: 23.270, Jobs: African Langs; General Ling: Sr Lecturer/Lecturer, U of Botswana

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Date: 15-Jan-2012
From: Maduo Tshoganetso [tshoganetsom at mopipi.ub.bw]
Subject: African Languages; General Linguistics: Senior Lecturer/Lecturer, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana


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Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2012 12:00:17
From: Maduo Tshoganetso [tshoganetsom at mopipi.ub.bw]
Subject: African Languages; General Linguistics: Senior Lecturer/Lecturer, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana

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 University or Organization: University of Botswana, Faculty of Humanities 
Department: African Languages and Literature
Job Location: Gaborone, Botswana 
Web Address: http://ub.bw
Job Rank: Senior Lecturer/Lecturer  

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; African Languages


Description:

Vacancy No H/ALL 1/2012: Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in the Department of 
African Languages and Literature

Duties: 
The successful candidate will be expected to teach Linguistics courses at 
various levels of the Department's academic programmes (which include 
BA and MA degrees) and perform other duties that may be assigned by 
the head of the department. The candidate is also expected to contribute 
to the academic standing and good reputation of the department of African 
Languages and Literature by engaging in research, publications and/or 
external professional activities. 

Requirements:
Senior Lecturer; the candidate should possess (i) a Masters degree in 
African or general linguistics, the possession of a PhD would be an added 
advantage; (ii) at least 3 years of teaching experience at university or 
equivalent institution (iii) expertise in teaching and research in some of the 
following areas: Translation/interpretation, Lexicography and Term 
development (iv) a minimum of 6 pieces of published research (e.g books, 
book chapters or journal articles), at least 4 of these should be refereed 
journal articles, lead or single author in at least 2; (v) the candidate should 
demonstrate evidence of sustained research output; (vi) evidence of 
service to the university, the profession and the community (vii). The 
curriculum vitae should contain a detailed list of published works, clearly 
specifying titles of publications, dates published, names of publishers, 
name/s of co-authors and number of pages. (viii) Knowledge of Setswana 
or any African language will be an added advantage.

Lecturer; the candidate should possess (i) MA in African or general 
linguistics, the possession of a PhD would be an added advantage; (ii) 
teaching experience at university or equivalent institution would be an 
added advantage (iii) expertise in teaching and research in some of the 
following areas: Translation/interpretation, Lexicography and Term 
development (iv) evidence of engagement in research and service (iv) 
Knowledge of Setswana or any African language will be an added 
advantage.

Remuneration: 
The University offers competitive salaries and benefits commensurate with 
experience and qualifications. For more information on the University, 
please visit our website; http://ub.bw.

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 application 
address, email address, or fax number below. Applicants should inform 
their referees to: (i) submit their references directly to the above address 
and (ii) quote the Vacancy number and position applied for. 

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted


Application Deadline:  (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications: 
	The HR Manager  
	Faculty of Humanities 
	Private Bag 00703 
	Gaborone, Botswana  
Email Address for Applications: human at mopipi.ub.bw 
Contact Information:
	Ms Maduo Tshoganetso 
	Email: tshoganetsom at mopipi.ub.bw 
	Phone: 267 3552643 
	Fax: 267 3185098


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