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PROFESSOR/ ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY


FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY

VACANCY NO:  FSS/SOC 2/ 2015

PROFESSOR/ ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (RE-ADVERTISEMENT)

Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to: (i) teach Undergraduate and Graduate courses in the areas of Sociological Theory, Research Methods, plus any substantive area as determined by the Department of Sociology; (ii) supervise student research projects and thesis at both Undergraduate and Graduate levels; (iii) conduct research in their area of expertise; (iv) provide service to the University community; (v) provide academic leadership; (vi) carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department.

Requirements: Professor - Applicants should (i) have at least a Masters’ Degree in Sociology or related fields; (ii) have at least 8 years of teaching experience in a University or comparable institution; (iii) have a good and sustained record of research and publications with at least 24 publications, 12 of which should be refereed journal articles; lead and/or single author in at least 10 refereed journal articles or book chapters; (iv) evidence of service to University, the Profession and the Community; (v) evidence of effective academic leadership; (vi) a relevant PhD will be an added advantage. The curriculum vitae (CV) should contain a detailed list of publications; clearly specifying titles of publications, dates 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.

Associate Professor - Applicants should (i) have at least a Masters’ Degree in Sociology or related fields; (ii) have at least five 5 years teaching experience at a University or comparable institution; (iii) have a good and sustained record of research and publications with at least 12 publications, 8 of which should be refereed journal articles; lead and/ or single authored in at least refereed journal articles or book chapters; (iv) evidence of service to University, the Profession and the Community; (v) evidence of effective academic leadership; (vi) a relevant PhD will be an added advantage. The curriculum vitae (CV) should contain a detailed list of publications; clearly specifying titles of publications, dates 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: The University offers a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications.

How to Apply: Letters of applications are to address the stated qualifications and provide any other information to assist the University to determine your suitability for the position. You should quote the vacancy number of the post applied for; provide current C.Vs (including telephone, telex and telefax numbers and e-mail), certified true copies of educational certificates, transcripts and names and addresses of three referees. 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. Send your application to: The Human Resources Manager, Faculty of Social Sciences, Private Bag UB 00705, Gaborone, Botswana; Telephone (267) 355 2556, Fax, (267) 318 5099. E-mail: fssvacancies@mopipi.ub.bw  

Hand delivered applications should be submitted to Block 240, Office No. 137 (240/137).
NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Closing Date: Open until filled

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