BOTSWANA INTL UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Lecturer, Academic Literacy and Social Sciences

Location
Palapye (BW)
Posted
15 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The University is looking for qualified and experienced individuals for the following position:

The positions are tenable at BIUST Campus, Palapye, Botswana.

The successful candidates will be appointed on a pensionable terms or contract basis of up to 5 years. 

DEPARTMENT OF ACADEMIC LITERACY AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Lecturer, Academic Literacy and Social Sciences

Main Purpose of the Jobs

To teach and educate undergraduate and graduate students in an academic discipline and to build the knowledge base in a relevant field of the discipline through research and publication. 

To administer teaching activities within the discipline and provide leadership at the module or course level. To establish a national reputation in their discipline. To be active in professional service related to their discipline.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 

Minimum requirements

  • A relevant Masters and Doctorate degree in a English Language Teaching, Applied Linguistic or equivalent.
  • At least two years’ experience in teaching and research in the field of Technical Writing or Academic Literacy. A record of research and publications in the field of Technical Writing or Academic Literacy.

The positions requires the following Competencies/Skills:

  1. Ability to prepare and submit proposals and applications to external bodies, e.g. for funding and accreditation purposes.
  2. Computer proficiency 
  3. Good knowledge of the academic discipline environment  
  4. Involvement in professional activities where applicable
  5. Knowledge of Research Methodology
  6. Understanding of Higher Education environment
  7. Strong communication skills - to disseminate conceptual and complex ideas to a wide variety of audiences using appropriate media and methods to promote understanding.
  8. Ability to manage & analyse information 
  9. Ability to supervise research projects and graduate students 
  10. Ability to synthesise information to design learning experiences

Remuneration

The University offers an attractive package, commensurate with qualification and experience.

If you meet the requirements of the above stated position, please send your application letter and a detailed Curriculum Vitae including at least two (2) recent professional referees to;

Director, Human Resources at the email address below.

recruitment.twal@biust.ac.bw 

For any further enquiries, you may call Ms. Mogwera/Mr. Abram @ +2674931308/ 4931310.

POSITION IS OPENED UNTIL FILLED