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LINGUIST List 23.270

Sun Jan 15 2012

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

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        1.     Maduo Tshoganetso , African Languages; General Linguistics: Senior Lecturer/Lecturer, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana


Message 1: African Languages; General Linguistics: Senior Lecturer/Lecturer, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana
Date: 15-Jan-2012
From: Maduo Tshoganetso <tshoganetsommopipi.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: humanmopipi.ub.bw
Contact Information:
Ms Maduo Tshoganetso
Email: tshoganetsommopipi.ub.bw
Phone: 267 3552643
Fax: 267 3185098

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