Lecturer in Law
University of Botswana

Lecturer in Law



VACANCY NO: IRC 1521 (3 years fixed contract)

Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses. The candidate should be able (i) to teach at least two of the following: Civil Procedure; Criminal Procedure; Labour and Employment Law; and Administrative Law. The Department reserves the right to allocate other courses in addition to those outlined above (ii) supervise post graduate and undergraduate student’s projects as need may arise; (iii) participate in the academic, governance and social engagement in Law or related field; (iv) and perform any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Head of Department.

Requirements: Applicants should have: (i) a Doctorate in Law or related field; (ii) a Master’s degree in Law or related field; (iii) a Bachelor’s Degree in Law or related field; (iv) evidence of engagement in research. Evidence of governance and social engagement in any of the above or related field, as well as teaching at the University or comparable institution will be added advantages. 

NB: Applicants with a Master’s degree in Law or related field with a relevant Bachelor’s degree of at least a 2.1 pass//GPA of at least 3.6 or equivalent may be considered in special circumstances

Remuneration: The University of Botswana offers a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications. For more information on the University, please visit our website; www.ub.bw

Applicants are to address the stated qualification in their application letters 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. Complete documentation should be sent to: The Human Resources Manager, Faculty of Social Sciences, Private Bag UB 00705, Gaborone-Botswana; Telephone: (267) 3552556; Fax (267) 3185099; E-mail: fssvacancies@ub.ac.bw. Applicants should inform their referees to (i) quote the vacancy number and position applied for and (ii) submit their references directly to the above address before the stipulated date. Please note that applications with incomplete information shall not be acknowledged.

Hand delivered applications should be submitted to Block 240, Office No. 135 or 137: (240/137).

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Closing date:  Open until filled

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