LECTURER IN MEDIA STUDIES (RADIO BROADCASTING) – (BOTSWANA CITIZEN ONLY)

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES

DEPARTMENT OF MEDIA STUDIES

VACANCY NO: IRC 1358

The Department of Media Studies in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Botswana is currently seeking to recruit Lecturer in Media Studies (Radio Broadcasting).

Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to (i) teach graduate and undergraduate courses in radio broadcasting; (ii) take an active part in the supervision and assessment of undergraduate and graduate students’ research projects; (iii) serve on committees within the University and external professional organisations; (iv) carry out any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Head of Department.

Requirements: Applicants should have: (i) a PhD in Media Studies or related field; (ii) A Master’s degree in Media Studies or related field; (iii) a Bachelor’s degree in Media Studies or related field; (iv) show evidence of engagement in research.  (v) Hands-on experience in radio broadcasting, evidence of governance and social engagement in media related fields, as well as teaching experience at a University or comparable institution will be added advantages.

N.B. Applicants with Master’s degree in Media Studies or related field with a Bachelor’s degree in Media Studies or related field of at least 2(i) or equivalent may be considered under special circumstances.

Remuneration: The University of Botswana offers a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications. For more information about the University visit our website: www.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 CV’s (including telephone, telefax and email), certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees. Complete documentation should be sent to: The Human Resource Manager, Faculty of Humanities, Private Bag UB 00703, Gaborone, Botswana; Telephone: (267) 355 2641, Fax (267) 318 5098; E-mail: fohvacancies@ub.ac.bwApplicants 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 closing date.  Please note that applications with incomplete information shall not be processed. 

Hand delivered applications should be submitted to Block 239, Office No. 121 (239/121).

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date: 9 May 2024