FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS
LECTURER IN STATISTICS (CONTRACT POSITION)
VACANCY NO: FSS/ST01/2023
Applicants are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post of Lecturer in the Department of Statistics, Faculty of Social Sciences
Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to: i) teach undergraduate and graduate level courses especially Bayesian Inference, Biometry and Data Science ii) supervise undergraduate, Master, and Ph.D. student research as the need may arise; iii) participate in all academic and professional activities of the department including research; iv) carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department.
Requirements: Candidates should have: i) At least a relevant Doctorate in Statistics. ii) Show evidence of engagement in research. iii) Evidence of governance and social engagement will be an added advantage; iv) University teaching experience or equivalent will be an added advantage. v) Area of interest in Bayesian Inference, Biometry and Data Science.
NB: In special circumstances, (i) a Master’s degree in Statistics (ii) with a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics with at least 2(i) /GPA of 3.6 or equivalent may be considered.
Remuneration: The University offers competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications.
How To Apply: Signed letters of applications are to address the stated qualifications and provide any other information to assist the University determine your suitability for the position. Applicants should indicate clearly the position applied for: quote the vacancy number, provide current CVs (including telephone, telefax and email), certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, samples of their publications, three reference letters, and send complete documentation to: The Human Resource Manager, Faculty of Social Sciences, Private Bag UB 00705. Gaborone Botswana; Telephone: (267) 355 4894; fax (267) 319 5099; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 closing date.
Hand delivered Hand-delivered should be submitted to Block 240, Office No. 137: (240/137).
NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Closing Date: 7 February 2023