Associate Professor Department Of Historical Studies at NUL


The National University of Lesotho invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Professor/Associate Professor in the Department of Historical Studies. The Department offers majors in History, Environmental History, and Heritage & Cultural Studies.



Minimum Qualifications and Requirements

To be considered, applicants must have

     A doctoral degree in History;

     At least 10 years of teaching History at University level;

     Proven track record of research and publishing with reputable publishers and in accredited journals;

     Proven track record of supervising postgraduate students;

     Candidates with ability to teach in at least one of the other two majors offered in the Department will be given preference.


     Teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels;

     Supervise students’ projects and dissertations at undergraduate and postgraduate levels;

     Participate in research and publication activities of NUL;

     Perform duties that may be assigned by the Department, Faculty, and NUL.

The successful candidate will be expected to start in July, 2019 or as close to that date as possible.


The University offers salaries and other benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Employment type

Permanent and pensionable/gratuitable for Locals and Contract for Expatriates.

Information Required from Candidates:

Applicants are to address the stated qualifications and provide other information to assist the University to 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 e-mail) plus certified copies of educational certificates, transcripts and contact details of three professional reference from Lead Consultants, Project Managers and
Employers (current & Previous).  Application letters should bear signatures and must be addressed to:

Director—Human Resources, National University of Lesotho, P.O. Roma—180, Lesotho or emailed to [email protected]

Closing date for receiving full applications for the positions above is 29TH MARCH, 2019.

DISCLAIMER:   If you do not receive any response within three months after the closing date, you must consider your application unsuccessful.