Associate Professor in the Department of Historical Studies

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DEPARTMENT OF HISTORICAL STUDIES
FACULTY OF HUMANITIES
POST NO. 2121

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 the following qualifications:
 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/or in reputable journals;
 Proven track record of supervising postgraduate students;
 Candidates with ability to teach in at least one of the three majors offered in the Department will be given preference.

Duties and Responsibilities
 Teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels;
 Supervise students’ projects and dissertations at undergraduate and postgraduate levels;
 Participate in research and publication activities of the Department and the Faculty;
 Perform any other reasonable duties that may be assigned by the Department, Faculty, and NUL.

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

Employment type
Permanent and pensionable/gratuitable for Locals and three to four years (renewable) contract for Non – Locals.

Information Required from Candidates:
(a) Application letters should state relevant qualifications and experience and provide other information that will assist the University to determine the candidate’s suitability for the position.
(b) Applicants should quote the vacancy number of the post applied for;
(c) Provide current CV’s (including telephone and e-mail) and certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts.
(d) Provide names and contact details of three (3) professional referees
(e) Certified copy of an Identity Document.

Closing date for receiving full applications for the positions above is 30th July, 2021

Applications should be emailed to [email protected]

NB. ALL THE ATTACHMENTS (APPLICATION LETTER, CV, CERTIFICATES, & ID) SHOULD BE COMBINED AND EMAILED AS ONE PDF DOCUMENT

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

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