Cartographer

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FACULTY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
POST NUMBER: 2310

CARTOGRAPHER
The National University of Lesotho invites applications from suitably qualified local candidates only for the above position:

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements
Minimum qualification requirement is a BSc/ BA, BSc /BA Honors degrees or their equivalents with specialist training in Cartography, Map making and GIS; plus, a minimum of 5 years as a Cartographer and/ or GIS specialist in any organization. The prospective candidate should possess adequate knowledge of Cartography to be able to undertake cartography laboratory preparations without supervision. The candidate must have adequate knowledge of basic and advanced Cartography, Map making and GIS literacy and be able to do teaching of students on how to make maps of their own using equipment in the cartography laboratory.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Making preparations prior to laboratory sessions and supervision of students during cartography laboratory sessions
• Assist the lecturers with and administer the cartography practicals and their marking.
• Laboratory housekeeping and handling of equipment and minor maintenances of laboratory instruments.
• Keeping inventory of maps and laboratory equipment.
• Ordering of maps, map making and general cartography laboratory equipment.
• Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Duration of Employment
Successful local candidates will be employed on permanent and pensionable basis in line with the regulations of the NUL for non-academic and/or academic staff personnel depending on their qualification and staff category.

Remuneration
The NUL offers competitive salaries and some benefits in accordance with the qualifications and experience.

Information Required From Candidates
(i) Application letters that should state relevant qualifications and experience and provide other information that will assist the University to determine the candidate’s suitability for the position.
(ii) Applicants should quote the vacancy number of the post applied for.
(iii) Provide current CV’s (including telephone and e-mail) and certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts.
(iv) Provide names and contact details of three (3) professional referees.
(v) Certified copy of the Lesotho National Identity Document.

The closing date for receiving full applications for the position is 16th April, 2021.

The applications should be emailed to [email protected]

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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