Lecturer in Analytical Chemistry at NUL


The National University of Lesotho invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following post:


Post No. 2215: Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Analytical Chemistry

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:

The minimum requirement for this position is an MSc in Chemistry, but preferably a PhD in Organic Chemistry with a minimum of two years teaching experience at a university. A specialization in spectroscopy is preferable. Applicants are advised that the University does not promote on appointment.

Applicants who wish to spend at least one (1) year on sabbatical leave may be considered.


•   Teach Analytical Chemistry courses to undergraduate and postgraduate students

•   Supervision of laboratory sessions for the practical components of courses assigned to teach

   Supervision postgraduate students’ projects

•   Taking part in the research activities of the department

•   Any other duties as may be assigned by the department from time to time.

The successful candidate will be expected to resume duty on 01 August 2019.


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

Employment type:

This position is initially for a two years contract with the option for renewal upon satisfactory performance for non-locals or the possibility for permanent and pensionable terms for locals upon satisfactory performance.


Inquiries about this position could be directed to the Head of Department at [email protected] or [email protected]

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 and references 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 position above is 26 April 2019.

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