Lecturer in Psychology

University of Botswana Department of Psychology

Lecturer in Psychology                                      

Faculty of Social Sciences


The Faculty of Social Sciences invites suitable candidates to apply for the position of Lecturer in Psychology.

Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to: (i) Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Psychology, and related areas; (ii) Supervise both undergraduate and graduate student research projects; (iii) Conduct research in Psychology also complement existing research activities in the area; (iv) Participate in other academic and professional activities of the department; (v) Render professional service and carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department.

Requirements: the candidate should possess: (i) a Doctorate in Psychology or related field, (ii) a Master’s Degree in in Psychology or related field; (iii) a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology of at least 2(i) pass/GPA of at least 3.5 or equivalent; (iv) show evidence of engagement in research. The following will be added advantages: (i) registered or eligible to be registered with the Botswana Health Professions Council (BHPC); (ii) abilities to teach statistics for psychology, teaching experience at a University or comparable institution as well as evidence of Governance and Social Engagement in Psychology or related fields.

N.B. In special circumstances a relevant Master’s Degree in Psychology or a related discipline with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology of at least 2.1 or equivalent may be considered.

Remuneration: The University offers a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications.

How to apply: Applicants are to address the stated qualification and provide other information to assist the University determine their suitability for the position. Candidates must indicate the position they are applying for. They should also quote the vacancy number of the post applied for, provide current CVs (including telephone, telefax and e-mail), certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees and send complete documentation to: The Human Resource Manager, Faculty of Social Sciences, Private Bag UB 00705, Gaborone-Botswana; Telephone: (267) 355 2556; Fax (267) 318 5099; E-mail: fssvacancies@ub.ac.bw.

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 applications should be submitted to Block 240, Office No. 135: (240/135).

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Closing Date:                08 December 2021