Position: Chinese Studies @ University of Botswana

ubotswanaProfessor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies
Faculty of Humanities, University of Botswana

Vacancy No: FH/CHN 1/2016

The Chinese Studies Programme in the Faculty of Humanities intends to produce graduates who are both competent in Chinese language and familiar with Chinese society and civilisation. The University of Botswana is seeking a professor, associate professor or senior lecturer who will provide academic leadership for the successful development of the Chinese Studies Programme.

Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to: (i) provide academic leadership and mentorship to staff within the Department of Chinese Studies in line with the vision of the University of Botswana as outlined in relevant policy documents; (ii) play a major part in quality assurance in teaching and development of new programmes at undergraduate and graduate levels; (iii) play a major part in teaching Mandarin Chinese at all levels and courses on Chinese society and culture (taught in English); (iv) represent the Department at Faculty Level and in University-wide activities whenever necessary; (v) liaise with the University’s relevant partner institutions in China and other countries, and with relevant local institutions as required; (vi) attract and lead research/conferences/publication funding; (vii) provide leadership and co-ordination in the fields of teaching, research and service for the Department; (viii) carry out any other duties that may be assigned by the Head of Programme.

More information: http://www.ub.bw/jobsdet/j_id/511

Closing date: open until filled

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