Lecturer in Finance
University of Botswana

Lecturer in Finance




Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to: (i) teach undergraduate, postgraduate and executive courses; (ii) supervise undergraduate student’s projects as need may arise; (iii) have the ability to teach at least three (3) of the following courses: Financial Reporting, Cost & Management Accounting, Accounting Theory, Ethics in Accounting, Auditing, and Taxation; (iv) undertake scholarly research; (v) participate in all academic and professional activities of the department including research; and (vi) perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department.


Senior Lecturer: Candidates should: (i) have a Doctoral Degree in Accounting or related field; (ii) have at least 3 years of teaching experience at a university or comparable institution; (iii) have a good and sustained record of research and publications with at least 6 research outputs published with recognised publishers, 4 of which should be articles in refereed or accredited journals internationally. The remaining 2 publications could be journal articles, book chapters, peer reviewed conference proceedings, etc., published by recognised publishers; (v) be the lead and/or single author in at least 2 journal publications, (vi) the research publications should reflect an international spread, (vii) demonstrate evidence of governance and social engagement.

The curriculum vitae (CV) should contain a detailed list of publications; clearly specifying titles of publications, dates published, name(s) of publishers and name(s) of co-authors if any. Publications should be categorised into: books, monographs, refereed and non-refereed journals, chapters in books, etc.

Lecturer: Candidates should: (i) have a Doctoral Degree in Accounting or related field; Master’s Degree in Accounting or related field: (ii) show evidence of engagement in research; (iii) experience in teaching in a university or comparable institution, governance and social engagement will be added advantage.

N.B. Applicants with a Master’s Degree in Accounting (or related field) or a holder of a relevant professional qualification (e.g. BICA, CIMA, ACCA) may be considered under special circumstances provided that the candidate has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field with at least a 2(i) pass/GPA of at least 3.6.

Remuneration: The University of Botswana offers a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications. For more information about the University visit our website: www.ub.bw.

How to Apply: Applicants are to address the stated qualification and provide other information to assist the University 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 email), certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, and send complete documentation to: The Human Resource Manager, Faculty of Business, University of Botswana, Private Bag UB00701, Gaborone, Botswana, Telephone (267) 355 2231 or 355 5844; Email: fobvacancies@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 stipulated closing date. Please note that applications with incomplete information shall not be processed.

Hand delivered applications should be submitted to Block 245 Office 233.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing date: Open until filled

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