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Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Rastafari Studies

Date Posted
6th June 2017
Education & Training
Job Type
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Rastafari Studies.

Job Description

Applicants must satisfy the following essential criteria:

  • PhD in Cultural Studies or related discipline;
  • Relevant teaching experience in the areas of Rastafari Studies, Cultural Studies, African Diaspora Studies and/or cultural anthropology;
  • Demonstrated ongoing scholarly research and community outreach engagement in the field; 
  • Mastery of ethnographic methods; 
  • Knowledge and experience with emerging issues around to globalisation, sociological and doctrinal evolution;
  • Intellectual command and experience with issues of reparation and indigenous rights;
  • Demonstrated ability to work within the Rastafari community as well as to guide national and international scholarly inquiry.


Candidates who possess the following will be at a distinct advantage:

  • Certificate in University Teaching;
  • Experience supervising MPhil/PhD students;
  • Evidence of prior grant acquisition; 
  • Publications in academic journals or books;
  • Evidence of curriculum development (face to face or distant delivery modes);
  • Evidence of contribution to public service OR field of Study.


The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Teach, research and participate in the strategic planning and management of teaching and learning, including curricula development within the Department and wider Faculty;
  • Contribute to the life of the University and to advance teaching, research and community outreach.

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