BOTSWANA INTL UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Senior Lecturer, Astrophysics

Location
Botswana (BW)
Posted
Monday, 8 July 2019
End of advertisement period
Friday, 30 August 2019
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
 
The University is looking for qualified and experienced individual for the below stated position;

The position is based at BIUST Campus, Palapye.

The position is offered on fixed term contract of five (5) years/ pensionable terms

FACULTY OF SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY

SENIOR LECTURER, ASTROPHYSICS

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB: 

To teach and educate undergraduate and graduate students in Physics and Astrophysics and to build the knowledge base in Astrophysics through research and publications. To administer teaching activities within the discipline of Physics and Astrophysics and provide leadership at the module or course level. To establish a national and international research reputation in the field of Astrophysics. To be active in professional service related to Astrophysics.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

A PhD in Physics with a focus on Astrophysics; Research or technology development related to radio astronomy will be considered an added advantage; Supervision of postgraduate students will be considered as an added advantage; A minimum of two (2) years’ experience (after obtaining PhD degree) in teaching and research at university level. However, two years relevant industrial/professional experience shall be equivalent to one year teaching experience; At least 8 publications in reputable refereed journals. 

REMUNERATION

The University offers an attractive package commensurate with qualification and experience.

If you meet the requirements of the above stated position, please send your application letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae including at least three (3) recent professional references to;

Director, Human Resources at the email address below.

recruitment.phyastronomy@biust.ac.bw 

Please note: Processing of received applications will commence from 30th August  2019.

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE RESPONDED TO.

For any further enquiries, you may call Ms. Taolo @ 493 1307 or MS Thibelang 4931311

The position will remain vacant until filled.