BOTSWANA INTL UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Professor in Financial Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics & Statistical Sciences at the Botswana International University of Science & Technology (BIUST) is seeking applications for Professor or Associate Professor positions in Financial Mathematics, to begin on April 1, 2019, or soon after this date. All areas of Financial Mathematics will be considered.   

The positions are based at BIUST Campus, Palapye, BOTSWANA.

The positions are offered on a fixed term contract of five (5) years/ pensionable terms.

FACULTY OF SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICAL SCIENCES

PROFESSOR/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:  

To teach and educate undergraduate and postgraduate students in Financial Mathematics, and to build a knowledge base in the area/discipline through research and publications. To provide leadership and manage teaching and research activities within the discipline and the department.  

PROFESSOR FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 

  • A PhD in Financial Mathematics or closely related areas. 
  • At least ten (10) years post-doctoral experience in teaching, research or industry in Financial Mathematics or a closely related field, at least five (5) of which must be in teaching and research at tertiary level.
  • Successful supervision of PhD students is required.
  • An excellent record of international publications with at least thirty (30) publications in reputable refereed journals.
  • Demonstrated and sustained excellent leadership in academic and/or professional fields.
  • Experience in the development/revision of teaching curricula, programmes and qualifications.
  • Evidence of success in obtaining external research funding.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • A PhD in Financial Mathematics or closely related areas. 
  • At least six (6) years post-doctoral experience in teaching, research or industry in Financial Mathematics or a closely related field, at least three (3) of which must be in teaching and research at tertiary level.
  • Successful supervision of postgraduate students is required.
  • An excellent record of international publications with at least sixteen (16) publications in reputable refereed journals.
  • Demonstrated and sustained excellent leadership in academic and/or professional fields.
  • Experience in the development/revision of teaching curricula, programmes and qualifications.
  • Evidence of success in obtaining external research funding.

REMUNERATION 

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

If you meet the requirements of the above stated positions, 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.mathstats@biust.ac.bw 

Please note: Processing of received applications will commence from March 05, 2019.

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE RESPONDED TO. 

For any further enquiries, you may call Ms. Taolo @ (00267) 493 1307 or Ms. Thibelang (00267) 4931308 

The positions will remain vacant until filled. 

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