BOTSWANA INTL UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHOLOGY

Associate Professor - Bioinformatics / Computational Biology

Location
Palapye (BW)
Posted
13 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
13 Nov 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The University is looking for qualified and experienced individuals for the below stated positions;

The positions are based at BIUST Campus, Palapye, Botswana  and offered on a fixed term contract of 5 years

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR- BIOINFORMATICS/COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY

Main Purpose of the Job

  • To perform high quality research, produce high quality research outputs and be part of teaching and learning in existing and emerging areas.
  • To be involved in teaching of genetics/Bioinformatics/structural Informatics for both undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • To be a research team leader and supervise post graduate research in the field of Bioinformatics/Computational Biology.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • A PhD or equivalent in Bioinformatics/Computational Biology
  • A minimum of six (6) years post-doctoral experience in teaching and research.
  • A record of recent and continuing publications(minimum of 16 publications in reputable, peer-reviewed journals)
  • Successful supervision of postgraduate students at Masters  and or Doctoral level.
  • Record of attracting research grants

KEY COMPETENCIES/ SKILLS

  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work within an academic setting and its management structures
  • Ability to work in a resource limited setting
  • Commitment to research and teaching excellence
  • Ability to attract national and international funding as well as setting up research linkages
  • Demonstrated experience in analysis of Illumina next generation sequencing data and RNA sequencing analysis methods
  • Ability to develop and implement new and established computational methods

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.science@biust.ac.bw

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE RESPONDED TO.

For any further enquiries, you may call Ms. Taolo or Ms. Thibelang at 4931307

The positions will remain vacant until filled.

Apply for Associate Professor - Bioinformatics / Computational Biology

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly

Apply

Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1MB


4000 characters left


By applying for a job listed on THEunijobs you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.