BOTSWANA INTL UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Lecturer in Animal Biotechnology

Location
Palapye (BW)
Posted
13 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
13 Nov 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
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

LECTURER - ANIMAL BIOTECHNOLOGY

Main Purpose of the Job

To teach graduate and undergraduate students in an academic discipline and o build the knowledge base in a relevant field of the discipline through research and publications.

  • To administer teaching activities within the discipline of and provide leadership at module/course level 
  • To establish research reputation in the field of Animal Biotechnology
  • To be active in professional service related to the discipline

 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • A PhD or equivalent in Animal Biology/ Biotechnology 
  • Experience in teaching and research
  • A record of recent and continuing publications(minimum of 16 publications in reputable, peer-reviewed journals)
  • Record of attracting research grants

KEY COMPETENCIES/ SKILLS

  • In-depth understanding of own specialization to enable the development of new knowledge, innovation and understanding within the field.
  • Ability to prepare and submit proposals and applications to external bodies eg for funding and accreditation purposes
  • Understanding of academic management structures and functioning
  • Excellent knowledge of the international academic discipline environment
  • Involvement in professional activities where applicable
  • Effective communication skills
  • Decision-making skills

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.