BOTSWANA INTL UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Astronomy

Location
Palapye (BW)
Posted
01 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
01 Dec 2017
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
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FACULTY OF SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY

SENIOR LECTURER/ LECTURER ASTRONOMY

SENIOR LECTURER

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB: 

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

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • A PhD or equivalent in Astronomy.
  • 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. 

LECTURER

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB: 

To teach and educate undergraduate and graduate students in Physics and Astronomy and to build the knowledge base in Radio Astronomy through research and publications. To administer teaching activities within the discipline of Physics and Astronomy. 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • A PhD or equivalent in Astronomy
  • Teaching experience and supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students will be considered as added advantages;
  • Research and publications will be considered as added advantages.

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 above 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 November 30, 2017.

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE RESPONDED TO.

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

The position will remain vacant until filled.

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