BOTSWANA INTL UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer, Structural Engineering

Location
Palapye (BW)
Posted
02 May 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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

The position is based at BIUST Campus, Palapye.

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

1. Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer, Structural Engineering - REF: FET 18/05

Main Purpose of the Job

  • To teach and educate undergraduate and graduate students in an academic discipline and to build the knowledge base in a relevant field of the discipline through research and publication. 
  • To administer teaching activities within the discipline and provide leadership at the module or course level.  
  • To establish a national reputation in their discipline.
  • To be active in professional service related to their discipline.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 

Minimum requirements

Senior Lecturer

  • A PhD in the relevant field:
    i.    Specialty in Steel Structures.
    ii.    Specialty in Highway and Transportation Engineering.
  • At least two years post-graduation experience in teaching and research at a tertiary institution of comparable standard. However, two years post-doctoral relevant industrial/professional experience shall be equivalent to one year teaching experience. 
  • At least 8 publications in reputable refereed journals. Engagement in projects/services at least on the profession or the community 
  • Engagement in projects/services that benefit the University at least one of the following: The Profession and the Community.

Lecturer 

  • A minimum of PhD in the relevant field 
    i.    Specialty in Steel Structures.
    ii.    Specialty in Highway and Transportation Engineering.
  • Teaching experience or cognate industrial experience, research, publications and creative works and engagement in projects or services at least on the profession or the community will be an added advantage.

The positions requires the following Competencies/Skills:

1.    Ability to prepare and submit proposals and applications to external bodies, e.g. for funding and accreditation purposes.
2.    Computer proficiency 
3.    Good knowledge of the academic discipline environment  
4.    Involvement in professional activities where applicable
5.    Knowledge of Research Methodology
6.    Understanding of Higher Education environment
7.    Strong communication skills - to disseminate conceptual and complex ideas to a wide variety of audiences using appropriate media and methods to promote understanding.
8.    Ability to manage & analyse information 
9.    Ability to supervise research projects and graduate students 
10.    Ability to synthesise information to design learning experiences

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 quoting the reference number above and a detailed Curriculum Vitae including at least two (2) recent professional referees to;

Director, Human Resources at the email address below.

recruitment.engineering@biust.ac.bw
For any further enquiries, you may call Ms. Kgosiemang or Ms. Oleseng @ 4931308

POSITIONS ARE OPEN UNTIL FILLED