BOTSWANA INTL UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Associate Professor, Chemical, Materials & Metallurgical Engineering

Location
Palapye (BW)
Posted
18 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT   

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

The position is based at BIUST Campus, Palapye.

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL, MATERIALS & METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING

1. Associate Professor, Chemical, Materials & Metallurgical Engineering - REF: FET 
18/08

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 and research activities within the discipline of environmental engineering.
  • To give Leadership in the University, the Faculty and the Department, and developing the next generation of academics.
  • To play leading role in improving the teaching and research infrastructure of the Department, Faculty and University. 
  • To establish a national reputation in their discipline. To be active in professional service related to their discipline.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 

Minimum Requirements

  • A PhD degree in Materials or Metallurgical Engineering or a related field. Preferred areas are Design, Process Synthesis, simulation and control.)
  • A minimum of six (6) years post-doctoral experience in teaching and research in the relevant field. 
  • An excellent record of international publications with at least 16 publications in reputable refereed journals commensurate with appointment to the rank of Associate Professor. 
  • Experience in the successful supervision of postgraduate students. Evidence of research grants awarded.
  • Engagements in projects/services that benefit the Profession and the Community. 
  • Demonstrated leadership in academic and professional fields.

The positions require 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.chemical.eng@biust.ac.bw

For any further enquiries, you may call Ms. Kgosiemang or Ms. Oleseng @ 4931308

POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED