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Head of Departments, Professors, Associate Professors,Senior Lecturers and Lecturers

Posted by Tish on 09/23 at 09:16 AM

  Date Posted
  Aug. 18, 2015

  Job Title
  Head of Departments, Professors, Associate Professors,Senior Lecturers and Lecturers

  Department
  Academic Staff

  Department Website
  http://www.biust.ac.bw

  Institution
  Botswana International University of Science and Technology
  Palapye, Central,
  Botswana

  Application Deadline
  Open Until filled

  Position Start Date
  Aug. 18, 2015
   

  Website For Job
  http://www.biust.ac.bw

  Job Categories
  Lecturer/Instructor
  Senior Lecturer
  Associate Professor
  Professor
  Department Head/Head/Chair

  Academic Fields
  Transportation Engineering
  Structural Engineering
  Mining/Minerals
  Mechatronics
  Mechanical Engineering
  Material/Metallurgy
  Manufacturing & Quality Engineering
  Geomatics
  Engineering Mechanics
  Electrical and/or Electronics
  Computer Engineering
  Civil Engineering
  Chemical/Petroleum
  Engineering - Other

  VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) is the first research intensive university of science and technology established by the government of Botswana and is committed to both fundamental and applied research with particular emphasis on the economy of Botswana. At BIUST, all academics are expected to have or gain international recognition through their research publications. Undergraduate students are also expected to be involved in research projects as part of the regular curriculum.

The successful candidates will initially be appointed on fixed term contracts of up to five years.

COLLEGE OF SCIENCES
1. Department of Biology and Biotechnological Sciences

  Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor (Preferred Areas: Genetics, Biochemistry, Ecology) (1 Position)

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Preferred Areas: Botany) (1 Position)

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Preferred Areas: Zoology) (1 Position)

2. Department of Chemical and Forensic Sciences

  Professor/Associate Professor of Forensic Science (Preferred Areas: Any of the Forensic Science fields especially DNA Specialist, Ballistics or Chemistry with an inclination to forensics; At least one of the following degree must be in Forensic Science; BSc, MSc & PhD) (1 Position)

  Senior Lecturer/Lecturer of Forensic Science (Preferred Areas: Any of the Forensic Science fields especially DNA Specialist, Ballistics or Chemistry with an inclination to forensics; At least one of the following degree must be in Forensic Science; Bsc, Msc & PhD) (1 positions)

  Professor/Associate Professor (Preferred Areas: Physical Chemistry) (1 position)

  Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (Preferred Areas: Physical Chemistry) 1 position

  Professor/Associate Professor (Preferred Areas: Organic Chemistry) (1 position)

  Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (Preferred Areas: Organic Chemistry) (2 positions)

  Professor/Associate Professor (Preferred Areas: Inorganic Chemistry) (1 position)

  Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (Preferred Areas: Inorganic Chemistry) (2 positions)

  Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (Preferred Areas: Analytic Chemistry) (1 position)

3. Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Preferred Areas: Metamorphic Petrologist) (1 position)

  Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer (Preferred Areas: Economic Geologist) (1 position)

  Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer (Preferred Areas: Structural Geologist) (1 position)

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Preferred Areas: Modelling, Environmental Monitoring) (1 position)

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Preferred Areas: Waste Management, Natural Resources Management) (1 position)

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Preferred Areas: Environmental Law, Policy and Economics) (1 position)

4. Department of Mathematics and Statistical Sciences

  Professor/Associate Professor (Preferred Areas: Analysis (Real, Complex, Functional) (1 position)

  Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (Preferred Areas: Analysis (Real, Complex, Functional) (1 position)

  Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (Preferred Areas: Financial Mathematics) (2 positions)

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor (Preferred Areas: Numerical Analysis) (2 positions)

  Lecturer/Senior lecturer/Associate professor (Preferred Areas: Bio – mathematics, Mathematical Modelling) (2 positions)

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Preferred Areas: Dynamical Systems, Mechanics) (1 position)

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Preferred Areas: Combinatorics, Discrete Mathematics) (1 position)

  Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (Preferred Areas: Differential Equations) (1 position)

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor (Preferred Areas: Geometry, Topology) (1 position)

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Preferred Areas: Optimization) (1 position)

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor (Preferred Areas: Number Theory, Algebra) (1 position)

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor (Preferred Areas: Probability, Stochastic Processes) (2 positions)

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor (Preferred Areas: Time Series Analysis) (2 positions)

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor (Preferred Areas: Biostatistics) (2 positions)

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor (Preferred Areas: Computational Statistics) (1 position)

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor (Preferred Areas: Reliability and Survival Analysis) (1 position)

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor (Preferred Areas: Categorical data Analysis) (1 position)

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor (Preferred Areas: Distribution theory) (1 position)

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor (Preferred Areas: Bayesian Statistics) (1 position)

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor (Preferred Areas: Longitudinal data analysis) (1 position)

5. Department of Physics and Astronomy

  Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (Preferred Areas: Materials Science) (1 position)

  Professor/Associate Professor (Preferred Areas: Astronomy) (1 position)

  Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (Preferred Areas: Astronomy) (2 positions)

  Professor/Associate Professor (Preferred Areas: Theoretical Physics) (1 position)

  Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (Preferred Areas: Theoretical Physics) (1 position)

  Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (Preferred Areas: Medical and Radiation Physics) (2 positions)

  Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (Preferred Areas: Environmental Physics) (1 position)

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
1. Department of Mining and Geological Engineering

  Professor and Head of Department (1 position)

  Professor of Geological Engineering (Preferred areas: Mineral Reserve Estimation/Economic Geology/Petrology and Mineralogy/ Geophysics/Geochemistry/Exploration Drilling & Sampling/Soil & Foundation Engineering) (1 position)

  Associate Professor of Geological Engineering (Preferred areas: Mineral Reserve Estimation/Economic Geology/Petrology and Mineralogy/ Geophysics/Gechemistry) (1 position)

  Associate Professor of Mining Engineering (Preferred areas: Blasting & Rock Fragmentation/Materials Handling/Geostatistics/Mineral Economics/Mine Management) (1 position)

  Senior Lecturers, Geological Engineering (Preferred areas: Industrial Minerals/Exploration Drilling & Sampling/Soil & Foundation Engineering/Economic Geology/Mining Geology/Petrology & Mineralogy, Hydrogeology/Computer Applications in Geological Engineering (1 positions)

  Senior Lecturers, Mining Engineering (Preferred areas: Blasting & Rock Fragmentation/Materials Handling/Computer Applications in Mining/Geostatistics/Mine Management) (2 positions)

  Lecturers, Geological Engineering (Preferred areas: Industrial Minerals/Exploration Drilling & Sampling/Soil & Foundation Engineering/Economic Geology/Petrology and Mineralogy Hydrogeolog Mining/Applied Geology, Basic Hydrogeology, Water Well Drilling)/Computer Applications in Geological Engineering (3 positions)

  Lecturers, Mining Engineering (Preferred areas: Blasting & Rock Fragmentation/Materials Handling/Computer Applications in Mining/Geostatistics/ Mine Management) (1 positions)

2. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

  Professor and Head of Department (1 position)

  Professor of Geotechnical Engineering (Preferred areas: Soil Mechanics/Foundation Engineering (1 position)

  Associate Professor of Structural Engineering (Preferred areas: Steel design/Conrete Design) (1 position)

  Senior Lecturer of Ground Water Engineering (Preferred areas: Groundwater pollution/Groundwater Recharge/Aquifer vulnerability) (1 position)

  Senior Lecturer of Hydraulics Engineering (Preferred areas: Pipeline Hydraulics/Open Channel Flow) (1 position)

  Lecturer of Environmental Engineering (Preferred areas: Environmental Impact Assessment/Air quality Management/Noise Control) (1 position)

3. Department of Chemical, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering

  Professor and Head of Department (1 position)

  Professor of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering (Preferred areas: Non-Metal Technology, Physical Metallurgy, Mechanical Metallurgy, Carbon Engineering and Nanotechnology) (1 position)

  Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering (Preferred areas: Environmental Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Separation Processes, Multistage Operations, Bioenergy Engineering) (1 position)

  Senior Lecturer of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering (Preferred areas: Iron and Steel Making Processes, Metallurgical Engineering Design, Crystal Structure and Crystallographic, Physical Metallurgy) (1 position)

  Lecturers of Chemical Engineering (Preferred areas: Thermodynamics, Separation Processes, Unit Operations, Process Control and Instrumentation, Process Design, Heat and Mass transfer, Reactor Technology and Environmental Engineering) (2 positions)

4. Department of Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering

  Professor and Head of Department (1 position)

  Professor of Electrical Engineering (Preferred areas: Electrical Power Systems and Machines / Control and Automation Systems) (1 position)

  Professor of Electronics Engineering (Preferred areas: Analog and Digital Designs/Control Systems / Automation Systems) (1 position)

  Associate Professor of Computer Engineering (Preferred areas: Embedded Systems/Microprocessor and Microcontroller/Software Engineering) (1 position)

  Associate Professor of Electronics Engineering (Preferred areas: DSP/VLSI/VDHL Designs) (1 position)

  Senior Lecturers of Electrical/Electronic Engineering (Preferred areas: Power Electronic and System/Electrical Machines) (1 position)
  Senior Lecturer of Telecommunications Engineering (Preferred areas: Broadcasting Engineering/Multimedia systems/Optical Communications) (1 position)

  Lecturer of Electrical Engineering (Preferred areas: Electrical Machine/Power Electronic / Renewable Energy) 1 position)

  Lecturer of Electronics Engineering (Preferred areas: Semiconductors/Microelectronics/ Embedded Systems) (1 position)

  Lecturer of Computer Engineering (Preferred areas: Algorithms / Programming Languages/Automation) (1 position)

  Lecturer of Telecommunications Engineering (Preferred areas: Broadcasting/Satellite Communications/Optical Communication) (1 position)

5. Department of Mechanical, Energy and Industrial Engineering

  Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (Preferred areas: Production Engineering & Management Systems, Human Factors in Engineering, Organization & Decision Making, Small Scale Manufacturing Enterprises, Manufacturing Processes, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, Maintenance & Reliability Engineering) (1 position)

  Associate Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (Preferred areas: Production Engineering & Management Systems, Human Factors in Engineering, Organization & Decision Making, Small Scale Manufacturing Enterprises, Manufacturing Processes, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, Maintenance & Reliability Engineering) (1 position)

  Associate Professor of Mechanical and Energy Engineering (Preferred areas: Mechanical and Energy Engineering- Combustion & Fluid Dynamics, Energy Efficiency & Energy Modelling, Biofuels, Applied Photovoltaic, Smart Grids, Power Systems Integration, Design & Design Thinking, Building Services, Advanced Power Generation Systems, Vibrations, Solid Mechanics & Finite Element) (1 position)

  Senior Lecturer of Mechanical and Energy Engineering (Preferred areas: Mechanical and Energy Engineering – Combustion & Fluid Dynamics, Energy Efficiency & Energy Modelling, Biofuels, Applied Photovoltaic, Smart Grids, Power Systems Integration, Design & Design Thinking, Building Services, Advanced Power Generation Systems, Vibrations, Solid Mechanics & Finite Element) (1 position)

  Lecturer of Mechanical and Energy Engineering (Preferred areas: Mechanical and Energy Engineering- Combustion & Fluid Dynamics, Energy Efficiency & Energy Modelling, Biofuels, Applied Photovoltaic, Smart Grids, Power Systems Integration, Design & Design Thinking, Building Services, Advanced Power Generation Systems, Vibrations, Solid Mechanics & Finite Element) (1 position)

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB

BIUST is a research University. In this context Academic staff at BIUST is expected to strengthen teaching and research of the university and enhance student learning. It is essential that Academic Staff are strongly engaged in research to improve their academic credentials and to establish themselves in an internationally recognised research area relevant to Botswana.

Supervising graduate students is an essential component of research engagement. Academics are expected to be extensively involved with supervising graduate student research.To train and educate undergraduate and graduate students, using and developing new and appropriate teaching methods, including e-learning and student centred learning.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE PER POSITION

1) Professor:

Minimum requirements:

A PhD in the relevant field and a minimum of ten (10) years post-doctoral experience in teaching and research in the relevant field together with an excellent record of international publications commensurate with appointment to the rank of Professor as well as experience in the successful supervision of doctoral students.

2) Professor and Head of Department

Minimum requirements:

A PhD in the field relevant to the Department and must be a Professor or meet the requirements of a Professor (as stated above). In addition, must have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in an academic leadership role.

3) Associate Professor:

Minimum requirements:

A PhD in the relevant field and a minimum of six(6) years post-doctoral experience in teaching and research in the relevant field together with an excellent record of international publications commensurate with appointment to the rank of Associate Professor. Experience in the successful supervision of postgraduate students.

4) Senior Lecturer:

Minimum requirements:

A PhD in the relevant field and a minimum of three (3) years post-doctoral experience in teaching and research in the relevant field together with an excellent record of international publications commensurate with appointment to the rank of Senior Lecturer. Experience in the supervision of Masters graduate students is required.

5) Lecturer:

Minimum requirements:

A minimum of PhD in the relevant field together with a record of international publications is required. Teaching experience will be an added advantage.

The positions require the following competencies:

  Setting up and/or being engaged intensively in research groups.
  Producing peer-reviewed research output particularly through team work.
  Being familiar with methods of e-learning and student centered learning
  Ability to communicate complex ideas.

Remuneration

If you meet the requirements of the above stated positions, please send your application letter quoting the Department and area of specialization and a detailed Curriculum Vitae including at least two (2) professional references to;

Director, Human Resources at the email address below.

.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) – (For College of Science positions)

.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) – (For College of Engineering positions)

For any further information you may call Ms. Mogwera/Ms. Ramakwati/Ms Kgosiemang @ +267 4900117.

Please note: Processing of received applications will commence from 15 September 2015.

All positions will remain vacant until filled

  EEO/AA Policy

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