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Last Date of Apply : 13.12.2017

Date of Posting : 13.11.2017

LECTURER/ SENIOR LECTURER/ ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN MINERAL ENGINEERING

Faculty / Department : Civil Engineering

Job Detail:

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING (CONTRACT POSITION)

 
LECTURER/ SENIOR LECTURER/ ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN MINERAL ENGINEERING
 
VACANCY NO: FET/ CE 4/ 2017
Duties: The successful candidate is expected to (i) teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Mineral Engineering; (ii) conduct and produce results of scholarly work, actively involving students at undergraduate and post graduate levels; (iii) perform administrative and other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department.
 
Preference will be given to applicants with teaching experience at a university level in more than one area of the following: Extractive Metallurgy, Processing of Precious Metals, Flotation, Coal Preparation, Processing Plant Equipment and Selection, Plant Process and Flow sheet Design, Process Control and Instrumentation for Mineral Engineers, and a good research and publication record in areas relevant to Mineral Engineering
 
Requirements:
Lecturer: (i) a Master’s degree in Mineral Engineering; (ii) a Bachelor’s degree in Mineral Engineering or related field obtained from a recognized university with at least 2(i) pass/ GPA of at least 3.6 on a 5 point scale or equivalent; (iii) show evidence of engagement in research and service to the mining and minerals industry; (iv) show evidence of registration with the Engineering Registration Board or equivalent professional body; and (v) a relevant PhD, teaching experience at a University or comparable institution and demonstration of effective academic leadership will be added advantages.
 
Senior Lecturer: (i) a Master’s degree in Mineral Engineering; (ii) a Bachelor’s degree in Mineral Engineering or related field obtained from a recognized university; (iii) at least 3 years of teaching experience at a university or comparable institution; (iv) a good and sustained record of research and publications with at least 6 publications, 4 of which are peer reviewed journal articles; (v) lead and/or single author in at least 2 refereed journal articles or book chapters; (vi) applicants should demonstrate evidence of service to the mining industry; (vii) a relevant PhD and  demonstration of effective academic leadership will be added advantages. The curriculum vitae (CV) should contain a detailed list of publications; clearly specifying titles of publications, dates published, name(s) of publishers and name(s) of co-authors if any. Publications should be categorized into: books, monographs, refereed and non-refereed journals, chapters in books, etc.
 
Associate Professor: (i) a Master’s degree in Mineral Engineering; (ii) a Bachelor’s degree in Mineral Engineering or related field obtained from a recognized university; (iii) (ii) at least 5 years of teaching experience at a University or comparable institution; iv) have a good and sustained record of research and publications with at least 12 publications, 8 of which should be refereed journal articles; lead and/or single authored in at least 6 refereed journal articles or book chapters; (v) evidence of service to University, the Profession and the Community; (vi) evidence of effective academic leadership; (vii) a relevant PhD will be an added advantage. The curriculum vitae (CV) should contain a detailed list of publications; clearly specifying titles of publications, dates published, name(s) of publishers and name(s) of co-authors if any. Publications should be categorized into: books, monographs, refereed and non-refereed journals, chapters in books, etc.
 
 
Remuneration: The University offers a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications.
How To Apply: Letters of applications are to address the stated qualifications and provide any other information to assist the University to determine your suitability for the position. You should quote the vacancy number of the post applied for, provide current C.Vs (including telephone, telex and telefax numbers and e-mail), certified true copies of educational certificates, transcripts, names and addresses of three referees and three reference letters. Send your application to: The Human Resources Manager, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Botswana, Private Bag UB 0061, Gaborone, Botswana. Telephone: 267-3554214; E-mail lebogang@mopipi.ub.bw. Applicants should inform their referees to (i) Quote the Vacancy Number(s) and Position(s) applied for. Please note that applicants with incomplete information shall not be acknowledged.
Hand delivered applications should be submitted to office 255 at Block 248, University of Botswana
 
NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
 
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
 
Contact Details :
4775 Notwane Rd. Gaborone, Botswana Private Bag UB 0022. Tel: +(267) 355 0000 Gaborone, Botswana