ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR / PROFESSOR IN TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING

Department/Faculty
Civil Engineering

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

VACANCY No. FET/CE 11/2019: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR / PROFESSOR IN TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING

Duties: The successful candidate is expected to; (i) teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses in transportation/highway engineering  with specialization in pavement and materials engineering, plus any other substantive areas as determined by the Department of Civil Engineering; (ii) teach and supervise student research projects and thesis at both undergraduate and graduate levels; (iii) conduct research in their area of expertise; (iv) provide service to the community; and (v) carry out any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department.

Requirements

Associate Professor: Applicants should have; (i) at least a Master’s  degree in Transportation/Highway Engineering with specialization in Pavements and Materials Engineering or related discipline; (ii) at least 5 years university teaching experience at a University or comparable institution (iii) have a good sustained record of research and publications with a least 12 publications, 8 of which are peer reviewed journal articles;  lead and/or single author in at least 6 refereed journal articles or book chapter; (iv) evidence of service to the university, the profession and the community; (v) evidence of effective academic leadership; (vi) a relevant PhD and ability to attract research grants will be added advantages. Applicants should clearly state their areas of teaching and research experience.

Professor: Applicants should have; (i) at least a Master’s  degree in Transportation/Highway Engineering with specialization in Pavements and Materials Engineering or related discipline; (ii) at least 8 years university teaching experience or equivalent ; (iii) a good and sustained record of research and publications with at least 24 publications, 12 of which should be refereed journal articles; lead and/or single author in at least 10 refereed journal articles or book chapters  (iv) evidence of academic leadership; (v) evidence of service to the university, the profession and the community; (vi) The following will be advantage: (a) a PhD in Transportation/Highway Engineering with specialization in Pavements and Materials Engineering or related field  (b) ability to attract research grants. Applicants should clearly state their areas of teaching and research.

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 and names and addresses of three referees. 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 and (ii) submit their references directly to the above address, before the stipulated closing date. 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