ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/ SENIOR LECTURER/ LECTURER IN GEODESY

Department/Faculty
Civil Engineering
Closing Date
Sun, 1 Sep. 2019

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

VACANCY NO: FET/CE 7/2019

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/ SENIOR LECTURER/ LECTURER IN GEODESY

Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate level courses. The candidate should be able to: (i) teach Geodesy, Engineering Surveying, Survey Adjustments and Analysis courses, (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. The Department reserves the right to allocate other courses besides those outlined above. A successful candidate at Associate Professor level will be expected to provide leadership to the Geomatics Section within the Department.

Requirements:

Associate Professor: Applicants should have (i) at least a Masters’ Degree in the following areas of Geomatics Engineering (Geodesy/Land Surveying); (ii) at least 5 years of teaching experience at a University or comparable institution; (iii) 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. Applicants should also show evidence of service to University, the Profession, the Community and effective academic leadership. A PhD in Geodesy and/or a relevant equivalent professional qualification 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.

Senior Lecturer: Applicants should have: (i) at least a Masters’ Degree in ¬ the following areas of Geomatics Engineering (Geodesy/Land Surveying); (ii) a Bachelors’ Degree in Geomatics Engineering or related discipline with at least a second class upper division, 2(i) )/GPA of at least 3.6 on a 5 point scale or equivalent awarded by 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.  Applicants should also demonstrate evidence of service.  A PhD in Geodesy and/or a relevant equivalent professional qualification and evidence 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.

Lecturer: Applicants should have: (i) at least a Masters’ Degree in the following areas of Geomatics Engineering (Geodesy/Land Surveying); (ii) a Bachelor’s Degree in Geomatics Engineering or related discipline with at least a 2(i) pass/GPA of at least 3.6 on a 5 point scale or equivalent awarded by a recognized university; and (iii) show evidence of engagement in research and service.  A PhD in Geodesy and/or a relevant equivalent professional qualification, teaching experience at a University or comparable institution and evidence of effective academic leadership will be added advantages.

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.V.s (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: 267-355 4214. 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.

Hand delivered applications should be submitted to Block 248, Office No. 255 (248/ 255).

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.