ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF TECTONICS AND/ OR STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY

Department/Faculty
Geology

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY

VACANCY NO:  FSc/ G3/ 2018

Associate PROFESSOR OF TECTONICS AND/ OR STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY

Duties: The successful candidate will be required to (i) teach courses in Structural Geology, Regional Geology and Tectonics at undergraduate and graduate levels; (ii) attract both undergraduate and graduate students for thesis supervision; (iii) conduct research in their area of specialization as well as in multidisciplinary areas; (iv) provide service to the community in the line of their specialization; (v) provide academic leadership and mentoring of junior staff in the department and (vi) carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department from time to time.

Requirements: Candidates should have (i) at least a Masters’ Degree in Structural Geology or Tectonics; (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; (iv) evidence of service to University, the Profession and the Community; (v) evidence of effective academic leadership; (vi) the following will be added advantages: a relevant PhD; in-depth knowledge of the Geology of Southern Africa and the mining legislation of Botswana; a profile that reflects the ability to attract research funding from international sources. 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: Applicants should submit certified copies of theirs qualifications and provide any other information to assist the University to determine their suitability for the position. They should quote the vacancy number of the post applied for, provide a current CV (including telephone and telefax numbers, and e-mail), certified true copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names, addresses and contact details of three referees, three (3) reference letters. Applicants should inform their referees to quote the vacancy number of the position applied for. Send your application to the Human Resources Manager, Faculty of Science, University of Botswana, Private Bag 00704, Gaborone. (Fax: 267-3185097; Telephone: 267-3552969). E-mail: fosvacancies@mopipi.ub.bw. 

Hand delivered applications should be submitted to the Science Administration Block 233, Office 135.

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Closing Date: Open Until Filled