LECTURER IN COMPUTER SCIENCE/ INFORMATION SYSTEMS/ INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Department/Faculty
Computer Science

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

LECTURER IN COMPUTER SCIENCE/ INFORMATION SYSTEMS/ INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

VACANCY NO: FSc/ CS 4/ 2019

Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to: (i) teach Undergraduate and Graduate level courses in the Department of Computer Science; (ii) supervise student’s projects as need may arise; (iii) participate in all academic and professional activities of the Department including research; (iv) carry out any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Head of Department.

Requirements: Applicants should have: (i) a Master’s Degree with good experience in academia or industry in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, or related field, from a recognized university; (ii) a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Information Systems/Information Technology or related fields with at least a 2(i) pass/ GPA of at least 3.6; (iii) show evidence of engagement in research and service; (iv) a relevant PhD, industrial experience, teaching experience at a University or comparable institution and demonstration of effective academic leadership will be added advantages.

Remuneration: The University offers competitive salaries and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applicants are to address the stated qualifications in their application letters and provide other information to assist the University determine their suitability for the position. They should also quote the vacancy number of the post applied for, provide current CVs (including telephone, and e-mail), certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, and three references sent directly to the University. Candidates should also submit a 2-page statement addressing the selection criteria.

Ability to teach Undergraduate/Postgraduate courses.

Ability to undertake quantifiable research of high quality.

Ability to successfully graduate PG scholars.

Ability to prepare and submit research proposals.

Ability to work as a team member and also lead when and where necessary.

Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms.

Where applicable, the CV should also a detailed list of courses taught and the levels for which they were taught. Complete documentation should be sent to: The Human Resources Manager, Faculty of Science, Private Bag UB 00704, Gaborone-Botswana; Telephone: (267) 355 2454; Fax (267) 318 5097; E-mail:  fosvacancies@mopipi.ub.bw . Applicants should inform their referees to quote the Vacancy number and position applied for.

Hand delivered applications should be submitted to Office No. 135 at Block 233 (233/135).

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted