Biological Science
Closing Date
Thu, 5 Dec. 2019



VACANCY NO. FSc/BS 11/2019: LECTURER IN MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY (2 years fixed contract)

Duties: The successful candidate will be required to (i) conduct lectures, laboratory practicals and research supervision in microbiology at undergraduate and graduate levels; (ii) undertake individual research or in collaboration with colleagues within or outside the department; (iii) provide service to the University, the profession and the community and; (iv) perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Head of Department.

Requirements: Applicants should have: (i) at least a Master’s degree in Microbiology or related field with specialization in medical microbiology; (ii) a Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences or related field with at least a 2(i) pass/GPA of at least 3.6. Applicant should also show evidence of engagement in research and service. A relevant PhD, research in medical microbiology, 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, names and three (3) reference letters to: The Human Resources Manager, Faculty of Science, Private Bag UB 00704, Gaborone-Botswana; Telephone: (267) 355-2454/4937/2969; Fax (267) 318 5097; E-mail:  fosvacancies@mopipi.ub.bw . Please note that applications with incomplete information shall not be acknowledged.

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

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted