PROFESSOR IN APPLIED/PURE MATHEMATICS

Department/Faculty
Mathematics

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS

PROFESSOR IN APPLIED/PURE MATHEMATICS  

VACANCY NO: FSc/M 9/2019

Duties:  The successful candidate will be expected to: (i) teach Undergraduate and Graduate courses in the areas of Pure/Applied Mathematics (ii) supervise students’ research projects, theses and dissertations at both Undergraduate and Graduate levels; (iii) supervise students in internship; (iv) participate in all academic and professional service activities of the Department as well as community service, normally associated with a University lectureship; (v) the successful candidate will be expected to conduct research in his/her area of expertise; (vi) provide academic leadership; (vii) undertake any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Head of Department.

Requirements: Applicants should (i) have at least a Masters’ Degree in Pure/Applied Mathematics, or related fields; (ii) have at least 8 years of teaching experience in a University or comparable institution; (iii) have 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 service to University, the Profession and the Community; (v) evidence of effective academic leadership. A relevant PhD 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.

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) 355-4937/2969; 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

Closing Date:      Open Until Filled