PROFESSOR OF MINERALOGY AND/ OR ECONOMIC GEOLOGY

Department/Faculty
Geology

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY

VACANCY NO: FSc/ G 2/ 2018

PROFESSOR OF MINERALOGY AND/ OR ECONOMIC GEOLOGY

Duties: The successful candidate will be required to (i) teach courses in Mineralogy and Economic Geology 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; and (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 Mineralogy and/ or Economic Geology; (ii) Bachelors Degree in Geology or related fields; (iii) hold the position of Professor of Geology/ Mineralogy or have at least 8 years of teaching experience at a University or comparable institution; (iii) 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; (vi) a relevant PhD and the ability to attract research funding from international sources 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.

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

Letters of application should address the stated qualifications and provide any other information to assist the University to determine their suitability for the position, should quote the vacancy number of the post applied for, full and up to date C.V.s, (including telephone, telex and telefax numbers numbers and e-mail),  certified true copies of educational certificates, transcripts, names and addresses of three referees and three (3) reference letters should be addressed to The Human Resources Manager, Faculty of Science, Private Bag 00704, Gaborone. (Fax: 267-3185097, Telephone: 267-3552969). E-mail: fosvacancies@mopipi.ub.bw.  Applicants should inform their referees to quote the vacancy number of the position applied for.

Hand delivered applications should be submitted to the Faculty of Science Block 233, Office 135/132.

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled