FACULTY OF SCIENCE
DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
LECTURER IN MICROBIOLOGY
VACANCY NO: FS/BS01/2022
Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to (i) Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in microbiology; (ii) supervise both undergraduate and graduate student research projects within the department; (iii) conduct research in their area of expertise; (iv) participate in the academic and professional activities of the Department; (v) carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department.
Requirements: Applicants should have: (i) a PhD in Microbiology with specialization in Cyanobacteria (ii) and evidence of engagement in research. The following will be added advantages: (i) knowledge of microbial secondary metabolites and application of bioinformatics platforms; (ii) evidence of governance and social engagement; (iii) teaching experience at a University or comparable institution.
NB: In special circumstances, a Master’s Degree in Microbiology with specialization in Cyanobacteria and microbial secondary metabolites, plus a Bachelor’s degree Biological Sciences or equivalent with at least a 2(i) pass or GPA of 3.6 may be considered on a contract basis.
Remuneration: The University offers competitive salaries and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications.
How to apply: Applicants are to address the stated qualification 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 CV’s (including telephone, telefax and email), certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, and send complete documentation to: The Human Resource Manager, Faculty of Science, Private Bag UB 00704, Gaborone, Botswana; Telephone: (267) 355 2454/2969, Fax (267) 318 5099; E-mail: email@example.com
Applicants should inform their referees to: (i) Quote the Vacancy number and position applied for and (ii) submit their references directly to the above address, before stipulated closing date.
Hand delivered applications should be submitted to Block 233, Office No. 135 (233/135).
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Closing date: 28 October 2022