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Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to: (i) teach undergraduate courses in Radiography, Radiotherapy, Radiology and other Radiation and Health Physics courses; (ii) supervise Undergraduate projects within the Department; (iii) undertake research either individually or in collaboration with other researchers; (iv) participate in all academic and professional activities of the Department; (v) perform any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Head of Department.

Minimum Requirements:

Lecturer: (i) PhD in Health Physics/Medical Physics, or related fields; and (ii) evidence of engagement in research. Evidence of governance and social engagement, clinical certificate from a recognised body and experience of teaching at a university or comparable institution will be added advantages.

Senior Lecturer: (i) PhD in Health Physics/Medical Physics, or related fields; (ii) at least 3 years of teaching experience at a university or comparable institution; (iii) 6 pieces of research products, published by recognised publishers, 4 of which must be articles in refereed/accredited journals in internationally recognised indexing databases; (iv) sustained research output: a minimum of 1 peer reviewed publication every two years; (v) scholarly presentations at national and/or international conferences; (vi) be lead and/or single author in at least 2 refereed journal articles; (vii) publications should be spread nationally and/or internationally and across journals; (viii) some research impact, including but not limited to citations, the h-index, patents, policy applications, peer reviews, publications that are prescribed texts in other institutions etc. (required in at least 1 of the these); (ix) recognised as being of at least national research standing (e.g. reviewer for referred/accredited national and regional publishers; Editorial board member of at least a national publisher in a relevant field; invitation as key note speaker at national and/or international conferences (required in at least 1 of the these); (x) Successful supervision/co supervision of research projects/post-doctoral/clinical research fellow; (xi) Evidence of social engagement and governance.  The following will be added advantages: (i) sustained research activity: on-going internally and/or externally-supported research; (ii) research awards and other forms of research recognition, where appropriate; (iii) Examiner/ moderator/assessor for undergraduate and/or postgraduate projects nationally (iv) effective and experience in running a programme/course etc; and (v) clinical certificate from a recognised body.

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.

N.B. Master’s Degree in Health Physics/ Medical Physics or related fields may be considered provided that the applicant has a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics/ Health Physics or related disciplines with at least a 2(i) pass or equivalent.

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: 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


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