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Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to: (i) Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Electrical Machines, and related areas; (ii) Supervise both undergraduate and graduate student research projects; (iii) Conduct research in Electrical Machines and complement existing research activities in the area; (iv) Participate in other academic and professional activities of the department; (v) Render professional service and carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department.

Requirements: Candidates should have: i) At least a relevant doctorate in Electrical Power Engineering or related areas; ii) At least 3 years teaching experience at a university or comparable institution; iii) An excellent cumulative and sustained record of research and publications with at least 6 pieces of research products published by recognized publishers, 4 of which should be articles in refereed/accredited journals in internationally recognized indexing databases. The remaining 2 publications could be journal articles, books chapters, peer reviewed conference proceedings, etc. published by recognized publishers. An academic book may be equivalent to a maximum of 4 articles in referred/accredited journals, depending on the quality and standing of the publisher; iv) Sustained research output: a minimum of 1 peer reviewed publication every 2 years; v) Scholarly presentations at national and and/or international conferences; vi) be lead and/or single author in at least 2 referred 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. ix) recognized as being of at least national research standing (eg reviewer of for refereed/accredited national and regional publishers); editorial board member of at least a national publisher in a relevant field; invitation keynote speaker at national/and or international conferences x) Evidence of governance and social engagement activities. 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; and (iv) effective and experience in running a programme/course, etc.

The curriculum vitae (CV) should contain a detailed list of publications clearly specifying titles of publications, ISBN numbers, (for books, book chapters and conference proceedings), dates published, name of publishers and name(s) of co-authors if any and number of pages. The work should be categorized into books, book chapters, referred journals, non-refereed works and consultancies.

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

How to Apply: Letters of applications are to address the stated qualifications and provide any other relevant information to assist the University to determine your suitability for the position applied for. You should quote the vacancy number of the post applied for; provide current C.V. (including telephone, telex and telefax numbers and e-mail); include certified true copies of educational certificates, transcripts; and provide names and addresses of three referees. Send your application to: The Human Resource Manager, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Botswana, Private Bag UB 0061, Gaborone, Botswana, Telephone: (+267) 3554204; Fax No: (+267) 3952309, Email: /

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 the stipulated closing date. Please note that applications with incomplete information shall not be acknowledged.

Hand delivered applications should be submitted to Office No. 255 Block 248 (New FET Building).

NB: Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

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