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DUTIES: The successful candidates will teach undergraduates and graduate students, conduct research and provide clinical care in affiliated hospitals. Consideration for appointment will take into account relevant qualifications, teaching, clinical and research experience.

Requirements: The candidate must have: (i) a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS or MBChB) or MD degree; (ii) a formal degree qualification as a specialist in Obstetrics and Gyanecology; (iii) the qualification must be registerable by the Botswana Health Professions Council with a specialist status; (iv) evidence of professional specialization in Anatomic Pathology and evidence of active license to practice where appropriate; (v) minimum of 6 pieces of research products (Articles, book chapters, peer reviewed conference proceedings) published by recognised publishers, 3 of which must be articles in refereed/accredited journals in internationally recognised indexing databases; (vi) paper/poster presentation at national and/or international conferences, depending on the discipline; (vii) be lead and /or last author in at least (2 of 3) refereed journal publications; (viii) publications should be spread nationally and/or internationally and across journals; (ix) some research impact, including but not limited to citations, the h-index, patents, policy applications, peer reviews, publications that are prescribed in texts in other institutions etc (required in at least 1 of these); (x) recognized as being of at least national research or effective clinical professional standing (e.g reviewer for refereed/ accredited national and regional publishers, editorial board member of at least national publisher in a relevant field, invitation as keynote speaker at national and international conferences/symposia (required in at least 1 of these); (xi) active maintenance of a license to practice issued by a the relevant professional licensing authority; (xii) evidence of governance and social engagement; (xiii) sustained professional research output; a minimum of 1 peer reviewed publications every 2 years or 2 new CPW every 6 years or since last promotion shall constitute sustained research output; (xiv) paper/poster/creative professional presentation at national and/or regional conferences. The following will be added advantages: (i) sustained research activity, ongoing internally and externally- funded research activity; (ii) research/clinical effectiveness awards and other forms research recognition; (iii) examiner for undergraduate and /or postgraduate projects nationally.

Attributes and skills required: (i) Excellent communication and organizational skills; (ii) Strong academic leadership skills and sympathy for the values and culture of the University; (ii) Good management, human relations, sound analytical and coordinating skills.

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

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

How to apply: Applicants are to address the stated qualification and provide other relevant 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, and e-mail), certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, and THREE (3) reference letters and send complete documentation to The Human Resources Manager, Faculty of Medicine, University of Botswana, Private Bag 00713 Gaborone, Botswana; or Email to Applicants should inform their referees to:  Quote the vacancy number and position applied for.

Hand delivered applications should be delivered to; UB Teaching Hospital, 3rd Floor, Office F 4003, Gaborone

NB:  Candidates who had applied before for this position need not re-apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date: 5th March 2021

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