LECTURER IN ENGINEERING DESIGN (2 year Contract position) – VACANCY NO: IRC 1157

Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to (i) teach graduate and undergraduate courses in Design and Technology Education and Industrial Design; (ii) take an active part in the supervision and assessment of undergraduate and graduate students’ research projects; (iii) serve on committees within the University and external professional organisations; (iv) carry out any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Head of Department.

Requirements: Applicants should have: (i) at least PhD degree in Engineering Design, or related field; (ii) A Master’s degree in Engineering Design or related field; (iii) a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Design or related field; (iv) show evidence of engagement in research.  Evidence of governance and social engagement in Urban Design or related field, as well as teaching experience at a University or comparable institution will be added advantages.

N.B. Applicants with Master’s Degree in Engineering Design or related field with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Design of at least 2(i) pass/GPA of at least 3.6 or equivalent may be considered under special circumstances.

Remuneration: The University of Botswana offers a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications. For more information about the University visit our website: www.ub.bw.

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. Complete documentation should be sent to: The Human Resource Manager, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Private Bag UB 0061, Gaborone, Botswana; Telephone: (267) 355 4214/4204, Fax (267) 318 5099; E-mail: recruitmentfet@ub.ac.bwApplicants 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 processed. 

Hand delivered applications should be submitted to Block 248, Office No. 255 (248/255).

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date: 12 January 2024