LECTURER IN STRUCTURERS (1 Contract position) Citizens only




Applications are invited from suitable Batswana for the position of Lecturer in the Department of Civil Engineering.

Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to (i) teach graduate and undergraduate courses in analysis and design of engineering structures and construction materials; (ii) take an active part in the supervision and assessment of undergraduate and graduate students’ research projects in structural engineering and construction materials; (iii) build the knowledge base in the area of expertise through research and publications; (iv) serve on committees within the University and external professional organisations; (v) carry out any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Head of Department.

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

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N.B. Applicants with Master’s degree in Structural Engineering or related field with a Bachelor’s degree in Structural Engineering or related field of at least 2(i) or equivalent may be considered under special circumstances.

Applicants should clearly state their areas of teaching and research experience. 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, names of publishers, 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, consultancies and practical media projects. CV should also have a detailed list of courses taught and the levels for which they were taught.

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.

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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) 395 2309; 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:  13 June 2024