PROFESSOR– BIOTECHNOLOGY – Botswana International University of Science & Technology

Job Code: 00652016
Posted On: Monday, 07 November 2016
Category: Education
Department: College of Sciences
Location: Palapye
BIUST Main Campus
Plot 10071, Khurumela, Private Bag 16, Palapye
Job Type: Contract
Duration:
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Job Description: MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To provide academic leadership in scholarship, teaching research, and service including community and industry engagement. To teach and educate undergraduate and graduate students in an academic discipline and to build the knowledge base of the discipline through research and publication.  To administer teaching and research activities within the discipline.

 

Preferred Skills: QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • A PhD or equivalent in Cell Biology/ Microbiology / Molecular Biology or Biotechnology and a minimum of ten (10) years post-doctoral combined experience in research/teaching/industry in a field relevant to the department.
  • A record of recent and continuing publications (minimum of about 30 peer-reviewed publications) and evidence of attraction of research grants

KEY COMPETENCIES

  1. Research experience in bio engineering, genetic engineering, fermentation technology or related disciplines
  2. In-depth understanding of own specialisation to enable the development of new knowledge, innovation and understanding within the field
  3. Ability to prepare and submit proposals and applications to external bodies e.g. for funding and accreditation purposes
  4. Understanding of academic management structures and their functioning
  5. Excellent  knowledge of the international academic discipline environment
  6. Involvement in professional activities where applicable
  7. Effective communication skills

REMUNERATION

The University offers an attractive package commensurate with qualification and experience.

If you meet the requirements of the above stated position please send your application letter above and detailed Curriculum Vitae including at least three (3) recent professional references to; Director, Human Resources at the email address below.

recruitment.bioscibiotech@biust.ac.bw

Please note: Processing of received applications will commence from December 07, 2016.

For any further enquiries, you may call Ms. Thibelang or Ms. Taolo @ 493 1315/4931307

The position will remain vacant until filled.