Job Advertisement: Closing Date 30th November 2018
Senior Lecturer in Astronomy
Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST)
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Please note: Processing of received applications will commence from 30th November 2018.
*The position will remain vacant until filled*.
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To teach and educate undergraduate and graduate students in Physics and Astronomy.
To build the knowledge base in Radio Astronomy through research and publications.
To administer teaching activities within the discipline of Physics and Astronomy and provide leadership at the module or course level.
To establish a national and international research reputation in the field of Radio Astronomy.
To be active in professional service related to Astronomy.
BIUST has been designated as the national Host Institution for Botswana's involvement in the African VLBI Network and ultimately SKA Phase 2 and this post is part of an ambitious expansion of astrophysics capability at the institution.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A PhD or equivalent in Astronomy.
A minimum of two (2) years' experience (after obtaining PhD degree) in teaching and research at university level. However two years of relevant industrial/professional experience shall be equivalent to one year of teaching experience. At least 8 publications in reputable refereed journals.
The University offers an attractive package commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The position is based at the BIUST Campus at Palapye, Botswana, and is offered on a fixed-term contract of five (5) years/ pensionable terms
If you meet the requirements of the above stated position please send your application letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae including at least three (3) recent professional references to:
Director, Human Resources at [log in to unmask]
Note that only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Greg Hillhouse, Head of Physics and Astronomy, by emailing [log in to unmask]
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