Job Advertisement: Closing Date 14th February 2020
SENIOR LECTURER IN ASTROPHYSICS
Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST)
Faculty of Sciences
Department of Physics and Astronomy
The position will be based at BIUST Campus, Palapye, Botswana
Please note: Processing of received applications will commence from
14th February 2020. *The position will remain vacant until filled*.
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To teach and educate undergraduate and graduate students in Physics
and Astronomy and to build the knowledge base in Astrophysics through
research and publications. To administer teaching activities within
the discipline of Physics and Astrophysics and provide leadership at
the module or course level. To establish a national and international
research reputation in the field of Astrophysics. To be active in
professional service related to Astrophysics.
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 in Physics with a focus on Astrophysics
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 Research or
technology development related to Radio Astronomy will be considered
an added advantage
The University offers an attractive package commensurate with
qualifications and experience.
The position is offered on a fixed-term contract of five (5) years/
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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