Lecturer in Mining Engineering
University of Botswana, Department/Faculty of Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering




Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to; (i) teach undergraduate and post-graduate courses in Mining Engineering in more than one of the following courses: Mine Planning, Mine Supervision and Management, Surface Mine Design, Mine Drainage, Mine Power, Mine Environmental Management; (ii) conduct and produce results of scholarly work; (iii) carry out any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Head of Department.

Requirements: Applicants should have; (i) at least a Master’s degree in Mining Engineering or related field plus; (ii) A Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering obtained from recognized institution with at least a 2(i) pass/ GPA of at least 3.6 out of 5 or equivalent  (iii)  be registered or eligible for registration with a professional engineering body. The applicant should also show evidence of engagement in research and service. A PhD in Mining Engineering or related field and demonstration of effective academic leadership will be added advantages. Preference will also be given to applicants with teaching experience at a university level or comparable institution in more than one area of the following: Mine Planning, Mine Supervision and Management, Surface & Underground Mine Design, Mine Drainage, Mine Power, Mine Environmental Management, Mining Geostatistics. A good research and publication record in areas relevant to Mining Engineering will be an added advantage

Remuneration: The University offers a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications.

How to Apply: Letters of applications are to address the stated qualifications and provide any other information to assist the University to determine your suitability for the position. You should quote the vacancy number of the post applied for, provide current C.Vs (including telephone, telex and telefax numbers and e-mail), certified true copies of educational certificates, transcripts and names and addresses of three referees. Send your application to:

The Human Resources Manager, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Botswana, Private Bag UB 0061, Gaborone, Botswana. Telephone: 267-3554214; E-mail lebogang@mopipi.ub.bw. Applicants should inform their referees to (i) Quote the Vacancy Number(s) and Position(s) applied for and (ii) submit their references directly to the above address, before the stipulated closing date. Please note that applicants with incomplete information shall not be acknowledged.

Hand delivered applications should be submitted to office 255 at Block 248, University of Botswana

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted


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