Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering
University of Botswana

Civil Engineering




The Department of Civil Engineering offers a Master of Project Management (MPM) Programme and a PhD in Project Management Programme.  It is looking for a senior lecturer to complement its teaching team to develop the Programmes further into reputable academic and professional qualifications in Botswana and beyond.


Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to: (i) teach MPM courses; (ii) supervise research MPM dissertations and PhD thesis; (iii) initiate, promote and participate in research in the project management area; (iv) provide academic leadership through programme development and research; (v) act as a mentor to junior academic staff; (vi) raise/ solicit research funds from funding agencies within and outside the country; (vii) develop collaborative relationships with other colleagues in academia and industry within and outside the country; (viii)  participate in all academic and professional activities of the department; and (ix) carry out any other responsibilities as and when assigned by the Head of Department.

Requirements: Applicants should have  (i) at least a Master’s Degree in Project Management from a recognized university; (ii)  a bachelor’s degree obtained from a recognized university with at least a 2(i) pass/GPA of at least 3.6;  (iii) at least  3 years of teaching experience at a University or comparable institution; (iv) have a good and sustained record of research and publications with at least 6 publications with research interest in project management, 4 of which should be refereed journal articles reflecting a spread of national, regional and international journals and/or publishing outlets; (v) lead and/ or single author in at least 2 refereed journal articles or book chapters, (vii) applicants should demonstrate evidence of service; (viii) a PhD in Project Management, or in  Construction Management, from a recognized university and evidence of effective academic leadership will be added advantages; (ix) experience in supervising post graduate students at Masters and PhD level.

The curriculum vitae (CV) should contain a detailed list of publications; clearly specifying titles of publications, dates published, name(s) of publishers and name(s) of co-authors if any. Publications should be categorized into: books, monographs, refereed and non-refereed journals, chapters in books, etc.

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 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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