Senior Lecturer in Structural Engineering
University of Botswana Department of Civil Engineering


Civil Engineering








Duties: The successful candidate is expected to (i) teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Structural Engineering; (ii) supervise student research at undergraduate and graduate levels; (iii) conduct research in Structural Engineering & Construction Materials; (iv) provide essential service to the university, profession and community; and (v) carry out any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department.


Requirements: Applicants should have (i) a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering or equivalent); (ii) a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with at least 2(i) pass/GPA of at least 3.6 on a 5 point scale or equivalent; (iii) at least 3 years of teaching experience at a university or comparable institution; (iv) a good and sustained record of research and publications with at least 6 publications, 4 of which are peer reviewed journal articles; (v) lead and/or single author in at least 2 refereed journal articles or book chapters.  (vi) been registered with a relevant professional body or be eligible for registration with a professional engineering body.  Applicants should also demonstrate evidence of service. A PhD Degree in Structural Engineering or equivalent and evidence of effective academic leadership will be added advantages. 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.


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.V.s (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: 267-355 4214. 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.

Hand delivered applications should be submitted to Block 248, Office No. 255 (248/ 255).

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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