Urban design position available at University of Botswana

19 Oct 2018
Urban design position available at University of Botswana

The University of Botswana invites applications for the position of lecturer or senior lecturer in urban design, within the Department of Architecture and Planning.

Duties

The successful candidates will (i) teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the Urban and Regional Planning. (ii) Teach design courses (iii) Carry out research in the fields of Design, Urban and Regional Planning (iv) carry out any other responsibilities as and when assigned by the Head of Department and; (v) for a Senior Lecturer position, provide academic leadership.

Requirements

Lecturer candidates must possess (i) a bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning or cognate field with at least a 2(1) pass/GPA of at least 3.6 or equivalent; (ii) a master’s degree in urban design; (iii) evidence of engagement in research and service. A PhD in urban design will be an added advantage. 

Senior Lecturer candidates must possess (i) a bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning or cognate field with at least a 2(1) pass/GPA of at least 3.6 or equivalent; (ii) a master’s degree in urban design; (iii) a good and sustained record of research and publications with at least six (6) pieces of which four (4) should be from peer-reviewed journal articles; lead and/or single author in at least two (2) refereed journal articles or book chapters; (iv) evidence of engagement in service; (v) be eligible for registration with a professional body. A PhD in urban and regional planning or a cognate subject, experience in teaching, and evidence of professional practice will be added advantages.

Remuneration

The University offers competitive salaries and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications. For more information on the University, please visit the official website.

How to Apply

Signed 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. Applicants should indicate clearly the position applied for, quote the vacancy numbers; provide current CVs which must include  contact information (telephone/mobile numbers, email address, postal address and fax number), certified copies of educational certificates, transcripts and THREE (3)  reference letters to: The Human Resources Manager, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Botswana, Private Bag UB 0061, Gaborone, Botswana, or email . Telephone: 267-3554214. 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.


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