Lecturer in General Surgery
University of Botswana Department of Surgery

Lecturer-General Surgeon

Faculty of Medicine

Department of Surgery

FM/SUR 1/ 2021

Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to: (i) teach undergraduate medical students and postgraduate residents; (ii) conduct research in his/her areas of expertise and supervise medical students’ and residents’ research projects; (iii) provide service to the university, profession and community; (iv) provide clinical care in affiliated hospitals; and (v) carry out any other duties as assigned by the head of the department.

Requirements: - The applicants should have; (i) at least a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of surgery (MBBS/MBChB) or MD degree; (ii) a formal degree qualification as a specialist in General Surgery. In addition, the applicant should be registered or registerable with the Botswana Health Professions Council (BHPC). The following will be added advantages; (i) evidence of governance and social engagement; (ii) experience of teaching at a university or comparable institution and engagement in research and works if available and clinical services rendered.

Attributes and skills required: (i) Excellent communication and organizational skills; (ii) Strong academic leadership skills and sympathy for the values and culture of the University; (ii) Good management, human relations, sound analytical and coordinating skills.

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

How to apply: Applicants are to address the stated qualification and provide other information to assist the university determine their suitability for the position. They should provide current CV’s (including telephone and e-mail), certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, and THREE (3) reference letters.  Applicants should inform their referees to:  (i) Quote the position applied for (ii) submit their references directly to the address below:

The Human Resources Manager, Faculty of Medicine, Corner of Notwane and Mabuto Road, University of Botswana, Private Bag 00713 Gaborone, Botswana; Tel (267) 355 2884 or Email to nkangana@ub.ac.bw 

Hand delivered applications should be sent to Faculty of Medicine, UB Teaching Hospital, 3rd Floor, Office F 4003

 NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date: Open until filled

If you apply for this position please say you saw it on Medicinoxy


All Jobs


Harvard University Academic Positions

Osaka University Academic Opportunities

Purdue University Job Postings for Faculty Positions

Texas Tech University Faculty Openings

Tsinghua University Job Postings

University of Cambridge Job Openings

University of Geneva Faculty Opportunities

University of Hamburg Academic Positions

University of New South Wales Job Openings

University of Nottingham Research Positions

University of Oslo Academic Jobs

University of Saskatchewan Faculty Positions

University of Southampton Research Vacancies

University of Tokyo Current Academic Vacancies

University of Toronto Open Faculty Positions