Lecturer in Medicine
University of Botswana Surgery

Lecturer in Medicine




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

Requirements: (i) a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery  (MBBS, MBChB, MD degree) or equivalent qualification from a recognised institution;  (ii) a formal degree qualification as a specialist in General Surgery; (iii) the qualification must be registered or registrable by the Botswana Health Professions Council; (iv) evidence of engagement in research, including published journal articles, presenting scholarly work at seminars and conferences locally as well as internationally, participation in research teams and collaborative programmes, participation in reference committees.. The following will be added advantages: (i) experience of teaching at a university or comparable institution; ii) evidence of governance and social engagement.

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

Remuneration: the University offers competitive salaries and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience.  For more information on the University, please visit our website; www.ub.bw.

Applicants should address the stated qualification and provide any other information to assist the University determine their suitability for the position.  They should quote the vacancy number of the post applied for, provide current CVs (including telephone, skype and email address),  certified true copies of educational certificates, transcripts, samples of the relevant publications, names, addresses and contact details of three referees; and send complete documentation to: The Human Resources Manager, Faculty of Medicine, Corner of Notwane and Mabuto Road, University of Botswana, Private Bag 00713 Gaborone, Botswana; Telephone: (267) 355 2882/4738 Fax (267) 310 5979; or Email: tshoganetsom@UB.AC.BW.  Applicants should inform their referees to:  (i) quote the vacancy number and position applied for, and (ii) submit the references directly to the address stated above before the stipulated closing date.  Please note that applications with incomplete information shall not be acknowledged.

Hand delivered applications should be submitted to: Faculty of Medicine, Sir Ketumile Masire Teaching Hospital (SKMTH), 3rd Floor, Office F4003/F4002.

NB:  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date:  Open until filled

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