Senior Lecturer in Remote Sensing

University of Botswana


Environmental Science




VACANCY NO: FSc/ ES 2/ 2019

Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to: (i) teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Remote Sensing (ii) supervise undergraduate and graduate student research projects; (iii) conduct research in their area of expertise; (iv) provide service to the community; (v) carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Department from time to time.

Requirements: Applicants must have: (i) at least a Masters’ Degree in ­ Remote Sensing or related fields with a strong Remote Sensing component in particular, Polar orbiting and Geostationary meteorological satellites, Thermal and Microwave Remote Sensing; (ii) a Bachelors’ Degree in Environmental Science or related fields 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) 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) applicants should demonstrate evidence of service; (vii) a relevant, demonstration of effective academic leadership and knowledge of any of the following; Geographic Information System (GIS), Cartography, Quantitative Techniques and Spatial Modeling 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.

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

Applicants are to address the stated qualifications in their application letters and provide other information to assist the University determine their suitability for the position. They should also quote the Vacancy Number of the post applied for, provide current CVs (including telephone, and e-mail), certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees. Complete documentation should be sent to: The Human Resources Manager, Faculty of Science, Private Bag UB 00704, Gaborone-Botswana; Telephone: (267) 355 24544; Fax (267) 318 5097; E-mail: . Applicants should inform their referees to: (i) Quote the Vacancy number and position 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 233, Office No. 135 (233/135).

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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