Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Internal Medicine

University of Botswana Faculty of Medicine


Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Internal Medicine





Duties: The successful candidates will: (i) teach undergraduate medical students and postgraduate students; (ii) conduct research and/or creative professional works in his/her areas of expertise and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students’ 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.


Senior Lecturer: (i) at least a Masters of Medicine (MMed) or equivalent PLUS evidence of sub-specialty; (ii) a first degree in medicine (MBBS, MD or MBChB or equivalent qualification) from a recognised institution; (iii) at least 3 years relevant teaching experience at a University or comparable institution; (iv) an excellent cumulative and sustained record of research and publication and experience in supervising students’ research projects; (v) the qualification must be registerable by the Botswana Health Professions Council with a specialist status; (vi) evidence of governance and social engagement; (vii) minimum of 6 pieces of research products published by recognised publishers, 3 of which must be articles in refereed/accredited journals indexed in internationally recognised indexing databases; (viii) be lead and /or last author in at least 2 of the refereed journal publications; (ix) publications should be spread nationally and/or internationally and across journals; (x) some research impact, including but not limited to citations, the h-index, patents, policy applications, peer reviews, publications that are prescribed in texts in other institutions etc.; (xi) recognised as being of at least national research or effective clinical professional standing; (xii) sustained professional research output; a minimum of 1 peer reviewed publication every 2 years; (xiii) 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.

Lecturer: (i) at least a Masters of Medicine (MMed) or equivalent PLUS evidence of sub-specialty; (ii) a first degree in medicine (MBBS, MD, MBChB or equivalent qualification) from a recognised institution.  The following will be added advantages: (i) evidence of governance and social engagement, (ii) experience of teaching at a University or comparable institution, (iii) engagement in research and clinical service work.  

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

How to apply: 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 and transcripts, samples of the relevant publications, names, addresses and three (3) reference letters complete documentation should be sent to: The Human Resources Manager, Faculty of Medicine, Corner of Notwane and Mabuto Road, University of Botswana, Private Bag 00713 Gaborone, Botswana; or Email tshoganetsom@UB.AC.BW

Applicants should inform their referees to:  (i) quote the vacancy number (ii) position applied for, and (iii) submit their references directly to the address stated below before the stipulated closing date.

Hand delivered applications should be sent to the Faculty of Medicine, Sir Ketumile Masire Teaching Hospital, 3rd Floor, Office F4003.

NB:  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date:  Open until filled

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