Lecturer in Emergency Medicine

University of Botswana Department of Emergency 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.

Requirements: the applicant should have; (i) at least a Masters of Medicine (MMed) or equivalent; (ii) a specialist qualification in Emergency Medicine (iii) a first degree in medicine (MBBS, MD or MBChB or equivalent qualification) from a recognised institution; (iv) the qualification must be registerable with the Botswana Health Professions Council with a specialist status. The following will be added advantages: (v) relevant teaching experience at a university or comparable institution; (vi) evidence of engagement in research including presenting scholarly work at seminars and conferences locally as well as internationally, participation in research teams and collaborative programs, participation in reference committees and participation in peer review of manuscripts.

The applicant should also demonstrate 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 and non-refereed journals, chapters in books, etc.

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

How to apply: applicants should address the stated qualifications and provide any other information to assist the University to determine their suitability for the position.  They should clearly indicate the post applied for, quote the vacancy number, provide current CVs which must include contact information (telephone/mobile numbers, email address, postal address, fax number and skype),  certified true copies of educational certificates, transcripts, samples of the relevant publications, names, addresses and contact details of three referees. The application material should be addressed 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  (Telephone: 267 355 4738). Please note that applications with incomplete information shall not be acknowledged.

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

Hand delivered applications should be sent to: Faculty of Medicine, Sir Ketumile Masire Teaching Hospital (Next to UB Stadium), Third Floor, Office No. F4003/F4004.

NB:  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date:  Open until filled