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