BOTSWANA COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE
Location: Content Farm Sebele. Gaborone Botswana
Postal Address: Private Bag 0027 Gaborone Botswana
Telecommunications: Telephone: 3650100 Telefax: 3928753 Website: www.bca.bw
The Botswana College of Agriculture invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following positions: DEPARTMENT OF CROP SCIENCE AND PRODUCTION I) VACANCY CIRCULAR NO. 2011:08:63 (CSP)
PROFESSOR/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN AGRONOMY - ONE POST
Requirements: Candidates must possess a BSc in Agriculture or related field and an MSc in Agronomy/Plant Physiology or related field. A PhD in Agronomy/ Plant Physiology will be an added advantage. Additional requirements are as follows:-
i) Professor: At least eight (8) years teaching experience or equivalent post at a university or comparable institution and a minimum of
twenty-four (24) pieces of published research products, at least twelve (12) of which are refereed journal articles. Candidates must demonstrate academic leadership, service to the university, service to the profession and service to the community. Ability to attract external research grants/funds will be an added advantage.
ii) Associate Professor: At least five (5) years teaching experience or equivalent post at a university or comparable institution and a
minimum of twelve (12) pieces of published research products, at least eight (8) of which are refereed journal articles. The candidate must demonstrate academic leadership and service to the university, the profession and the community. Ability to attract external research grants/funds will be an added advantage.
Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in plant physiology and field crops; supervise student research projects: provide academic leadership through enhancement of teaching; initiate, develop and establish research programmes in specified areas of need; participate in all academic and professional activities of the department; attract external funding for research and training; and carry out any other duties assigned by the supervisor.
Professor: BCA Salary Scale L5: P354 768.00 - P428 532.00 per annum Associate Professor: BCA Salary Scale L4: P336 540.00 - P386 436.00 per annum Senior Lecturer: BCA Salary Scale L3: P277 812.00 - P353 760.00 per annum
Fringe Benefits: These include motor vehicle purchase advance scheme, an optional 50% BCA funded medical aid plan and group life assurance scheme. In addition, permanent and pensionable staff are offered residential property advance scheme and a contributory pension scheme while contract staff are offered a gratuity of 25% of their basic salary after successful completion of a two-year contract.
Method of Application: Applications quoting the vacancy number, the post being applied for, and accompanied by detailed CVs, names and addresses of three referees, one of whom should be an employer/most recent employer and/or immediate supervisor (including their telephone and fax numbers and e-mail addresses where applicable), true and certified copies of educational/professional certificates, grade transcripts and identity card/passport must be sent to the address below. The CV should contain detailed list of courses taught, published works, clearly specifying titles of publications, dates published, name(s) of publishers, names of co-authors, if any, and number of pages. The works should be categorized into books, refereed works, non-refereed works and others.
Applicants should inform their referees to submit their references in confidence direct to the same address.
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