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Last Date of Apply : 16.02.2018

Date of Posting : 24.01.2018

DIRECTOR IN THE OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (RE-ADVERTISEMENT)

Faculty / Department : Research and Development

Job Detail:

 
VACANCY NO. IRC 746
 
Fixed contract position: Appointment will be on a fixed term contract of between twenty-four (24) and sixty months (60).
 
Main purpose of the job:  To provide overall policy direction and leadership in research and to promote, coordinate and facilitate research and  development, including internal/ external liaison, research funds raising, consultancies, and centralised logistical support for research in all academic units of the University and affiliated and associate institutions in a technologically oriented environment. 
 
The position reports to the Deputy Vice Chancellor-Academic Affairs.  The full job profile is available on request by email at directorhr@mopipi.ub.bw
 
Position Requirements: (i) Doctoral degree in any academic discipline. Attainment of the rank of Associate Professor will be an added advantage.  (ii) Ten years’ experience in an academic or research institution preferably in a University or other knowledge –based organisation, three of which should have been at a senior management level with an extensive record of research, consultancies and teaching. (iii) Demonstrable success in attracting and managing research grants and contracts, research proposal development and management of research and consultancy teams are key competencies.
 
Applicants should quote the Vacancy number of the post applied for, provide current CVs (including telephone, telefax and e-mail), certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, and send complete documentation to:  Director, Human Resources, Private Bag 0022, Gaborone-Botswana, Telephone: (267) 355 2782; Fax: (267) 397 4796; 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 Office No. 213, Block 108, Second Floor, Administration Building.
 
NB:  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Those who had previously applied should not re-apply as their applications will be considered alongside others.
 
 
Closing Date: 16th February 2018
Contact Details :
Office of Research and Development