2 Job positions of Senior Lecturer Mechanical & Energy Engineering (MEE)- CST Under Statute at UNIVERSITY OF RWANDA

Kigali, Rwanda

Job Description

A. POST: Senior Lecturer or Lecturer in Mechanical and Energy Engineering CST
B. POSITION LEVEL :H/2.III for a Senior Lecture or 3.III for a Lecturer

1. Teaching
 Prepare subjects to be taught as presented in modules
 Teach subjects in his area of specialization
 Evaluate students through continual assessment tests and examinations
 Assist in the development of the new curriculum and review
 Participate in continuous professional development
 Development of teaching and learning materials and publication of textbooks
2. Research & innovation
 Prepare research proposals in line with his/her area of specialization and institutional thematic areas
 Attract internal and external funding for research
 Conduct research activities aiming at solving community problems
 Publish research results at national, regional and international levels
 Supervise/co-supervise PhD and Masters students and Postdoctoral fellows
3.Community Outreach
 Disseminate research findings to relevant stakeholders
 Elaborate research-based policy briefs for policy makers
 Transfer knowledge to business and the community.
 Involvement in organizing national scientific conferences and workshops
 Conduct consultancy activities in his/her area of specialization
 Compete successfully for income generating consultancies and grants.

1. Showing a proof of publication in recognized peer reviewed journals (at least 2 publication points for the position of Lecturer or at least 5 publication points for the position of Senior Lecturer)
2. Having proof of teaching experience from a recognized institution of higher learning (at least 3 years of teaching experience for a Senior Lecturer). For the position of Lecturer, teaching experience is not required however it is an added value.
3. Having supervised at least 3 Master’s dissertations for a Senior Lecturer
4. Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education is an added value.
5. Being currently involved in different collaborative research projects related to this position with proof is an advantage.

PhD in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in:
 Plant Engineering or related field (1),
 Energy Engineering or related field (2)

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering

    3 Years of relevant experience

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity

  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

  • Leadership skills

  • Mentoring and coaching skills

  • Performance management skills

  • Digital literacy skills

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