Professor / Associate Professor / Lecturer (commonly abbreviated as Prof.) is an academic rank at universities and other post-secondary education and research institutions in most countries.

Key Qualifications & Skills Required

  • An eminent scholar with a P.hd qualification(s) with an active research profile with evidence of completed thesis and published in high impact conferences and journals.
  • The candidate should have proven track record of quality teaching, inter-disciplinary research/projects and should also have a strong focus on industry links and sponsored research.
  • A minimum of five/ten years of teaching and research experience in a premier university/institutes or scientific organizations with a good track record of supervising Ph.D. students and thesis completions.
  • Demonstrated contribution to educational innovation, the design of new curricula and courses, and technology and experience with MOOCS.
  • Good Communication skills, administration skills, demonstrated management and Leadership skills and team building are essential for these positions.

Key Responsibilities

  • The preparation and delivery of lectures, tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops and supervision of research students.
  • Initiation and development of course materials /course coordination, supervision of teaching staff and other T & L administration.
  • Conduct of original research leading to publications in refereed journals and attract external and Government funding for research projects.
  • Industry collaborations and links are highly desirable.
  • Building Alumni and international relations

Key Selection Criteria

Essential Education Qualification:
  • Ph.D. in relevant area
Knowledge and Skills
  • Demonstrated high-quality teaching and research experience, and good publication record in high impact journals and conferences.
  • Record of successful completion of post graduate and doctoral programs
  • Demonstrated the ability to mentor and lead staff and students.
  • High level of interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues, students and members of community and professional bodies.
  • Proven track record of industry engagement and relationships.