Department of Materials Science & Engineering

Faculty Position (Open Rank)

Department of Materials Science & Engineering at Jimma University was established with a unique academic structure inspired by the American higher education system. This is a role model for the entire country, and all faculty members are hired from international candidates.

The Department is research-oriented with two main themes: performing world-class cutting-edge research, and practical projects to address local needs. To expand the department programs, we hire faculty members at all ranks (assistant professor, associate professor, or full professor).


Required Qualifications

➠ PhD in materials science, chemistry, chemical engineering, or a closely related discipline.
➠ Strong teaching experiences at both undergraduate and graduate level.
➠ Excellent oral and written communication skills (in English).
➠ Exceptional ability for contributing to cutting-edge research and writing research articles.
➠ Ability to work well in a dynamic and collaborative research environment.

The Position Benefits

✔ Tax-free salary of USD 25,000 - 40,000.
✔ Home allowance.
✔ Flight ticket for the applicant and his/her family.

About the Place

☑ Jimma University is the nationally first-ranked university with over 40,000 students and 3,000 staff.
☑ The official language of education in Ethiopia is English from high school.
☑ Jimma city is the birthplace of coffee, where still the world's high-quality wild coffee grows.
☑ The exceptional pleasant weather of Ethiopia (normally ranging between 18 - 25 C).
☑ Ethiopia is one of the safest countries in Africa, and the largest ally of the United States.
☑ Ethiopia has the world's fastest growing higher education, and thus, a golden opportunity for exceptional experiences in academia.

To apply for this position, submit an online application (one-page form) through the NIAS website at http://nias.us/job/jimma-materials-science-1032862



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