Electrical engineering thesis advisor and lecturer
Electrical engineering thesis advisor and lecturer Ethiopian Institute of Technology, Mekelle University Mekelle, Tigray, Ethiopia Start date: 12 Sep 2012 Length: 12 months What does the role involve? You will work with the institute to develop the programme and build the capacity of staff. To do this you will: - Conduct lectures and student consultation in the masters program - Advise staff and master's students on research related issues for knowledge transfer - Participate in all aspects of teaching including delivering courses, seminars, examinations and supervision of theses and research projects. - Organise public reviews of student work with invited guests - Support in the implementation of the MSc programmes - Offer short-time training to other staff in the module - Initiate and undertake research, e.g. scientific research into planning and building in the developing world - Write research-funding applications to appropriate bodies, associations, public and private organisations etc. - Work cooperatively with the staff - Share knowledge through scholarly research activities and publications - Collaborate with governmental agencies, NGO's, industry, international partners, national and international associations and funding organisations as well as internally with all IoT's departments etc. - Contribute to the further development of the department's post-graduate programme and acting as post-graduate research coordinator - Participate in the engineering education reform and support the implementation process of the new curriculum and governance structure as approved by the institute Skills, qualifications and experience required You'll have an MSc or PhD in Communication or electrical engineering as well as experience teaching and training in a higher education context. You will also have professional experience working in a related field. You'll need to be a flexible, proactive and positive person who is able to work with limited resources with patience and confidence. You'll be an excellent communicator with the ability to build good relationships with a wide range of people. You'll be open and hardworking with a commitment to capacity building. Flexibility and a sense of humour are essential in this type of work. And the rest... You'll be based in Mekelle, a city in the North of Ethiopia.
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