Description

Ruhengeri Institute of Higher Education (INES-Ruhengeri) believes that quality assurance in teaching and learning is a shared responsibility. Responsibilities for ensuring quality in teaching and learning in the institution reside in structural and organizational entities as well as individual staff and students.

The Institution has broad oversight of standards, policy and processes surrounding its academic endeavour. Collectively, teaching staff and academic managers are responsible for ensuring that the design, development, management, teaching and assessment of courses and subjects facilitate effective learning, while students have responsibility to engage in the learning process.

The institution is calling for applications to the following current vacant position:


1.SENIOR LECTURER IN THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND SURVEY (1)

  • PhD in Land Survey, GIS& Remote Sensing, or related fields
  • 5 years academic working experience (teaching and post doc research)
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise Students
  • 5 publications in refereed Journals
  • Experience in Research grant proposal writing
  • Excellent English/French language proficiency

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach the students and ensure adherence to and compliance with current advances in both research and pedagogy, including appropriate textbooks and other literature sources
  • Compile teaching, study tools and other instructional materials, select appropriate textbooks and other literature sources, support teaching assistants and laboratory and/or field work
  •  Review, evaluate and provide advisory services on research proposal presented for either thesis or funding by students
  • Mobilize resources for research , teaching, (product/business) development, networking, outreach, dissemination of research findings community service, internships and placements
  • Engage in relevant cutting edge research along with students and other academic and technical staff
  • Provide advisory services in publishing research outputs by students in reputable journals and periodicals that enhances the visibility and recognition of INES-Ruhengeri as an institution of research excellence in the various thematic research fields
  • Establish and maintain professional, academic and research networks nationally, regionally and internationally for the benefit of INES community and stakeholders

2.TUTORIAL ASSISTANT IN THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND SURVEY (1)

Qualifications & Education required

• Bachelor’s Degree in Land Survey is a must

• Graduated from INES-Ruhengeri is a must

• Distinction is a must

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist with the delivery of teaching in a classroom environment, for example:

  • Explaining concepts or ideas to students;
  • Answering queries from students;
  • Preparing handouts or other written materials, as instructed/advised by the module lecturer;
  • Assisting students in preparing for examinations;
  • Clarifying problematic or difficult subject areas.
  • Assist with the delivery of teaching in a tutorial environment, for example:

-Explaining concepts or ideas to small groups of students;

-Setting Tutorial assignments, such as essays, analysis of papers, statistical problems etc.

  • Assist with the assessment and examination process, for example:

-To assist in the marking of examinations/assessments

  •  To provide feedback to students following examinations/assessments
  • Attend appropriate meetings with the Module/Subject/Academic lead;
  • Undertake any administration required, such as maintaining attendance records on each student;
  • Prepare and supervise students during practical works on the fields;

3. BIOMEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE

A. Lecturers/Assistant Lecturers (3)

  • A PhD in Biomedical Sciences / Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences or related discipline with a proven track of experience in the field. A specialization in Hemathology and in Medical Microbiology, Histo-Pathology will be an advantage.
  • Ability to work well with a diverse population of people and independently;
  • Possession of a RAHPC License is a must
  • Good computer skills in word application, Excel, PowerPoint and able to use SPSS,

B. Tutorial Assistant (1)

Qualifications & Education required

• Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Laboratory Science is a must

• Possession of a RAHPC License is a must

• Graduated from INES-Ruhengeri is a must

• The general average point for 4 years must be above 15/20

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To assist students in biomedical laboratory sciences to adjust to trainee group and ensure optimal work performance in assign ward to meet all customer objectives and train all students to minimize infection and contamination.
  • To assist the student biomedical laboratory sciences in integration of theory and practice, specific to the course’s learning activities and level of the learner.
  • To coordinate with students and manage all communication with same and provide optimal level of training through practical training and internships.
  • To directly observe and guides students’ learning activities with clients
  • To evaluate the student’s development of clinical reasoning skills.
  • Provides feedback to the lead department regarding the clinical setting’s effectiveness in supporting student accomplishment of the course and program outcomes.
  •  Serves as a liaison between the clinical agency and INES-Ruhengeri.
  • To train students how to perform duties in the clinical site and answer their questions
  • Train all students to identify signs of patient health deterioration and clinical equipment malfunction to ensure achievement of all course objectives.

4. DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

A. Lecturers/Assistant Lecturers (2)

Experience & Specialization required

• Construction Engineering Management, Civil Engineering & Quantity Surveying, Road/transport planning & Design, Water Treatment & drainage design, Structural analysis & design.

• Minimum 2 years experience or above

• Demonstrable teaching experience at the required level.

• Should have a track record
Qualifications & Education required

• Minimum Masters Degree is essential

• PhD/Professional Doctorate/equivalent is preferred

Job Specification

• To provide vision and strategic leadership in teaching across the discipline of Engineering and other related specialist fields;

• To actively support and mentor staff and students;

• To undertake scholarly activities commensurate with the role and to contribute to excellence in teaching at all levels and provide academic leadership in teaching and curriculum development within INES-Ruhengeri;

• To carry out research and produce publications, or other research outputs, in line with personal objectives agreed in the Staff review process

Key Responsibilities

• Teaching: To contribute to the curriculum/course development as a senior member of staff within the Department of Civil Engineering as appropriate.

• To deliver inspirational teaching and where appropriate adopt research-informed teaching.

• To design and be responsible for the contents of specific areas of teaching and learning.

• To undertake academic duties to deliver high quality teaching, student learning support and assessment duties.

• To support and comply with the institution quality assurance standards and procedures


5. DEPARTMENT OF LAND ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT

Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer (1)

Experience & Specialization required

• Land Administration and Management, Land Management, or related fields.

• Minimum 2 years’ experience or above

• Demonstrable teaching experience at the required level.

• Should have a track record

Qualifications & Education required

• Minimum Master’s Degree is essential

• PhD/Professional Doctorate/equivalent is preferred

Job Specification

• To provide vision and strategic leadership in teaching across the discipline of land administration and other related specialist fields;

• To actively support and mentor staff and students;

• To undertake scholarly activities commensurate with the role and to contribute to excellence in teaching at all levels and provide academic leadership in teaching and curriculum development within INES-Ruhengeri;

Key Responsibilities

• Teaching: To contribute to the curriculum/course development as a senior member of staff within the Department of Land Administration and Management as appropriate.

• To deliver inspirational teaching and where appropriate adopt research-informed teaching.

• To design and be responsible for the contents of specific areas of teaching and learning.

• To undertake academic duties to deliver high quality teaching, student learning support and assessment duties.


6. DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGIES

Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer (1)

Experience & Specialization required

• PhD/Masters in Food Biotechnology, Food Engineering or related fields.

• Minimum 2 years’ experience or above

• Demonstrable teaching experience at the required level.

• Should have a track record

Qualifications & Education required

• Minimum Master’s Degree is essential

• PhD/Professional Doctorate/equivalent is preferred


HOW TO APPLY

Detailed curriculum vitae, certified copy of degree, a copy of national identity card or passport, certificates and any other useful documents with an application letter addressed to the Rector of INES-Ruhengeri should be submitted electronically via inesruhengeri@yahoo.fr or physically via the general secretariat of INES-Ruhengeri not later than 16th September 2017 at 5:00 PM.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.