The Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences (PIASS) would like to recruit a lecturer for the program of Water Resources Management of the Faculty of Architecture and Green Technology

  1. Key duties and responsibilities

- Implementation of programs and teaching plans and report on progress to the faculty council and the academic senate.

- Ensure smooth running of continuous assessment and examinations for the modules taught.

- Ensure that assessment is done in accordance with the institutions’ standards and students get feedback on time

- Preparation and teaching the modules related to the specific subject areas allocated.

- Invigilate exams

- Participate in supervision and examination of students’ dissertations

- Participate in development and review of academic programs

- Participate actively in PIASS research activities, and community outreach programs

- Secure research grants, consultancies and funding to support research projects.

- Collaborate with other faculties, and departments at PIASS wherever needed to enhance compliance with high quality teaching, learning and assessment standards

- Assist students in their academic and professional development, offering guidance and support.

- Supervise graduate students' theses or research projects.

- Organize field trips, workshops, or seminars related to water resources

- Participate in creation of partnerships that are important to increase PIASS visibility, enrollment and impact.

- Prepare, set up, and perform various laboratory tests and experiments related to water quality, hydrology, and environmental analysis.

- Follow established protocols and safety procedures while conducting experiments.

- Collect, record, and manage data obtained from laboratory experiments and fieldwork.

- Assist in the analysis of water samples using various instruments and analytical techniques.

- Maintain and calibrate laboratory equipment, ensuring its proper functioning.

- Assist in the collection of water and soil samples from field sites as required.

- Ensure proper labeling, storage, and transportation of collected samples.

Maintain detailed records of laboratory procedures, test results, and observations.

- Adhere to laboratory safety protocols, including the handling and disposal of hazardous materials

- Take part in spiritual and social activities related to community life at PIASS

2. Profile of the candidate

At least have a master’s degree in water resources management, Environmental Engineering, Hydrology, or a closely related field.

Demonstrated expertise in water resources management through research, publications, or industry experience

High English proficiency required

Computer literacy with experience of using different e-learning platforms

Ability to work independently with minimum supervision

Team spirit and experience

Proven organizational, coordination, and inter-cultural communication skills

Proven experience of teaching in a higher-learning institution

Ability to secure research funding and grants.

Results-oriented with adherence to deliverables and deadlines

Familiarity with MIS would be an added value

3. Application files should contain the following documents:

Application letter addressed to the vice-chancellor of PIASS

Curriculum vitae in English

Copies of university degrees, transcripts, and other certificates (both undergraduate and master’s levels)

Certificate of equivalence for degrees obtained from abroad

Any other supporting document deemed important by the applicant

4. Application Procedures and Deadline.

The application should be done in three steps

  1. Avail all your supporting documents
  2. Use the link below to fill out and submit the online application form

(Note that you need a Gmail account to log in).

  1. Put your application documents together in a single PDF file and upload them immediately after filling in the online form or/and submit them to the following emails not later than 6th October 2023 (5:00 pm):

           Email: [email protected] and copied to vice.[email protected]

          Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for written test and interview.

Done at Huye, on 22nd September 2023

Prof. Dr. Penine Uwimbabazi

PIASS Vice-Chancellor