The Protestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences (PIASS) would like to recruit a lecturer for the program of Urban Planning and Management of  the Faculty of Development Studies (FDS)

  1. Key duties and responsibilities

- Implementation of programs and teaching plans and report on progress to the line manager.

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

Ensure that lecturers assess 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

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

Support students for internship placement, plan and ensure their timely visits.

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

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 urban planning and management.

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

Results oriented with adherence to deliverables and deadlines

Familiarity with MIS would be an added value 

3. 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-step

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).

3. 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 interview.

Done at Huye, on 22nd September 2023

Prof. Dr. Penine Uwimbabazi

PIASS Vice-Chancellor