Assistant Professor of Music
Jimma University, the largest and nationally first-ranked university of Ethiopia, has a world-class School of Art with a fully international faculty. As part of the School expansion, the Department of Music is now hiring new faculty members at assistant professor level.
The ideal applicant for this position must be interested in developing graduate programs and organizing co-curricular programs. The Department is introducing new graduate programs, and thus, new faculty members should be cooperative in developing new programs. In addition, the School is responsible for social activities in the university, thus, new faculty members should organize music performances.
Normally, a terminal degree in music is the main requirement for this position; but extraordinary career in music is also strongly considered for review of applications.
The Position Benefits
✔ Tax-free salary $25,000 - $40,000.
✔ Home allowance.
✔ Flight ticket for the applicant and his/her family (plus annual vacation).
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.
☑ The university has its own farm and dairy and provide fresh natural products to staff.
☑ Jimma city is the birthplace of coffee, where still the world\\\'s high-quality wild coffee grows.
☑ Low cost of living.
☑ The exceptional pleasant weather of Jimma city (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.
Application must be submitted electronically FROM THIS PAGE ONLY. DO NOT submit your application by email.
Official ad can be found at http://art.ju.edu.et/jobs/assistant-professor-of-music.html
For private discussions, you can contact the Chair of Search Committee:
Professor Ali Eftekhari
Director, National Institute of Arts & Sciences
Founding Dean, School of Art, Jimma University