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Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering in the Institute of Technology at Jimma University invites civil engineering candidates for a full-time (academic year) position at the assistant professor rank.


A Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering or an equivalent terminal degree is required. Knowledge of engineering science and design and expertise applicable to at least one research area, for example, those listed above, is required. Other required attributes include leadership traits, skills in effective communication and time management, and ability to work with individuals from a variety of disciplines.

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 should be submitted online via THIS PAGE only. DO NOT submit application via email.

Official job ad can be found at

Any informal inquiries should be directed to
Professor Ali Eftekhari
Chair, Search Committee
Director, Office of Innovation, Jimma University (Ethiopia)
Director, National Institute of Arts & Sciences (United States)


Jimma University
Nationally first-ranked university with over 40,000 students, 3,000 staff, 60 departments spread across 7 campuses. City: Jimma
Country: Ethiopia

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