Call For Competition (Re-advertisement)




It is to be recalled that the call for application for the position of Scientific Director of  the  Addis  Ababa  Institute  of  Technology, AAU, was  launched  on  17th September 2021.However,on  the  closing  date  of the  call, there  were  not  enough applicants. Therefore, it was decided to re-launch the call.

Addis Ababa University is seeking to select and appoint Scientific Director(with a rank of Vice President) from Addis Ababa Institute of Technology, AAU Academic staff members using AAU appointment guideline approved by the Senate on 16th April 2018.

To this effect, the University invites interested academic staff members from Addis Ababa Institute of Technology to apply for the above position and submit your Curriculum Vitae and application letter with the required relevant credentials to the Office of the President, within 7 consecutive working days of this announcement (the deadline for application is 29th October, 2021).

  1. Required Qualification

A  minimum  of MA/MSc  holder  in relevant  field to  the  position( s)  and  a minimum rank of Assistant Professor, preferably with PhD

  1. Term of Office

He/  She  shall  hold  office  for  a  period  of  4    years  with  possibility  of reappointment.

     3. Eligibility

  1. Full-time, Senior academic staff or professor (but must not be retired, must not be enrolled as a student’s, not be a part-time employee);
  2. Served the University at least five years and above;
  3. Satisfies the required competence and qualification;
  4. Has no ethical charges, disciplinary measures, etc;
  5. All required documentation and technical requirements of the selection  and appointment process must be in order;
  1. Skill, Ability and Behavioral Competence

The candidate should demonstrate, among others, the following competencies;

  1. Willingness, readiness, and commitment to support the intended change of the University from status quo;
  2. Demonstrated leadership ability;
  3.  Self-initiated, team-spirited and high ethical standard;
  4. Good interpersonal communication;
  5. Firm belief in  equality  of  gender,  ethnicity,  diversity  and multiculturalism, transparent and participatory leadership and management.


* Those academic staff members who had already applied are not required to reapply