Vacancy announcement

Addis   Ababa   University   is  seeking   to  select   and  appoint   a  Dean   for  College   of Developmental       Studies     from    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  to apply  for the position  indicated  above  and submit  your  Curriculum  Vitae  and application   letter with the required  relevant  credentials  to Office  of the President  within  15 consecutive working  days of this announcement.

  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  3    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.

Notice: Applicants who have grant winning proposal writing skill is preferred


  • In your application letter, please clearly indicate for which position you are applying and attach supporting documents.