You will work with the Institute to establish new systems and provide the best possible education to graduates.
To do this you will:
Participate in all aspects of teaching including delivering courses, seminars, examinations and supervisions mainly in the post graduate programme.
Organise public reviews of student work with invited guests
Prepare teaching materials
Supervise and assess theses and graduate research work
Conduct scientific and applied research including writing research funding proposals to relevant institutions and working collaboratively with regional manufacturing industries.
Cooperate externally with governmental agencies, NGO's, industry, international partners, national and international associations and funding organisations as well as internally with all IoT's departments etc.
Contribute to the further development of the department's post-graduate programme
Participate in the engineering education reform and support the implementation process of the new curriculum and governance structure as approved by the institute
Mentor Ethiopian colleagues in order to transfer knowledge in the technical field and in teaching methods
Skills, qualifications and experience required
You'll have a PhD in mechanical engineering (with a focus on mechanical design, industrial, thermal or manufacturing engineering or another related field) and experience of working in a related field as well as experience teaching in a higher education or university context. You'll also have professional experience of working through change processes. You'll be a proactive and flexible individual, who is committed to working in a team to achieve goals with limited resources. You'll be an excellent communicator, who is able to build relationships with a wide range of people. A sense of humour and a positive attitude are essential in this type of work.
And the rest...
You'll be based in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia.
To apply for this role please put the following reference on your application form: ETH0537/0003/0001
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Mechanical engineer guest professor