[unav_all] Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in solid-Earth Geophysics

Abdelkrim Aoudia aoudia at ictp.it
Tue Jun 4 18:46:39 UTC 2019

*Post Title:  Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in solid-Earth 
**Organization: East African Institute for Fundamental Research 
**Location: Kigali, Rwanda*

*Deadline (midnight Kigali time): 15th June 2019**.**
**Expected start date: 1st December 2019**

*How to apply: 

The ICTP-EAIFR, a Category 2 UNESCO institute affiliated with the 
University of Rwanda and closely
associated with the ICTP (see 

is inviting application for a permanent position in solid-Earth Geophysics.

The institute is newly created with a view to positioning itself as a 
leading research and teaching institute
in Eastern Africa. The institute will grow to have at least 6 full time 
researchers and 8 postdoctoral
fellows and a vibrant visiting scientists programme as well hosting a 
number of meetings every year.

Presently the institute has three scientific staff (including the 
Director) two in the field of Condensed
matter physics and one in Astrophysics/Cosmology. Potential future areas 
include space physics,
climate change and mathematics.

The institute is committed to diversity and aims for geographical and 
gender balance*


Under the supervision of the Director the incumbent will undertake 
research in physics of the solid
Earth with emphasis on physics of earthquakes and/or physics of 
volcanoes and will teach in
the Masters programmes and supervise PhD students. Essential 
responsibilities include:
 Carry out research in the fields of expertise.
 Participate in the organization of the Master and PhD programmes in 
 Teach at least two courses per annum in the Masters programme.
 Supervise students and postdoctoral fellows at the institute.
 Actively participate in the development and running of a Ph.D. 
programme in geophysics and
to supervise and/or co-supervise Ph.D. students in their fields of research.
 Help organise workshops, meetings etc. that are held by the Institute 
alone or in collaboration
with other international bodies, especially the ICTP.
 Interface with research staff of the departments of Physics, 
mathematics and engineering at
UR and with the ICTP.
 To keep a collegiate atmosphere within the institute and with the 
Earth System Physics
section at the ICTP.

 Ph.D. in solid-Earth geophysics or in a related field.
Work Experience:
 At least 4 years of relevant professional experience after obtaining 
the doctorate. (2 years of
which in an international environment is an asset.)
 Experience in lecturing and organizing training activities. (This 
experience in a developing
country is an asset).
 Ability to work in a multicultural environment as part of a team.
 Excellent knowledge of English.


On successfully completing a probationary period of one year this post 
becomes a permanent
position. The gross annual remuneration depends on the actual post and 
is based on an expatriate scale.

RAMA medical insurance is provided.

The incumbent automatically have the status of ICTP Associate for 6 
years, which allows to visit
the relevant ICTP research group on a yearly base.

Abdelkrim Aoudia
Coordinator solid-Earth Geophysics
Earth System Physics Section
International Centre for Theoretical Physics
Strada Costiera 11
I-34151 Trieste - Italy

Tel: +39 040 2240833
Fax: +39 040 22407833
e-mail: aoudia at ictp.it

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