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          <p class="p1"><b>Post Title</b>: Senior Lecturer/Associate
            Professor/Professor (2 positions).</p>
          <p class="p1"><b>Research Field</b>: Solid-Earth Geophysics,
            Condensed Matter Physics and High Energy Physics</p>
          <p class="p1"><b>Organization</b>: East African Institute for
            Fundamental Research</p>
          <p class="p1"><b>Location</b>: Kigali, Rwanda</p>
          <p class="p1"><b>Annual Salary</b>: $37,000 - $ 44,000 (US)</p>
          <p class="p1"><b>Deadline</b> (midnight Kigali time): 31
            January 2018</p>
          <p class="p1"><b>Expected start date</b>: 01 May 2018</p>
          <p class="p1"><b>How to apply</b>: <a
              class="moz-txt-link-freetext"
              href="https://www.ictp.it/about-ictp/personnel-office/employment.aspx"
              moz-do-not-send="true">https://www.ictp.it/about-ictp/personnel-office/employment.aspx</a></p>
          <p class="p1"><a class="moz-txt-link-freetext"
              href="http://www.ur.ac.rw/" moz-do-not-send="true">http://www.ur.ac.rw/</a></p>
          <p class="p2"> </p>
          <p class="p2"><b>THE EAST AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR FUNDAMENTAL
              RESEARCH</b></p>
          <p class="p1">The EAIFR is a Category 2 UNESCO institute
            affiliated with the University of Rwanda and is closely</p>
          <p class="p1">associated with the ICTP (see <a
              class="moz-txt-link-freetext"
              href="http://www.ictp.it/programmes/outreach-activities/eaifr.aspx"
              moz-do-not-send="true">http://www.ictp.it/programmes/outreach-activities/eaifr.aspx</a>).
            The</p>
          <p class="p1">institute is newly created with a view to
            positioning itself as a leading research and teaching</p>
          <p class="p1">institute in Eastern Africa. The institute will
            grow to have at least 6 full time researchers and 8</p>
          <p class="p1">postdoctoral fellows and a vibrant visiting
            scientists programme as well hosting a number of</p>
          <p class="p1">meetings every year. There is special focus on a
            Master in physics programme with a view to the</p>
          <p class="p1">development of a Ph.D. programme.</p>
          <p class="p1">Currently the areas of interest are: <span
              style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>Physics of the Solid
            Earth, Condensed matter Physics and High Energy Physics. <br>
          </p>
          <p class="p1">Presently the institute has three scientific
            staff (including the Director) two in the field of Condensed
            matter physics and one in Astrophysics/Cosmology. <br>
          </p>
          <p class="p1">Potential future areas include space physics,
            climate change and mathematics.</p>
          <p class="p1">The institute is committed to diversity and aims
            for geographical and gender balance.</p>
          <p class="p2"> </p>
          <p class="p2"><b>OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POSTS</b></p>
          <p class="p1">Under the supervision of the Director the
            incumbents will undertake research in their research areas </p>
          <p class="p1">and will assist and teach in the Masters
            programmes. Essential responsibilities include:</p>
          <p class="p1">§ Carry out research in their field.</p>
          <p class="p1">§ Participate in the organization of the Master
            programme in Physics.</p>
          <p class="p1">§ Teach at least two courses per annum in the
            Masters programme.</p>
          <p class="p1">§ Supervise students and postdoctoral fellows at
            the institute.</p>
          <p class="p1">§ Actively participate in the development and
            running of a Ph.D. programme in </p>
          <p class="p1">and to supervise and/or co-supervise Ph.D.
            students in their fields of research.</p>
          <p class="p1">§ Help organise workshops, meetings etc. that
            are held by the Institute alone or in</p>
          <p class="p1">collaboration with other international bodies,
            especially the ICTP.</p>
          <p class="p1">§ Interface with research staff of the
            departments of Physics and mathematics at UR and</p>
          <p class="p1">with the ICTP.</p>
          <p class="p1">§ To keep a collegiate atmosphere within the
            institute and with the Physics and</p>
          <p class="p1">Mathematics departments and the ICTP.</p>
          <p class="p2"> </p>
          <p class="p2"><b>REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS</b></p>
          <p class="p3"><b>Education:</b></p>
          <p class="p1">§ Ph.D. in Physics or in a related field.</p>
          <p class="p3"><b>Work Experience:</b></p>
          <p class="p1">§ At least 4 years of relevant professional
            experience after obtaining the doctorate. (2</p>
          <p class="p1">years of which in an international environment
            is an asset.)</p>
          <p class="p1">§ Experience in lecturing and organizing
            training activities. (This experience in a developing
            country is an asset).</p>
          <p class="p3"><b>Skills/Competencies:</b></p>
          <p class="p1">§ Ability to work in a multicultural environment
            as part of a team.</p>
          <p class="p3"><b>Languages:</b></p>
          <p class="p1">§ Excellent knowledge of English.</p>
          <p class="p2"><b> </b></p>
          <p class="p2"><b>BENEFITS AND ENTITLEMENTS</b></p>
          <p class="p1">On successfully completing a probationary period
            of one year this post becomes a permanent</p>
          <p class="p1">position. The gross annual (expatriate)
            remuneration depends on the actual post and will start</p>
          <p class="p1">at $37,000 for Senior Lecturer, $40,500 for
            Associate Professor and $44,000 for Professor.</p>
          <p class="p1">RAMA medical insurance is provided. There is tax
            to be paid, details of which can be found at</p>
          <p class="p1"><a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated"
              href="http://www.pwc.com/rw/en/assets/pdf/taxguide2015-rwanda.pdf"
              moz-do-not-send="true">www.pwc.com/rw/en/assets/pdf/taxguide2015-rwanda.pdf</a>.</p>
          <p class="p1">The incumbents automatically have the status of
            ICTP Associate for 6 years, which allows them</p>
          <p class="p1">to visit the relevant ICTP research group. The
            conditions for Associates can be found on the ICTP web site.
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