The Council of the University of Mauritius invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the post of VICE-CHANCELLOR.
The Republic of Mauritius consists of a multi-cultural population of around 1.25M and has one of the most successful and competitive economies in Africa. The country is in the process of becoming an international knowledge hub.
The University of Mauritius (UoM), founded in 1965, has expanded into a world class institution with six (6) Faculties, namely, Agriculture, Engineering, Law and Management, Ocean Studies, Science, Social Studies and Humanities, with six (6) Centres and a Doctoral School. The University has a current staff population of about 1,000 and a student population of approximately 11,000. It aims at being one of the leading international tertiary education providers and a research-led university, while responding to the developmental needs of the country and the global community.
The Vice-Chancellor is the principal academic and administrative officer of the University and has general responsibility to its Council for maintaining and promoting the good order and efficiency of the University. Applicants should satisfy the following criteria:
a) be holders of a PhD degree and be full Professors, with a minimum of five (5) years post-professorial experience, with a distinguished track record as an academic and as a researcher, and with a demonstrated ability to provide exemplary academic leadership;
b) have substantial experience in teaching and research;
c) have proven management experience in a tertiary education institution, and a track record of strong leadership and proven team-working skills; and
d) have a deep sense of professional ethics and moral values.
The closing date for submission of applications is Tuesday 31 January 2017.
Detailed information on the desired profile, conditions of service and application procedures for this post, is available at: www.uom.ac.mu/jobs/2017/vicechancellor.pdf