Faculty of Engineering
This Faculty comprises four departments: Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and
Computer Engineering, Mining and Process Engineering, and Mechanical and Marine Engineering. It
offers professional programmes aimed at producing graduates and specialists in the fields of civil,
water resources, electrical power, electronics, telecommunication, mining, metallurgy, mechanical
and industrial engineering.
NUST is recruiting a visionary, dynamic and innovative leader to support the Deputy Vice-Chancellors
and the Vice-Chancellor by leading, supervising and directing the work of the Faculty, its academic
staff, teaching, and learning, research, and service.
A relevant Doctorate (NQF Level 10) or in exceptional cases, a relevant Master’s degree (NQF Level 9)
and current studies towards a relevant Doctoral degree. Extensive experience and competency in
academic leadership and management, which entail strategic and financial planning with high-level
soft skills and integrity. Excellent knowledge, insight and vision with regard to the higher education
Key Performance Areas
The Dean carries the following responsibilities:
- Provide academic and strategic leadership to the Faculty, thereby promoting quality and excellence
in the Faculty.
- Oversee the implementation of the Curriculum Framework and the development of new teaching
and learning programmes and associated responsibilities.
- Account for the operational management of the Faculty in delivering credentialed programmes
and short courses, as well as teaching, learning, assessment, graduation, and community
- Promote and support research, scholarship, innovation and technology transfer in the Faculty.
- Manage the resources of the Faculty effectively and efficiently, and promote inter- and multi-
disciplinaries within the University, and with external stakeholders.
- Oversee the implementation of a research strategy and research development.
- Promote the professional development of staff and students.
- Develop and maintain alternative funding streams through research, projects as well as
Term of Office: Four (4) years, with eligibility for reappointment based on satisfactory performance.
The normal retirement age is 65 years.