Job ID: 121609

Dean: Faculty of Engineering

Namibia University of Science and Technology

  • Apr. 1, 2019
  • Dean: Faculty of Engineering
  • Engineering
  • Namibia University of Science and Technology
  • May 3, 2019
  • Available immediately
  • Dean
  • Senior Administration
    Administration - Academic Unit

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 engagement.
  • 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 international partnerships.

Term of Office: Four (4) years, with eligibility for reappointment based on satisfactory performance.
The normal retirement age is 65 years.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Mrs Majory Mukasa
    Human Resources
    Namibia University of Science and Technology
    13 Jackson Kaujeua Street
    Windhoek West
  • +264 61 207 2577
  • + 264 61 207 9577

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