ICTP-EAIFR is seeking its new director. EXTENDED DEADLINE JULY 31, 2024

05 Mar 2024


The ICTP-EAIFR is seeking an internationally recognized leader to serve as the Director of the Institute. The EAIFR is an ICTP Partner Institute with a UNESCO Category 2 status based in Kigali at the University of Rwanda (UR). The institute was created in 2018 with a view to position itself as a leading research and training institute in Eastern Africa in the broad area of theoretical and applied physics. The institute currently runs a vibrant program consisting of in-house full-time research faculty, PhD students and students enrolled in a 2-year Masters program in Physics. Since its inception, EAIFR has hosted visiting scientists from around the globe and run numerous workshops and schools.

Post Title: Director

Organization: East African Institute for Fundamental Research (ICTP-EAIFR)

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Deadline (midnight Kigali time): 30th June 2024 (Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis until this deadline). Extended deadline July 31, 2024.

Expected start date: 1st September 2024 (Flexible)

 Candidates must use ICTP's online application system, which is accessible via ICTP's website at https://www.ictp.it/home/work-ictp.

Candidates should then submit their application dossier to personnel_office@ictp.it including their:
1) CV
2) Research Statement (including previous and future plans underscoring their experience and strategic vision for Science development in Africa)
3) Enclose in the application 10 of their most relevant publications.

The call can be downloaded here.