UTB Career

UTB CAREER

 

READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
JOIN UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI BRUNEI

JOB VACANCIES IN UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI BRUNEI
Academic Session 2018/2019

 

UTB was established in 1986 and since it was upgraded to a full university status in 2008, UTB has been able to position and develop itself as an institution of higher learning in the country and region.  In 2017, UTB has been ranked best 9 university in Engineering and Technology in Southeast Asia hence achieving its vision to be amongst the best 10 universities for Engineering and Technology in Southeast Asia by 2018. In the same year, Universiti Teknologi Brunei has been ranked 165 in 2017 QS Asia University Rankings and awarded a ‘4’ star rating by QS Stars global university rankings system. 

In terms of academic programmes, the university has attained accreditation from the British Computing Society (BCS) for all degree programmes under the School of Computing and Informatics as well as accreditation from the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) for degree programmes offered by the Civil Engineering Programme Area, Faculty of Engineering.  The Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Accounting and Information Systems programme of our university is accredited by Association of Chartered Certifies Accountants (ACCA) and also part of ACCA Accelerate programme which provides an option for our students to obtain ACCA qualification within their study period in Universiti Teknologi Brunei.

Today, UTB has some 1,408 students including 79 MSc Students and 36 PhD students, and 132 faculty members.  To date, UTB has produced 5,014 HND, 606 Bachelor’s Degree and 68 Master’s Degree graduates.

UTB invites suitably qualified candidates to join our Faculty of Engineering, School of Computing and Informatics, School of Business, School of Applied Sciences and Mathematics, School of Design, and Centre for Communication, Teaching and Learning for the positions of Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Senior Assistant Professor only except stated (*) under the areas of specialisations.

 

CENTRE FOR COMMUNICATION, TEACHING AND LEARNING (CCTL)

SCHOOL OF DESIGN (SDe)

  1. ARCHITECTURE

 

SCHOOL OF COMPUTING AND INFORMATICS (SCI)

  1.  COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS
  2. CREATIVE COMPUTING
  3. COMPUTER NETWORK SECURITY

 

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING (FEng)

  1. CIVIL ENGINEERING
    1. Structural Dynamics, Materials and Analysis *(up to Associate Professor and Professor post)
    2. Bridge Engineering and Advanced Structural Design
    3. Geotechnical Design *(Associate Professor and/or Professor post only)
    4. Rock Mechanics
    5. Coastal Engineering
  2. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
  3. ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING
  4. PETROLEUM AND CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

 

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (SB)

  1. MANAGEMENT
  2. ECONOMICS
  3. ACCOUNTING

 

SCHOOL OF APPLIED SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS (SASM)

  1. FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
  2. APPLIED MATHEMATICS AND ECONOMICS

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Upper Second-class Honours degree, and Master’s (preferably Distinction) and PhD qualification or equivalent in the relevant field.

  1. Lecturer
    Minimum PhD qualification.  Age should not be more than 35 years old.

 

  1. Assistant Professor
    Minimum PhD qualification with at least 5 years’ experience in teaching and research at an institution of higher education, with showing advancement in teaching, research, publications and community service for salary scale PT2; having excellent record of teaching and research for salary scale PT2A. Age should preferably not be more than 40 years old.

 

  1. Senior Assistant Professor
    Minimum PhD qualification holding an equivalent post at an institution of higher education or post of Assistant Professor on a salary scale PT2 for a minimum of 7 years/Assistant Professor on a salary scale PT2A for at least 4 years, with rising reputation in the field of specialisation, an excellent record of teaching, research and publication and showing high capacity in administration at the level of Programme Area/Faculty/Centre. Candidate should also has experience in the supervision of Master’s degree students. 

 

  1. Associate Professor
    Minimum PhD qualification holding an equivalent post at an institution of higher education or post of Senior Assistant Professor for a minimum of 3 years and met the set KPIs in terms of teaching, research and publications, administration and community service. Candidate is well experienced with an excellent record of teaching, research and publication, and showing a growing reputation in the field of specialisation. Candidate should have held management position such as Faculty Dean/Deputy Dean. Candidate should also has experience in the supervision of Master’s degree students consistently.

 

  1. Professor
    Minimum PhD qualification holding a post of Professor or similar position for considerable years at an institution of higher education and meet the KPIs for teaching, research, publication and administration in higher education, or holding post of Associate Professor for considerable years and met the set KPIs in terms of teaching, research and publications, administration and community service, supervision of masters’ and PhD thesis, internal and external assessor/referee. Candidate should possess a wealth of experience with international reputation including as a well-known speaker in the field of expertise. Candidate should be able to increase the image and performance of the Faculty/Centre/University in the international arena as well as contributing to the community as a whole in the area of expertise. Candidate should also has the ability to provide academic leadership and mentors young academic staff especially in research.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

  1. The appointment will be on a permanent basis for citizens of Brunei Darussalam. For non-citizens, appointment will be by contract for a period of three years which is renewable subject to mutual agreement.

 

  1. The base annual salary range is as follows:

    Lecturer                        :     B$38,280 – B$50,880
    Assistant Professor         :     B$46,560 – B$67,320
    Senior Assistant Professor:    B$70,800 – B$73,320
    Associate Professor         :     B$81,600 – B$84,120
    Professor                       :     B$96,000 – B$216,000

 

  1. The monthly academic allowance is as follows:

    Lecturer                         :    B$200.00 per month
    Assistant Professor          :    B$250.00 per month
    Senior Assistant Professor:    B$300.00 per month
    Associate Professor          :    B$500.00 per month
    Professor                        :    B$800.00 - B$1,200.00 per month 

 

  1. (a).  Bonus payment after each 12 months of satisfactory service: 1 month salary for Lecturer/Assistant Professor; ½ month salary for Senior Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor.
    (b).   Gratuity payment: 25% of last drawn monthly salary x 36 months at the end of the contract. Payable at the end of the contract. All allowances will not be included in the calculation of gratuity.

 

  1. Other benefits:
    1. Subsidised Education allowance covers only tuition fees and boarding fees, if any. It is based on the amount claimed but not exceeding B$800 per month for each child studying overseas. This rate includes claim for accommodation. However, if the fees do not include accommodation, it will be based on the amount claim but not exceeding $400 per month for each child. The Education allowance is for the contract officer’s children from the age of 5 to 21. The education allowance claim is for up to 4 children (but only 2 for concession passage). If a child receives other assistance towards his education (e.g. a scholarship, grant or maintenance allowance) the amount of education payable will be reduced. For instance, if the education allowance is B$400, owing to the other assistance amounting to B$300, the Government will only pay $100.
      The rate of education allowance for private schools in Brunei [except the government owned Jerudong International School (JIS)] is $120.00 per child per month. The education allowance for children schooling in JIS will be paid directly to JIS. Contract officer will have to top-up the difference between the allowance and the actual school fees if the amount exceeds $800 per month.

    2. Children’s concession passage up to 2 children who are paid education allowance under category of ‘student studying at boarding schools outside Brunei’. The return passages from the place of domicile to Brunei in each calendar year of service.
    3. Subsidised housing [staff contribute B$130 per month]. Newly join staff will be required to stay in a transit hotel in the first instance, with a daily service charge of B$2.00 for adults and B$1.00 for children under 12 years old.
    4. Free medical service at government hospitals and health centres for contract officer and accompanying spouse and children below the age of 18 years old subject to payment of a small registration fee for each visit. There will be charges for certain dental procedures. Medical treatment at overseas will be borne by contract officer;
    5. Interest-free car loan of B$15,000 for Senior Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor and B$12,000 for Lecturer/Assistant Professor to be paid within the contract period.
    6. Annual leave of 48 days for contract officers and 42 days for citizens. The leave entitlement must be taken within the appointment.
    7. Passages for incoming, mid-term, and homeward passage by the most economical class and most direct route for contract officer and accompanying spouse and four unmarried children below the age of 18 years, if any.
    8. Shipping of personal effects: On the first appointment, the officer may claim on arrival in Brunei the cost of transporting personal effects by sea freight for himself / herself, spouse and four children below the age of 18 years old, if any, from the nearest port in country of domicile to any port in Brunei. The amount is 1.2 cubic metres for the officer, the spouse and each of the children who are 12 years old and below the age of 18, and 0.6 cubic metre each for the children who are below the age of 12 years old. On a final completion of a contract, the officer will be eligible for the transportation of personal effects by sea freight from any port in Brunei to the nearest port in country of domicile up to 4.5 cubic metres. This amount is for the whole family. [Sea freight charges only are payable by the Government and all incidental expenses such as transportation, packing, crating, casing, insurance, port dues and others are the responsibility of the officer].
    9. Baggage allowance: The Government will meet the cost of excess accompanied baggage for government paid passages for going and coming back for the contract officer, spouse and four children below the age of 18 years old, if any. The amount is 20 kilos for the officer, spouse, and each of the children who are 12 years old and below the age of 18 years old and 10 kilos each for the children who are below the age of 12 years old.
    10. No personal income tax in Brunei Darussalam.

APPLICATION SUBMISSION

Completed application forms together with copies of academic certificates and transcripts, comprehensive curriculum vitae with the names and addresses of four referees, teaching portfolio, research portfolio, h-index, citation, and number of listed publications (Scopus for School of Computing and Informatics, School of Applied Sciences and Mathematics, School of Design, and Faculty of Engineering; Google Scholar for Centre for Communication, Teaching and Learning, and School of Business) should be sent to:

 

Registrar and Secretary
Universiti Teknologi Brunei
Jalan Tungku Link
Gadong BE 1410
BRUNEI DARUSSALAM

or

utbrecruitment@utb.edu.bn

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Local applicants should complete the application form for local applicants, whereas non-locals applications should complete the application form for non-local applicants. Interested local applicants working with Government Departments should submit their application form through their respective Head of Department. The Head of Department is to provide a copy of performance appraisal form for the last three consecutive years and up to date service record.

Application forms can be downloaded here:

Applications must reach the Registrar and Secretary’s Office, Universiti Teknologi Brunei by Monday, 26th March 2018 (new closing date).

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.