Vacancy: English Language Education, University of Brunei Darussalam

21 October 2010
Vacancy: English Language Education, University of Brunei Darussalam
Deadline: 16 November 2010

Sr Lecturer/Associate Prof/Prof - English Language Education


The Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education, UBD invites applications for the above position from suitably qualified candidates.

Applicants must have a PhD in English Language Education, a strong academic background, demonstrated ability to teach at graduate levels and experience in teaching English Language in secondary school. The applicant must have experience in supervising graduate students at Master’s level and ability to supervise Doctoral candidates. Successful applicants should be able to teach language awareness and pedagogy (for secondary teachers) modules, and supervise candidates for graduate programmes. A good record of research publications in international journals is essential and those who have research experience in design research in education will be given preference.


Senior Lecturer. Normally a Ph.D. with at least 5 years relevant experience and a proven record in teaching, research and administration.

Associate Professor. Candidates should already be holding the post of Senior Lecturer with at least 5 years relevant experience and a proven record in teaching, research and administration.

Professor. Candidates should have extensive relevant teaching experience and outstanding academic record of research and publication and an established international reputation.


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.

2. The base annual salary range is as follows:-
Lecturer : B$ 33,720- B$ 50,880
Special Efficiency Bar (SEB) B$ 52,320 – B$ 58,080
Senior Lecturer : B$ 55,200- B$ 62,400 SEB B$ 63,600
Associate Professor : B$ 64,800 SEB B$ 67,320
Professor : B$ 70,800 SEB B$ 73,320

3. Academic Allowance
Lecturer (without PhD) : B$ 300.00 per month
Lecturer (with PhD) : B$ 500.00 per month
Senior Lecturer : B$ 600.00 per month
Associate Professor : B$ 800.00 per month
Professor : B$ 1,000.00 per month

4. a) Bonus [1 month salary for Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, ½ month salary for Associate Professor/Professor] after each 12 months of satisfactory service.
b) Gratuity [25% of last drawn monthly salary x 36 months at the end of the contract].

5. Other benefits:
a) Subsidized education allowance and children’s concession passage.
b) Subsidized housing [staff contribute B$130 per month].
c) Free medical and dental services at government hospitals.
d) Interests-free car loan of B$15,000 for Associate Professor/Professor and B$12,000 for Lecturer/Senior Lecturer to be paid within the contract period.
e) Annual leave of 48 days.
f) Passage and removal allowance.
g) At present there is no personal income tax in Brunei Darussalam

6. The appointee will contribute to the University and Faculty's research activities through available public and private funding, including start-up grants for all new staff.

Completed application forms together with copies of academic certificates and comprehensive curriculum vitae with the names and addresses of three referees should be sent to:

Registrar and Secretary
Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Jalan Tungku Link
Gadong BE 1410

Application forms can be downloaded from our website at Applications must reach Universiti Brunei Darussalam by 16 November 2010. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and informed of details regarding interview.

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