Professor / Associate Professor / Senior Assistant Professor / Assistant Professor - Sociology (Youth and Poverty)

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences


Location: Gadong
Salary: BN$40,680 to BN$230,400
£23,757.12 to £134,553.60 converted salary* per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 3rd November 2016
Closes: 29th December 2016
Reference: UBD/FASS/003

Over the past five years, Universiti Brunei Darussalam has been on an exciting progressive journey of change, from what is fundamentally a teaching university to a first class international university of excellence in teaching and research. Our vision is to be among the top 50 universities in Asia. 

In education, we have introduced a new undergraduate degree program, Generation Next (GenNEXT), which emphasizes broad-based learning, programmes that cross-disciplinary boundaries and real world experiential learning in the form of the Discovery Year. 

In research, UBD is fortunate to have the strong support of His Majesty’s government in providing funds and infrastructural support to advance research. This entails substantial increase in research funding and the development of infrastructural support as well as ample dedicated leave time for research and conferences. 

In April 2014, UBD experienced another milestone with the announcement of the new salary scheme for the recruitment and retention of quality academic staff. 

As Brunei Darussalam’s Premier National University, UBD invites suitably qualified candidates to join us in shaping global future leaders and contribute as a Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Research. 

Applicants must have a PhD in Sociology and be willing to teach introductory and core courses in the discipline. The candidate should have a track record of publications and research interests in one or more of the following areas: youth, poverty and ageing. Applicants with teaching experience and an interest in Southeast Asia/Asia are preferred. Active participation in the activities of the Faculty of Arts and Social Science such as seminar and administration is also expected.

UBD Salary and Fringe Benefits 

Salary range per annum: -

Lecturer (with PhD) - between BND40,680 to BND53,280
Assistant Professor / Senior Assistant Professor - between BND49,560 to BND76, 920
Associate Professor - between BND87,600 to BND90,120
Professor -  between BND105,600 to BND230,400 

Bonus payment after each 12 months of satisfactory service.
Gratuity payment of 25% of last drawn basic monthly salary x 36 months. Payable at the end of the contract. 

No personal income tax scheme in Brunei Darussalam on income earned

Among the other benefits

For more details on the benefits, visit http://www.ubd.edu.bn/career-opportunities 

Application Submission
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 & Secretary
Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Jalan Tungku Link
Gadong BE1410
BRUNEI DARUSSALAM
 

Email: office.recruit@ubd.edu.bn 

Application forms can be downloaded from our website at http://www.ubd.edu.bn/academic-positions/ and completed applications must reach us by 29th December 2016

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and called for interview.