Assistant Lecturer / Lecturer - Comparative Applied Tafsir: Classical and Modern

Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Centre for Islamic Studies


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/CIS/001

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. 

The applicant must have a Ph.D in the area of Qur’anic exegesis (or any area that is closely related to it) with a good track record in research and scholarly activities. Experience in doctoral supervision is an advantage. 

While English is the main medium of instruction knowledge of and/or fluency in Arabic and Malay are a strong advantage. 

While applications are open to all, a degree of preference will be given to local candidates. 

For the position of Assistant Lecturer, the applicant must have at least a Master’s degree with high academic standing from a recognized university in the related area, in addition to the criteria mentioned above.

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.