Universiti Brunei Darussalam



Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor /Lecturer in Software Engineering and Development


Location: Gadong - Brunei
Salary: See in text
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed on: 21st May 2021
Closes: 3rd July 2021

Applicants must have a PhD in Computer Science or related fields specializing in software engineering and have sound knowledge in software development process and tools including web and mobile application development.  Knowledge in enterprise IT design, large scale industrial software development, enterprise integration and ecological adaptation will be added advantage. Applicants must demonstrate a track record in research. Teaching experience, both at undergraduate and post graduate levels, is an added advantage, and successful candidate is expected to participate in the teaching and development of undergraduate and graduate courses, including the supervision of undergraduate and graduate research students. The successful candidate will be responsible in the development and operation of the software development training programs catering for lifelong learning students.  Successful applicant is also expected to participate in administrative activities of the faculty.

Minimum Qualifications:

Other Preferred Qualifications:

About UBD

Over the past decade 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.

Universiti Brunei Darussalam is one of the fastest growing young universities in the world.Located in the heart of Southeast Asia, UBD is a comprehensive university with a vibrant multicultural campus, an accessible, welcoming environment, a diverse student body and an emphasis on lifelong learning.

UBD has shown a steady rise up the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings. It currently ranks at 254 in the latest release, 44 places from last year's 298. UBD has also entered the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for the very first time this year with a global position in the 401 to 500 band. This makes UBD the fourth ranked university in ASEAN in one of the most influential university rankings in the world, confirming its status as an institution that is internationally recognised for excellence in teaching and research.

UBD Salary and Fringe Benefits

Salary range per annum: 

Education Officer, between BND27,240 to BND50,880

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

Contract Duration - Three (3) years
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

  • Education allowance for up to 4 children between the age of 5 and 21.
  • Subsidised housing rental.
  • Free medical service at Government hospitals and health centres.
  • Travel passages at the beginning, middle and end of the contract.

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:

1) By Post

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

2) By email: office.recruit@ubd.edu.bn

Please state the post you are applying in the subject.

For enquiries on the advertisement, please email enquiry.recruit@ubd.edu.bn.

Application forms can be downloaded online, and completed applications must reach us by 3 JULY 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and called for interview.