The EAIFR is a Category 2 UNESCO institute affiliated with the University of Rwanda and is closely associated with the ICTP (see http://www.ictp.it/programmes/outreach-activities/eaifr.aspx). The
institute is newly created with a view to positioning itself as a leading research and teaching institute in Eastern Africa. The institute will grow to have at least 6 full time researchers and 8
postdoctoral fellows and a vibrant visiting scientists programme as well hosting a number of meetings every year. There is special focus on a Master in physics programme with a view to the
development of a Ph.D. programme.
Currently the areas of interest are theoretical aspects of Condensed matter Physics, High Energy Physics and the Physics of the Solid Earth. Presently the institute has three scientific staff (including the Director) two in the field of Condensed matter physics and one in Astrophysics/Cosmology. Potential future areas include space physics, climate change and
The institute is committed to diversity and aims for geographical and gender balance.
The EAIFR would like to recruit competent and qualified staff to occupy the following positions:
Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor (2 positions)
Expected start date: 01 May 2018
Deadline (midnight Kigali time): 31 January 2018