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 Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer in Al-Tafsir:


 13 October 2009 | visits 814

Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic University (UNISSA)

Reference No. UNISSA/FOU/045

Fields/Areas: Al-Tafsir

Specific Requirements: PhD degree, with specialization in Tafsir or its Sciences.


1. A Professor or Associate Professor should have an outstanding academic record of teaching, research and publication and an established international reputation. A Senior Lecturer should have significant teaching experience in tertiary teaching, and a proven record in research and publication. 2. Ability to teach both in Arabic and English would be an advantage. Familiarity with the knowledge of computers would be an added advantage.3. Postgraduate teaching experience will be preferred.


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 annual salary range for the following posts are as follows:

Professor : B$70,800Associate Professor : B$64,800Senior Lecturer : B$55,200 - B$62,4003. The academic allowances are as follows:-

Professor : B$1000.00 per monthAssociate Professor : B$800.00 per monthSenior Lecturer : B$600.00 per month

4. Other benefits (for contract appointment):

a) Bonus (½ month salary for Professor/ Associate Professor; 1 month salary for Senior Lecturer ) after each 12 months of satisfactory service.b) Gratuity (25% of last drawn salary x 36 months at the end of the contract).c) Education allowance and children's passage.d) Subsidized housing (staff contribute B$130 per month).e) Free medical and dental services.f) Interest - free car loan.g) Annual leave of 48 days.h) Passage and removal allowance.At present there is no personal income tax in Brunei Darussalam.

Application forms may be obtained from the address below or downloaded from the university's website  

Completed application form together with copies of academic certificates and comprehensive curriculum vitae with the names and addresses of three referees should be sent to:RegistrarSultan Sharif Ali Islamic UniversityJalan Pasar BaharuGadong BE1310NEGARA BRUNEI DARUSSALAM

Application must reach Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic University by Saturday, 31 October 2009. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and informed of details regarding interviews.

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