Call for Application: Director positions at Pan African University Institutes in Algeria, Cameroon, Kenya and Nigeria


Call for Application

Director positions at Pan African University Institutes in Algeria, Cameroon, Kenya and Nigeria

The African Union Commission wishes to invite qualified and eligible applicants for the positions of the Director for four of the Pan African University Institutes located in Tlemcen (Algeria), Yaoundé (Cameroon), Nairobi (Kenya) and Ibadan (Nigeria) as well as for the position of Coordinator for the Pan African Virtual and E-university (PAVEU), Project Management Unit, located in Yaoundé, Cameroon. 


Applicants must be citizens of the AU member states and must have experience at senior management position such as Chair of Department, Dean of Faculty, or Director of Academic Programs or equivalent. Applicants must be qualified in one of four thematic areas of the Pan African University Institutes hosted in the four geographic regions of the African Union. These thematic areas include:

i.                 Water and Energy Sciences (including climate change) located at University of Tlemcen in Algeria for North Africa,

ii.                Governance, Humanities and Social Sciences located at University of Yaoundé II in Cameroon for Central Africa,

iii.               Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation located at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) in Kenya for Eastern Africa and

iv.             Life and Earth Sciences (including Health and Agriculture) located at University of Ibadan in Nigeria for Western Africa

For further details on the call and the application portal, please visit:

Deadline for application is 19 August 2018.


Note: Applicants should first register on the website provided [], select the position interested and register to create their profile or click video tutorial on How to Apply for guidance.

After the profile is created, applicants must click on “employment opportunities” and Login. Applicants shall complete their application for the specific position by providing all relevant information (including cover letter). Finally, the application is submitted for the position. Candidates who successfully submit their application will receive a confirmation mail.