$13,000 monthly
  • The Afro-American University of Central Africa
  • Oyala, Ciudad de la Paz, Equatorial Guinea
  • Apr 22, 2020
Full time   Provost/Academic Vice President Other Executive

Job Description

The Rector, in consultation with the University Board, will:

  • Provide energetic and inspiring leadership in the development of the University to meet the needs of a fast-growing nation like the Equatorial Guinea one;
  • Lead the recruitment of highly qualified academic staff to start building the University’s national and international reputation for high-quality academic degree programmes, scholarship and learning outcomes;
  • Lead the recruitment of highly qualified and  internationally-minded senior administrative staff  to establish an efficient and effective administration and management structure integrated with the  academic mission;
  • Foster strong international relationships and  working links with other regional and international universities to ensure the internationalization  vocation of the University;
  • Contribute to and promote University’s core  values of integrity, high standards, dedication and innovation amongst all levels of staff and students;
  • Apply vision and leadership in the development of a world-class university in balance with the unique particularities of this African new-born University in which the research and innovative function shall  become a huge booster of economic and social  development at national and regional level.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

  • PhD or professional doctorate;
  • Prior experience as rector of at least one university, preferably, or a track record of providing strategic direction and maximizing performance in a large, complex organization, preferably of academic nature;
  • Track record of providing strategic direction  and maximizing performance in a large, complex organization
  • Experience of forging and negotiating strategic partnerships, alliances and relationships;
  • Sophisticated understanding of current and  emerging global and national trends in the field  of higher
  • Strong academic credibility and a respected  scholar with evidence of eminent scholarship; •Excellent networking skills and contacts particularly with leaders in higher education in national and international contexts and with potential  academic, research and commercial partners;
  • Be fully bilingual in English and Spanish. Good knowledge of French is desirable.

Application Details


Interested applicants are requested to email  their curriculum vitae and personal statement to by indicating the vacancy title “Rector AUUCA” on the email’s subject;

The curriculum vitae submitted shall affix a recent photo (45mm x 35mm with no less than 150 pixels of quality);

Only complete applications (curriculum vitae + personal statement + photo) will be considered;

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview;

Applications will close at 23:00 GMT on May 30, 2020.

Application Deadline

May 30, 2020