Recruitment of Principals for the Colleges of the University of Rwanda

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Recruitment of Principals for the Colleges of the University of Rwanda

The University of Rwanda (UR) is a Rwandan public Institution of higher learning, established by law No 71/2013 of 10/09/2013 determining its mission, powers, organization and functioning. UR is constituted of six colleges namely; College of Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (CAVM), College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS), College of Business and Economics (CBE), College of Education (CE), College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS), and College of Science and Technology (CST). The mission of UR is to deliver quality education and develop innovative teaching and research to address Rwanda’s socioeconomic development challenges of the Country, the Region and the World. The University also hosts a number of regional Centers of Excellence including Internet of Things, Energy for Sustainable Development, Data Science, Innovative Teaching of Mathematics and Science, Biomedical Engineering and eHealth, Vaccine, Immunization Health Supply Chain and Biodiversity Natural Resources Management and East Africa Institute of Fundamental Research.

UR seeks to fill the positions of Principal of the College of

  • Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine,
  • Arts and Social Sciences,
  • Business and Economics,
  • Education and
  • Medicine and Health Sciences

How to apply

  • Interested individuals from both within and outside UR should submit a letter of application accompanied with Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant academic credentials.
  • Applicants should forward references from three referees, one of whom must be of international standing from a country other than the one the applicant is applying from; referees should assess applicants against the eligibility criteria and duties detailed in the job descriptions and eligible applicants profile.
  • The deadline for submission of application is 5th April 2021 at 6pm local time.
  • Applications should be submitted by email with subject heading ‘Confidential Principal’s Application’ to:

The Colleges are structured into Schools, Centers, and Departments delivering general and professional training as well as carrying out research across disciplines. These Colleges are a critical part of UR’s profile and reach as a University and as such we are seeking exceptional individuals to lead the teaching, research and innovations in these areas. The Principal is a member of the Senior Management Council in the University and the post-holder is expected to be a leader in academia, with excellent people management skills, and a genuine commitment to the development of students and staff. Details of profile of eligible applicants and job description are available on UR website (

A competitive salary plus a package of fringe benefits commensurate with the position of Principal (which is at level E) as per the University structure will be offered to the successful applicants.

Rwandan citizens in diaspora and women are encouraged to apply.


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