Lecturer in Computer Engineering

Company:Epoka University

Location:Albania / Tirana

Discipline:Computer Engineering

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Lecturer in Computer Engineering

Available position/s: 1

Type of Contract: Indefinite

Employment type: Full-time

Deadline: May 30, 2021

About the Department

The Department of Computer Engineering, part of the Faculty of Architecture and Engineering at EPOKA University. EPOKA is a private university, ranked among the top universities in Albania and one of the most competitive in the Western Balkans. The department would like to invite applications for full-time positions from applicants holding a PhD in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or similar areas, or holding an Associate Professor or Full Professor academic title, starting at our institution at the beginning of the Fall Semester of 2021-2022 academic year. The department is offering undergraduate, graduate, and post graduate study programs which are all accredited.

Holding a PhD degree from EU or U.S Universities is an advantage.

To learn more about the Department of Computer Engineering please click here!

Job description

The Department is looking for candidates holding at least a PhD degree in Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Computer Science, or similar areas. The department is growing and currently we are most interested in candidates with experience in teaching a wide range of courses, (e.g., C Programming, Object Oriented Programming, Database Management Systems, Software Engineering, Operating Systems, Circuits I/II, etc.), and other general courses in computer engineering.

Candidates holding at least a PhD and can teach at both undergraduate and graduate level are welcome to apply. The typical teaching load for a PhD holder is usually two to three courses between the bachelor’s and master’s level, some of which may be in multiple sections, for a total of up to 16 teaching hours per week.

The candidate will be responsible to teach and supervise Undergraduate, Master and PhD students, strengthen the collaboration between the department’s sections, extend the international collaboration through collaborative projects, publish and coordinate dissemination at an international scientific level. The candidate will be responsible for conducting and delivering research with relevance and impact in the field of computer engineering, whilst driving course development and delivery. In addition, the candidate will act as an academic advisor and tutor to students as needed, including as academic advisor for student clubs, theses supervision, preparation of re-accreditation reports, and other administrative tasks in collaboration with other members of the department. A Teaching Assistant (Master student at the same time) will assist the instructor of the course in ensuring a smooth and effective realization of the responsibilities and duties assigned

Start Date: October 1, 2021

We Offer

We offer attractive benefits to the candidates besides a very competitive salary. Such benefits include free lunch and transportation service, allowance for participation in scientific activities, monetary rewards for publications, flextime, long breaks, and holidays, and so forth.

Qualification Requirements

Candidates applying for the lecture position should hold a at least a PhD Degree from a leading institution, Associate Professor or Professor and should have an established record of excellence in teaching and research within the advertised discipline. Holding a PhD degree, from a university in the EU, OECD, or G20 is an advantage. Candidates should be fluent in English as all courses offered at Epoka University are taught in English.

How to apply

Candidates interested in the position should send their application in one PDF document, including:

  1. Application form (please click here to download it).
  2. Cover letter (statement of motivation, summarizing scientific work and research interests).
  3. CV (complete list of education, positions, pedagogical experience, administrative experience, project acquisition and coordination experience, and other qualifying activities).
  4. A complete list of publications.
  5. PhD and Master of Science Diploma and awarded academic titles.
    1. Transcript of the Master Diploma.
    2. English language proficiency document at C1 or C2 level.
    3. List of reference persons: 3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail, and phone number).

Note: In the cover letter candidates must emphasize how their teaching and research expertise relates to the Department's goals and objectives and how do they plan to contribute to long-term development of the Department.

Please send your complete application in one PDF document to recruitment@epoka.edu.al with the subject written as: Lecturer in Subject Area __ Name Surname of the candidate within May 30, 2021.

For additional information about EPOKA University please click here.

Shall there be any other questions or queries about the application process, please ask the Recruitment Team at recruitment@epoka.edu.al.

Contact Person:If you wish to apply for this position, please specify that you saw it on AKADEUS.

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