Monday, 29 July 2013

Jobs at Uganda Christian University (UCU) - Department of Social Sciences Lecturer

Job Title: Lecturer - Department of Social Sciences

Employer: Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Duty Station: Mbale

Application Deadline: 16th August 2013

Code: HR011
Department: Social Sciences
Pay Rate: CUM 5
Reports to:        Head of Department- Social Sciences
Department:        Department of Social Sciences

Main duties and responsibilities:

Class preparation, teaching and evaluation of students in accordance with the University Curriculum;
Supervising students’ placements, internships and research papers;

Ad-hoc administrative tasks including but not limited to participating in various student activities e.g. attending Faculty Board Meetings;
Setting and marking Course Work and Final Examinations;
Assisting with supervision of exams to ensure that exams are completed according to rules and regulations;
Advising students on academic and other campus related issues;
Any other official duty as assigned.

Preferred Skills:

Qualifications & Experience:

At least a Master’s degree preferably in relevant field such as Public Administration & Management, Development Studies,  Social Work & Social Administration or Counseling from a recognized University;
Strong oral and written communication skills;
At least two (2) Seminar papers or two (2) publications in referred journals;
University teaching experience as an Assistant Lecturer for at least two (2) years;
Self-driven and able to work under minimum supervision;
A practicing Christian, preferably a member of the Anglican Communion ready to acknowledge, respect and promote the identity, vision and mission of the University.

How to Apply:
Send two (2) copies of an application letter clearly demonstrating suitability together with updated Curriculum Vitae and three references.
Two (2) copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts
Applications must be addressed to:

Director, Human Resource & Administration
Uganda Christian University
Pilkington Building
Po Box 4, Mukono