Makerere University Principal, CEDAT Jobs in Uganda

Makerere University Principal, CEDAT Jobs in Uganda

Purpose of the job

  • Provide strategic leadership on the College's academic, administrative, and financial matters.

    Functions of a Principal

    • Be the chief administrative, academic and financial officer of the College;

    • Promote and maintain academic excellence, efficiency and good order at the College;

    • Implement University policies and enforce applicable regulations at the College;

    • Exercise such other functions as may be prescribed by the University Council.


  • The Principal reports to the Vice Chancellor.


    - Eligible candidates should possess the following minimum attributes:

    • Hold a PhD or other academic Doctorate in a relevant discipline;

    • Be at least at the rank of Associate Professor at the time of application;

    • Four (4) years of managerial experience in an institution of higher learning or a reputable research institution with a track record of having served at least as a head of an academic department or an academic programmes coordinator or research project manager;

    • Teaching experience of at least Six (6) years in one of the disciplines offered in the College he/she intends to lead;

    • Applicants at the rank of Associate Professor should not be above 61 years of age at the time of application;

    • Applicants who are at the rank of Professor should not be above 66 years of
    age at the time of application;

    • Applicants must have demonstrable experience in networking, research and resource mobilisation.

    Term of office of a Principal

  • The Principal is appointed for a term of four years and may be renewed for one further term.

    Job application procedure

    i) Interested individuals should submit a letter of application with Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant Academic Credentials and naming three referees;
    ii) Applications should be submitted with at least two reference letters by the stated deadline;
    iii) The deadline for submission of applications is 30th May 2023 at 5:00 p.m. East African time.
    iv) Candidates who applied need not re-apply.

    - Applications should be hand delivered to:
    The University Secretary
    Makerere University
    Frank Kalimuzo Building (Formerly Central Teaching Facility 1),
    Level 4, University Secretary's Office Or via email at

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