Victoria University Lecturer Jobs in Kampala Uganda

Victoria University Lecturer Jobs in Kampala Uganda


Job Title:
  • Lecturer

    Job overview

    The job includes teaching, assessment of students, supporting student learning, curriculum development, research and publication.

    The Lecturer is expected to teach from the University lecture rooms and beyond; has to be involved in supervising internships wherever the students will be placed.

    The Lecturer participates in invigilation, marking of examination, supervision of research and internship follow up.

    The Lecturer participates in University wide activities such as committee work and any other relevant assignments that may be given from time to time by the supervisor and committee chairs.

    Specific Responsibilities and duties

    Teaching:

  • Prepare for teaching assigned modules according to the Faculty Timetable
  • Teaching as per University standard.
  • Assess the work of students and provide feedback within the set time
  • Set and mark examinations in the scheduled time and submit results to the Faculty
  • Give support to external examiners whenever required and willingly collaborate with them, to ensure quality work is done
  • Develop and apply innovative approaches to improve the learning environment, teaching and, or assessment and feedback methods
  • Contribute to programme and module development and review of curriculum in the Faculty or across faculties where his/her expertise may be required
  • Contribute to field work management and assessment
  • Carry out any other assignment related to teaching
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    Research and Scholarship

  • Guide students in developing research proposals and carrying out the research
  • Carry out quality research singularly or with other researchers within or without the University
  • Share research findings and publish at least one paper per year
  • Work towards attracting research funding
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of research strategies in the faculty and the University as a whole
  • Attract consultancies and collaboration networks within and without the Country
  • Carry out any other duty related to research and publication

    Academic Qualifications
  • Professorial positions are tenable in all our Faculties.
  • The applicant should have a Ph. D., teaching experience of at least seven years and should have a minimum of seven publications in academic journals.
  • Lecturer position require
    a Master’s degree and one should be on a Ph.D. track and has proof to the fact and has at least one publication in an academic journal.

    Person Specification
  • Should have the required academic qualifications
  • Should have both depth of knowledge in the subjects that he/she teaches
  • Able to exhibit independent and self-managing work styles
  • Able to prioritize work plans
  • Demonstrates strong approaches to teaching and assessment that are student-centric
  • Have commitment to high quality standards in all aspects of work
  • Experience in research and publication work including supervision of projects and supervision of post graduate work (for professors and senior lecturers) .
  • Proven experience in curriculum development and evaluation
  • Ready to work in teams including multi-cultural settings
  • Demonstrates interests in developing the interest of his students and creating knowledge through research, working with communities and relevant industry to his/her field of teaching
  • Be motivated to grow as an academician in his/her field ​​​​​​​

    Skills
  • Should have good communication skills; both written and spoken
  • Academic leadership
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, style and team work
  • Have skills and ability to establish collaborations and working relationships in the education industry and beyond

    Reports to
  • The Dean of the Faculty

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 16th May 2019
  • Download Application Form and send your application and testimonials to registry@vu.ac.ug
  • Hand deliver or courier you application to the Office of the Academic Registrar on
    Floor 1, Victoria Towers on Plot 1-13,
    Jinja Road,
    P. o. Box 30866,
    Kampala

  • For more information and job application details, see; Victoria University Lecturer Jobs in Kampala Uganda

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