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18th June 2020
EXTERNAL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Kyambogo University is a Public University established in 2003 following the
merger of the former Institute of Teacher Education Kyambogo (ITEK), Uganda
Polytechnic Kyambogo (UPK), and Uganda National Institute for Special
Education (UNISE). The University campus is located on Kyambogo Hill in the
capital city, Kampala. It is the second largest university in Uganda with more
than 30,000 students on-campus.
Kyambogo University is a unique institution which has adopted an integrated
approach to education, focusing on vocationalising at all levels. The University
has embraced the fields of science and technology, teacher education, special
needs education, humanities, business management and entrepreneurship.
To achieve its mission and strategic goals, Kyambogo University seeks to fill
the following positions on permanent terms: please visit www.kyu.ac.ug/jobs
to download the complete and detailed job advert.

DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTIONS

B. TEACHING POSITIONS
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS
PROFESSOR
(a) Must have a PhD in a relevant Discipline.
(b) Must have published at least ten articles in peer reviewed journals, or ten book
chapters (five of which should have been after the last promotion to the rank
of Associate Professor) or two books with ISBN Number.
(c) The five journal articles shall be vetted.
(d) Should have supervised two graduate students to completion, one of whom
should be at PhD level.
(e) At least ten (10) years teaching experience.
(f) Should have contributed to community service.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

(a) Must have a PhD in a relevant Discipline.
(b) Must have published at least three new articles in peer reviewed or three book
chapters or one book with an ISBN Number in the area of specialization since
promotion to the rank of Senior Lecturer or two books with ISBN Number.
(c) The three journal articles or book chapters or book shall be vetted.
(d) Should have supervised at least two graduate students to completion since last
promotion/appointment to the rank of Senior Lecturer.
(e) At least ten (10) years teaching experience.
(f) Should have contributed to community service.

SENIOR LECTURER

(a) Should have a PhD in relevant Discipline.
(b) Must have published at least three articles in peer reviewed journal or at least
three book chapters or one book with an ISBN Number since the last
promotion/appointment.
(c) Three journal articles or book chapters shall be vetted.
(d) Should have supervised at least one graduate student to completion since last
promotion/appointment to the rank of Lecturer.
(e) Should have a minimum of three years’ teaching or research experience in a
reputable organization at the level of Lecturer or its equivalent.
(f) Should have contributed to community service.

LECTURER

a) Must have a PhD in a relevant discipline.
b) Experience of two years at the minimum level of Assistant Lecturer in a
University will be an added advantage.

JOB TITLE: PROFESSOR
Salary scale: M3
Responsible to: Head of Department
Responsible for: Associate Professors
Department: Departments where the discipline/programme
is domiciled
Interacts with: Senior Lecturers, Lecturers, Assistant
Lecturers, students, Graduate
Fellows/Teaching Assistants, Teaching
Fellows

PURPOSE OF THE JOB
To promote research studies and dissemination of research findings and
assist the Head of Department in guiding and advising the academic staff
within the department on the provision and promotion of quality and
internationally acceptable academic education.

KEY FUNCTIONS
1. To provide academic leadership and guidance in the department.
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2. To identify and supervise the conduct of research studies by the
undergraduate and postgraduate students.
3. To prepare and deliver lectures to students.
4. To organize and conduct seminars and tutorials.
5. To set tests and examinations as well as mark and grade scripts.
6. To advise students on their academic performance.
7. To lead curriculum review.
8. To coach and mentor academic staff in the department.
PERSON SPECIFICATION
a) Must have a PhD in a relevant Discipline.
b) Must be at the minimum level of Associate Professor with at least have ten
(10) years of teaching/research experience in a recognized
University/Institution.
c) Must have published at least ten articles in peer reviewed journals, or ten
book chapters (five of which should have been published after the last
promotion) or two books with ISBN Number.
d) Five journal articles shall be vetted.
e) Should have supervised two graduate students to completion, one of whom
should be at PhD level.
f) Should have contributed to community service.

JOB TITLE: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Salary Scale: M4
Responsible to: Head of Department/Professor in the relevant
discipline
Responsible for: Senior Lecturers
Department: Departments where the discipline/programme
is domiciled
Interacts with: Lecturers, Assistant Lecturers, Graduate
Fellows or Teaching Assistants/Fellows

PURPOSE OF THE JOB
To provide academic and professional leadership and knowledge to Senior
Lecturers, Lecturers, Assistant Lecturers and students at undergraduate and
postgraduate levels; and to promote knowledge of his/her subject through
original work.

KEY FUNCTION

1. To prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate and postgraduate
students
2. To conduct research and disseminate research findings.
3. To promote knowledge of his/her subject through original work.
4. To guide and supervise students doing research.
5. To organize and conduct seminars.
6. To set tests, examinations, course work and mark scripts as well as
grading them.
7. To guide and advise students on their performance.

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS
a) Must have a PhD in a relevant Discipline.
b) Must be at the minimum level of Senior Lecturer or its equivalent with at
least eight (8) years of teaching experience in a recognized
University/Institution.
c) Must have published at least three new articles in peer reviewed journals,
or three book chapters or one book with ISBN Number in the area of
specialization since promotion to the rank of Senior Lecturer.
d) Three journal articles or book chapters shall be vetted.
e) Should have supervised two graduate students to completion.
f) Should have contributed to community service.

JOB TITLE: SENIOR LECTURER
Salary Scale: M5
Responsible to: Head of department
Responsible for: Lecturers, Assistant Lecturers, and Teaching Assistants

PURPOSE OF THE JOB
To teach undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University through
well researched and prepared lectures; maintain academic and professional
excellence through research and dissemination of research findings; and
Contribute to the University and wider society through community service.

KEY FUNCTIONS
1. To prepare well-researched lectures and delivering them to
undergraduate and postgraduate students.
2. To set tests, examinations and course work in accordance with
University policy and regulations.
3. To administer and invigilate tests and examinations according to
University policy and regulations.
4. To mark tests, course works and examination scripts, compiling and
grading examination results in accordance with University policy and
regulations.
5. To guide and advise students on their academic performance.
6. To conduct research and disseminating research findings through
conferences, seminars and publications.
7. To supervise undergraduate and post graduate students undertaking
research projects.
8. To conduct seminars and tutorials.
9. To carry out administrative duties in the department as directed by the
Head of Department.
KEY OUTPUTS
1. Well researched Lectures prepared and delivered.
2. Research conducted and research findings disseminated through
conferences, seminars and publications.
3. Students undertaking researches supervised.
4. Seminars conducted.
5. Tests, examinations and course work set, scripts marked and graded
and results submitted on time.
6. Students guided and advised on their performance
PERSON SPECIFICATION
(a) Should have a PhD in relevant Discipline.
(b) Must have published at least three articles in peer reviewed journal or
at least three book chapters or one book with an ISBN Number since
the last promotion/appointment.
(c) Three journal articles or book chapters shall be vetted.
(d) Should have supervised at least one graduate student to completion
since last promotion/appointment to the rank of Lecturer.
(e) Should have a minimum of three years’ teaching or research experience
in a reputable organization at the level of Lecturer or its equivalent.
(f) Should have contributed to community service.

JOB TITLE: LECTURER
Salary Scale: M6
Responsible to: Senior Lecturer
Responsible for: Assistant Lecturers
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PURPOSE OF THE JOB
To conduct lectures to undergraduate and postgraduate students in relevant
subjects; and maintain academic excellence through well researched and
prepared lectures as well as conducting researches.
KEY FUNCTIONS
1. To prepare lectures and conduct lectures to undergraduate and
postgraduate students.
2. To conduct researches and disseminating research findings.
3. Supervise students undertaking research.
4. To conduct seminars.
5. To set tests, examinations and course work according to University
standards.
6. To administer and invigilate tests, course works and examinations
according to University standards.
7. To mark tests and examinations scripts and compile results according
to approved grading standards of the University.
8. To attend to students’ inquiries and academic problems.
9. To carry out administrative duties in the departments as directed by
the Head of Department.
KEY OUTPUTS
1. Lesson plans prepared and Lectures delivered according to the time
table.
2. Fundable research proposals prepared and approved.
3. Research conducted and research findings disseminated/published.
4. Students undertaking research supervised.
5. Seminars conducted.
6. Tests, examinations and course work set, marked and results compiled.
PERSON SPECIFICATION
a) Must have a PhD in a relevant discipline.
b) Experience of two years at the minimum level of Assistant Lecturer in
a University will be an added advantage.

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE POSITION
1. Interested persons who meet the minimum requirements should
submit their applications together with the following:
(a) A detailed and up-to-date Curriculum Vitae.
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(b) Certified copies of academic transcripts, certificates, professional
qualifications and appointment letters.
(c) Names and addresses of three referees.
(d) Copies of National Identity Card, birth certificate or copies of relevant
pages of the passport indicating the applicant’s date of birth.
2. Sealed application should be sent to the address below not later than
17th July 2020, 5:00pm East African Time.
Director Human Resources
Kyambogo University
Second Floor, Administration Block (Records Office)
P.O. Box 1,
Kyambogo, Kampala
Uganda
Tel: +256 414 286 452
NOTE
1. Only short listed candidates shall be contacted for interviews
2. Applicants who shall not hear from Kyambogo University upon
completion of the selection exercise should consider themselves as
unsuccessful.
Kyambogo University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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