Victoria University Uganda Job Opportunity Lecturers 2016

Victoria University Uganda Job Opportunity Lecturers 2016

Victoria University is a state-of-the- art world class university located in the heart of Kampala; we are a cosmopolitan university with a multi-cultural student population and are licensed and accredited by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE), offering the best practical and high quality education in the regional markets.

Victoria University stands out as a pivot of academic excellence, with a fresh and intellectually thriving environment that nurtures critical and progressive thinkers. Our programmes include: – Foundation Program; Certificate & Short Courses, Diploma Courses; Under Graduate Programs, Executive & Professional Programs such as IP3 Accredited Certifications.

The University is introducing a Graduate School with programmes in Business, Humanities and Social Sciences, ICT, and Health Sciences and seeks to recruit candidates to fill the following positions:-

Positions: University Lecturers

Job Title: Lecturers – Graduate School

Reports to: Dean Graduate School
Duty Station: Victoria University, Kampala
Job Description Summary:

The postgraduate teams in Business, Humanities and Social sciences, ICT and Health Sciences will be required to teach, mentor, carry out research and strengthen the school with the specialist knowledge in their fields.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teaching, assessing and examining at postgraduate level.
  • Supervising student projects at postgraduate level.
  • Providing learning support and studies advice to students.
  • Contributing to the development of the research base within the School.
  • Contributing to the development of academic enterprise within the School.
  • Contributing to the enhancement of existing, and the development and planning of new,courses of study within the School.
  • Undertaking appropriate School, administrative and management tasks
  • Supporting the School in promoting the Vision and Mission of Victoria University
  • Any other duties appropriate to the grade and nature of the post.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Doctorate degree in any of the programmes mentioned above

Professional Experience

  • Experience in Lecturing at postgraduate level in a comprehensive University setting;
  • Knowledge of effective instructional and learning assessment methods
  • Outstanding public speaking ability
  • Some work experience in a relevant business sector/industry will be an added advantage
  • Experience in acquiring external funding will be an added advantage

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

  • Commercially and educationally focused with leadership and coaching skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven record of ability to conduct high quality research which is reflected in the authorship of high quality publications, or other research outputs, in any of the areas mentioned above
  • Proven record of ability to manage time and work to strict deadlines.
  • Evidence of ability to teach and to supervise academic work by undergraduates, masters and doctoral students
  • Commitment to high quality teaching and fostering a positive learning environment for students
  • Commitment to continuous professional development
  • Knowledge of existing technology
  • Team leader and team player

How to Apply

Victoria University is an equal opportunity employer, and the position provides an attractive remuneration package. If you are interested, please hand deliver a cover letter, an updated copy of your resume with contacts of three referees and copies of your academic documents by 14th May 2016, 2:00pm to

The Vice Chancellor
Victoria University
Plot 1-13, Victoria Towers
Jinja Road, Kampala
OR send a soft copy to

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