Vice Chancellor – Makerere University

Council invites
applications from suitably qualified Ugandans for the post of Vice Chancellor
aged between 40 – 60 years. Makerere University as an institution was
established in 1922 and is governed by the University Council in accordance
with the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act, 2001 (as amended).
The University currently has an enrolment of 47,000 students under a collegiate
The Vice Chancellor is the Chief Executive
of the University, responsible for the academic, administrative and financial
management of the University and is answerable to the University Council.
Qualifications &
Attributes of the Vice Chancellor:

  • The desirable candidate should have a PhD/academic doctorate or master degree
    in clinical disciplines at the rank of Associate Professor with academic,
    administrative and financial competencies as detailed on the Makerere
    University Website:
An attractive package including housing, chauffeur driven car, medical care for
self and the immediate family and other benefits in accordance with the
University Terms of Service.
Tenure of Appointment
The appointment shall be for five (5) years contract renewable once, subject to
satisfactory performance.
to Apply
Interested candidates
are invited to submit their applications, together with the following:
1) A letter of motivation
2) Detailed and updated curriculum vitae signed and dated by the candidate
3) A written statement of interest not exceeding 1000 words about the
candidate’s vision for a competitive university in the 21st Century
4) Names and addresses of three (3) referees who should forward their reports
directly to the Secretary of the Search Committee under Confidential Cover by
Thursday 28th, June 2012. Referees should attest the candidate’s high academic
credentials, managerial and financial capacity and integrity
5) Certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates
6) Certified copies of Applicants birth certificates or relevant pages of their
Sealed applications
should be forwarded under confidential cover and reach the Office of the
Secretary of the Search Committee not later than Thursday 28th June 2012 at
5.00 p.m. East African time.
The envelopes should
be clearly marked, “APPLICATION FOR
” on the top right hand corner.
Applications sent by
electronic media (Email) to
 will also be accepted, provided the
application has been duly signed and scanned.
Incomplete applications
and or applications received after the closing time will not be considered.
All applications
should be addressed to:
The Secretary of the
Search Committee of the Vice Chancellor
Makerere University
P.O. Box 7062
If hand delivered, to
Room 411 Main Building, Makerere University.
David Kahundha Muhwezi
Enquires should be addressed to the Office of the Secretary to Council

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