Lecturer – Social Work & Social Administration Jobs – Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Organisation: Uganda Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station: Mukono, Uganda
Reports to: Dean Faculty of Social Sciences
About UCU:
Christian University was founded when the historic Bishop Tucker Theological
College was promoted as a university in 1997. Bishop Tucker Theological College
trained clergy and educators during its 84-year history from 1913-1997. The
local chief, Hamu Mukasa, granted land for the college to operate in Mukono.
International partnerships were part of the College’s missionary history. The
Church Mission Society teamed with Ugandan leaders and others to assure the
College had the necessary intellectual and other capital. By the late 1990s,
the Church of Uganda sought to have a broader impact on society through the
higher education – not only of clergy but of other professionals as well. Uganda
Christian University was established in 1997.
Job Summary: The Lecturer- Social Work & Social
Administration will conduct research, teaching, mentoring, supervision and
administration within the Department, especially in the area of Social Work
& Social Administration.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Mentor and teach at undergraduate level in
    areas allocated by the Dean of Faculty/Head of Department
  • Conduct research, teaching, mentoring, and
    administration within the Faculty of Education.
  • Actively engage with the broader scholarly
    and professional communities.
  • Significantly contribute to the development,
    planning and implementation of a high quality curriculum.
  • Render support in the development of learning
    materials and maintaining records to monitor student progress, achievement
    and attendance.
  • Mentor, supervise or assist with supervision
    of undergraduate and teach graduate (Masters) students.
  • Actively participate in departmental and
    faculty seminars aimed at sharing research outcomes and building
    interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside the department.
  • Take part in the development, administration
    and marking of exams and other assessments
  • Provide pastoral care and support to
  • Participate in the administration of the
    department’s programs of study and other activities as requested.
  • Significantly contribute to departmental,
    Faculty, wide working groups or committees as requested.
  • Will be involved in community outreach.
  • Maintain own continuing professional
  • Perform any other official duties assigned by
    the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Master’s
    degree in Social Work from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning.
  • The applicant must also hold a Bachelor’s Degree
    in Social Work & Social Administration with at least an upper second
    from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning.
  • Have prior University teaching experience as
    at the rank of a Lecturer or an Assistant Lecturer for at least two (2)
    years, or Tutorial Assistant for at least three (3) years.
  • Must have at least one scholarly article or
    publication OR should have undertaken at least one research paper.
  • Must be self-motivated.
  • The applicant must be a mature and committed
How to Apply:
applicants are encouraged to send two (2) copies of an application letter
together with an updated Curriculum Vitae and three references i.e. academic,
leadership and pastoral. Please attach two (2) copies of academic and
professional certificates and transcripts.
Manager, Human Resource & Administration,
Christian University,
Box 4, Mukono, Uganda
Deadline: 4th March, 2016

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