Lecturer- Statistics Jobs – Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Job Title:    Lecturer- Statistics
Organisation: Uganda Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station: Mukono, Uganda
Reports to: Dean Faculty of Business & Administration
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- Statistics will conduct research,
teaching, mentoring, supervision and administration within the Department,
especially in the area of Statistics and Economics.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Tutor at undergraduate level in areas
    allocated by the Dean of Faculty/Head of Department
  • Conduct research, teaching, mentoring, and
    administration within the Faculty of Business.
  • 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.
  • Supervise or assist with supervision of undergraduate
    and taught 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
  • Actively 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.
  • Maintain own continuing professional
  • Perform any other official duties assigned by
    the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a Postgraduate qualification
    at Master’s level in Business Statistics from a recognized Institution of
    Higher Learning.
  • The incumbent should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Statistics with at least an upper second from a recognized
    Institution of Higher Learning.
  • Prior University teaching experience 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.
  • The applicant 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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