Senior Research Fellow Job Placement – Makerere University

Job Title:       Senior Research Fellow
Organization: Makerere
Duty Station: Makerere
Institute of Social Research (MISR), Kampala, Uganda
About MUK:
Makerere University is the oldest and premier University in Uganda
which strives to becoming the leading institution for academic excellence and
innovations in Africa.
Key Duties and
Publish at least two articles a year;
Teach two MISR graduate courses annually, and
the 3rd Year PhD Colloquium; Give at least one Research Seminar a year;
Actively participate in planning a MISR workshop
and book publication annually;
Participate in planning and carrying out MISR
core Research Projects;
Participate in writing at least one policy brief
annually in the area of specialization;
Prepare and submit an Annual activity Report;
Supervision of Students to completion;
Actively participate in service to the Institute
and University;
Participate in workshops run by the Institute;
Perform any other related duties as may be
assigned by the Director.
Qualifications, Skills and
The Senior Research Fellow should preferably
hold a PhD
The applicant must have at least six (6) new
publications in Referred journals
At least five of proven research experience
The applicant must have at least ten (10)
research reports
Contribution to the intellectual life in the
area of specialization
Area of Specialization:
Political Economy: Agrarian Studies;
Economic Theory and History; Late Industrialization and International Political
History, with a specialization in Pre-Colonial
African and Indian Ocean History and/or Historiography and Historical Methods
Political Theory: modern and
pre-modern; Western and non Western Comparative
Literary and Cultural Studies: World
and African Literature; Social and Cultural Anthropology; post-colonial studies
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should submit application,
Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts (3 copies each set) giving full
details of applicant’s education, qualifications, work experience, present
salary and naming three referees, plus their postal and email addresses. The
applicants should make sure that at least two Referees have forwarded
references concerning their applications by the time of submission of the
application. The applications should be addressed to;
The Director Human Resources,
P. O. Box 7062 Kampala, Uganda
And hand delivered to:
Employment Division Office,
Room 409, Top Floor,
Main Building,
Makerere University.
Deadline: 5th
January, 2017
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