Senior Lecturer(Public Administration & Management)


Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Job Summary

To carry out research, teaching, mentoring, supervision and administration within the Faculty of Social Sciences

  • Minimum Qualification: Masters
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

 Salary Scale:              CU 5

Location:                    Mukono

Reports to:                 Head of Department, Public Administration & Governance

Division:                     Academic Affairs

Main duties and responsibilities: 

  1. To teach at Post graduate and undergraduate level in areas allocated by the Dean of Faculty/Head of Department
  2. To carry out research, teaching, mentoring, supervision and administration within the Department of Public Administration and Governance
  3. To engage with the broader scholarly and professional communities
  4. To contribute to the development, planning and implementation of a high quality curriculum
  5. To assist in the development of learning materials and maintaining records to monitor student progress, achievement and attendance
  6. To supervise or assist with supervision of undergraduate, taught graduate (Masters) students
  7. To participate in departmental and faculty seminars aimed at sharing research outcomes and building interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside the department
  8. To participate in the development, administration and marking of exams and other assessments
  9. To provide pastoral care and support to students
  10. To participate in the administration of the department’s programs of study and other activities as requested
  11. To contribute to departmental, faculty and wide working groups or committees as requested
  12. To maintain own continuing professional development

Preferred Skills:

Qualifications and experience:

  1. PhD in Public Administration and Management/ Political Science/Governance/Public Organizations or Public Policy form a recognized institution of higher learning.
  2. Masters degree in political science/Public Administration/Public Management/Local Governance/Public Organizations or Public Policy from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  3. Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration or degree in Social Sciences with Political Science/Public Administration as one of the subjects from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  4. Must have taught at University level at the rank of Lecturer for at least three (3) years.
  5. Must have published at least two (2) new scholarly articles in internationally recognized journals in their area of academic expertise.
  6. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written skills.
  7. Mature, demonstrates Christian commitment and a high level of integrity.
  8. Strong preference will be given to candidate with proven ability or experience in teaching courses like Master of Public Administration and Management and Master of Research and Public Policy.

Application Method:

  1. Send two (2) copies of an application letter together with an updated Curriculum Vitae and three references (Academic, Pastoral & Leadership)
  2. Two (2) copies of certified academic and professional certificates and transcripts
  3. Please Note: Applications sent online should have all the attachments as ONE PDF document otherwise they will not be considered.


     The Director, Human Resource & Administration

     Uganda Christian University

     Pilkington Building

           Po Box 4, Mukono


Deadline: Friday, 24th May 2019, 5:00pm.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted

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