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Dean Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Job at Victoria University - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Dean Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Jobs at:
Victoria University

Deadline of this Job:
not later than Friday 2nd June 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Victoria University is a vibrant, successful and growing institution with a distinctive identity and a strong sense of mission and purpose. The University Council invites applications from qualified individuals seeking to take up these opportunities.
Position: Dean Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Reports to: Vice Chancellor
Duty Station: Victoria University, Kampala
Working time: Full time
Length of appointment : ASAP with 6 months’ probation period
Purpose of job:
To supervise, teach, promote research studies, disseminate research findings, and participate in Community Service.
Key Functions
  • Prepare well-researched lectures and delivering them to undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • Set tests, examinations and course work in accordance with University policy and regulations.
  • Administer and invigilate tests and examinations according to University policy and regulations.
  • Mark tests, course works and examination scripts, compiling and grading examination results in accordance with University policy and regulations.
  • Guide and advice students on their academic findings through conferences, seminars and publications.
  • Supervise under graduate and post graduate students undertaking research projects.
  • Conduct seminars and tutorials.
  • Mentor lecturers and Assistant Lecturer‘
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Have a PhD degree in specific Faculty based area specialization from a recognized University.
  • Should have at least five years of teaching experience at any level in institution of higher learning. '
  • Should have at least two (2) internationally recognized peer reviewed publications in the field of specialization.
  • Be an active leader who possesses entrepreneurial spirit and managerial excellence regarding all aspects of University operations including selection and retention of faculty staff for institutional development and student services
  • Be an active leader who possesses entrepreneurial spirit and managerial excellence regarding all aspects of University operations including selection and retention of faculty staff for institutional development and student services
  • Have a proven track record of research and publications in peer reviewed journals and/or monographs and books
  • Academic and Senior Administrative Managerial Experience of at least Five years.
  • Be a highly motivated visionary academic leader with extensive professional experience of strategic planning, building partnerships and leading academic operations at departmental or faculty level.
Remuneration:
An attractive remuneration package shall be paid in accordance with the University Terms and Conditions of Service.
Job application procedure

  • Interested and qualified persons are invited to submit an application. Together with the following:
  • A detailed, signed and up – to - date Curriculum Vita of the applicant plus names and contacts of three referees.
  • Copies of the candidates academic documents.
2. Sealed applications marked “CONFIDENTIAL”: POSITION APPLIED FOR on the top right-hand corner of the envelope that must be forwarded or delivered to reach the University Secretary on the address indicated below, not later than Friday 2nd June 2017 at 04.00 pm East African time.
Applications should be addressed to: University Secretary, P.O Box 30866, Kampala.

  • The electronic applications may be submitted by email to: vacancy@vu.ac.ug not later than Friday 2nd June 2017 at 04.00 pm East African time.
  • For more information please visit our website www.vu.a.ug OR email us on vacancy@vu.ac.ug OR call Telephone Number+256 417727019/ 0759996107 during office hours.