Assistant Lecturer – ICT & Engineering job at Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology (UICT)

5. Job Title: Assistant Lecturer (Engineering) (1)
Department: ICT & Engineering
Unit: Engineering
Grade: UICT/07
Reporting to: Head of Department – ICT & Engineering
Supervises: None

Main Purpose
To support the academic activities of the institute by assisting in teaching, research, and administrative tasks. Design and deliver quality teaching, research, and consultancy services and programs in line with the Departmental mandate.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
1. Teaching such assigned classes as deemed appropriate by the Department
2. Carrying out both theory and practical assessments, monitoring and evaluation of examinations work, and providing academic and consultative support to students in their learning activities

3. Providing academic input on existing and new courses, course development

4. Engaging in research, consultancy, and development work as appropriate and supervising students’ real-life projects and internships/field attachments
5. Participating in committees appropriate to courses and meetings convened by management
6. Participating in the development, implementation, and maintenance of academic quality assurance arrangements
7. Participating in appropriate activities necessary for the development of the department
8. Write bankable proposals and come up with innovations to support the core mandate of the institute
9. Any other duty assigned to you from time to time

Key Results Areas
i. Develops curricular and quality teaching materials
ii. Demonstrates acceptable knowledge and skills in program delivery
iii. Sets and marks student’s examinations promptly
iv. Participates effectively in program and institutional development
v. Demonstrates initiative for self-development and writing proposals
vi. Conduct research and supervise students’ projects

Person Specifications A. Academic and professional specification
i. Minimum of a bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Telecommunications, Electronics Engineering, or any other related field

B. Experience
i. Minimum of one (01) year of teaching in a recognized institution of higher learning or one (01) year of industrial experience.
ii. Research record or evidence of research potential or industry experience

C. Skills and Attributes
i. Effective communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
ii. Ability to initiate work independently
iii. Ability to support and guide students in real-life projects iv. Ability to prioritize and respond effectively to new situations and problems
v. Ability and willingness to work as part of a team on teaching programs and Departmental
vi. Ability to develop effective working relationships with a variety of colleagues and students
vii. Ability to come up with innovations and develop bankable projects

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 72

Level of Education: Postgraduate Degree

Job application procedure
Interested candidates should submit to the email below indicating their telephone and email address to the Institute Secretary, P. O. Box, 7187, Nakawa Kampala, on not later than Monday, 22nd April, 2024 at 5.00 pm.

The email should indicate the position applied for in the subject line and the attachment should either be PDF or Microsoft Word document.

Attach detailed curriculum vitae indicating two professional and one-character referees indicating their contacts and valid email address, certified copies of transcripts and certificates cited in the CV, proof of previous employment, and a copy of National Identification.

• Applications and documents submitted in picture format shall not be considered.
• Applications sent and received above 5:00 pm will not be considered.
• Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.
• Any form of canvassing will automatically lead to the disqualification of a candidate.
• Positions not provided for in this advert or previously advertised and the deadline expired should not be applied for.

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