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

JOB DETAILS:
3. Job Tittle: Principal Lecturer (1)
Department: ICT & Engineering
Unit: Engineering
Grade: UICT/4
Report to: Head of Department – ICT
Supervises: Senior Lecturer and Lecturers.
Contract Period: 5 years

Main purpose of the post:
Responsible for developing and delivering high-quality teaching and learning experiences for students, conducting research, and contributing to the overall academic growth and reputation of the institute in line with its mandate.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
1. Carry out research and innovation according to the strategic goals of the institute to transform into a CoE.
2. Develop new programmes and review the existing courses to meet the existing and future demand
3. Market courses and consultancy services
4. Set examinations, mark and submit student performance records to Head of Department
5. Contribute to the program and administrative development of the Department
6. Participate in preparation of funding proposals
7. Participate and contribute in Departmental meetings
8. Scholarly engage in activities involving the development of teaching- and- learning materials and the publication of textbooks and papers in recognized journals.

9. Participating in the development, implementation and maintenance of academic quality assurance arrangements;

Key Results Areas
a) Develops marketable programs in area of specialization
b) Develops curricular and quality teaching materials

c) Demonstrates acceptable knowledge and skills in program delivery

d) Sets and marks students examinations in timely manner
e) Participates effectively in program and institutional development
f) Demonstrates effective team membership skills and
g) Demonstrates initiative for self-development

Person Specifications
Qualification/Training and experience:
(i) A minimum of Master’s Degree in Telecom or ICT Engineering
(ii) Minimum of 5 years of teaching in a recognized institution of higher learning or 5 years of industrial experience

(iii) At least three (03) relevant publications in referred journals or professional bulletins.
(iv) Professional/Technical certificate (CCNA, IT Essentials, OCA, and MCP) also a desirable. A PhD will be an added advantage.

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 bettes.nyongyera@uict.ac.ug 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.

Note:
• 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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