Senior Lecturer-Pharmacology

at Uganda Christian University
Location Mukono, Uganda
Date Posted September 18, 2019
Category Education / Teaching
Job Type Full-time
Currency UGX


Purpose of the job

To carry out research, teaching, mentoring, supervision and administration within the UCU School of Medicine


Qualifications and experience

  1. Must have a Master’s degree in Pharmacology from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  2. Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine (MB ChB) from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  3. A PhD in Pharmacology (or any of its sub-branches) will be an added advantage.
  4. Must have taught at university level for at least three years at the rank of Lecturer.
  5. Must have 2 (two) current scholarly article publications with a peer reviewed publisher in the area of academic expertise OR at least one article and two book chapters, OR a book in one’s area of specialization with a peer reviewed publisher.
  6. Experience of working as a Manager of a health related institution or a management position in the health sector will be an added advantage.
  7. Proven record of ability to manage time and work to strict deadlines.
  8. Must show outstanding skill and effectiveness in teaching and in research, and supervision of undergraduates.
  9. Must have supervised at least five (5) undergraduate Research students to completion.
  10. Must show professional growth as evidenced through membership to a professional body, presentation at professional meetings and consultancies.
  11. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  12. Must be a mature and committed Christian.

Prefered Skills


  1. To teach at 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 school.
  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 mentorships, internship 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.
  13. Any other official duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.

Applying Instructions

Send two (2) copies of an application letter together with updated Curriculum Vitae and letters from three referees; two (2) Copies of certified academic certificates and transcripts

.Please Note: Applications sent online should have all the attachments as ONE PDF document
The Director
Human Resource & Administration
Uganda Christian University
Pilkington Building
Po Box 4, Mukono


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