Uganda’s leading University Makerere is in the process of hiring at least 80 teaching and non-teaching staff for various colleges and schools.
According to the advert on Daily Monitor ,the university is hiring 46 academic staff (24 assistant lecturers and 22 lecturers).According to the qualifications, one should be a PhD holder and below the age of 55.
He or she should also possess master’s and bachelors degrees in the listed fields.
The vice chancellor, Prof Barnabas Nawangwe, said the university is trying to replace staff who have since retired from the institution. “We are replacing people who have reached retirement or resigned. The majority of them are people who have attained the retirement age,” Prof Nawangwe said yesterday.
Meanwhile, the chairperson of Makerere University Academic Staff (MUASA), Mr Robert Kakuru, said whereas it is good to replace staff who have left, management should also consider promoting staff internally.one should be a PhD holder and below the age of 55. He or she should also possess master’s and bachelors degrees in the listed fields.
The university is slated to hire three directors for Jinja campus, graduate research training and Makerere University Institute of Social Research (MISR). These should be PhD holders at the rank of professor and associate professor.
Mass recruitment at the institution comes a few months after more than 17 senior teaching staff and non-teaching staff resigned over various reasons.
The institution is also slated to hire technical assistants (5), librarians (5), directors (3), legal officers (2), Custodians (2), and principal technicians (2), among others.
Find more on daily monitor job advert.