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Lira, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

April 29, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Our Mission is “to provide access to quality higher education, research and to conduct professional training for the delivery of appropriate health services directed towards sustainable health, community and environment “.

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Assistant Lecturer-Physiology Department job at Lira University

Job Description

Lira University was established as a Public University by Statutory Instrument No.35, of July 18th 2015 to expand access to equitable quality Higher Education in the country and to respond to the critical Human Resource Development needs of the country. The University is governed by the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act, 2001 as amended 2006 of the Republic of Uganda. The University is located in Lango Sub-region in Northern Uganda, Lira City. In order to fulfill the current mandate and to position the University to assist local community and build their capacity for socio economic enhancement, the university has to fill positions with personnel with required skills and experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teaching: Deliver lectures, seminars, and laboratory sessions to undergraduate students in Physiology. Prepare and develop course materials, including syllabi, lesson plans, and assessment tools. Provide guidance and support to students in understanding complex physiological concepts.

  • Research: Conduct research in the field of Physiology, including designing experiments, collecting and analyzing data, and publishing findings in academic journals. Collaborate with other faculty members and researchers on interdisciplinary projects.

  • Student Supervision: Supervise undergraduate students in their research projects, dissertations, and practical exercises. Provide mentorship and guidance to students to help them develop their research skills and achieve academic success.

  • Curriculum Development: Contribute to the development and revision of curriculum content and learning objectives within the Physiology Department. Stay updated on advances in the field and incorporate relevant topics and techniques into the curriculum.

  • Assessment: Design and administer assessments, examinations, and coursework assignments to evaluate students' understanding and progress in Physiology. Provide constructive feedback to students to support their learning and academic development.

  • Professional Development: Engage in continuous professional development activities, including attending conferences, workshops, and seminars related to Physiology. Stay abreast of developments in teaching methods, research techniques, and academic trends.

  • Departmental Service: Participate in departmental meetings, committees, and academic governance activities. Contribute to the overall functioning and development of the Physiology Department through collaboration with colleagues and involvement in departmental initiatives.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Education: A minimum of a Master's degree in Physiology or a closely related field is typically required. Some institutions may prefer candidates with a Ph.D. in Physiology or a related discipline.

  • Teaching Experience: Prior teaching experience, such as serving as a teaching assistant or instructor in Physiology courses, is often preferred. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate complex scientific concepts to undergraduate students.

  • Research Experience: Demonstrated research expertise in Physiology through publications, conference presentations, or research projects is desirable. Candidates should have a strong background in experimental design, data analysis, and scientific writing.

  • Communication Skills: Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential for effectively conveying information to students, colleagues, and other stakeholders. Candidates should be able to communicate clearly and professionally in both academic and non-academic settings.

  • Interpersonal Skills: The ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, students, and staff in a multicultural environment is important. Candidates should demonstrate empathy, respect, and inclusivity in their interactions with others.

  • Organizational Skills: Strong organizational skills are necessary for managing teaching responsibilities, research projects, and administrative tasks effectively. Candidates should be able to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and multitask as needed.

  • Commitment to Excellence: A commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service is essential. Candidates should demonstrate enthusiasm for their field of study, a dedication to student success, and a willingness to contribute to the academic community.

  • Professional Development: A willingness to engage in continuous professional development and pursue opportunities for learning and growth is important. Candidates should stay updated on advances in Physiology and related disciplines to enhance their teaching and research capabilities.

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How to Apply

Qualifying Candidate should submit 5 copies of their applications duly signed together with certified photocopies of their transcripts, certificates and latest copy of their Curriculum Vitae giving full details of the applicant's education, work experience and naming three referees with their postal addresses and day time phone contact.

The application should be addressed to the University Secretary and applicants must make sure that at least two referees have forwarded recommendation letters concerning their application to the University Secretary before the closing date of this advertisement in the same application document.

Only successful candidates will be contacted. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Any form of solicitation or lobbying will lead to automatic cancellation of the application
Lira University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Applicants should demonstrate qualities of integrity and High Moral character.

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