top of page
Share this Job:
Looking for a rewarding career in Uganda? Checkout the available  Kyambogo University jobs february 2024  today. Easily apply for current vacancies on AfriCareers.net, and get hired.

Lecturer-Applied Mathematics job at Kyambogo University | Apply Now

Are you looking for Teaching Jobs in Uganda 2024? If yes, then you might be interested in Lecturer-Applied Mathematics job at Kyambogo University

Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

April 5, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

The University that now sits on Banda Hill is one of Uganda’s largest public Universities established by the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act 2001 and the Universities and Other Tertiary institutions (Establishment of Kyambogo University) instruments of 2003. It is a merger of the former Uganda Polytechnic Kyambogo (UPK), the Institute of Teacher Education, Kyambogo (ITEK), and the Uganda National Institute of Special Education (UNISE).

PRO CV

Job Title

Lecturer-Applied Mathematics job at Kyambogo University

Job Description

Kyambogo University is the second largest Public University in Uganda. Since its formation in 2003, the University has established itself as one of the leading Universities in Uganda offering a number of academic programmes in line with vocational education, teacher training, hands-on engineering, special needs training, social sciences, pure and applied sciences, entrepreneurship and management that meet the market demands and development needs of the Country. The Strategic Focus Areas of the University include: Teaching and Learning: Research, Innovation and Knowledge Generation; Physicalfrastructure, Facilities and ICT Development, Institutional evelopment and Strategic Marketing.
In order to achieve its mission and strategic goals, the University invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the Teaching positions in the disciplines listed hereunder on permanent terms.

Kyambogo University (KYU) was established with the main aim of promoting and advancing knowledge and development of skills in Science, Technology and Education and such other fields having regards for quality, equity, progress and transformation of society.

The University that now sits on Banda Hill is one of Uganda’s largest public Universities established by the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act 2001 and the Universities and Other Tertiary institutions (Establishment of Kyambogo University) instruments of 2003. It is a merger of the former Uganda Polytechnic Kyambogo (UPK), the Institute of Teacher Education, Kyambogo (ITEK), and the Uganda National Institute of Special Education (UNISE).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teaching: Deliver undergraduate and graduate-level courses in applied mathematics, including lectures, tutorials, and laboratory sessions. Develop course materials, syllabi, assignments, and assessments that align with program objectives and promote student learning.

  • Curriculum Development: Contribute to the development and revision of the applied mathematics curriculum, including the design of new courses, integration of emerging topics, and alignment with industry needs and academic standards.

  • Research: Conduct original research in applied mathematics or related fields, leading to publications in peer-reviewed journals, presentations at conferences, and securing research funding. Collaborate with colleagues, students, and external partners on interdisciplinary research projects.

  • Student Advising: Provide academic and career advising to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in applied mathematics. Mentor students in research projects, thesis/dissertation work, and professional development activities.

  • Service: Serve on departmental and university committees, contributing to academic governance, strategic planning, and program assessment. Participate in professional organizations and engage in outreach activities to promote mathematics education and research.

  • Collaboration: Collaborate with colleagues within the department and across disciplines to foster interdisciplinary research and educational initiatives. Build partnerships with industry, government agencies, and community organizations to address real-world challenges using mathematical techniques.

  • Professional Development: Stay current with advancements in applied mathematics through ongoing professional development activities, including attending conferences, workshops, and seminars. Pursue opportunities for continuing education and certification in specialized areas of interest.

Enroll for Certified Tax Advisor Course

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Education: A doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in applied mathematics, mathematics, or a closely related field is typically required for a lecturer position in applied mathematics. Candidates nearing completion of their doctoral degree may also be considered.

  • Teaching Experience: Previous experience teaching mathematics courses at the undergraduate or graduate level is highly desirable. Candidates should demonstrate effective communication skills, a passion for teaching, and the ability to engage students in mathematical concepts and problem-solving techniques.

  • Research Skills: Demonstrated research expertise in applied mathematics, evidenced by a strong publication record, presentations at conferences, and participation in research projects. Candidates should have the potential to develop an independent research program and secure external funding.

  • Mathematical Proficiency: Proficiency in mathematical modeling, numerical methods, statistical analysis, and other relevant areas of applied mathematics. Candidates should possess a solid understanding of mathematical theory and its applications in diverse fields.

  • Programming Skills: Familiarity with mathematical software packages (e.g., MATLAB, Mathematica, Python) and programming languages commonly used in scientific computing and data analysis. Experience with computational methods and simulation techniques is beneficial.

  • Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues from different disciplines, such as engineering, physics, computer science, and biology, to address complex problems using mathematical approaches.

  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills: Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, to convey mathematical concepts to students, colleagues, and external stakeholders. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and interact professionally with diverse audiences.

  • Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: A commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching, research, and service activities. Candidates should demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to the needs of diverse student populations and a willingness to create inclusive learning environments.

Enroll for CPA Uganda Course

How to Apply

APPLICATION FOR THIS POSITION MUST BE DONE ONLINE:
Email: dhrkyu@kyu.ac.ug

Apply Now
Get a Professional CV

PRO CV WRITER

Increase your chances of getting hired with the perfect resume

Let us help you create a perfect CV and Cover Letter!

30% higher chance of getting a job

42% higher response rate from recruiter

Related Jobs
Pax junior school
Nursery Teacher job at Pax Junior School

Teaching Jobs

Deadline: 

May 15, 2024

Nursery Teacher job at Pax Junior School
Trinity Primary and Preschool
Preschool Teacher job at Trinity Primary and Preschool

Teaching Jobs

Deadline: 

May 10, 2024

Preschool Teacher job at Trinity Primary and Preschool
Trinity Primary and Preschool
Lower Primary Teachers job at Trinity Primary and Preschool

Teaching Jobs

Deadline: 

May 10, 2024

Lower Primary Teachers job at Trinity Primary and Preschool
Sycamore International School
Cambridge Teacher - Lower Secondary job at Sycamore International School

Teaching Jobs

Deadline: 

May 17, 2024

Cambridge Teacher - Lower Secondary job at Sycamore International School
IRC
Education Officer-Readvertised job at International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Teaching Jobs

Deadline: 

May 15, 2024

Education Officer-Readvertised job at International Rescue Committee (IRC)
You may also Like!
Apply for Courses at UNICAF
Remote Jobs - Work From Home Jobs
bottom of page