Candidate Search for Research Fellows & Senior Research Fellow

Makerere University invites applications for One (1) Senior Research Fellow and Two (2) Research Fellow positions in the fields of:

  • Political Economy: Agrarian studies;Economic Theory and History; Late Industrialization and International Political Economy.
  • History, with a specialization in Pre-Colonial African and Indian Ocean History and/or Historiography and Historical Methods.
  • Political Theory: Modern and pre-modern, Western and non-western comparative.
  • Literary and Cultural Studies: World and African Literature; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Post-colonial studies.

 

Senior Research Fellow needs to have:

(i) A PhD,

(ii) A minimum of six (6) new publications in refereed journals,

(iii) A minimum of 5 years of proven research,

(iv) Not less than ten (10) Research reports,

(v) Contribution to the intellectual life in the area of specialization.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Publish at least two Articles a year;

• Teach two MISR graduate courses annually, and the 3rd Year PhD Colloquium; Give at least one Research Seminar a year;

• Participate in planning a MISR workshop and book publication annually;

• Participate in planning and carrying out MISR core Research Projects;

• Participate in writing at least one policy brief annually in the area of specialization;

• Prepare and submit an Annual activity Report;

• Actively participate in service to the Institute and University;

• Participate in workshops run by the Institute;

• Supervision of Students to completion;

• Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Director.

 

Research Fellows need to have:

(i) A PhD,

(ii) A minimum of three (3) years of proven research,

(iii) A minimum of three (3) publications in refereed journals,

(iv) Atleast two (2) research reports.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Publish at least one Article a year;

• Teach at least two MISR graduate courses annually, and the 3rd Year PhD Colloquium;

• Give at least one Research Seminar a year;

• Participate in planning and carrying out MISR core Research Projects;

• Prepare and submit an Annual activity Report;

• Actively participate in service to the Institute and University;

• Participate in workshops run by the Institute;

• Supervision of Students to completion;

• Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Director.

 

All appointments are for five-year renewable contract subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should send a letter of application, C.V., Certificates and Transcripts (3 copies each set) giving full details of applicant's education, qualification, work experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their postal and email addresses. Applicants should make sure that at least two referees have forwarded references concerning their applications by the time of submission of the application. Please send a copy of your application to applications.misr@gmail.com with a copy to mahmood.mamdani@columbia.edu.These will be forwarded to the Human Resource Directorate, Makerere University.

The deadline for receiving applications is January 5, 2017.

For more information refer to the attachment or visit the MUK Intranet.

 

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