The Inter University Council For East Africa


Call for Participation in the Staff Mobility Programme in EAC universities for the Financial Year 2017-18

INTER-UNIVERSITY COUNCIL FOR EAST AFRICA

P.O. Box 7110, KAMPALA, UGANDA

Call for Participation in the Staff Mobility Programme in EAC universities for the Financial Year 2017-18 (ending June 2018)

       ISSUING DATE OF THE CALL 14th December 2017

 

1. Introduction

The Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) wishes to announce a call for applicants to participate in the 2017/2018 staff mobility programme in the EAC Partner States for member universities.

IUCEA is an institution of the East African Community (EAC) whose mission is to promote the strategic and sustainable development of Higher Education systems and research in support of East Africa’s Socio-economic development and regional integration. Section 6 (i) of the IUCEA Act, 2009, stipulates that the council shall “encourage the exchange of students and staff between member universities”. This is one of the main functions of IUCEA. The Staff Mobility Programme’s objective is to encourage the sharing of academic human resources, exchange of knowledge, skills and experiences and hence contribute to the EAC regional integration while at the same time helping address capacity gaps in member universities. Participants in the exchange programme are expected to offer their services in teaching, research, external examination, and community engagement.

Applications are invited from IUCEA member universities, which wish to receive visiting Staff from universities in the other EAC Partner States, or from academic staff who would like to offer some or all of the 3 services under the Staff Mobility Programme to universities in the region.

 2. Duration

The Staff Mobility programme under this call is for a maximum of 3 months or the equivalent of one semester starting from February 2018 at the earliest and latest 30th June 2018. Those starting from 30th June 2018 can participate up to 30th September 2018.

 3.   Eligibility

The applicants must fulfill the following criteria:

a)  The Host Institutions must be active members of IUCEA, (paying subscription fees).

b)   Academic staff applying for the Staff Mobility Programme should be affiliated to an IUCEA Member institution.

c)  The academic staff have to be at either lecturer, senior lecturer, associate professor or professor level.

Details can be found in form H for institutions and form G for the academic staff.

4.    Submission 

Applicants should adhere to following procedures:

a) Download the relevant application forms from the IUCEA website: www.iucea.org  under the link Call for Application for Staff Mobility”.

b)  Submit the duly filled application form and an application letter to the Executive Secretary IUCEA using the contact details provided in section 6 below

c)    The applications should be submitted in hard copy or electronic formats to the contact address provided in section 6 below.

d)     The submitted documents shouldreach the IUCEA at least 21 days before the planned date of commencement of participation in the programme.

5. Selection Criteria

The following will be considered while selecting the winning applicants:

a)      Academic qualifications and ranks;

b)      Compliance of host and guest universities with IUCEA membership subscription;

c)      Priority areas of study/subjects as may be set by IUCEA from time to time; and

d)     Equity on the basis of EAC Partner States and universities.

 

6. Contacts

The complete application forms and letter should be sent to:

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY,

INTER-UNIVERSITY COUNCIL FOR EAST AFRICA

PO BOX 7110,

KAMPALA,

 

KIGOBE ROAD, PLOT NO. M833, KYAMBOGO AREA, Tel: +256414256251/2, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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