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SENSITISATION WORK SHOP APPOINTMENT AND PROMOTION OF STAFF INTO MAKERERE UNIVERSITY SERVICE: BY PROF. J.B.NYAKAANA (PhD) PROF. B.K. TWINOMUGISHA (PhD)

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1 SENSITISATION WORK SHOP APPOINTMENT AND PROMOTION OF STAFF INTO MAKERERE UNIVERSITY SERVICE: BY PROF. J.B.NYAKAANA (PhD) PROF. B.K. TWINOMUGISHA (PhD) APRIL 2011

2 INTRODUCTION: INTRODUCTION: All appointments are by AB College Appointment Committees( CAC) appoint on behalf of AB All appointments are guided by ; –Human resource manual 1 st Oct 2009 which replaced the policy on appointment and promotion of academic staff of 2006. –Makerere Constituent Colleges Statute 2006 –The Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act 2001 (as amended) –Labour and Employment Act 2006 ( as amended) –Constitution of Uganda 1995 (as amended)

3 APPOINTMENTS BOARD: It is the only statutory /mandatory committee of public universities. It is responsible to the University council Roles ; – Appointments –Promotions –Removal from service –Disciplinary (officers, academic, administrative & support staff)

4 College Appointments Committee (CAC): Established by Makerere constituent college statute 2006 section16 Supported by section 43 (subsec. 3) of the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act 2001 (as amended) Composition: –Principal (Chairman) –Deputy Principal –Two members elected by College Academic Board –Representative of AB –Representative of Senior Administrative Staff –Representative of Support Staff –College registrar (Secretary)

5 College Appointments Committee (Cont.) College Appointments Committee (Cont.) Functions/Roles: –Make a College Appointment and Promotion plan –Prepare a College Appointments Almanac in consultation with DHR –Appointments below Lecturer or Equivalent (M7) –Recommendations to AB of staff above Assistant Lecturer or the equivalent. –Review and Evaluate Staff terms of Service.

6 Appointments by CAC Assistant Lecturers Training level; –Bachelors’ degree (1:1 or 2:1 or equivalent) –Masters degree –First degree in clinical discipline and Registration for a masters degree & passing first year courses –Not more than 40 years at the time of application Not Required; –Teaching experience –Publications –Supervision of graduate students –Service to community

7 Appointments by CAC (Cont.) Teaching Assistant: Training level; –Bachelors degree (1:1 or 2:1 or equivalent) –Not more than 30 years at the time of application No other requirements needed Equivalent Administrative & support staff i.e. staff at M7 and below.

8 Recommendations by CAC: CAC shall recommend staff above M7 to AB for appointment Lecturers or equivalent (M6) Senior lecturers or equivalent (M5) Assoc. Professors or equivalent (M4) Professors or equivalent (M3) Multi-Tracks in appointments /promotions Ordinary track Fast track New entrants

9 Recommendations by CAC (Cont.) New entrants:- Applicants intending to join university service for the first time. Members of staff who have acquired qualifications equivalent to joining the university for the first time. e.g. Assistant lecturer with qualifications for a new entrant senior lecturer position. Ordinary Track:- Staff movement from one stage/position to another after satisfying the pre- requisite conditions. Fast Track:- Staff movement where one is allowed to progress to the next level fast on attaining the pre-requisite conditions.

10 Requirements for Appointment and Promotion between M6-M3 Qualifications –PhD –Masters degree in clinical sciences Teaching experience: Lecturer – not required Senior Lecturer – (FT) 2years (OT) 3 years Assoc. Professor – (FT) 5years (OT) 8years Professor – (FT)6years (OT) 10years New entrants – pedagogical skills (any two of: Teaching at the university, Team leader of research team, Supervisor of graduate students, Pedagogical qualification)

11 Requirements for Appointments M6-M3 (Cont.) Teaching experience is cumulative since promotion to position of lecturer. Supervision of Graduate Students to Completion  Lecturer - Not required  Senior lecturer -New Entrant - not required - Fast track - One -Ordinary track - Two

12 Requirements for Appointment and Promotion M6-M3 (Cont.) Supervision of Graduate Student to Completion: o Associate professor - New entrant - Not required - Fast track - 4 (2 since last promotion) - Ordinary track - 3 (2 since last promotion) o Professor- New entrant - Not required - Fast track - 6 (3 since last promotion) - Ordinary track - 5 (2 since last promotion) One of the supervisees should be PhD student Lack of a PhD student requires an additional three masters students. Certification of supervision from DRGS ( applicants obtain a supervision form from DHR & take it to DRGS for certification). (Absence of graduate supervision to be compensated with more publications in departments without graduate programmes*** being debated for inclusion in the policy)

13 Requirements for Appointment and Promotion M6-M3 (Cont.) Publications o Lecturer not required o Senior lecturer - New entrant- 8 (3 with in the last 3 years) - Fast track - 5 (since promotion to lecturer) - Ordinary track - 3 (1 since promotion to lecturer) o Associate professor -New entrant - 11 (4 with in last 3 years) -Fast track- 6 (since promotion to senior lecturer) -Ordinary tack -3 (since promotion to senior lecturer) Applicant should be sole /first/principal/corresponding author on 50% of the publications. o Professor -New entrant - 21 (5 within last 3 years) -Fast track - 10 (since promotion to Assoc. Professor) -Ordinary track - 5 (since promotion to Assoc. professor) Applicant should be sole/first/corresponding/ principal author on 50% of the publications

14 Appointments /Promotion Requirements New EntrantFast TrackOrdinary Track 1Qualification LecturerPhD/masters clinical PhD Senior Lecturer_do_ Assoc. Professor_do_ Professor_do_ 2Teaching Experience LecturerNot required Senior LecturerPedagogical skillsTwo yearsThree years Assoc. ProfessorPedagogical skillsFive yearsEight years ProfessorPedagogical skillsSix yearsTen years Cumulative 3 supervision of graduate students to completion LecturerNot required Senior LecturerNot requiredOneTwo Assoc. ProfessorNot requiredTwo since senior Lec.Three/two since SL ProfessorNot requiredThree since Assoc. Prof.Five/two since AP 4Publications LecturerNot required Senior LecturerEight (3 in last 3yrs)Five since LecturerThree/one since Lec. Assoc. ProfessorEleven (4 in last 3 yrs)Six since Senior Lec.Three since senior Lec ProfessorTwenty one (5 last 3 yrs)Ten since Assoc. Prof.Five since Assoc. Prof 5Service to communityYes except Lectureryes

15 Important Points to Note. Supervision include one PhD Student Lack of PhD supervision requires three extra masters (*** Substitution of supervision with publication in dept. without graduate programmes) Study leave not part of teaching experience (when one is not teaching) Joint publications are accepted (multi/ interdisciplinary) (***Contribution to publication to be shared between authors) Assoc. Professors& Professors should be single/first/ principal/corresponding authors of 50% of their publications Pedagogical skills. (Any Two of the following): -Teaching at university -Team leader of research team -Supervision of graduate students -Qualification in pedagogical skills *** Being debated for inclusion in policy

16 Publications: Accepted –Publications should be in the discipline of the applicant –Articles in refereed journals – Published books or Book chapters in published books –Refereed conference proceedings - Exhibitions/Films Not accepted –Newspaper/news letter articles –Printed books; Research/consultancy Reports –Articles in unrefereed publications –Book chapters where the author is the editor –Bound lecture notes; Plagiarized/forged publications

17 Content of Submitted Publications: Top page of publication (Book, Journal) Page with editorial board Table of contents Declaration by publishers (if available) Publication (article/chapter) E-mail address and/or web page of the publishers. Evidence of refereeing (if available)

18 Relationship between AB and CAC AB is an appointing authority in the university CAC is a sub committee of AB AB to be represented on CAC CAC should not sit without AB representative All appointments of CAC to be endorsed by AB Members of CAC should sign the minutes Minutes of CAC should be signed by chairperson and AB representative on all pages Positions/status of CAC members should be clear on attendance list CAC should make clear recommendations to AB CAC should follow the laid down guidelines /policies/criteria.

19 Thank You. Thank You.


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