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Lecturer-Physical Chemistry job at Kabale University

About the Organization

Job Description

Kabale University is a Public University pursuant to Statutory Instrument No. 36 of 16th July 2015 under The Universities and other Tertiary Institutions Act 2001 (as amended
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and interested candidates for the following post:


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Course Delivery: Teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses in physical chemistry, including lectures, seminars, and laboratory sessions.

  • Curriculum Development: Develop and update course curricula, syllabi, and laboratory manuals to reflect current advancements in the field.

  • Student Assessment: Evaluate and assess students' academic performance through exams, assignments, lab reports, and projects.

  • Advising: Provide academic advising and mentorship to students, guiding them in their academic and career paths.

  • Lab Supervision: Design and supervise laboratory experiments, ensuring students gain practical skills and adhere to safety protocols.


  • Original Research: Conduct research in areas such as thermodynamics, kinetics, quantum chemistry, spectroscopy, and materials science.

  • Publications: Publish research findings in peer-reviewed journals and present at academic and scientific conferences.

  • Funding: Seek and obtain research funding through grants, fellowships, and industry collaborations.

  • Collaboration: Work collaboratively with colleagues, other departments, and external research institutions on interdisciplinary projects.

  • Student Research Supervision: Mentor and supervise undergraduate and graduate students in their research projects, theses, and dissertations.

Administrative Duties:

  • Departmental Meetings: Participate in departmental meetings and contribute to strategic planning and decision-making.

  • Committees: Serve on academic and administrative committees within the institution.

  • Accreditation: Assist in accreditation and quality assurance processes for the academic program.

  • Professional Development: Engage in continuous professional development to stay current with advancements in physical chemistry and educational methodologies.

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Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

Educational Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree: A Master’s degree in Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, or a closely related field is typically required.

  • Doctoral Degree: A PhD in Physical Chemistry or a related discipline is often preferred.

Professional Experience:

  • Teaching Experience: Previous teaching experience at the undergraduate or postgraduate level is highly desirable.

  • Research Experience: Demonstrated research experience in physical chemistry with a strong publication record in reputable journals.

  • Industry Experience: Experience in the chemical industry or research institutions can be beneficial, though not always required.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Subject Knowledge: Deep understanding of physical chemistry principles, theories, and applications.

  • Teaching Skills: Excellent teaching and communication skills, with the ability to explain complex concepts clearly and engagingly.

  • Research Skills: Proficiency in designing and conducting research projects, including data analysis and interpretation.

  • Lab Skills: Expertise in laboratory techniques and safety protocols related to physical chemistry.

How to Apply

For further details on the Job Description & Person Specifications, please visit our website and for soft copy applications only one PDF file should be uploaded.
Submit applications to the University through the following address.
University Secretary, Kabale University
Kikungiri Campus, PO Box 317, Kabale. Email:
Kabale University Kampala Liaison Office 3rd Floor, Reev House, Plot 515, Bombo Road, Wandegeya-Kampala
NB: Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted. Applicants shall be subjected to background check.

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