FACULTY RESEARCH SUPPORT

Applications are invited from faculty and staff at the Makerere University College of Health Sciences or it’s Partner institutions (Clarke International University, Busitema University, and Kabale University) to undertake training in research focusing on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias research. Priority will be given to faculty with limited research skills with a goal of addressing barriers to research productivity at the college. Up to 10 applicants will be selected and they will undergo a brief (2 days) didactic training in research prior to embarking on their research projects. Up to 4,000 US dollars per applicant (depending on budget) will be available to support the research.

Eligibility

This training is open to all faculty and staff at the Makerere University College of Health Sciences or it is Partner institutions (Clarke International University, Busitema University, and Kabale University) who contribute to research and teaching at the stated institutions. Faculty should be at level of Assistant Lecturer or Lecturer or Senior Lecturer with sound research proposals. Priority will be given to applicants with suitable mentor(s)/supervisor(s) with whom they would work with.

Criteria for Selection

1. Assistant Lecturer or Lecturer or Senior Lecturer with a sound research proposal

2. Demonstrated interest in research training and conducting research

3. Capacity towards attaining research leadership and international recognition in one’s field

4. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply

5. Collaborative teams between different professionals and institutions

6. Faculty in Social Sciences, Law, Nutrition are encouraged to apply

Application Process

Applications must be submitted to hepishssu@gmail.com and should consist of a cover letter (1 page only), resume (not more than 3 pages) a personal statement (Maximum 1 page), research concept (maximum 5 pages) and one letter of recommendation from the Head of Department. The personal statement should include your contribution to the academic and research life of a department, research interests and any information you consider relevant. Closing date for the receipt of applications is 17th October 2019. inquiries can be forwarded to the PI, HEPISU Program on hepishssu@gmail.com

Timelines:

Application deadline:

October 17, 2019

Notification date: October 31, 2019

Proposed start date: November 10, 2019

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