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MISR – Post-Doctoral Fellow Positions

Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR) invites applications for two (2) Post-doctoral Fellow positions.

The application should be accompanied by a letter of application alongside the following: Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts giving full details of applicants’ education, qualifications, research experience, and naming three referees, plus their postal addresses.

Applications should be sent by email applications.misr@gmail.com with a copy to mm1124@columbia.edu with soft copies of publications and scanned copies of certificates and transcripts.

Closing Date:            13 May 2016

Date of Commencement: January 2017

Qualifications:

A PhD
A minimum of two (2) refereed publications
A minimum of two years of proven research
Areas of specialization:

Political Economy: Agrarian Studies, Economic Theory and History, Industrial, International
Political Theory

History, with a specialization in Pre-Colonial African and Indian Ocean History and/or Historiography

Literary and Cultural Studies: World and African literatures, Performance Studies

Duties and Responsibilities:

Publish at least one article a year;
Teach one MISR graduate course annually;
Give at least one research seminar a year;
Prepare and submit an annual activity report;
Actively participate in service to the Institute and University;
Participate in workshops run by the Institute;
Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Director.
Tenure of appointment:

The position is for one (1) year renewable for a further year subject to satisfactory performance following appraisal.

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