Call for Participation in the Staff Mobility Programme in EAC universities for the Financial Year 2016-17 (ending June 2017)
ISSUING DATE OF THE CALL 19th January 2017
1.The Inter-University Council for East Africa (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 for supporting East Africa’s Socio-economic development and regional integration
2. Section 6 (i) of the IUCEA Act, 2009, stipulates that the council shall “encourage the exchange of students and staff between member universities”, marking a continuation of one of the main functions of the IUCEA and its predecessors.
3.The Staff Mobility is essentially a modality for the sharing of academic human resource, serving the purpose of filling capacity gaps, exchange of knowledge and skills and experiences, consequently contributing to the EAC regional integration
4.The Staff Mobility Programme involves teaching and external examination, research and community engagement.
5.IUCEA secretariat now invites applications from the IUCEA member universities which wish to receive visiting Staff from universities in the other EAC Partner States and Academic Staff who would like to offer some or all of the 3 services under the Staff Mobility Programme to universities in the other EAC Partner States.
6.The Staff Mobility programme under this call is for a maximum of 3 months in one semester, starting at the earliest, 1 month after this call and latest 30th June 2017
7. The Host Institutions should be active (paying subscription fees) members of IUCEA, while a staff member applying for the Staff Mobility Programme should be an academic staff affiliated to an IUCEA Member institution at either lecturer, senior lecturer, associate professor or professor level.
8. Potential host institutions and visiting staff have to write to the Executive Secretary IUCEA, an application letter and filled application form. The Application Form can be accessed and downloaded from the IUCEA website: www.iucea.org, titled “Call for Application for Staff Mobility” Form and the reporting format document presented as annex III of the call. The applications in electronic format, can be submitted to the address in section 9 below.
9. Contacts of IUCEA are as presented below.
INTER-UNIVERSITY COUNCIL FOR EAST AFRICA
PO BOX 7110,
KIGOBE ROAD, PLOT NO. M833, KYAMBOGO AREA
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