Call for Doctor of Laws-LLD Position

We hereby announce a vacant Doctor of Laws (LLD) position at Makerere University, to be closely attached to the research programme, titled Political settlements and revenue bargains in Africa: New policy priorities?

About the Research Programme
This is a collaborative programme involving Makerere University; REPOA in Dar es Salaam and Aarhus University, Denmark, supported by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The LLD degree will be awarded by Makerere University School of Law. The programme will also include a six- month stay at Aarhus University to attend some supplemental courses. The LLD programme is scheduled to run from September 2016 to September 2019.

Focus of the Research
The Research is expected to focus on how governments collect taxes and other sources of revenue. It will also examine how different sources of revenue might affect governments’ spending priorities. The basic research question is: How do revenue providers affect governments’ policy priorities?

About the LLD Research
Applicants for LLD position should complete the relevant form from the Makerere University Directorate of Research and Graduate Training, accompanied by a research synopsis of between 3 and 5 pages.


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Applicants must be Ugandan citizens with a Master of Laws Degree or equivalent from a recognized University and not more than 40 years of age.

Deadline for Application is June 10, 2016. Please submit application to the

Makerere University Directorate of Research and Graduate Training, Senate Building Level 4, Room 413. Application and referees forms are available in Room 307, Senate Building. Bank slip for application fee should be attached to the application.

For more information, please contact the Principal, School of Law, Makerere University, Main Campus.