Lecturers at Mount Kenya University (MKU)

Job Description

Description



Mount Kenya University (MKU) is a fully fledged chartered university committed to a broad-based, wholistic and inclusive system of education. It has an overall goal of promoting human resource development for society’s progressive good. The university has adopted several international best practices in its core functions, which has enabled its students and faculty win awards, thus stamping its authority as a centre of excellence. At its main campus in Thika town in the outskirts of Kenya’s capital Nairobi, the university is transforming a hitherto industrial town into an educational hub. At the same time, it is widening access to higher education for the larger East African Community through a well-structured network of campuses. The university also offers a wide-range of academic and professional courses, through various flexible modes that include virtual learning,evening classes , weekend classes and School based.


In pursuit of being a Centre of Excellence in Teaching, Research and Community Service, MKU invites applications from suitably qualified, visionary, competent, dynamic and experienced Academic professionals with impeccable track record to fill the following vacant positions; Professors, Associate Professors, Senior Lecturers, Lecturers and Tutorial Fellows.

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Areas of Specialization


ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat)

Ophthalmology

Pathologist

Medical Physiology

Human Anatomy

Psychiatry and Mental Health

General Surgery

Histology/Cytology

Parasitology/Entomology

Immunology

Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis


SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

Areas of Specialization


Pharmacology

Pharmacognosy

Clinical Pharmacy


SCHOOL OF NURSING

Area of Specialization


Nursing


SCHOOL OF CLINICAL MEDICINE

Areas of Specialization


Any Clinical Sciences sub- specialty

Forensic Medicine

Family Health

Accidents and Emergency Medicine

Health Records and Information Technology


SCHOOL OF PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES

(DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL HEALTH AND PRODUCTION)

Areas of Specialization


Industrial Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry

Actuarial Science

Applied Mathematics

Statistics


SCHOOL OF COMPUTING AND INFORMATICS

Areas of Specialization


Information Security

Business Information Communication and Technology

Information Technology

Information Science

Artificial Intelligence


SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

Areas of Specialization


Education

Early Childhood Education

Special needs Education


SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

Areas of Specialization


English and Linguistics

Kiswahili

Geography

History

Religious History

Governance and Ethics

Security Studies and Criminology

International Relations

Journalism and Media

Film Studies

Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

Public Administration and Governance

Mass Media & Communication

Journalism and Mass Communication


SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Areas of Specialization


Public Health

Nutrition and Dietetics

Health Systems Management

Food Science and Processing Technology

Environmental Health


SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY, TRAVEL AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT

Areas of Specialization


Hospitality Management

Travel and Tourism Management


PARKLANDS LAW CAMPUS

Areas of Specialization


Intellectual Property and ICT Law

International Human Rights and Democracy

International Business and Investment Law

International Energy Law

International Development Law


SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

Areas of Specialization


Finance

Strategic management

Economics

Human resource

Supplies/procurement/purchasing

Economics

Public Administration


Qualification Requirements For The Positions
PROFESSOR


An earned PhD or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant field from accredited and recognized university.

At least three (3) years teaching experience as the associate professor or equivalent and research experience.

A minimum of sixty (60) equivalent publication points since attaining associate professorship or equivalent of which at least (40) should be from referred scholarly journal.

Supervised a minimum of five (5) postgraduate students to completion at least two at doctoral level.

Registered with the relevant professional body.

Attract research or development funds as an associate professor or equivalent.


ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR


An earned PhD or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant field from accredited and recognized university.

At least three (3) years teaching experience as senior lecturer or senior researcher/industry experience or equivalent.

A minimum of forty-eight (48) equivalent publication points as senior lecturer or equivalent, of which at least thirty-two (32) should be from referred scholarly journal.

Supervised a minimum of four (4) postgraduate students to completion at least one at doctoral level.

Attracted research or development funds as senior lecturer/senior research fellow.

Registered with the relevant professional body.


SENIOR LECTURERS


An earned PhD or equivalent degree qualification (or a master’s degree qualification in special cases) in the relevant field from accredited and recognized university.

At least three (3) years teaching experience as lecturer or six (6) years research/industry experience.

A minimum of thirty-two (32) equivalent publication points as a lecturer or equivalent, of which at least twenty-four (24) should be from referred scholarly journal.

Supervised a minimum of three (3) postgraduate students to completion as a lecturer or equivalent.

Registered with the relevant professional body.


LECTURERS


An earned PhD or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant field from accredited and recognized university.

Registered with the relevant professional body.


OR


A master’s degree in the relevant field from an accredited and recognized university.

With at least three (3) years teaching experience at university level or research or industry.

A minimum of twenty-four (24) publication points of which at least sixteen (16) should be from referred journal papers.


TUTORIAL FELLOWS


Have a Bachelors and Master’s degree qualification from accredited and recognized university in the relevant field;

Be registered for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)or equivalent Doctoral Degree qualification; and

Be registered with the relevant professional body (where applicable).