Tuesday, 2 February 2016

K. U. :: Massive Recruitment of Professors, Lecturers,Tutorial Fellows and Technicians

Kenyatta University Career Opportunities in a Fast Growing Institution
 
Kenyatta University seeks to recruit competent and dedicated applicants to fill up the following positions:
 
1. School of Applied Human Sciences
 
Department of Recreation Management and Exercise Science
 
i. Professor
 
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in Leisure and Recreation Management or Exercise and Sport Science from a recognized university
  • At least twelve (12) years of university teaching, five (5) of which as full-time Associate Professor
  • At least four (4) articles in refereed journals, since being appointed as Associate Professor
  • Successful supervision of at least four (4) Master students and at least two (2) PhD students since being appointed as Associate Professor
  • Evidence of successfully applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as Associate Professor
  • Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching
  • Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars or workshops
ii. Associate Professor
 
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in Leisure and Recreation Management or Exercise and Sport Science from a recognized university
  • At least eight (8) years of university teaching, four (4) of which as a full-time Senior Lecturer
  • Successfully supervised at least four (4) Masters students and one (1) PhD student, since being appointed as Senior Lecturer
  • At least four (4) articles in refereed journals since being appointed as Senior Lecturer
  • Evidence of successfully applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as Senior Lecturer
  • Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching
  • Evidence of attendance and contribution at learned conferences, seminars or workshops
iii. Senior Lecturer
 
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in Leisure and Recreation Management or Exercise and Sport Science from a recognized university
  • At least five (5) years of university teaching, three (3) of which as full-time Lecturer
  • At least three (3) articles in refereed journals since being appointed as Lecturer
  • Successful supervision of at least (3) Masters students
  • Evidence of applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as Lecturer
  • Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching
  • Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars or workshops
iv. Lecturer
 
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in Leisure and Recreation Management or Exercise and Sport Science from a recognized university
  • University teaching experience
v. Tutorial Fellow
 
Qualifications:
  • Masters Degree in Leisure and Recreation Management or Exercise and Sport Science from a recognized university
  • Willing to register for PhD Degree
2. School of Applied Human Sciences
 
Department of Physical and Health Education
 
Areas of Specialization:
  • Physical and Health Education
  • Recreation Management
  • Exercise and Sports Science
i. Professor
 
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in the relevant field from a recognized university
  • At least twelve (12) years of University teaching at Lecturer level, (5) of which as full-time Associate Professor
  • Successfully supervised at least four (4) Masters students and at least two (2) PhD students since being appointed Associate Professor
  • At least four (4) articles in refereed journals, since being appointed as an Associate Professor
  • Evidence of successfully applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as an Associate Professor
  • Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching
  • Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars and workshops
ii. Associate Professor
 
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in the relevant field from a recognized university
  • At least eight (8) years of University teaching, four (4) of which as full-time Senior Lecturer
  • Successfully supervised at least four (4) Masters students and one (1) PhD student, since being appointed Senior Lecturer
  • At least four (4) articles in refereed journals since being appointed as a Senior Lecturer
  • Evidence of successfully applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as a Senior Lecturer
  • Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching
  • Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars and workshops
iii. Senior Lecturer
 
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in the relevant field from a recognized university
  • At least five (5) years of University teaching, three (3) of which as full-time Lecturer
  • At least three (3) articles in refereed Journals since being appointed Lecturer
  • Successful supervision of at least three (3) Masters students
  • Evidence of applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as Lecturer
  • Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching
  • Evidence of attendance and contribution at learned conferences, seminars or workshops
iv. Lecturer
 
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in the relevant field from a recognized university
  • University teaching experience
v. Tutorial Fellow
 
Qualifications:
  • Masters Degree in the relevant field from a recognized university
  • Willing to register for PhD Degree
3. School of Visual and Performing Arts
 
Department of Music and Dance
 
i. Full-Time Studio Technician and Instructor
 
Qualifications:
  • KCE Division III/ KCSE Mean Grade C (Plain) and above
  • Diploma in Music Technology / Sound Engineering or equivalent
  • At least two (2) years relevant work experience as a performing Musician or a Studio Technician, one (1) of which in a recording Studio
  • Experience with Macintosh Operational Systems and conversant with Studio Programmes including Pro – tools, Logic Pro, Garage Band and Fruity Loops
  • Instructional knowledge in:
  1. Music recording concert production and staging
  2. Computing and sequencing techniques
  3. Music and multimedia
  4. Music Technology courses
4. School of Pure and Applied Sciences
 
Department Of Plant Sciences
 
Campus:
  • Main
  • Mombasa
  • Kitui
i. Senior Lecturer
 
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in Genetics/Genomics/Plant Ecology from a recognized university
  • At least five (5) years of university teaching, three (3) of which as full-time Lecturer, OR for those from Research Institutions four (4) years of university teaching, three (3) of which as full-time Lecturer
  • At least three (3) articles in refereed journals since being appointed as a Lecturer
  • Successful supervision of at least (3) Masters students
  • Evidence of applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as Lecturer
  • Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching
  • Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars or workshops
ii. Lecturer
 
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in Genetics/Genomics/Plant Ecology from a recognized university
  • At least three (3) years university teaching experience
iii. Tutorial Fellow
 
Qualifications:
  • Masters Degree in Genetics/Genomics/Plant Ecology from a recognized university
  • Registered for PhD Degree in Genetics/Genomics/Plant Ecology
5. School of Education
 
Department of Library and Information Science
 
I. Tutorial Fellow
 
Qualifications:
  • Masters Degree in Library and Information Science or Records and Archives Management from a recognized university
  • Experience of teaching Library Science or Records and Archives Management at university level
  • Must be computer literate
  • Ready to undertake PhD program
  • Able to teach one of the following thematic areas:
  1. Information organization and retrieval studies
  2. Archives and records technology
  3. Information management and user studies
  4. Justice information systems
  5. Information Technology
6. School of Engineering and Technology
 
Department of Civil Engineering
 
Areas of Specialization:
  • Structural Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Public/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
i. Professor
 
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in Civil Engineering or related field from a recognized university
  • At least twelve (12) years of university teaching at Lecturer level, (5) of which as full-time Associate Professor
  • Successfully supervised at least four (4) Masters students and at least two (2) PhD students since being appointed Associate Professor
  • At least four (4) articles in refereed journals, since being appointed as an Associate Professor
  • Evidence of successfully applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as an Associate Professor
  • Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching
  • Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars and workshops
  • Registered with the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) as a Professional or Consulting Engineer
ii. Associate Professor
 
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in Civil Engineering or related field from a recognized university
  • At least eight (8) years of university teaching, four (4) of which as full-time Senior Lecturer
  • Successfully supervised at least four (4) Masters students and one (1) PhD student, since being appointed Senior Lecturer
  • At least four (4) articles in refereed journals since being appointed as a Senior Lecturer
  • Evidence of successfully applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as a Senior Lecturer
  • Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching
  • Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars and workshops
  • Registered with the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) as a Professional or Consulting Engineer
iii. Senior Lecturer
 
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in Civil Engineering or related field from a recognized university
  • At least five (5) years of university teaching, three (3) of which as full-time Lecturer
  • At least three (3) articles in refereed Journals since being appointed Lecturer
  • Successful supervision of at least three (3) Masters students
  • Evidence of applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as Lecturer
  • Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching
  • Evidence of attendance and contribution at learned conferences, seminars or workshops
  • Registered with the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) preferably as a Professional Engineer
iv. Lecturer
 
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in Civil Engineering or related field from a recognized university
  • OR Masters and Bachelors Degree in the above mentioned area
  • Full-time university teaching experience as a Tutorial Fellow or as an Assistant Lecturer for at least three (3) years
  • Registered with the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) minimum as a Graduate Engineer
v. Tutorial Fellow
 
Qualifications:
  • Masters Degree in Civil Engineering or related field from a recognized university
  • Bachelors Degree in the above mentioned area
  • Willing to pursue a PhD Degree
  • Registered with the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) minimum as a Graduate Engineer
vi. Senior Technician - Grade E/F
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering or related field from a recognized university
  • At least five (5) years of practical relevant work experience as a Technician in a university or research institution in one or more of the above areas of specialization
  • Knowledge of computer application including CAD will be an added advantage
The successful candidate will be involved in planning, preparing and implementing practical / laboratory classes and research projects for both undergraduate and post graduate students under guidance of academic members of staff in their respective departments.

Registration by a recognized professional Engineering body as a Technician will be an added advantage.

vii. Technician - Grade C/D
 
Qualifications:
  • KCE Division II/KCSE Mean Grade C+ (Plus) and a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Civil Engineering or related field from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  • At least three (3) years of work experience as a Technician in an academic or research institution in one or more of the above areas of specialization
  • Knowledge of computer applications including CAD will be an added advantage
The successful candidate will be involved in planning, preparing and implementing practical / laboratory exercise for undergraduate and post graduate students.

Registration by a recognized professional Engineering body as a Technician engineer will be an added advantage.

viii. Technician - Grade A/B
 
Qualifications:
  • KCE Division III/KCSE Grade C (Plain) and above
  • Ordinary Diploma in Civil Engineering or related field from a reputable institution of higher learning
  • At least two (2) years relevant work experience in an academic or research institution in one or more of the above areas of specialization
  • Successful candidates should be able to operate and maintain laboratory/practical and research work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and computer literacy will be an added advantage.
Terms of Service:
 
For teaching positions above Tutorial Fellow employment will be on permanent and pensionable terms.

Tutorial Fellows are employed on one (1) year renewable contract, to the maximum of three (3) years.

The terms for non-teaching positions include a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance. 

Successful candidates will be offered two (2) year renewable performance-based contract and gratuity will be paid at the end of the contract.

The applicants should provide full details of educational and professional qualification, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address.

Copies of certificates and testimonials should also be enclosed giving the names and addresses of three (3) referees who are conversant with the applicant’s competence in area of specialization.

Applicants and Referees should write directly to:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)
Kenyatta University
P. O. Box 43844 – 00100
Nairobi

Applications and letters from the referees should be received not later than, Thursday, 11th February 2016

Kenyatta University is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

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