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  • OFFICE OF THE VICE – CHANCELLOR

            INTERNAL AUDIT DEPARTMENT

  • INTERNAL AUDITOR – GRADE 12

            QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master Degree in the field of Accounting or Finance from a recognized university
  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Accounting Option) from a recognized university
  • CPA (K)
  • At least six (6) years work experience, three (3) in Audit from a recognized institution
  • Computer literate
  • CISA or CIA Certificate will be an added advantage
  • INFORMATION SYSTEMS AUDITOR – GRADE E/F

            QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology/Information Systems from a recognized university
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Certificate from a recognized institution
  • At least three (3) years work experience in a recognized institution
  • At Least CPA 1 will be an added advantage
  • AUDIT ASSISTANT – GRADE C/D

            QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Accounting Option) from a recognized university
  • At least CPA II
  • At least three (3) years relevant work experience in a recognized institution
  • CIA or CISA Certificate will be an added advantage
  • OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY - VICE CHANCELLOR (ADMINISTRATION)
  • OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH OFFICER

            Kenyatta University seeks to recruit an Occupational Safety & Health Officer to advice on, maintain and protect health standards that touch on Occupational Safety & Health among the        University Community in their work environment.

            QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor Degree in Occupational Safety and Health or Risk Management
  • Alternative qualifications in Engineering, Construction, Business Management or Law will be an added advantage
  • At least three (3) years relevant post qualification experience in a busy institution or company

            DUTIES:

  • Investigating/recording  incidents, accidents, complaints and cases of ill  health
  • Undertaking risk assessment and site inspections
  • Ensuring that equipment is installed correctly/safely
  • Identifying potential hazards
  • Determining ways of reducing risks
  • Writing internal Health and Safety policies/strategies
  • Compiling statistics
  • Drawing upon safe operational practices and making necessary changes
  • Writing reports
  • Ensuring compliance with current health and safety legislation
  • Conducting training sessions for Supervisors and workers on health safety practice and legislation
  • Coordinate emergency procedures, rescue and first aid
  • ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – GRADE C/D

            QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor  Degree from a recognized university
  • Applicants with additional qualification in Management, CPS or equivalent will have an added advantage
  • At least three (3) years relevant post qualification work experience
  • Computer literate
  • OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR (CORPORATE AFFAIRS)

            KU CAMPANILE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
            QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor Degree from a recognized university
  • Applicants with additional qualification in Management, CPS or equivalent will have an added advantage
  • At least three (3) years relevant post qualification work experience
  • Computer literate
  • Background in archival or curator sciences 

 SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

            MEDICAL PHYSIOLOGY DEPARTMENT

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

            QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor Degree in Medicine or Pharmacy and Master Degree in Medical Physiology or related medical discipline
  • PhD Degree in Medical Physiology or Bioinformatics  or Biophysics from a recognized university
  • At least eight (8) years of university teaching, four (4) of which as a full-time Senior Lecturer OR for those from Research Institutions six (6) years of university teaching, four (4) of which as full-time Senior Lecturer
  • Successfully supervised at least four (4) Master 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 orWorkshops
  • Registered by the Medical Practitioners, Dentists Board and have Medical specialist recognition  
  • SENIOR LECTURER

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor Degree in Medicine or Pharmacy and a Master Degree in Medical Physiology or related medical discipline
  • PhD Degree in Medical Physiology or Bioinformatics  or Biophysics 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 Lecturer
  • Successful supervision of at least (3) Master 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
  • Registered by the Medical Practitioners, Dentists Board and have Medical specialist recognition
  • LECTURER

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor Degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBchB) or BPharmacy from a recognized institution
  • MMed in Medical Physiology, Anaesthesia or Internal Medicine from a recognized institution
  • PhD Degree in Medical Physiology  or Bioinformatics  or Biophysics will be an added advantage
  • University teaching/ clinical experience from a recognized institution
  • Candidates who have training in Biophysics will have an added advantage
  • Registered by the Medical Practitioners, Dentists Board and have Medical specialist recognition 

 SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

            DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE, THERAPEUTICS, DERMATOLOGY & PSYCHIATRY      

  • PROFESSOR

            AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION:

  • Nephrology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Dermatology
  • Haemato/Oncology
  • Chest Medicine/ Pulmonologist
  • Therapeutics
  • General Psychiatry
  • Cardiology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Endocrinology
  • Child Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD Degree in the relevant discipline from a recognized university
  • At least twelve (12) years of university teaching, five (5) of which as full-time Associate Professor OR for those from Research Institutions seven (7) 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
  • Registered by the Medical Practitioners, Dentists Board and have specialist recognition
  • SENIOR LECTURER

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:

  • Nephrology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Dermatology
  • Haemato/Oncology
  • Chest Medicine/Pulmonologist
  • Therapeutics
  • General  Psychiatry
  • Cardiology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Endocrinology
  • Child Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD Degree in the relevant discipline 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 Lecturer
  • Successful supervision of at least (3) Master 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
  • Registered by the Medical Practitioners, Dentists Board and have specialist recognition
  • Have attained professional will be an added advantage.
  • LECTURER

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Dermatology
  • Haemato/Oncology
  • Chest Medicine/ Pulmonologist
  • Therapeutics
  • General Psychiatry
  • Cardiology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Endocrinology
  • Child Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Master Degree in Internal Medicine  in area of specialization from a recognized university
  • University teaching/ clinical experience from a recognized institution
  • Have attained the professional level of Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology                                                                                     
  • Willing to pursue PhD in a relevant area of specialization
  • Registered by the Medical Practitioners, Dentists Board and have specialist recognition  


  • SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

            DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCES

  • LECTURER

            AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:        VIROLOGY
            QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master Degree in Virology from a recognized university
  • PhD Degree in Virology will be an added advantage
  • University teaching experience
  • TUTORIAL FELLOW

            AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:        VIROLOGY
            QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master  Degree in Virology or Infectious Diseases (Virology option) from a recognized university
  • Able to teach any of the above courses
  • LECTURER

            AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:        EPIDEMIOLOGY/ BIOSTATISTICS
            QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master Degree in Epidemiology/ Biostatistics/ Clinical Laboratory Informatics from a recognized university
  • PhD Degree in the relevant area will be an added advantage
  • University teaching experience
  • TUTORIAL FELLOW

            AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:        EPIDEMIOLOGY / BIOSTATISTICS
            QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master  Degree in Epidemiology/ Biostatistics/ Clinical Laboratory Informatics from a recognized university
  • Able to teach any of the following courses: Epidemiology/ Biostatistics/  Clinical Laboratory Informatics
  • LECTURER - CLINICAL AREAS

            AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:ANATOMY/ HUMAN PATHOLOGY/     HISTOCYTOPATOLOGY/ HAEMATOLOGY
            QUALIFICATIONS:

  • M Med Degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized university
  • PhD Degree in the relevant area will be an added advantage
  • University teaching experience
  • TUTORIAL FELLOW

            AREA OF SPECIALIZATION: ANATOMY/ HUMAN PATHOLOGY/ HAEMATOLOGY
            QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master  Degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized university
  • BSc in Medical Laboratory Science
  • Able to teach any of the above courses

 

 

 
  • SCHOOL OF PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES

            CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT

  • CHIEF TECHNICIAN – GRADE 11

            The incumbent manages stock taking of the chemical stores, running of Laboratory classes and        purchase and maintenance of equipment.

            QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master of Science Degree in the relevant area from a recognized institution
  • Bachelor Degree in Chemistry  OR Higher National Diploma (HND) in Analytical Chemistry or related field from a recognized institution
  • Diploma in Analytical Chemistry or related field from a recognized institution
  • At least five (5) years relevant work experience in a busy teaching or research laboratory, three (3) of which at a Senior level
  • MEDICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST – GRADE 11

            This is the position of Chief Technician who will have Senior Technicians and Technicians supporting the position.

            PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
            To oversee usage, repair and maintenance of Laboratory equipment and advice on acquisition of     new modern equipment.

            QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master Degree in the relevant field from a recognized university
  • Bachelor Degree or Higher Diploma in Medical Engineering or Electronic and Instrumentation or related field from a recognized institution
  • Diploma in Instrumentation and knowledge in Chemistry will be an added advantage
  • At least two (2) years experience in maintenance of modern electronic instruments such as chromatographic and spectroscopic instruments in a busy teaching or research laboratory

 


 

  • SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

            DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

  • CHIEF TECHNICIAN – GRADE 11

            QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master Degree in Analytical Chemistry/Environmental Chemistry from a recognized university
  • Higher National Diploma/ BSc in Analytical Chemistry/ Environmental Chemistry from a recognized institution

At least five (5) years experience in a teaching institution, research organization or government

 


 

 SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE AND ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT

            DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

  • SENIOR LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST (ANIMAL SCIENCE) – GRADE C/D

            QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BSc or Higher National Diploma in Animal Production/ Analytical Chemistry
  • At least two (2)  years experience in a feed analysis laboratory and other laboratory techniques
  • Computer literate

 


 

  • SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

            DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY
                        Areas of Specialization:

  • Sociological Theory
  • Sociology of Development
  • Social Psychology
  • Sociology of Work and Industry
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Group Dynamics
  • Urban Sociology
  • Medical Sociology
  • LECTURER

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD Degree in any two (2) areas of specialization in Sociology from a recognized university
  • University teaching experience
  • TUTORIAL FELLOW

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master Degree in any two (2) areas of specialization in Sociology from a recognized university
  • Registered for PhD Degree

 


 

  • SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

            DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY, ARCHAEOLOGY AND POLITICAL STUDIES

  • PROFESSOR

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD Degree in the relevant field from a recognized university

ARCHAEOLOGY:

  • African prehistory
  • Theory and practice in archaeology
  • Palaeo ecology
  • Historical archaeology
  • Heritage management (Material culture an d museum studies)
  • Knowledge in geological data management

      HISTORY:

  • Philosophy of History
  • Political Economy

            POLITICAL THEORY:

  • International political economy
  • International public law
  • International security
  • At least twelve (12) years of university teaching, five (5) of which as full-time Associate Professor OR for those from Research Institutions seven (7) 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) Masters 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 
  • ASSOCIATER PROFESSOR

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD Degree in the relevant field from a recognized university

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION:
ARCHAEOLOGY:

  • African prehistory
  • Theory and practice in archaeology
  • Palaeo ecology
  • Historical archaeology
  • Heritage management (Material culture an d museum studies)
  • Knowledge in geological data management

HISTORY:

  • Philosophy of History
  • Political Economy

            POLITICAL THEORY:

  • International political economy
  • International public law
  • International security       
  • At least eight (8) years of university teaching, four (4) of which as a full-time Senior Lecturer OR for those from Research Institutions six (6) 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 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
  • SENIOR LECTURER

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD Degree in the relevant field from a recognized university
  • Political Science
  • Diplomacy and International Relations
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Archaeology
  • 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 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
  • LECTURER

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD Degree in the relevant field from a recognized university
  • Political Science
  • Diplomacy and International Relations
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Archaeology
  • University teaching experience
  • TUTORIAL FELLOW

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master Degree in the relevant field from a recognized university
  • Archaeology
  • Political Science
  • Diplomacy and International Relations
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Registered for PhD Degree

  • KENYATTA UNIVERSITY POSTMODERN LIBRARY

            LIBRARY ASSISTANT - GRADE C/D
            Main, Ruiru, Parklands, City, Nakuru and Embu Campus

            QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent professional qualification from a recognized Institution
  • At least three (3) years relevant post-qualification work experience
  • Practical knowledge relevant Library ICT applications

 

 


  SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

 

            DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES

  • LECTURER

            Kericho, Nakuru, Nyeri and Main Campus
                       
                        AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION:

  • Bibilical Studies (Old/ New Testaments)
  • Religious Studies
  • Philosophy

            QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD Degree in any of the areas of specializations from a recognized University.
  • University teaching experience
  • TUTORIAL FELLOW

            Main Campus
                       
                        AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION:

  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies

            QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master Degree in any of the areas of specialization from a recognized University
  • Registered for PhD Degree

NB: Applicants should specify their preferred Campus.

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 applicant should give 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 the undersigned:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)
Kenyatta University
P. O. BOX 43844 – 00100
NAIROBI

Applications and letters from the referees should be received not later than, Wednesday, 14th October 2015

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

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

 

 

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