Sunday, February 7, 2010

Moi University Jobs in Kenya

Moi University Vacancies
An ISO 9001:2008 Certified Institution

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following posts. Applications should be submitted in writing two (2) copies giving details of applicants age, marital status, academic and professional qualifications, working experience, present post and salary, telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees plus copies of certificates and testimonials to:-

The Chief Academic Officer,
For Teaching Staff Posts
Moi University,
P O Box 3900,
Eldoret.

or

The Chief Administrative Officer, (For Non-Teaching Staff Posts)
Moi University,
P.O. Box 3900, Eldoret

So as to reach him not later than 12th February, 2010. Applicants are advised to contact their referees and request them to send their letter of reference to the above address directly and immediately. For those already in employment applications should be channelled through their Heads of Departments.

Chief Academic Officers Office

School of Natural Resource Management

Department of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences

Lecturer I
Scale 12 (xii)
(2 Positions)
AC/01/01/2010

Applicants should have a Ph.D in fisheries Science or related Biological Science.

They should have at least 2 years university teaching experience since becoming Tutorial Fellow/Assistant Lecturer and have at least 2 publications in refereed journals. Holders of Msc. degree with two (2) years teaching experience and at least two publications will alsp be considered. T

hey should be able to teach: Fish Taxonomy and Systematic, Fish Population Genetics, and Fish Physiology. They will be expected to teach and supervise undergraduate and graduate students.

Lecturer II
Scale 12 (xii)
(2 Positions)
AC/01/02/2010

Applicants should have a PhD. in Aquaculture or a related biological science.

Those with MSc should have at least two (2) years of teaching experience at university level and at least two (2) publications in refereed journals.

Holders of Msc. degree with two (2) years teaching experience and at least two publications will also be considered.

Applicants should be able to teach in at least two of the following areas of specialization: aquaculture systems and principles; seed and larval production; project planning; and fish genetics and biotechnology.

They will be expected to teach and supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as develop fundable research projects.

Department of Forestry and Wood Science

Forestry Section

Lecturer
Scale 12 (xii)
(1 Position)
AC/01/03/2010

Applicants should have a PhD in forestry or related area in natural resource management.

Those with MSc should have at least two (2) years of teaching experience at university level and at least two (2) publications in refereed journals.

Those without university level teaching experience but with at least four (4) publications in refereed journals may also be considered.

Applicants should be able to teach in any of the following areas of specialization: forest economics, management and marketing silviculture with either forest genetics and/or entomology, and forest soils, watershed management and hydrology.

Applicants must show evidence of their ability to teach and conduct research in the above areas of specialization. Successful applicants will be expected to teach and supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students in forestry, agro-forestry and landscaping.

Senior Technician
Scale D/E/F (8/9/10)
(1 Position)
AC/01/04/2010

Applicants should posses at least a Higher National Diploma (HND) in analytical chemistry from a recognized institution with at least (5) years of relevant laboratory and field experience as Technician in a teaching institution.

They should demonstrate ability to handle laboratory and field services.

The successful candidate will be expected to supervise and conduct all laboratory and field practicals involving chemical analysis and instrumentation.

Technician
Scale A/B/C (5/6/7)
(1 Position)
AC/01/05/2010

Applicants should possess at least a Diploma in forestry or Applied Biology form a recognized institution.

Those with a B.Sc. in forestry will have an added advantage. Applicants should have at least five (5) years of relevant field working experience as Laboratory Assistant or comparable and relevant position in a teaching or research institution, demonstrated ability to handle laboratory and field services, and should be computer literate.

Wood Science Section

Technician
Scale A/B/C (5/6/7)
(1 Position)
AC/01/06/2010

Applicants should possess a pre-technician certificate or Diploma in Applied Sciences from a recognized institution. Applicants should have at least five (5) years of working experience as Junior Technician/Laboratory Assistant in a teaching or research institution in-the area of wood science and industrial processes, demonstrated ability to handle laboratory, and should be computer literate.

School of Agriculture & Biotechnology

Department of Animal Science

Lecturer
Scale 12 (xii)
(1 Position)
AC/01/07/2010

Applicants should be holders of Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine degree, and a Master of Science degree in epidemiology, parasitology or immunology.

Applicants who have at least one year of teaching experience at University level or have at least two (2) publications in refereed journals or have a Ph.D in veterinary medicine will have added advantage. Applicants must be registered by the Kenya Veterinary Board.

Successful applicants will be expected to initiate and conduct research, participate in the teaching of undergraduate courses and demonstrate leadership skills. Those with M.Sc. will be expected to register and study for Ph.D.

Department of Family & Consumer Sciences

Apparel & Fashion Design

Lecturer

Scale 12 (xii)
(1 Position)
AC/01/08/2010

Applicants must be Ph.D. holders in Apparel and Fashion Design from a recognized University with at least three (3) years university teaching experience.

Must also show evidence of research and must have two (2) publications in refereed journals.

The applicants must show evidence of excellent hand-on skills in fashion and design with adequate creativity and must also have knowledge and skills in using CAD software.

Applicants must also have good communication and organization skills, with experience in organizing and managing fashion shows and other income generating activities in this area.

Holders of a Masters degree with over three (3) years teaching or handling university laboratory practicals in apparel and Fashion design, plus the other skills mentioned above will also be considered. Masters degree holders should be registered for Ph.D.

Department of Biotechnology

Lecturer
Scale 12 (xii)
(4 Positions)
AC/01/09/2010

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Plant Breeding or Biotechnology or any related field from a recognized university.

If the applicant does not have a Ph.D., they must have a Masters degree from a recognized academic institution, plus at least 2 years of teaching experience at university level after obtaining a Masters degree and at least 2 publications in refereed journals(s).

Those with a Masters degree should be prepared to registered for a D.Phil degree.

The successful candidates will be expected to teach, conduct practicals, supervise students and carry out research in Plant Breeding Genetics and/or Plant Biotechnology or any related disciplines at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

School of Law

Department of Private Law

Lecturer
Scale 12 (xii)
(2 Positions)
AC/01/10/2010

Applicants should have a PhD. Degree or its equivalent form a recognized institution in a relevant field or an LLB degree (2nd class honours, upper division) and an LLM degree, or its academic equivalent, from a recognized University plus at least two (2) years of teaching experience at University level after obtaining a Master's degree.

The areas of specialization required include intellectual property law, family law, law of torts, children and the law, conflicts of law and land law.

The successful candidates will be expected to teach both undergraduate and postgraduate students and to carry out research in his or her area of specialization.

Applicants must also be registered or registrable by the Law Society of Kenya.

Assistant Lecturer
Scale 11 (xi)
(1 Position)
AC/01/11/2010

Applicants should have an LLB degree (2nd class honours, upper division) and LLM degree, or its academic equivalent, from a recognized University plus at least one year of post-qualification experience in a teaching or research institution.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate students and to carry out research in his or her area of specialization.

He or she should demonstrate potential for university teaching research by registering for a PhD degree and/or producing publications.

Applicants must also be registered or registrable by the Law Society of Kenya.

School of Information Sciences

Moi University Press

Senior Editor
Scale 13 (xiii)
(1 Position)
AC/01/12/2010

Moi University press is a rapidly expanding press specializing in academic publications.

We require a person who understands the publishing and related industries and services, including printing and copyright issues both local and international.

The person will be coordinating the activities of the press that include. Human Resource Management within the Press: List development: editorial work; working with designer, illustrators and printer; commissioning and negotiating with authors; marketing of its publications and implementation of the press policies.

The person should be imaginative, innovative and willing to embrace the current trends in the publishing industry.

The person should be a holder of BSc. in information Sciences (Publishing option) or BA in publishing Studies/Communication/Book Trade with at least five years in the publishing industry as an editor or BA/B.Ed in Linguistics/Literature/Languages with at least ten years working experience in the publishing industry as an editor.

The person must be electronic editing compliant. A Masters degree in any relevant field will be an added advantage.

The person will be reporting to the Dean, School of Information Sciences for the day to day activities.

Department of Publishing and Media Studies

Lecturer
Scale 12 (xii)
(1 Position)
AC/01/13/2010

The department offers both under and post-graduate degree programmes in publishing and Media Science (Journalism).

It requires lecturers to teach courses in the said programmes. Areas of specialization include Radio/Audio programmes production, Video/Television programmes production, Media Law and ethics, Photography and Picture editing, Multimedia, News gathering, editing and production, Internet broadcasting and streaming, and Studio Management.

The person shall supervise final year undergraduate projects and post-graduate thesis.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree or its equivalent in Publishing Studies/Communication/ Mass Media/Journalism or related field from a recognized institution or must have a Masters degree in addition to a first degree in the same fields from a recognized academic institution plus at least two years teaching experience at University level after obtaining masters degree and at least two (2) publications in refereed journals.

Those with Masters should be willing to register for doctoral degree programmes.

Technician
Scale 8 (D)
(1 Position)
AC/01/14/2010

Applicants should have a Diploma in Electronics/Telecommunication Engineering or any other relevant field from a recognized institution.

They should have worked in a busy media firm as technician for at least 2 years carrying out duties (i) and (ii) above. Proficiency in the use of IT is a must.

Should be ready to work long and odd hours with minimal supervision. Excellent team player of high integrity. Applicants with a Degree in the relevant filed will have an added advantage.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Repair and maintenance of audio equipment e.g. tape recorders, CD players, audio console, Transmitters, Mast etc.
  • Repair and Maintenance of Video equipment e.g. VCR's digital cameras, mixers, TV Monitors etc.
  • Must be able to assist lecturers and students set up and carry out practical classes in the lab.
Department of Information Technology

Senior Lecturer
Scale 13 (xiii)
(1 Position)
AC/01/15/2010

Applicants should be holders of Ph.D. degree or equivalent qualification in Multimedia Technology or Information Technology/Computer Science from a recognized university.

Must have at least 4 years of teaching or research experience at a university/research institution level since becoming lecturer/ research fellow.

Must have a minimum of 4 publications in refereed journals since appointment as a lecturer/research fellow.

The candidate must be able to teach, carry out research and supervise students' projects and thesis in area of Multimedia Systems/Technology and in Information Technology.

Interested candidates should demonstrate potential for teaching and carrying out research as evidenced in publications.

Lecturer
Scale 12 (xii)
(1 Position)
AC/01/16/2010

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree or its equivalent in Multimedia Technology or Information Technology/Computer Sciences with a bias in Multimedia systems from a recognized academic institution.

If the applicant does not have a Ph.D., they must have a Masters degree from a recognized academic institution, plus at least 2 years of teaching experience at university level after obtaining a Masters degree and at least 2 publications in refereed journals(s).

Those with a Masters degree should be prepared to registered for a D.Phil degree.

The candidates must be able to teach, carry out research and supervise students' projects and theses in Multimedia systems/Technology and in Information and Communication Technology.

Technician
Grade 6 (B)
(1 Position)
AC/01/17/2010

Applicants should have a Diploma in Information Technology/Computer Science or any other relevant field from a recognized institution.

They should have worked in a busy academic institution/computer firm as technician for at least 1 year.

Applicants with certifications and a degree in the relevant field will have an added advantage. Excellent team player of high integrity. Should be able to work under pressure and with minimal supervision.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Installation, configuration, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of computer hardware, and peripheral equipment like printers, monitors etc.
  • To ensure that hardware and software programs installed operate in a manner consistent with the intended use.
  • Maintain computer equipment and program manuals to ensure that user communication needs are met.
  • Must be able to assist lecturers and students set up and carry out practical classes in the computer labs.
  • Should be able to prepare and maintain computer labs inventory and schedules.
School of Business and Economics

Department of Agricultural Economics

Lecturer
Scale 12 (xii)
(1 Position)
AC/01/18/2010

Applicants should preferably be a Ph.D holder of Agricultural Economics and Resource Management or equivalent qualification.

Those with masters must have taught at University level for more than 2 years and must produce documentary evidence of being currently registered in Ph.D programme in the relevant discipline.

He/she should be able to teach at least three of the following courses:- Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Statistics for Economists, Mathematics for Economists, Operation Research, Economics, Agricultural Marketing, Resource Economics, Farm Management, Agribusiness Management, Agriculture and Food Policy, Development Economics, Agricultural Extension, Agricultural Market and Price Analysis.

In addition, he/she should have published at least2 papers in refereed journals. Those Applicants who have shown exceptional competence in attracting competitive grants stand a good chance.

Assistant Lecturers
Scale 11 (xi)
(1 Position)
AC/01/19/2010

Applicants must be a Masters holder in Agricultural Economics and Resource Management or equivalent qualification.

They must have taught at University level for at least two (2) years and must produce documentary evidence of being currently registered in a Ph.D programme in the relevant discipline.

He/she should be able to teach at least three of the following courses:- Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Statistics for economics, Mathematics for Economists, Operation Research, Econometrics, Agricultural Marketing, Resource Economics, Farm Management, Agribusiness Management, Agriculture and Food Policy, Development Economics, Agricultural Extension, Rural sociology. Agricultural Market and Price Analysis and Resource Economics.

In addition, he/she should have published at least 1 paper in refereed journals.

School of Medicine

Senior Lecturer
Scale 13 (xiii)
(1 Positions)
AC/01/20/2010

Applicants should have a B.Sc. with Microbiology/Parasitology or MBChB, or BVM. In addition, they .should have Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Microbiology/Parasitology.

The applicants should have at least four (4) years teaching experience at university level since becoming lecturer.

They should also have a minimum of four (4) publications in refereed journals.

Successful candidates are expected to initiate, promote and participate in teaching and research projects.

At the same time the candidates are expected to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students.

School of Environmental Studies

Department of Environmental Biology and Health

Biochemical Laboratory

Senior Technician
Scale D/E/F
(1 Position)
AC/01/21/2010

Applicants should have a Higher National Diploma or BSc in analytical Chemistry or equivalent form recognized institution, plus five (5) years of experience as Technician in a busy teaching and research laboratories.

Applicant must be familiar with and be able to use, maintain analytical laboratory instruments. Candidates with knowledge of operations maintenance AAS, GC and HPLC instruments will have an added advantage.

Technician
Scale A/B (5/6)
(1 Position)
AC/01/22/2010

Applicants should have at least KCSE mean Grade C or equivalent with credits in relevant science subjects and a diploma or equivalent certificate in Sciences plus three (3) years experience as Trainee Technician or Junior Technician.

The successful candidate will be required to assist in student practical, as well as in research activities.

Students Affairs

Chaplain
Scale 12
(1 Position)
AC/01/23/2010

Applicants must have a Master of Divinity degree or equivalent from recognized University and served as an ordained Church Minister in the Kenyan Protestant mainstream Churches for at least 5 years after Master s degree and must be of high integrity and moral standing.

The successful applicant will be responsible to the Dean of Students in performing the following functions:-
  • Providing spiritual counseling, sound theological reflection in accordance to Christian beliefs., performing religious ceremonies (e.g. marriages, funerals e.tc) administering sacraments, promoting ecumenism within the Christian community, fostering a sense of belonging and responsibility with the denomination ordinances and performing any other additional duties that maybe assigned to him/her by the Dean of Students from time to time.
School of Public Health

Department of Environmental Health

Senior Technician
Scale D/E/F (8/9/10)
(1 Position)
AC/01/24/2010

Applicants should be holders of the B.Sc. Environmental Health and must have a Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology or Higher National Diploma in Food Science.

They must also have at least 3 years of working experience in biological, biochemical, analytical laboratory or food laboratory.

Successful candidates will be required to prepare and conduct practical, demonstrations, ad field trips on environmental health activities and participate in research projects.

School of Education

Department of Curriculum Instruction and Educational Media

Technician (Audio-Visual)
Scale A/B/C (5/6/7)
(1 Position)
AC/01/25/2010

Applicants should be aged between 25-30 years.

They should posses National diploma in Media production/audio-Visual Technology or equivalent qualification and National Diploma in Information communication Technology (ICT) from a recognized institutions and MUST have proven knowledge and experience in Digital Audio/Video Editing and production packages.

Those with knowledge in photography will have an added advantage.

Successful applicants will be expected to organize practical work for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Besides, the successful candidate will have to take up other assignments as would be prescribed to him/her by the Head of Department.

School of Arts & Social Sciences

Department of Literature, Theatre & Film Studies

Lecturer
Scale 12 (xii)
(1 Position)
AC/01/26/2010

Applicants must be holders of Ph.D degree from recognized universities. Candidates with a good Masters degree, and a minimum of a 3 years of teaching at University level may be considered.

The successful applicant should be specialized in at least three of the following areas: Film Theory and criticism , Media and literature, European Fiction and poetry, African Poetry and Drama, Theories of literature and stylistics, Latin-American Literature, Indian Literature, Mainstream American Literature, Autobiography, Literature and Ecology.

School of Engineering

Department of Civil & Structural Engineering

Lecturer
Scale 12 (xii)
(1 Position)
AC/01/27/2010

Applicants should be holders of a Doctorate or Masters degree from a recognized university and must have a first degree in Civil Engineering.

Those with masters degree must in addition have at least two (2) years teaching experience at university level and two (2) publications in refereed journals.

All applicants should be registered/registerable with the Engineers Registration Board (ERB) or other professional bodies.

Office of the Chief Administrative Officer

Principal Administrative Officer (Recruitment & Training)
Scale 14 (xiv)
(1 Position)
ADM/1/01/2010

Candidates should be mature graduates.

Should be holders of a Masters degree preferably MBA, MSc, in HRM, or MSc, in HRD, from recognized University with at least eight (8) years experience in an administrative position in Recruitment and Training in a large organization.

However, holders of certified public secretaries certificate and/or first degree holders with proven administrative experience and not less that ten (10) years working experience in a large institution preferably university may also be considered.

Must be computer literate (with certificate).

The successful candidate will be responsible for the general administration and management of staff affairs including staff development and other personnel and general administrative duties.

He/she will in addition be called upon to participate in various university development activities.

Principal Administrative Officer (Central Services)
Scale 14 (xiv)
(1 Position)
ADM/01/02/2010

Candidates should be mature graduates. Should be holders of a Masters degree preferably MBA, MSc., in HRM, MSc, in HRD, from recognized University with at least eight (8) years experience in an administrative position in Cleansing and Sanitation, Inventory Awareness in a large organization.

However, holders of certified public secretaries certificate and/or first degree holders with proven administrative experience and not less that ten (10) years working experience in a large institution preferably university may also be considered.

Must be computer literate (with certificate).

The successful candidate will be responsible for the general administration and management of staff affairs including staff development and other personnel and general administrative duties.

He/she will in addition be called upon to participate in various university development activities.

Senior Administrative Officer
Scale 13 (xiii)
(4 Positions)
ADM/01/03/2010

Applicants should be holders of a Masters degree in Administration from recognized universities with not less than six (6) years working experience preferably in a university or equivalent institutions of higher learning.

However, holders of Certified Public Secretaries Certificate and/or first degree and with proven administrative experience in a university set up with not less than eight (8) years working experience will also be considered.

Must be computer literate, (with certificate).

The successful candidates will be expected to have an all round experience in personnel/Management of staff affairs including staff development and other personnel and general administrative duties.

He/she will in addition be called upon to participate in various university development activities.

Administrative Officer
Scale 12 (xii)
(7 Positions)
ADM/01/04/2010

Applicants should be graduates from recognized Universities with good first degree in either Arts or Science.

They must have at least four (4) years relevant working experience.

Those with Masters Degrees will have an added advantage.

The successful candidates will be assigned duties in any administrative and Academic Section of the university.

Estates Department

Senior Artisan
Grade A/B (5/6)
(1 Position)
ADM/01/05/2010

Applicants must have KCSE mean grade of D+ and above.

Must also have GTT 1 or Craft 111 or Technician 111 in any of the following:- Masonry, Carpentry, Electrical or Welding.

Must also have not less than three (3) years working experience in a busy maintenance or construction unit of a large institution.

Must have proven supervisory abilities.

Central Services

Telephone Operator/Receptionist
Grade III/IV
(5 Positions)
ADM/01/06/2010

Applicants should have the following qualifications:-
  • Should be holders of KCSE Div. Ill or KCSE mean grade of C plain and above
  • Should have Telephone Operator course certificate from a recognized institution and/or Government occupation Test Grade I.
  • Have a minimum of three (3) years working experience in a busy organization.
Deputy Vice Chancellor - Research & Extension

Institute for Gender Equity, Research & Development (IGERD)

Research Fellow
Scale 11 (xi)
(1 Position)
ADM/01/05/2010

Applicants must be holders of at least MA or MSc. Degree with a major in gender and development from a recognized University.

In addition, the applicants must:
  • Have at least two (2) years work experience
  • Have at least one (1) year experience in a research related are since graduation with MA/ or MSc.
  • Show evidence of expertise in technical report writing and computer literacy.
  • Working knowledge of qualitative data analysis methods and computer packages will be an added advantage.
Salary Scale
  • Senior Lecturer Scale 13 (xiii):- Min of Ksh.63,531p.m. - Max of Ksh.86,400/-p.m.
  • Lecturer Scale 12 (xii):- Min of Ksh.55,848p.m. - Max of Kshs.75,600/-p.m.
  • Assistant Lecturer/Research Fellow Scale 11 (Xi): - Min of Ksh.47,463p.m. - Max of Kshs.67,759/=p.m.
  • Principal Administrative Officers Scale 14 (xiv) - Min. Ksh.77,867/=p.m. - Max. Ksh.100,817/=p.m.
  • Senior Administrative Officer/Senior Editor Scale 13 (xiii) - Min. Kshs.60,213/= p.m. - Max. Kshs.80,415/= p.m
  • Administrative Officer/Chaplain Scale 12 (xii) - Min. Ksh.52,931/=p.m. - Max. Ksh.70,769/=p.m.
  • Senior Technician Scale 8/9/10 (D/E/F) - Min of Ksh.18,271/p.m. - Max of Ksh..33,957/-p.m.
  • Technician Scale 8 (D) - Min of Ksh. 18,271/-p.m. - Max of Ksh.25,200/-p.m.
  • Technician Scale (A/B/C) - Min of Kshs. 12,000/-p.tn. - Max of Ksh.21,840/-p.m.
  • Senior Artisan Grade A/B ( 5/6) - Min. Kshs.l2,000/= p.m. - Max. Kshs.19,040/= p.m
  • Technician Scale 6 (B): - Min Ksh.13,602/-p.m. - Max of Ksh.19,040/-p.m.
  • Telephone Operator/Receptionist Grade iii/iv:-Min. Ksh. 8,850/=p.m. - Max. Ksh.14,235/=p.m.






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