Sunday, February 6, 2011

Mount Kenya University Employment Opportunities

Introduction

Mount Kenya University is a Chartered University operating as a non-profit making institution of higher learning in East Africa. The University has its main campus located in Thika Town.

It has also established campuses in Mombasa, Nairobi, Nakuru, Eldoret, Nkubu (Meru) and Kigali (Rwanda).

Currently the University has seven (7) schools offering Bachelors, Diploma and Professional Certificate Courses.

Various post-graduate courses in Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D), and Masters, are co-offered through Academic Programme Exchange with Gulu University.

The University is a member of Inter University Council of East Africa (IUCEA).

Vacancies

In order to serve the growing number of students and to strengthen the academic programmes in pursuance with our focus of being a centre of excellence, the University wishes to recruit qualified academic and administrative staff as follows:

1. Academic Staff

Senior Lecturers/Associate Professors, Lecturers, Assistant Lecturers in the following areas-:

Programme: Business Information Technology (Kigali, Mombasa, Nairobi, Main Campus)

Areas of Specialization:
  • Hardware Information Engineering
  • Software Information
  • Distributive Information system
  • Artificial intelligence Information Systems
  • Business Organization and Procedures
Programme: Business Management (Kigali, Mombasa, Nairobi, Main Campus)

Areas of Specialization:
  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Purchasing and supplies
  • Risk and Insurance Management
Programme:Education (Science & Arts) (Mombasa & Main Campus)

Areas of Specialization:
  • Curriculum and Instructions
  • Humanities
  • Languages
Programme: Clinical Medicine (Main Campus)
Areas of Specialization:
  • Paediatrics
  • Community Health
  • Obstetrics and
  • Gynaecology
Programme: Pharmacy (Main Campus)
Areas of Specialization:
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Management/Administrative Pharmacy
Programme: Medical Laboratory Sciences (Main Campus)
Areas of Specialization:
  • Microbiology
  • Haematology
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Parasitology
  • Histology
  • Immunology
2. Information Communication Technology (ICT) Co-ordinator
(1 Position)
Mombasa Campus

3. Administrative Assistants
(3 positions)
Mombasa & Nairobi Campus

4. Science Laboratory Technicians
(3 positions)
Kigali and Main Campus

5. IT Technicians
(3 positions)
Main and Nairobi Campus

6. Internal Audit Assistant
Main Campus

Qualifications

Associate Professors / Senior Lecturers
  • Holders of a PhD Degree in relevant area from a recognized University.
  • At least three years of University teaching.
  • Those applying for Associate Professor should indicate their publications and post-graduate supervision.
Lecturers
  • Holders of a PhD Degree, in relevant area from a recognized University and at least two years of University teaching experience.
  • or Master’s Degree with three years University teaching experience.
Assistant Lecturers
  • Holders of Masters Degree and registered for PhD Degree.
Information Communication Technology (ICT) Co-ordinator
  • Holders of a PhD Degree, in relevant area from a recognized University and at least two years of University teaching experience.
  • or Master’s Degree with three years University teaching experience.
Administrative Assistants
  • Should have a Bachelor degree or Diploma in Secretarial/Office Management and work experience of at least 2 years.
Science Laboratory Technicians
  • Should have a minimum of Diploma in Applied Biology/Science Laboratory and work experience of at least 2 years.
IT Technicians
  • Should have a minimum of Diploma in Information Technology, Certification in A+ and N+ and work experience of at least 1 year.
Internal Audit Assistant
  • Should have a minimum of CPA Part 2 and two years experience preferably in an Audit Firm.
All applicants for the above posts must posses the following:
  • Management and Organization Skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player who can work with minimum supervision.
Competitive salary will be offered to successful candidates in accordance with Mount Kenya University

Terms and Conditions of Service
  • Submit your application not later than 20th February 2011.
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
If you meet the above requirements, send two copies of your application (with daytime telephone number, CV and copies of academic and professional certificates to:

The Human Resources Manager
Mount Kenya University
P.O. Box 342 -01000, Thika

Email info@mku.ac.ke, hrm@mku.ac.ke

Website: www.mku.ac.ke

“MKU is an equal opportunity employer.”

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