Co-operative University Environmental Management Senior Lecturer Job

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Basic Salary per month range: Kshs. (112, 038/= – 159, 720/=)

House Allowance per month: Kshs . ( 58, 972/=)

Applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Must possess an earned PhD, Masters and Bachelors Degree in Environmental Management or related field;
  • Must possess at least three (3) years teaching or six (6) years research experience at Lecturer or Research Fellow level respectively with a proven track record of exemplary performance;
  • Must have successfully supervised at least three (3) Masters level or 1 PhD level student to completion since the last promotion;
  • Must have published at least three (3) papers in peer refereed journals or three (3) chapters in a scholarly book or one (1) scholarly book since the last promotion;
  • Must be a member of a relevant professional body; and
  • Must demonstrate evidence of attracted research funds, development and review of curriculum

In addition, applicants should demonstrate:

  • Ability to teach/conduct research and supervise students and/or staff;
  • Ability to design and Develop academic programmes and curricula;
  • Leadership skills;
  • Communication skills;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure skills; Problem- solving skills;
  • Conflict management;
  • Supervisory

Duties and Responsibilities for academic positions:

  • Teaching undergraduate students and or postgraduate (in writing good academic proposal and publications) and supervise students research;
  • Preparing learning and teaching materials to enable better delivery of content and achievement of the objectives of the course;
  • Delivering the course content to students through lectures ensuring that they follow the curriculum objectives;
  • Evaluating the delivery models and make appropriate improvements to ensure quality teaching and learning;
  • Setting, moderating, invigilating and marking exams in order to gauge the effectiveness of teaching and learning;
  • Carrying out a needs assessment for curriculum; identify the content gaps in order to produce competent graduates;
  • Developing and reviewing the curriculum and ensure that it complies with the Commission for University Education guidelines and that is relevant to the job market and the standing of the University;
  • Carrying out research in their areas of specialization by writing grant proposals, publishing and disseminating research results to create and enhance knowledge;
  • Disseminating research result through publications, conferences, workshops to make knowledge accessible to the public;
  • Managing research grants and project, prepare budgets for the respective funds and ensure good and appropriate use of the same;
  • Developing work plans and timelines to ensure the objectives of the research are well achieved;
  • Preparation of reports as required by funding agencies g. financial reports and research output;
  • Provision of consultancy services with key stakeholders in areas of expertise for improved social-economic development;
  • Creating, maintaining and expanding linkages with both local and international through networking to improve individual and institutional visibility;
  • Serving as an expert in local and international committees and panels ensuring appropriate dissemination of knowledge;
  • Participation in the University open day, field day, an exhibition for the enhancements of the image of the University.

How to apply

Applicants should:

  • Visit the University website on the footer under the IMPORTANT LINKS section, CLICK on ONLINE RECRUITMENT PORTAL, log in and fill the application form, attach testimonials then submit the online application;
  • Submit three (3) hard copies of the letter of application, certificates, testimonials and updated curriculum vitae to include full details of education, professional qualifications, experience, membership with professional bodies present salary, names and addresses of three referees;
  • Academic staff should include:
    • Evidence of publications;
    • Evidence of supervision of postgraduate students;
    • Evidence of curricula developed;
    • Evidence research funds
  • Clearly indicate the position and the reference number on the application letter and on the envelope which should be addressed to:

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, FPA,

The Co-operative University of Kenya, P.O Box 24814-00502.

Karen, Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Recommendations from at least three (3) referees should be sent separately to the address above on or before Thursday, 17th June, 2021 at 12 noon;
  • All applications must be received by Thursday, 17th June, 2021 at 12 noon . Applications received later than this period will not be considered;
  • SHORTLISTED candidates will be required to submit VALID AND CURRENT clearance certificates from the following:
  1. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  2. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  3. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);
  4. Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct); and
  5. Registered Credit Reference Bureau;
  6. In addition, those with academic qualifications obtained from foreign Universities will also be expected to undertake recognition and equation of their certificates from the Commission of University Education (CUE).

Note 1:    The Co-operative University of Kenya is an Equal opportunity employer; Female applicants, persons with disabilities and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.

Note 2: Failure to submit both the online and three (3) hard copies of applications as highlighted above will lead to automatic disqualification.

Note 3: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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