Kenyatta University School of Agriculture Jobs

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Kenyatta University
Career Opportunities in a Fast Growing Institution
Kenyatta University seeks to recruit competent and dedicated applicants to fill up the following positions:
 
School of Agriculture & Enterprise Development
I. Associate Professor – Veterinary Medicine
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in Veterinary Clinical Medicine 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
ii. Senior Lecturer – Veterinary Medicine
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in Veterinary Clinical Medicine or Livestock Production Systems 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
iii. Lecturer
Qualifications:
  • Applicants must be holders of PhD Degree or have successfully defended PhD thesis in any of the following fields:
  1. Livestock Production Systems
  2. Animal Genetics and Breeding
  3. Animal Nutrition and Management
  4. Veterinary Clinical Medicine
  5. Dryland Crop Production
  6. Agricultural Engineering
  • University teaching experience
  • The successful candidates will be expected to teach both undergraduate and postgraduate students, supervise research projects and undertake further research in their areas of specialization.
iv. Tutorial Fellow
Qualifications:
  • Master of Science Degree in any of the following areas from a recognized university:
  1. Veterinary Clinical Medicine
  2. Animal Breeding
  3. Agricultural Education
  4. Dryland Crop Production
  5. Agricultural Extension
  • Willing to pursue PhD Degree in their area of specialization
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

   How to Apply

   

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, Monday, 11th April 2016.
  • Enquiries: For details related to job specifications and general requirements, kindly visit our website: www.ku.ac.ke
  • 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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