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Mount Kenya University

School of Law
Mount Kenya University is a Chatered and ISO 9001:2008 Certified University operating in East Africa.

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The university recently acquired a new facility at Parklands, Nairobi and the MKU School of Law relocated to the new facility – MKU Parklands School of Law to enhance quality legal training.
Career Opportunities for Teaching Staff
In order to strengthen the academic and professional programmes, serve the growing number of students, and pursuant to our focus of being a centre of academic and professional excellence, Mount Kenya University School of Law wishes to recruit qualified academic staff as follows:
Dean – School of Law
Applicants must meet the following requirements:
a) An earned doctorate of at least Ph.D. level in law or its equivalent from a recognized University.

b) A Professor or Associate Professor of Law
c) At least 8 years of University teaching, four (4) of which as full time Senior Lecturer

d) Successfully supervised at least four (4) Masters students or two (2) Ph.D. students since being appointed Senior Lecturer.
e) Either (i) four (4) articles in refereed journals or (ii) Two (2) articles in refereed journals plus one (1) book by a reputable publisher, since being appointed senior lecturer.
f) Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching.
g) Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars or workshops
h) Membership in a Professional body such as the Law Society of Kenya
i) Evidence of administrative experience as either Dean or Head of Department in an academic environment for at least TWO years

Professors
Applicants must meet the following requirements:
a) An earned doctorate degree of at least Ph.D. level in a relevant field.
b) 12 years of University teaching at lecturer level and above, at least five (5) of which as Associate professor.
c) Successfully supervised at least four (4) students including two (2) Ph.D. students since being appointed Associate professor.
d) At least four (4) articles in refereed journals, or Two (2) articles in refereed journals plus one (1) book by a reputable publisher, since being appointed Associate Professor.
e) Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching
f) Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars or workshops

Associate Professors

Applicants must meet the following requirements:
a) An earned doctorate of at least Ph.D. level in law or its equivalent from a recognized University.
b) At least 8 years of University teaching, four (4) of which as full time Senior Lecturer

c) Successfully supervised at least four (4) Masters students or two (2) Ph.D. students since being appointed Senior Lecturer.

d) Either (i) four (4) articles in refereed journals or (ii) Two (2) articles in refereed journals plus one (1) book by a reputable publisher, since being appointed senior lecturer.
e) Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching.
f) Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars or workshops
Senior Lecturers

Applicants must meet the following requirements:
a) An earned doctorate degree of at least Ph.D. level in a relevant field.
b) 5 years of University teaching, 3 of which as a full time lecturer after Ph.D. degree qualification.
c) Either 2 articles in referred journals, or One (1) book by a reputable publisher, since being appointed lecturer.
d) Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching.
e) Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars or workshops

Note: Four (4) years’ experience in research institute be accepted in lieu of two (2) years University teaching.

Reputable publisher means one who has submitted manuscripts for refereeing before acceptance for
publication.
Lecturers

Applicants must meet the following requirements:
a) Applicants must be holders of a Ph.D. degree or recognized professional qualification of equivalent status from recognized universities. Evidence of research publications will be an added advantage.
b) The successful candidate will be required to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, supervise research and participate in other departmental activities.
c) Applicants with LL.M and at least 3 years teaching experience may be considered.
d) Applicants registered for a PhD and able to show satisfactory progress will have an advantage.
d) Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching
e) Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars or workshops
How to Apply

Terms of Service: The terms of service for the teaching posts of Lecturer and above include gratuity at the end of the contract term, a generous Medical Scheme, a House Allowance, Non-Practicing Allowance and a Commuting Allowance.

The application letter should give full details of Educational and Professional qualifications, 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 up-to-date with the applicant’s competence and area of specialization.
Applicants with qualifications earned in universities outside Kenya are required to enclose a recognition letter from the Commission for University Education.
The applications should reach the undersigned not later than Friday, 28th August 2015.
The Human Resources Director Mount Kenya University General Kago Road P.O. Box 342-00100 Thika – Kenya
For details and further enquires, visit the University website:www.mku.ac.ke

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