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					                        UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI
Applicants are invited for the following positions:-


ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS –
AC/5/229/11 – (1 POST) – (R&T)

Applicants must be holders of a PhD degree in History of Education, Philosophy of Education,
Comparative & Contemporary Issues in Education from a recognized university. They must have at
least eight (8) years’ teaching experience at both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels,
three(3)of which must be at Senior Lecturer level. They must have supervised at least two (2) PhD
students and three (3) Masters students to completion. Applicants must have at least five (5)
publications in refereed journals or three (3) publications and two (2) chapters in scholarly books
since the last promotion.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach and supervise at both undergraduate and
postgraduate students. They will also be expected to conduct and supervise research in their areas of
specialization


LECTURER, SCHOOL OF COMPUTING & INFORMATICS- 2 POSTS - (CBPS) –
AC/5/230/11-

Applicants must be holders of a PhD degree in Computer Science from a recognized university
specializing in any of the following disciplines:- Computer Architecture, Computer Communication
Networks & Distributed Systems, Computing Systems Security, Software Engineering, Artificial
Intelligence, Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, Simulation& Modeling. - . Those who possess
a Masters degree in Computer Science specializing in the areas mentioned above and have at least
three (3) years teaching experience at University level will also be considered. In both cases, they
should have research experience, with at least two (2) publications in refereed journals or two
chapters in scholarly books since last promotion. They should show evidence of continuing
research activity.

The successful candidates will be expected to teach and supervise students at both undergraduate
and postgraduate students and undertake further research in their areas of specialization. They will
also be expected to participate in departmental activities such as curriculum development among
other administrative duties.




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LECTURER, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS -2 POSTS -
(CEES) – AC/5/231/11-

Applicants must be holders of a PhD degree in the relevant field or equivalent in any of the
following areas: - History of Education, Philosophy of Education and Comparative &
Contemporary Issues in Education from a recognized university. Those who possess a Masters
degree in relevant field and have at least three (3) years teaching experience at University level will
also be considered. In both cases, they should have research experience, with at least two (2)
publications in refereed journals or two chapters in scholarly books since last promotion. They
should show evidence of continuing research activity.

The successful candidates will be expected to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate students
and undertake further research in their areas of specialization.


LECTURER, DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY IN THE FOLLOWING UNITS:-

        a) GENERAL SURGERY– AC/5/232/11-(2 POSTS) - (CHS)

        b) PAEDIATRIC SURGERY AC/5/233/11-(2 POSTS) - (CHS)


Applicants must be holders of an MMed degree in General Surgery. They should have research
experience, with at least two (2) publications in refereed journals or two chapters in scholarly books .
They should show evidence of continuing research activity. They must have at least three (3) years
teaching experience at University level

The successful candidates will be expected to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate students
and undertake further research in their areas of specialization.


TUTORIAL FELLOW, LAND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND AGRICULTURE
TECHNOLOGY (LARMAT) – 1 POST- AC/5/234/11-(CAVS)

Applicants must be holders of a Masters degree in Range Management with a bias in Rangeland
Livestock Production/ Management Systems or related fields from a recognized university.
They are must show evidence of having registered for a Ph.D. degree.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in area of specialization.

Please note that the appointment is on a two -year contract terms renewable on mutual
agreement.


GRADUATE ASSISTANT, SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS-1 POST-AD/5/235/11-(CBPS)

Applicants must be holders of a first degree (1st Class honours) in Statistics. They must have
registered for a Masters degree and be in Second Year of Study undertaking Mathematical
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Statistics. Those who are in possession of a Masters degree in Mathematical Statistics will have an
added advantage.

Please note that the appointment is on a one year contract terms renewable on mutual
agreement.


SENIOR TECHNOLOGIST GRADE DEF (MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY UNIT),
LAND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGY
(LARMAT) – 1 POST- AD/5/236/11-(CAVS)

Applicants must be holders of a Bachelor of Science degree in relevant subject or a Higher National
Diploma in Bacteriology and/or Microbiology or Medical Microbiology or related fields. They must
have at least five (5) years experience as a Technologist grade ABC or its equivalent in vaccine
production and /or production of microbial inoculants (Biofertilizers and/ or Biopesticides. They
should be computer literate.

The successful candidate will be in charge of a busy Microbiology Laboratory involved in teaching,
research and advisory services. He/she will also be required to plan, conduct and/or supervise
demonstrations or analysis for staff, students, ensure lab equipment and facilities are regularly
calibrated among other duties.


SENIOR TECHNOLOGIST GRADE DEF, DEPARTMENT OF URBAN & REGIONAL
PLANNING-AD/5/237/11- (1 POST) - (CAE)

Applicants must be holders of a Bachelor of Science degree in relevant subject or a Higher National
Diploma in Cartography, Building and Civil Engineering or Architecture, or Urban and Regional
Planning or equivalent professional qualification. They must have at least five (5) years experience as
a Technologist grade ABC or its equivalent .Applicants with expertise in GIS and Remote Sensing
will have an added advantage. They should be computer literate.

The successful candidate will be expected to assist both undergraduate and postgraduate students in
studios, workshops, computer labs and during fieldwork research. He/she will also be expected to
carry out routing maintenance of equipment and procure materials among other duties.


SENIOR TECHNOLOGIST GRADE DEF, DEPARTMENT OF REAL ESTATE&
CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT-AD/5/238/11- (3 POSTS) - (CAE)

Applicants must be holders of a Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent in Construction
Management, Quantity Surveying, Building Economics, Architectural Studies or Structural
Engineering or a Higher National Diploma in Building & Civil Engineering or Architectural Studies.
In both cases, they must have at least five (5) years experience as a Technologist grade ABC or its
equivalent .They should be computer literate. They must show evidence of working knowledge in a
Computer Aided Design Package, Activity Scheduling Packages or Quantity Surveying Package.

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Those who have either worked in a design office or on a site for at least one and a half years will
have an added advantage.

The successful candidates will be expected to assist both undergraduate and postgraduate students in
their practicals among other duties.


TECHNOLOGIST GRADE ABC, DEPARTMENT OF REAL ESTATE&
CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT-AD/5/239/11- (2 POSTS) - (CAE)

Applicants should be holders of an Ordinary Diploma in Building & Civil Engineering or
Architectural Studies from a recognized institution. They must have at lest three (3) years working
experience. They should have a working knowledge in a computer design package and activity
scheduling package. Experience in the computer package for at least one year either in a design
office or on site will be an added advantage. Those who have higher qualifications will have an
added advantage.

The successful candidates will be expected to assist both undergraduate and postgraduate students in
their practicals among other duties.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY GRADE A, FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE-AD/5/240/11
- 1 POST - (CAVS)

Applicants should be holders of a KCSE Grade C or KCE III or its equivalent qualification with a
Credit in English language. In addition they must have passed the following subjects offered by the
Kenya National Examinations Council or equivalent examining body:-
                -      Business English II
                -      Commerce II
                -      Secretarial Duties II
                -      Office Management III
                -      Shorthand 80 wpm or Audio Typing III
                -      Typewriting 50 wpm
They must be computer literate.

Please note that the successful candidate will be deployed in the
Department of Agricultural Economics.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY GRADE A, PAEDIATRIC DENTISTRY/ORTHODONTICS-
AD/5/241/11- 1 POST - (CHS)

Applicants should be holders of a KCSE Grade C or KCE III or its equivalent qualification with a
Credit in English language. In addition they must have passed the following subjects offered by the
Kenya National Examinations Council or equivalent examining body:-
                -      Business English II

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              -     Commerce II
              -     Secretarial Duties II
              -     Office Management III
              -     Shorthand 80 wpm or Audio Typing III
              -     Typewriting 50 wpm
They must be computer literate.

Please note that the appointment is on a one year contract term renewable on mutual
agreement.


RECORDS CLERK GRADE IV, SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS-AD/5/242/11-1 POST-
(CHSS)

Applicants must be holders of a KCSE C or equivalent with credits in English and Mathematics or
equivalent. They must have at least three (3) years experience as Clerk Grade III or equivalent and
must have shown merit and ability in work performance and results. Those who have accounting
skills with a KATC final will have an added advantage.

Please note that the appointment is on a one-year contract term renewable on mutual
agreement.


DRIVER GRADE III, TRANSPORT SECTION-AD/5/243/11- 5 POSTS- (R&T)

Applicants should be holders of at least KCSE level of education or equivalent qualification. They
must have a clean valid driving license classes ABCE and PSV, passed in Occupational Test Grade
III, certificate in First Aid and at least three (3) years satisfactory previous driving experience after
obtaining license.

Please note that the appointment is on a one-year contract term renewable on mutual
agreement.


NOTE:

    1.      Applicants for academic posts (AC) should forward ten (10) should forward ten (10)
            copies of their application letters accompanied by similar number of certified copies of
            certificates and C.Vs giving details of their qualifications, experience, research activities
            and publications they appear in. Applicants for non-academic posts (AD) should submit
            seven (7) of the above supporting documents and applications letter.

    2.      In both cases, applications and related documents should be forwarded through the
            applicants’ heads of departments and applicants should state their current designations
            and salaries and other benefits attached to those designations. They should quote post
            reference codes as shown for each posts in the advertisement.

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 3.     Applications should be addressed as per the codes below:-

 CAVS      The Principal, College of Agriculture& Veterinary Sciences, Box 30197-00100, Nairobi.

 CHSS      The Principal, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, P.O Box 30197-00100, Nairobi.

 CBPS      The Principal, College of Biological Sciences, P.O Box 30197-00100, Nairobi.

 R&T        The Deputy Registrar, Recruitment & Training Section, P.O Box 30197-00100 Nairobi

 CAE       The Principal, College of Architecture& Engineering, P.O Box 30197-00100, Nairobi.

 CEES      The Principal, College of Education & External Studies, P.O Box 30197-00100, Nairobi.

 CHS       The Principal, College of Health Sciences, P.O Box 30197-00100, Nairobi.


 ONLY SHORTLISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED

 CLOSING DATE: Friday, 24th June, 2011.


MNM/




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