Pwani University Animal Breeding and Genetics Lecturer Job in Kilifi, Kenya

Pwani
University, a Premier University at the Coast situated in the beautiful
scenic tourist resort town of Kilifi is an equal opportunity employer. 
The
University’s Mission is to generate, disseminate and apply knowledge
while sustaining excellence in teaching, learning and research by
molding students to international standards and encouraging and
supporting members of staff to undertake research. 
School of Agricultural Sciences and Agribusiness
 
Department of Animal Sciences

 

The University is seeking to recruit competent and professional staff at the level of 
Lecturer in Animal Breeding and Genetics 
Grade 12 
1 Position 
Ref: PU/ADV/19/10/2016
 
Requirements
 
This is a university teaching position. 
Appointment
is either on permanent and pensionable terms or on a three (3) year
renewable performance-based contract, depending on age, citizenship, or
any other reason.
 
Academic Qualification
 
Applicants
MUST be holders of a PhD in Animal Breeding and Genetics or in
Quantitative Genetics or Animal Genomic or related fields from an
accredited and recognised university.
 
Experience
 
Applicants:
  • Must be registered with a relevant professional body (where applicable)
  • Should have at least three (3) years relevant work experience at University level / Research institution /Industry.
  • Should
    have evidence of contribution to university/research institution
    through activities such as participation in departmental management,
    students’ academic/research advising, school or university/institutional
    meetings, committee membership and related matters.
  • Should demonstrate community involvement (e.g. Member of BOG, SMC etc.)
Skills
 
Applicants should demonstrate ability to:
  • Teach/conduct research and supervise students and/or staff.
  • Design and Develop academic programmes and curriculi Publications
Applicants Must have a minimum of four (4) publication points.
 
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to
  • Teaching ( 3 units per semester) and evaluation of undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • Setting, moderating, administering, processing and marking examinations.
  • Adhering to the examination policy
  • Academic advising and mentoring undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • Articulating the Vision and Mission of the University, and the Department and the Faculty.
  • Initiating, planning and conducting research.
  • Development of teaching and learning materials.
  • Supervising
    undergraduate and postgraduate students in research activities.
    Developing research proposals for funding. Participate in meetings and
    conferences related to research and building inter-disciplinary
    collaboration within and outside the department.
  • Participating in preparation of Department and Faculty strategic plans.
  • Organizing and supervising educational activities for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • Taking part in seminars, workshops, conferences etc, in relevant fields.
  • Participating in administrative, academic and consultancy activities in the Department
  • Participating in planning, development, implementation and evaluation of curricula in the Department.
  • Attending
    and participating in the Departmental meetings and other activities for
    effective and efficient management of the Department and Faculty.
  • Performing
    any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned or delegated
    by the Head of Department, Dean of Faculty or other Officer of the
    University in accordance with the University statutes.
Terms of Service: Benefits
for the above position include a competitive basic salary, house
allowance, medical cover for staff and dependants, life Insurance,
opportunities for further development and training and other regular
allowances.

Interested applicants should send three (3) copies) of their application for the position. 
Applications and recommendations letters from referees should be addressed to

The Vice Chancellor
Pwani University
P. O Box 195-80108, 
Kilifi

Applications
should include an up to date CV, giving details of applicants age,
marital status, academic and professional qualifications, work
experience, present post and salary, email address, telephone, names and
contacts of three referees who are knowledgeable about the competence
of the applicant, copies of relevant certificates and testimonials.

Pwani
University is an equal opportunity employer, female candidates and
persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The deadline for submitting applications is Friday 21st October 2016. 
Applications received later than this date will not be considered

Please Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.