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Faculty Vacancy Announcements

The United States International University – Africa is the largest, private, secular university in East and Central Africa catering to over 6000 students representing 69 nationalities, and with a global network of over 11,000 alumni. It is also the only other university in Africa to receive local and American accreditation of degree programs.

In line with our commitment to providing quality, affordable education through world-class service delivery platforms, USIU-Africa is seeking to recruit suitable candidates for the following positions.

CHANDARIA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

  • HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT: Professor/Associate Professor /Assistant Professor (1 Position)
  • FINANCE: Professor/Associate Professor /Assistant Professor (1 Position)
  • ECONOMICS: Professor/Associate Professor /Assistant Professor (1 Position)
  • BUSINESS LAW: Professor/Associate Professor /Assistant Professor (1 Position)
  • MARKETING: Professor/Associate Professor /Assistant Professor (1 Position)
  • STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT: Professor/Associate Professor /Assistant Professor (1 Position)

SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES

  • CRIMINAL JUSTICE STUDIES: Associate Professor (1 Position)
  • PSYCHOLOGY: Assistant Professor (1 Position)
  • INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: Assistant Professor (1 Position)
  • GENERAL EDUCATION: Assistant Professor (1 Position)

SCHOOL OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

  • INFORMATION SYSTEMS & TECHNOLOGY: Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (1 Position)
  • COMPUTER SCIENCE: Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (2 Positions)
  • MATHEMATICS: Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (1 Position)
  • SOFTWARE ENGINEERING: Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor/Lecturer (1 Position)

SCHOOL OF PHARMACY & HEALTH SCIENCES

  • CLINICAL PHARMACY: Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (2 Positions)
  • PHARMACOGNOSY: Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (2 Positions)
  • PHARMACOLOGY & TOXICOLOGY: Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (1 Position)
  • PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY & ANALYSIS: Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (1 Position)
  • PHARMACEUTICS /INDUSTRIAL PHARMACY /PHARMACY PRACTICE: Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (1 Position)

Job Summary: The successful candidates will be reporting to the Deans of specific Schools as listed above, and will be expected to teach, conduct research and engage in community service.

Key Responsibilities

  • Teach at undergraduate/graduate level in the specific areas of specialization as listed above.
  • Support and mentor students in their career endeavors.
  • Participate in curriculum development activities to ensure that the programs are up-to-date and marketable.
  • Participate in program assessment and reviews.
  • Engage in research in one’s area of expertise.
  • Engage in service to the University, the profession and to the community.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Minimum Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience

Lecturer

  • Ph.D. or equivalent degree qualification in related discipline from an accredited University;
  • At least three (3) years of teaching experience in a University or equivalent institution of higher learning;
  • At least four (4) equivalent publication points as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines ,2014;
  • Been registered by the relevant professional body;

Assistant Professor

  • Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant area from an accredited University;
  • At least 3 years’ teaching/research experience at the university level as a Lecturer/Research Fellow;
  • Must have published at least six (6) equivalent publication points as a Lecturer/Research Fellow as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines ,2014;
  • Supervised at least four (4) postgraduate students to completion as Lecturer/Research Fellow;
  • Been registered by the relevant professional body.

Associate Professor

  • Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant area from an accredited University;
  • At least 3 years’ teaching/research at the university level as a Senior Research Fellow;
  • Must have published at least eight (8) equivalent publication points as a Senior Lecturer /Senior Research
  • Fellow as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines ,2014;
  • Supervised at least five (5) postgraduate students to completion, including one doctoral student, and attracted research funds as a Senior Lecturer /Senior Research Fellows.

Professor

  • Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant area from an accredited University;
  • At least 3 years’ teaching and research experience since being appointed Associate Professor/Associate Research Professor;
  • At least ten equivalent publication points since attaining Associate Professorship as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines ,2014;
  • Supervised at least six (6) postgraduate students to completion, two of whom must be doctoral students, and attracted research funds since attaining Associate Professorship.

Personal Attributes & Competencies

  • Excellent computer background
  • Be self-motivated and highly-disciplined
  • Excellent command of the subject area including lesson planning
  • Managing ambiguity and emotions
  • Managing technological change
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent listening and mediation skills
  • Excellent fundraising and grants writing skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellence research writing skills

All other details such as key responsibilities, minimum educational and professional qualifications as well as desirable personal attributes and competencies can be found on our website at www.usiu.ac.ke/jobs.

Incumbents will be expected to continue upgrading their knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes and trends in higher education.

If you have the requisite qualifications and experience and want to work as a team member in a modern and progressive institution where you can make a difference, please apply.

Interested applicants must provide a cover letter and a current CV, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the following address by Thursday, October 19, 2017.

Director of Administration,
United States International University – Africa
P.O. Box 14634-00800, Nairobi, Kenya

Email: jobs@usiu.ac.ke

www.usiu.ac.ke/jobs

USIU-Africa is an equal opportunity employer.



Updated: October 8, 2017 — 7:54 am
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