Legal Jobs: Lecturers of Law, MKU Parklands Law Campus

Legal Jobs: Lecturers of Law, MKU Parklands Law Campus

Deadline: 26th February, 2021.

Mount Kenya University(MKU) is a chartered and ISO 9001:2015 certified University committed to a broad-based, holistic and inclusive system of education, serving both private and Government sponsored students at undergraduate and post-graduate levels. The University is a member of the Inter-University Council of East Africa as well as the Association of Commonwealth Universities. It is largely known for its dynamic, comprehensive and thorough academic and vocational training system as well as linkages with internationally reputable institutions. The University operates from the main campus in Thika with campuses in Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru, Eldoret and Meru, as well as its Open Distance and Electronic Learning (OdeL) centres located in major towns in Kenya, Burundi, Somaliland and Uganda.

In pursuit of being a Centre of Excellence in Teaching, Research and Community Service, MKU invites applications from suitably qualified, visionary, competent, dynamic and experienced Academic professionals with impeccable track record to fill the following vacant positions; Professors, Associate Professors, Senior Lecturers, Lecturers and Tutorial Fellows for PARKLANDS SCHOOL OF LAW

Areas of Specialization

  • Intellectual Property and ICT Law
  • International Human Rights and Democracy
  • International Business and Investment Law
  • International Energy Law
  • International Development Law

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITIONS

PROFESSOR

  • An earned PhD or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant field from accredited and recognized university.
  • At least three (3) years teaching experience as the associate professor or equivalent and research experience.
  • A minimum of sixty (60) equivalent publication points since attaining associate professorship or equivalent of which at least (40) should be from referred scholarly journal.
  • Supervised a minimum of five (5) postgraduate students to completion at least two at doctoral level.
  • Registered with the relevant professional body.
  • Attract research or development funds as an associate professor or equivalent.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

  • An earned PhD or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant field from accredited and recognized university.
  • At least three (3) years teaching experience as senior lecturer or senior researcher/industry experience or equivalent.
  • A minimum of forty-eight (48) equivalent publication points as senior lecturer or equivalent, of which at least thirty-two (32) should be from referred scholarly journal.
  • Supervised a minimum of four (4) postgraduate students to completion at least one at doctoral level.
  • Attracted research or development funds as senior lecturer/senior research fellow.
  • Registered with the relevant professional body.

SENIOR LECTURERS

  • An earned PhD or equivalent degree qualification (or a master's degree qualification in special cases) in the relevant field from accredited and recognized university.
  • At least three (3) years teaching experience as lecturer or six (6) years research/industry experience.
  • A minimum of thirty-two (32) equivalent publication points as a lecturer or equivalent, of which at least twenty-four (24) should be from referred scholarly journal.
  • Supervised a minimum of three (3) postgraduate students to completion as a lecturer or equivalent.
  • Registered with the relevant professional body.

LECTURERS

  • An earned PhD or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant field from accredited and recognized university.
  • Registered with the relevant professional body.

OR

  • A master's degree in the relevant field from an accredited and recognized university.
  • With at least three (3) years teaching experience at university level or research or industry.
  • A minimum of twenty-four (24) publication points of which at least sixteen (16) should be from referred journal papers.

TUTORIAL FELLOWS

  • Have a Bachelors and Master's degree qualification from accredited and recognized university in the relevant field;
  • Be registered for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)or equivalent Doctoral Degree qualification; and
  • Be registered with the relevant professional body (where applicable).

How to Apply:

Interested Candidates to apply through the Mount Kenya Online Recruitment Portal https://recruitment.mku.ac.ke/ on or before 26th February, 2021.

NB: All applications MUST be through the MKU recruitment online portal.

NOTES:

  • Successful candidates will be offered a competitive remuneration package in accordance with the Mount Kenya University terms and conditions of service.
  • Mount Kenya University is an equal opportunity employer. 
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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