Lecturer – Department of Public Health, Current University Jobs Kenya,

Overview

Mount Kenya University (MKU) is a chartered and ISO 9001:2015 certified University committed to a broad-based, holistic and inclusive system of education. The University is a member of the Inter-University Council of East Africa as well as the Association of Commonwealth Universities. MKU 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 Open Distance and Electronic Learning (ODEL) centres located in major towns in Kenya, Burundi, Somaliland and Uganda.

In pursuit of fulfilling the Mission and Vision of the University, the Directorate of Human Resources is mandated to facilitate and support the Mission and operations of the University by enabling it to continue attracting, developing and retaining the right number of suitably qualified staff so as to maintain the University competitive edge. MKU invites applications from suitably qualified, visionary, competent, dynamic and experienced professionals with impeccable track record to fill the following vacant position.

Qualification

  • Ph.D. in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Communicable and Non-Communicable disease, Maternal Child Health, Health Services Management, and Public Health.
  • At least 2 years of experience in teaching at University level. 
  • Current research activity as evidenced by quality publication in peer-reviewed journals appropriate for the level of appointment
  • Demonstrated ability to attract research funding 
  • Key responsibilities also include
  • Adherence to the teaching requirements as per the curriculum.
  • Administration of Continuous Assessments Tests.
  • Examination Setting, Administration & Marking.
  • He/She will ndertake research in the respective field, supervise postgraduate students as well as engage with industry and community

Requirements

  • PhD in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Communicable and Non-Communicable disease, Maternal Child Health, Health Services Management and Public Health.
  • At least 2 years experience in teaching at University level.
  • He/She will teach undertake research in the respective field, supervise postgraduate students as well as engage with industry and community
  • Current research activity as evidenced by quality publication in peer-reviewed journals appropriate for the level of appointment
  • Demonstrated ability to attract research funding 

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