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Mount Kenya University Associate Professors Job – School of Social Sciences

Associate Professor Job, University Kenyan Jobs September 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 witht he following qualifications:

Associate Professors – School of Social Sciences


  • 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.


  • Adherence to the teaching requirements as per the curriculum.
  • Administration of Continuous Assessments Tests.
  • Examination Setting, Administration & Marking.

Areas of Specialization

  • English and Linguistics
  • Kiswahili
  • Geography
  • History
  • Religious History
  • Governance and Ethics
  • Security Studies and Criminology
  • International Relations
  • Journalism and Media
  • Film Studies
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Public Administration and Governance
  • Mass Media & Communication
  • Journalism and Mass Communication

How to Apply


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