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Pwani University Computer Science Lecturer Job

Computer Science Lecturer Job, Teaching Kenyan Jobs 2022, 

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

REF: PU/ADV/05/02/2022



Appointment to this position 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.


Have an earned PhD in Computer Science or its equivalent from an accredited and recognized university.

  • MUST have served for a minimum of three (3) years at Lecturer level at university and/or research institution.
  • Should have successfully supervised postgraduate students (2 Masters or 1 Ph.D.)
  • Should have attended and contributed at learned conferences, seminars or workshops.
  • Should have evidence of continued research and/or effective teaching.
  • Should have evidence of contribution to university through activities such as participation in departmental
  • management, students’ academic/research advising, school or university/institutional meetings,
  • committee membership and related matters.
  • Should be a member of relevant professional bodies (Medical Practitioners Board etc.); where applicable.
  • Should demonstrate community involvement (e.g. Member of BOG, SMC etc.)


Applicants should have published any of the following since the last promotion/appointment to Lecturer.

  • There (3) articles in refereed journals OR
  • One (1) refereed book in candidate’s professional area published by recognised publishers plus one (1) article OR
  • Two (2) book chapters in an edited book in the relevant area and one (1) article in refereed journal OR
  • Two (2) distinguished exhibitions or performances of original creation plus one (1) article in a refereed journal.
  • Applicants should demonstrate
  • Ability to teach/conduct research and supervise students and/or staff.
  • Ability to design and develop academic programmes and curricula.
  • Good Communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Leadership and coordination at institutional, departmental, school and community level.
  • Proposal, report and research paper writing skills


Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Develop and review institutional curricula to ensure quality and cater for advancement in the body of knowledge and meet market needs.
  • Prepare for lectures for systematic and effective delivery of content
  • Deliver the curricula through innovative methods to transfer knowledge and skills.
  • Maintain appropriate contact hours with students for effective learning by abiding to the scheduled timelines.
  • Prepare teaching and instructional materials for students to maintain standards and uniformity and ensure effective delivery of the teaching process.
  • Set, moderate, administer, mark, compile, report, and process exams to meet University academic standards to evaluate acquisition of knowledge and ensure quality.
  • Establish linkages for students exchange programs and attachment for purposes of training and capacity building
  • Participate in attachment, placements, field trips and teaching practice to equip students with on the job skills.
  • Monitor students’ performance, progress, produce timely feedback, and seek ways to improve performance and content retention.
  • Provide career guidance, Academic advising and mentoring of undergraduate and
  • postgraduate students during consultation hours to produce all round and well-grounded individuals.
  • Ensure quality standards are maintained by ensuring students abide to policies and regulations in class attendance and examination discipline.
  • Supervise students in research activities
  • Identifying research needs in the society in order to inform potential areas of research and contribute to the body of knowledge.
  • Develop and write proposals to inform and justify the need for research and source for funds in accordance to donor regulations and ethical standards.
  • Conduct research by implementing objectives through use of relevant methods to increase in the body of knowledge.
  • Disseminate and share research findings to inform and influence policy and provide solutions to societal needs.
  • Aid the University in meeting its mandate while contributing to individual development and standing of the University in research matters.
  • Identify and initiate external linkages with local and international bodies for purposes of collaboration, research and funding.
  • Engage stake holders for purposes of curricula development, sharing experience and knowledge.
  • Undertake sensitization programs to create awareness on issues affecting local communities.
  • Participating in preparation of Department and Faculty strategic plans and other departmental activities.
  • Community Service and Outreach Responsibilities
  • Identify and initiate external linkages with local and international bodies for purposes of collaboration, research and funding.
  • Engage stake holders for purposes of curricula development, sharing experience and knowledge.
  • Undertake sensitization programs to create awareness on issues affecting local communities.
  • Perform 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.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send four (4) copies of their application for the above position.

Applications and recommendations letters from referees should be addressed to,

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

Application should also include an up to date CV, providing details of age, marital status, academic and professional qualifications, work experience, email address, telephone, names and contacts of three referees who are knowledgeable about the competence of the applicant, copies of relevant certificates and testimonials.
Candidates with foreign qualifications Must submit a Certificate of Recognition from the Commission of University Education.
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 25th February 2022. Applications received later than this date will not be considered.

Please Note that: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification



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