Job Vacancies

Egerton University, the oldest institution of higher learning in Kenya, invites applications from suitable qualified and experienced individuals with excellent credentials to fill the following posts.

DIVISION OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

FACULTY OF EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY STUDIES

DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY, COUNSELLING AND EDUCATION FOUNDATIONS

1.    PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY GRADE 15  – ( 1POST) – EU/AA/2013– 0735

The candidates should possess the following qualifications and experience:-
•    Must have Ph.D degree or its equivalent in the relevant field from a recognized academic institution.
•    Must have at least four (4) years of University teaching and research since being appointed Associate Professor.
•    Must have at least fine (5) articles in refereed journal since last promotion OR
•    One (1) book by a renowned publisher and refereed exhibitions of performance or two (2) book chapters plus three (3) articles                    OR
•    Performances of original creation plus two (2) articles.
•    Must have successfully supervised at least 2 Ph.D students or one (2) Ph.D student and two Masters students or four (4) masters students
•    Should have attended and contributed at learned conference, seminars or workshop
•    Show show evidence of academic and research leadership in area of specialization through teaching and jointed research publication
•    Show evidence of continued research, postgraduate supervision and effect teaching
•    Should show evidence of being a member of relevant professional bodied and awareness of national and international issues
•    Should show evidence of leadership and awareness of national and internal issues.

2.    LECTURER GRADE 12  – ( 2POST) – EU/AA/2013– 0736

The candidates should possess any of the following qualifications and experience:-

•    Must have Ph.D degree in Clinical Psychology or Psychometrics or its equivalent in the relevant field from a recognized academic institution.
•    Must have a Master Degree in the relevant field from a recognized academic institution and at least three (3) years of teaching experience at an institution of higher learning.
•    Must have at least two (2) publications in refereed journals
•    Must have exemplary work performance
OR
•    Must have Ph.D degree in Sociology or Comparative and International Education or its equivalent in the relevant field from a recognized academic institution.
•    Must have a Master Degree in the relevant field from a recognized academic institution and at least three (3) years of teaching experience at an institution of higher learning.
•    Must have at least two (2) publications in refereed journals
•    Must have exemplary work performance


DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

3.    LECTURER (CLOTHING  TEXTILE & INTERIOR DESIGN) GRADE 12  – ( 1POST) – EU/AA/2013– 0737

The candidates should possess the following qualifications and experience:-

•    Must have a Ph.D in Interior Design or Clothing and textile from a recognized academic institution.
OR
•    Must have a Master Degree in the relevant field from a recognized academic institution
•    Must have at least three (3) years of teaching experience at an institution of higher learning.
•    Must have registered for Ph.D studies.
•    Must have at least two (2) publications in refereed journals or one (1) book or two (2) book Chapters in the relevant area.


4.    TECHNOLOGIST II GRADE 7 – (1 POST) – EU/AF/2013– 0738

The candidates should possess the following qualifications and experience:-

•    Must have Diploma in the  Interior Design from a recognized institution
•    Must be computer literate
•    Must have worked in an institution of Higher Learning


DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AND EXTENSION

5.    SENIOR LECTURER GRADE 13  – ( 1POST) – EU/AA/2013 – 0739

The candidates should possess the following qualifications and experience:-

•    Must have a Ph.D or its equivalent in the relevant field from a recognized academic institution.
•    Must have a Master Degree in the relevant field from a recognized academic institution
•    Must have at least three (3) years of teaching experience at an institution of higher learning at level of a Lecturer.
•    Must have at least four (4) publications in refereed journals or one (1) book or two (2) book Chapters in the relevant area.

6.    LECTURER GRADE 12  – ( 2POSTS) – EU/AA/2013 – 0740

The candidates should possess the following qualifications and experience:-

•    Must have a Ph.D in the relevant field from a recognized academic institution.
OR
•    Must have a Master Degree in the relevant field from a recognized academic institution
•    Must have at least three (3) years of teaching experience at an institution of higher learning.
•    Must have registered for Ph.D studies.
•    Must have at least two (2) publications in refereed journals or one (1) book or two (2) book Chapters in the relevant area.

7.    ASSISTANT LECTURER GRADE 11  – ( 2POSTS) – EU/AA/2013 – 0741

The candidates should possess the following qualifications and experience:-

•    Must have a Master degree or its equivalent in relevant area
•    Must have at least two (2) years of teaching experience at an institution of higher learning.
•    Must have registered for Ph.D studies.

FACULTY SCIENCE

DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

8.    LECTURER GRADE 12 – (1 POST) – EU/AF/2013 – 0742

The candidates should possess the following qualifications and experience:-

•    Must have Ph.D in Zoology Specializing in either Agricultural Entomology or Arthropod Biology from a recognized academic institution
OR
•    Must have a Master Degree in the relevant field from a recognized academic institution
•    Must have least three (3) years of teaching experience at an institution of higher learning.
•    Must have registered for Ph.D studies.
•    Must have at least two (2) publications in refereed journals or one (1) book or two (2) book Chapters in the relevant area.

DEPARMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

9.    LECTURER (BIOMEDICAL) GRADE 12  – (2 POST) – EU/AF/2013 – 0743

Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:   

•    A Ph.D Degree from a recognized institution in any of the  following fields:
-    Molecular Biology
-    Biotechnology
-    Bioinformatics
-    Biomedical Sciences or its equivalent

OR

•    A Master of Science degree in any of the above fields from a recognized institution.
•    Must have a Bachelors degree in Biochemistry or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
•    Must have at least two (2) publications in referred journals or one (1) book or 2 book chapters in the relevant area.
•    Must have at least three (3) years teaching/research experience at the University level after obtaining Masters degree. 
•    Those with Masters degree must be registered for Ph.D

MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT

10.    LECTURER (STATISTICS) GRADE 12 – (1 POST) – EU/AF/2013 – 0744

The candidates should possess the following qualifications and experience:-

•    Must have Ph.D degree in Statistics or its equivalent from a recognized academic institution
OR
•    Must have a Master Degree in the Statistics from a recognized academic institution
•    Must have at least three (3) years of teaching or research experience at an institution of higher learning.
•    Must have at least two (2) publications in refereed journals or one (1) book or two (2) book Chapters in the relevant area.
•    Those with Masters degree must be registered for Ph.D

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS & AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT

11.    SENIOR LECTURER GRADE 13  – ( 1POST) – EU/AA/2013– 0745

The candidates should possess the following qualifications and experience:-

•    Must have a Ph.D or its equivalent in the relevant field from a recognized academic institution.
•    Must have a Master Degree in the relevant field from a recognized academic institution
•    Must have at least three (3) years of teaching experience at an institution of higher learning at level of a Lecturer.
•    Must have at least four (4) publications in refereed journals or one (1) book or two (2) book Chapters in the relevant area.

12.    LECTURER GRADE 12 – (1 POST) – EU/AF/2013– 0746

Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:   

a)    Must have a Ph.D Degree in Agricultural Economics or Agricultural and Applied Economics in any of the following areas of specialization from a recognized institution:
•    Agricultural Policy/Management Information Systems
•    Managerial Economics/Strategic Management
•    Business Law/Agricultural Law
•    International Trade/Agricultural Marketing
OR
•    Must have a Master of Science degree in any of the above areas from a recognized institution.
•    Must have at least three (3) years teaching/research experiences at University level after obtaining Masters degree. 
•    Must have at least two (2) publications in refereed journals or one (1) book or 2 book chapters in the relevant area.
•    Those with Masters degree must be registered for Ph.D

13.    ASSISTANT LECTURER GRADE 11  – ( 2POSTS) – EU/AA/2013 – 0747

The candidates should possess the following qualifications and experience:-

•    Must have a Master degree or its equivalent in relevant field
•    Must have at least two (2) years of teaching experience at an institution of higher learning.
•    Must have registered for Ph.D studies.

DEAN OF STUDENTS

14.    BRAILLE TRANSCRIBER GRADE 9 – (1 POST) – EU/AF/2013– 0748

The candidates should possess the following qualifications and experience:-

•    Must have a Bachelors Degree in relevant field from a recognized institution.
•    Five (5) years experience in a post primary institution or any other institution as a Braille Transcriber
•    Must have exemplary work performance
•    Must have at least a certificate in the following:-
•    Certificate in Perkins Braille Machines repair and maintenance
•    Computer literacy, adapted computer skill a must
•    Ability to read and write English, Kiswahili and Mathematics Notations
•    Ability to work with embosser, Thermoform Machine and combo binders to produce Braille books.
•    Certificate in Orientation and mobility skills
•    Must be a member of Kenya Society for the Blind

NAKURU TOWN CAMPUS COLLEGE

SCHOOL OF LAW

15.    ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR GRADE 14 (1 POST) – EU/AA/2012- 0749

Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:       
a)    Must have a Ph.D in any of the following areas of law:
•    Commercial Law
•    Public Law
•    Private law
•    Legal Aids Clinic & Externships
b)    In addition they should have at least five (5) years of University teaching or research, three (3) of which must have been at lecturer level.
c)    At least four (4) articles published in refereed journals or at least one (1) refereed book in candidate’s professional area plus one article in refereed journal.


16.    SENIOR LECTURER GRADE 13 (1 POST) – EU/AA/2012 - 0750

Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:       

a)    Must have a  Ph.D in any of the following areas of law:
•    Commercial Law
•    Public Law
•    Private law
•    Legal Aids Clinic & Externships
b)    In addition they should have at least four (4) years of University teaching or research, three (3) of which must have been at lecturer level.
c)    At least four (4) articles published in refereed journals or at least one (1) refereed book in candidate’s professional area plus one article in refereed journal.

17.    LECTURER GRADE 12   - (3 POSTS) – EU/AA/2012 - 0751

Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:       
a)    An earned Ph.D degree in any of the following areas the relevant or its equivalent from a recognized academic institution.
•    Commercial Law
•    Public Law
•    Private law
•    Legal Aids Clinic & Externships
OR
b)    A Masters degree from a recognized academic institution plus at least three (3) years teaching experience at University level after obtaining a masters degree and at least two (2) publications in refereed journal(s).
c)    Those with a Master’s degree should be registered for Ph.D studies.

FACULTY OF COMMERCE

18.    LECTURER GRADE 12 (INSURANCE) – (1 POST) – EU/AF/2013 – 0752

The candidates should possess the following qualifications and experience:-

•    Must have Ph.D degree in Insurance or its equivalent from a recognized academic institution
OR
•    Must have a Master Degree and a Bachelor’s degree in Insurance & ACII Professional Course from a recognized academic institution
•    Must have at least three (3) years of teaching or research experience at an institution of higher learning.
•    Must have at least two (2) publications in refereed journals or one (1) book or two (2) book Chapters in the relevant area.

FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

19.    LECTURER GRADE 12 (Pathology) – (1 POST) – EU/AF/2013 – 0753

The candidates should possess the following qualifications and experience:-

•    Must have Ph.D or MMed  degree or its equivalent from a recognized academic institution
OR
•    Must recognized by the relevant professional body

20.    LECTURER GRADE 12 (Psychiatry) – (1 POST) – EU/AF/2013 – 0754

The candidates should possess the following qualifications and experience:-

•    Must have Ph.D or MMed  degree or its equivalent from a recognized academic institution
OR
•    Must recognized by the relevant professional body
•   
21.    LECTURER GRADE 12 (Internal Medicine) – (1 POST) – EU/AF/2013 – 0755

The candidates should possess the following qualifications and experience:-

•    Must have Ph.D or MMed  degree or its equivalent in any of the following areas
•    Internal Medicine
•    Psychiatry
•    Pharmacology
•    Must recognized by the relevant professional body

DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE

AUDIT DEPARTMENT

22.    INTERNAL AUDITOR GRADE 12  – ( 1POST) – EU/AF/2013– 0756


The candidates should possess the following qualifications and experience:-

•    Bachelor degree in Commerce (Accounting Option) or its equivalent from a recognized Institution
•    Must be a holder of CPA (K) Final.
•    Must  have Diploma in IT
•    Must have at least five (5) years audit experience with at least two (2) years of Information Systems audit including Enterprise Resource Planning System
•    CISA will an added advantage
OR
•    Bachelors degree in IT
•    Must have CPA (K)
•    Must have at least two (2) years experience in Information Systems audit including Enterprise Resource Planning System
•    CISA will be an added advantage
•    Must have exemplary work performance

FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS DEPARTMENT

23.    CHIEF ACCOUNTANT GRADE 14  – ( 1POST) – EU/AF/2013– 0757

The candidates should possess the following qualifications and experience:-

•    Must have Master degree in  the relevant from a recognized institution
•    Bachelor degree in Commerce (Accounting Option) or its equivalent from a recognized Institution
•    Must be a holder of CPA (K) and registered member of ICPAK.
•    Must  be computer literate
•    Must have at least five (5) years of service in a public institution.
•    Must have a proof of exemplary work performance

24.    SENIOR ACCOUNTANT GRADE 13  – ( 1POST) – EU/AF/2013 – 0758


The candidates should possess the following qualifications and experience:-

•    Bachelor degree in Commerce (Accounting Option) with CPA(K) from a recognized Institution
•    Must be a registered member of ICPAK.
•    Must have knowledge of computerized accounting systems.
•    Must  be computer literate
•    Must have at least three (3) years of service in a public institution.
and professionalism

25.    ACCOUNTANT I GRADE 11 – ( 1 POST) – EU/AF/2013  – 0759

The candidates should possess the following qualifications and experience:-

•    Bachelor degree in Commerce (Accounting Option) or its equivalent from a recognized Institution
•    Must be a holder of CPA (K) Final.
•    Must have at least three (3) years experience in a busy organization
•    Must be a registered member of ICPAK
•    Must have knowledge of computerized accounting systems.
•    Must have exemplary work performance

26.    ACCOUNTANT II GRADE 9 – ( 3 POST) – EU/AF/2013 – 0760

The candidates should possess the following qualifications and experience:-

•    Bachelor degree in Commerce (Accounting Option) or its equivalent and CPA II  from a recognized Institution
OR
•    Must be a holder of CPA (K).
•    Must be computer literate.
•    Must have exemplary work performance

27.    SENIOR PROCUREMENT OFFICER GRADE 12 (1 POST) - 0761

The candidates should possess the following qualifications and experience:-
•    Masters degree in relevant field or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
•     Must have a Bachelors degree in Procurement and Supplies Management or a Degree in relevant area with Diploma in supplies and procurement from a recognized institution.
•    Must be Computer literate and demonstrate exemplary work performance.
•    Must have working experience of not less 3 years as a  Procurement Officer I or its equivalent

DIRECTORATE OF INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT

28.    COMMUNICATION & MARKETING MANAGER GRADE 12 – (1 POST) – EU/AF/2013 – 0762

The candidates should possess the following qualifications and experience:-

•    Masters of Arts Communication of MBA (Marketing option) preferred
•    Articulate in both written and spoken word
•    Computer literate
•    Strong attention to detail and quality
•    Strategic thinker with excellent interpersonal skills
•    Proven and wide experience in leading, planning and executing marketing communications plans.
•    Knowledge of market segmentation, techniques, market analysis and marketing strategy development
•    Product knowledge or aptitude to quickly learn what our customers want
•    Self driven and ready to meet set targets and deadlines.

SALARY SCALE

The salary scale for all the posts are:-

ACADEMIC POSTS
Professor Grade 15 -Kshs.132,854 x 4329 – 158,830 x 7127 – 194,454/= per month
Associate Prof. Grade 14 -Kshs.112,912 x 3761 – 124,195 x 4329 – 158,830/= per month
Senior Lecturer Grade 13 -Kshs.86,518 x 2492 – 91,502 x 3530 – 109,150 x 3761 – 124195/= per month
Lecturer Grade 12 -Kshs.76,551 x 2492 – 91,502 x 3530 – 109,150/= per month.
Assistant Lecturer Grade 11 -Kshs.64,092 x 2492 – 91,502/= per month
ADMINISTRATION POSTS
Chief Accountant Grade 14 -Kshs105,338 x 3257 – 108,595 x 3936 – 136,147/= per month
Internal Auditor Grade 12 -Kshs.72,559 x 2363 – 86,734 x 2944 – 95,566/= per month.
Communication &
Marketing Manager Grade 12 - Kshs.72,559 x 2363 – 86,734 x 2944 – 95,566/= per month
Accountant I Grade 11 - Kshs.60,746 x 2363 – 86,734/= per month
Braille Transcriber Grade 9 - Kshs.30,681 x 1184 – 36,599 x 1564 – 44,419/= per month
Technical II Grade 7 - Kshs.22,632 x 705 – 23,337 x 763 – 26,390 x 1036 – 29,497/= per month

 

salary scale for Accountant II Grade 9
Accountant II Grade 9 Kshs.30,681 x 1183 – 36599 x 1564 - 44,419/= per month



APPLICATION PROCEDURE


Applications two (2) copies of each document giving full details of age, marital status, education and professional qualification, experience, current post, salary and other financial benefits, copies of certificates, curriculum vitae, transcripts, certified copies of the current payslip should be addressed to:-

The Deputy Vice Chancellor
(Administration & Finance)
Egerton University
P. O. Box 536 – 20115
EGERTON

So as to reach him not later than 9th August, 2013.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.