Mount Kenya University, a Leading Chartered University operating in East Africa wishes to recruit qualified academic staff – Professors, Associate Professors and Senior Lecturers to serve in School of Law and administrative Staff to serve in Main Campus.
Academic Staff

School Of Law- Nairobi Campus only
Area Of Specialisation
  • Governance
  • Sports Law
  • Business Law
  • Healthcare Law
  • Law/Science/Technology.
Professor
Must have the following: -
  • Ph.D. degree in a relevant field.
  • At least 12 years of university teaching at lecturer level and above; at least five (5) of which as Associate Professor
  • Successfully supervised at least four (4) students including two (2) Ph.D. since being appointed Associate Professor
  • i) Either four (4) articles in referred journals, or ii) Two (2) articles in refereed journals plus one (1) book by a reputable publisher, since being appointed Associate Professor.
Associate Professor
Must have the following
  • Ph.D. degree in a relevant field.
  • At least 8 years of university teaching; four (4) of which as full time Senior Lecturer.
  • Successfully supervised at least four (4) Masters students or two (2) Ph.D. since being appointed Senior Lecturer
  • i) Either four (4) articles in refereed journals, or ii) Two (2) articles in refereed journals plus one (1) book by a reputable publisher, since being appointed Senior Lecturer.
Senior Lecturers
Must have the following:
  • a) Ph.D. degree in a relevant field.
  • b) At least 5 years of university teaching, 3 of which as full time lecturer after PhD degree qualification
  • c) Either two (2) articles in refereed journals or one (1) book by a reputable publisher, since being appointed Lecturer.
Lecturers
Must have the following:
  • Ph.D. degree in relevant area OR
  • Masters degree in a relevant field with at least 3 years fulltime teaching experience in an institution of higher learning.
Note for all qualifying academic staff:
  • Four (4) years experience in judicial services may be accepted in lieu of two (2) years university teaching
  • Renumeration of academic staff will range from Ksh 250,000-Ksh 600,000 (entry negotiable)
  • • Note that those who qualify for the above appointments subject to their experience can also be considered for additional responsibilities i.e Dean, Associate Dean or Head of Department.
Administrative Staff
Executive Secretary
  • Provide personal administrative support to management and the Vice-Chancellor’s office through conducting and organizing administrative duties and activities including receiving and handling information.
Job Description
  • To provide linkage support to the Vice-Chancellor and supporting office (Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Registrar Academic Affairs).
  • Prepare and manage correspondence, reports and documents.
  • Organize and coordinate meetings, conferences, travel arrangements.
  • Take, type and distribute minutes of meetings.
  • Maintain University schedules, almanac and calendars.
  • Arrange and confirm appointments.
  • Organize internal and external events.
  • Handle incoming mail and other material.
  • Set up and maintain filing systems.
  • Liaison with internal and external contacts.
Job Specifications
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  •  Discretion in handling of confidential information.
  • Ability to Multitask.
  • Creative thinker.
  • Innovative
Education and Experience
  • At least a Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences or Public Relations.
  • Those enrolled in Masters Program or have acquired
Masters will have an added advantage.
  • Diploma in Secretarial Studies.
  • Minimum relevant work experience of 10 years.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • A good remuneration of not less than Ksh 80,000/- together with medical cover will be offered.
Laundry supervisor
  • Should be a Diploma holder in laundry from a recognized institution
  • 2 to 3 years work experience
  • Salary scale – Ksh 40,000- Ksh 90,000 (entry negotiable)
Laundry attendant
  • Should be certificate holder in laundry from a recognized institution
  • Should have 2 to 3 years work experience.
  • Salary scale – Ksh 30,000- Ksh 60,000 (entry negotiable)
The terms of service for the posts include a competitive remuneration, medical cover and other benefits.
A comprehensive Curriculum Vitae detailing academic and professional qualification, work experience, telephone number, the current remuneration, names, postal and e-mail addresses of three (3) referees and copies of academic and professional certificates should be Submitted alongside the application and be sent to:
The Human Resources Director
Mount Kenya University
P.O. Box 13495 -00100, Nairobi
Website: www.mku.ac.ke
  • Submit two copies of your application not later than Friday 19th October 2012,
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
  • For more details about Mount Kenya University visit the University website: http://www.mku.ac.ke
“MKU is an equal opportunity employer.”
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