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The Kenya Polytechnic University College

A Constituent College of the University of Nairobi

Vacancy Announcement

I. Office of the Principal

A. Director Computing and Information Services (Re-Advertised) 

Grade XV
Ref No: AD/0028/ 10

The appointee will be responsible to the Principal and management for the functions of management, planning and administration of the Computing and Information Technology Services of the College.

Applicants should be Kenya citizens with a relevant degree together with post graduate qualifications from a recognized university. They should in addition posses the relevant professional qualifications. They should be team-builders with demonstrable leadership skills and have at least ten years administrative experience, five of which at senior level in a large educational institution or Government Department.

They must have competency in all major areas of computing, information and communication technology.

Those who had applied earlier need not reapply.

B. Director, Property and Facilities 
Re-Advertised
Grade XV
Ref No. AD/0029/10

The Director, Property and Facilities, will be responsible to the Principal and management for the planning and administration of functions relating to Construction and Maintenance, Fleet and Transport, Property and Utilities and Environment and Caretaker Services of the College.

Applicants should be Kenya citizens with a degree in Engineering, Architecture, Surveying, Building, Economy or Land Economy from a recognized university. They should in addition posses the relevant post graduate and professional qualifications.

They should be team-builders with demonstrable leadership skills and have at least ten years administrative experience, five of which at senior level in a large educational institution or Government Department. They must be registered with their respective registration boards and be computer literate.

Those who had applied earlier need not reapply.

C. Manager, Procurement Services 
Grade XIII
Ref No. AD/0030/10

The appointee will be responsible to the Principal and Management for the day to day running of the Procurement and Supplies Division of the University College and is therefore expected to have a clear and comprehensive understanding of procurement and supply chain functions in an academic institution.

Applicants must be Kenya citizens with a relevant first degree qualification from a recognized university and post graduate training in procurement, purchasing or supplies. Possession of a relevant Masters or Ph.D. degree will be an added advantage.

They must have at least ten years relevant experience, five of which at a senior position in a Government Department or corporation of comparable size. They must also have computer skills and excellent writing and presentation skills.

This is a leadership position that requires a dynamic, self- motivated and mature person with capacity to manage and direct procurement activities. He/she must be of high integrity and must have ability to work under pressure and meet strict guidelines.

II. School of Engineering Sciences and Technology

A. Department of Aeronautical and Aviation Engineering

1. Senior Lecturer 
Ref No: AC/40/09

Applicants should be holders of Ph.D. degree in Aeronautical or Aviation Engineering. Applicants in possession of a Masters degree in the above areas with at least five years’ relevant teaching experience at university levels will also be considered.

They should also have research experience as evidenced by scholarly publications as well as considerable experience in professional practice as demonstrated by accomplished professional tasks.

The successful candidates will be required to teach and supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students. They will also be expected to participate in research activities in their respective areas of specialization.

2. Lecturer
Ref No. AC/0041/10

Applicants should be holders of Ph.D. degree in Aeronautical or Aviation Engineering. Applicants in possession of a Masters degree in the above areas with at least three years’ relevant teaching experience at university levels will also be considered.

They should also have research experience as evidenced by scholarly publications as well as considerable experience in professional practice as demonstrated by accomplished professional tasks. The successful candidates will be required to teach and supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students. They will also be expected to participate in research activities in their respective areas of specialization.

Applicants should have a Masters degree in Aeronautical or Aviation Engineering from a recognized university and have the necessary teaching and research experience at university level. The successful candidates will be required to teach and supervise undergraduate students as well as initiate and conduct research in their areas of specialization.

III. School of Health Sciences and Technology

A. Department of Public and Community Health

1. Senior Lecturer 
Ref No. AC/0043/10

Applicants should have PhD in Community or Public Health from a recognized university and have the necessary teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

They should also have research experience as evidenced by scholarly publications. The successful applicants will be required to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in addition to carrying out relevant research in their areas of specialization as well as participate in other Departmental, School, and College assignments.

2. Lecturer 
Ref No: AC/0044/10

Applicants should have PhD in Community or Public Health from a recognized university and have the necessary teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

They should also have the necessary research experience as evidenced by scholarly publications. Holders of Masters Degree with extensive and relevant teaching experience at university level, together with scholarly publications will also be considered. The successful candidates will be required to teach and supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as initiate and conduct research in their areas of specialization.

IV. School of Liberal and Technology Studies

A. Department of Social and Intercultural Studies

1. Associate Professor 
Ref No: AC/0045/10

Applicants should be holders of Ph.D degree in Construction Economics and Management. They should have requisite teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels as well as considerable practical professional experience.

In addition, they should have experience in continued research activity as evidenced by scholarly publications. They should be registered members of a recognized Professional Body.

The successful candidate will be required to teach and supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students. They will also be expected to initiate and conduct research in their respective areas of specialization. He/She will also be required to participate in other Departmental, School and College assignments.

2. Lecturer 
Ref No: AC/0046/10

Applicants should have PhD in International Studies or Diplomacy from a recognized university and have the necessary teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

They should also have research experience as evidenced by scholarly publications. Holders of Masters Degree with extensive teaching and research experience at university level will also be considered.

The successful candidates will be required to teach and supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as initiate and conduct research in their areas of specialization.

B. Department of Information and Library Sciences

1. Associate Professor
Ref No. AC/0047/09

Applicants should be holders of Ph.D degree in any area of Social and Intercultural Studies. They should have requisite teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in any of the following areas: International Studies and Diplomacy, Community Development, Social Work and General Social Sciences.

In addition, they should have experience in continued research activity as evidenced by scholarly publications. They should be registered members of a recognized Professional Body.

The successful candidate will be required to teach and supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students. They will also be expected to initiate and conduct research in their respective areas of specialization. He/She will also be required to participate in other Departmental, School and College assignments.

2. Senior Lecturer 
Ref No: AC/0048/10

Applicants should have PhD from a recognized university with specialization in any areas of Information and Library Sciences and have the necessary teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

They should also have research experience as evidenced by scholarly publications. The successful candidates will be required to teach and supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as initiate and conduct research in their areas of specialization.

3. Lecturer 
Ref No: AC/0049/10

Applicants should have PhD from a recognized university with specialization in any areas of Information and Library Sciences and have the necessary teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

They should also have research experience as evidenced by scholarly publications. Holders of Masters Degree with extensive teaching and research experience at university level will also be considered.

The successful candidates will be required to teach and supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as initiate and conduct research in their areas of specialization.

V. School of Architecture and the Built Environment

A. Department of Spatial Planning and Design

1. Associate Professor 
Ref No. AC/0050/09

Applicants should be holders of Ph.D degree in Urban and Regional Planning or equivalent. They should have requisite teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels as well as considerable practical professional experience.

In addition, they should have experience in continued research activity as evidenced by scholarly publications. They should be registered members of a recognized Professional Body.

The successful candidate will be required to teach and supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students. They will also be expected to initiate and conduct research in their respective areas of specialization. He/She will also be required to participate in other Departmental, School and College assignments.

2. Senior Lecturer 
Ref No: AC/0051/10

Applicants should have PhD from a recognized university with specialization in any areas of Spatial Planning and Design and have the necessary teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. They should also have research experience as evidenced by scholarly publications.

The successful applicants will be required to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in addition to carrying out relevant research in their areas of specialization as well as participate in other Departmental, School, and College assignments.

3. Lecturer 
Ref No. AC/0052/10

Applicants should have PhD from a recognized university with specialization in any areas of Spatial Planning and Design and have the necessary teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. They should also have research experience as evidenced by scholarly publications.

Holders of Masters Degree with extensive teaching and research experience at university level will also be considered. The successful candidates will be required to teach and supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as initiate and conduct research in their areas of specialization.

B. Department of Land and Infrastructure Management

1. Lecturer 
Ref No: AC/0053/10

Applicants should have PhD from a recognized university with specialization in any areas of Land and Infrastructure Management and have the necessary teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

They should also have research experience as evidenced by scholarly publications. Holders of Masters Degree with extensive teaching and research experience at university level will also be considered.

The successful candidates will be required to teach and supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as initiate and conduct research in their areas of specialization.

C. Department of Construction Economics and Management

1. Associate Professor
Ref No. AC/0054/09)

Applicants should be holders of Ph.D degree in any area of Construction Economics and Management. They should have requisite teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels as well as considerable practical professional experience.

In addition, they should have experience in continued research activity as evidenced by scholarly publications. They should be registered members of a recognized Professional Body.

The successful candidate will be required to teach and supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students. They will also be expected to initiate and conduct research in their respective areas of specialization. He/She will also be required to participate in other Departmental, School and College assignments.

2. Senior Lecturer 
Ref No. AC/0055/10)

Applicants should have PhD from a recognized university with specialization in any areas of Construction Economics and Management and have the necessary teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

They should also have research experience as evidenced by scholarly publications. They should be registered members of a recognized Professional Body. The successful candidates will be required to teach and supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as initiate and conduct research in their areas of specialization.

3. Lecturer 
Ref No: AC/0056/10

Applicants should have PhD from a recognized university with specialization in any areas of Construction Economics and Management and have the necessary teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

They should also have research experience as evidenced by scholarly publications. Holders of Masters Degree with extensive teaching and research experience at university level will also be considered.

They should be registered or registerable members of a recognized Professional Body. The successful candidates will be required to teach and supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as initiate and conduct research in their areas of specialization.

VI. School of Pure and Applied Sciences

A. Department of Technical and Applied Physics

1. Senior Lecturer 

Ref No: AC/0043/10

Applicants should have PhD in Physics or equivalent from a recognized university and have the necessary teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

They should also have research experience as evidenced by scholarly publications. The successful applicants will be required to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in addition to carrying out relevant research in their areas of specialization as well as participate in other Departmental, School, and College assignments.

Note:

Applicants should forward ten (10) copies of their application letters accompanied by a similar number of certified copies of certificates and C.V.s giving details of their qualifications, experience, research activities and publications and the journals in which the publications appear.

They should in addition, give names, current designations and addresses of three (3) referees. They must request their referees to forward their reports directly to the University College Principal through the address below.

Applicants should forward their documents indicating their current designation, salaries and other benefits and the current letters of appointment, through their respective Heads of Departments. The reference numbers of Posts applied for should be clearly quoted on the envelopes and in the applicant’s cover letters and addressed to:

The Principal,
The Kenya Polytechnic University College
P. O. Box 52428-00200,
City Square, Nairobi.

E-Mail: polymis@swiftkenya.com, principal@kenpoly.ac.ke

Website: www.kenyapolytechnic.ac.ke
Deadline Friday 21st January, 2011

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