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Mathematics, Library & Information Science Lecturers Jobs in Kenya

IU wishes to recruit experienced lecturers in the following disciplines:

1. Mathematics

2. Library & Information Science

Overall Purpose of the Job

To design, develop and deliver a range of programmes at Certificate, Diploma and Degree level for teaching at Inoorero University, in order to enable students to complete their studies successfully, and to determine, develop and carry out relevant independent research projects to extend knowledge in the appropriate subject area.

Responsibilities

Strategic Integration 
  • Promote the Vision and Mission of the University and implement the University Strategic Plan.
  • Contribute to the development of research strategies
Teaching and Learning:
  • Design, develop and deliver a range of programmes of study (sometimes for entirely new courses) at various levels.
  • Review and update, where necessary, course content on regular basis.
  • Develop and apply innovative and appropriate teaching techniques including e-learning and to prepare materials that create interest, understanding and enthusiasm among students
  • Ensure that course design, content and delivery comply with quality standards and regulations of the department as well as Universities regulations and the Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy
  • Offer advisory interventions to students on their performance, employment market trends and career development
  • Engage in continuous professional development
  • Promote the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship and interaction of students with industry partners in learning and innovation.
Research:
  • Determine relevant research objectives and prepare research proposals
  • Identify sources of funding and oversee the process of securing funds
  • Carry out independent research towards acquiring higher academic qualifications
  • Write or contribute to publications or disseminate research findings using appropriate media
Communication: 
  • Disseminate conceptual and complex ideas to a wide variety of audiences using appropriate media methods to promote understanding
Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications

Educational Qualifications:
  • PhD in relevant field or Masters Degree
Professional Qualifications:

Professional qualifications relevant to subject area

Working Experience:

PhD degree holder:
  • Publications in one’s area of specialization and professional qualification relevant to subject area will be an added advantage.
Masters Degree holder:
  • At least five years teaching experience at University level,
  • At least three publications in reputable journals or two University level books in one’s area of specialization
Competencies
  • Effective initiative facilitation and team leadership skills
  • Structured problem solving
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good leadership, coordination, planning and organizational skills
  • Proactive, initiative, with good networking, negotiation and collaborative skills
  • Ability to perform and foster team work
  • IT proficiency.
How to Apply

You may apply by emailing your CV and application letter to recruitment@iu.ac.ke

The closing date for this application is 24 June 2011.

Please note that no paper applications will be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

IU is an equal opportunity employer.

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