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Head of Department - Nursing Job in Kenya

Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Finance, Administration and Planning)


Mount Kenya University is a Chartered University operating as a non-profit making institution of higher learning in East Africa. The University has its main campus located in Thika Town.

It has also established campuses in Mombasa, Nairobi, Nakuru, Eldoret, Nkubu(Meru) and Kigali (Rwanda) and programme co-ordination centres at Mumias and Kakamega.

Currently the University has seven (7) schools offering various Post-graduate, Bachelors, Diploma and Professional Certificate Courses.

The University is a member of Inter University Council of East Africa (IUCEA).

Head of Department - Nursing 
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In pursuance of our focus on being a centre of academic excellence,the University wishes to recruit a qualified Head of nursing department.

Qualifications and Experience:

The successful candidate will report to the Dean School of Health Sciences and should have the following qualifications and experience:
  • A minimum of Masters of Nursing or Masters in any relevant Nursing field
  • Bsc. Nursing Science from a reputable University
  • Registered with the nursing council of Kenya.
  • Five years teaching experience in a University
  • Show evidence of active participation in departmental activities.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach and supervise undergraduate and post graduate students. He or she will initiate and direct relevant research projects.

Competitive remuneration and medical cover will be offered to successful candidates in accordance with Mount Kenya University

Terms and Conditions of Service

A comprehensive Curriculum Vitae that contains details of daytime 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 applications and be sent to:

The Human Resources Director
Mount Kenya University
P.O.Box 342 -01000,


Submit two copies of your application not later than Monday13th, July 2011

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

For more details about Mount Kenya University visit the University website:

“MKU is an equal opportunity employer.”

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