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Massive Recruitment of Staff at Egerton University (51 Positions)


Division of Academic Affairs

Egerton University invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals with excellent credentials to fill the following posts.

Egerton University was founded in 1939 as Egerton Farm School and was upgraded to an Agricultural College in 1950.  In 1986, the Agricultural College became a constituent College of the University of Nairobi.  

It was elevated to a University in 1987 through an Act of Parliament.

Since its inception, the University has registered significant expansion in student numbers, academic programmes and physical facilities.  


Currently the University has a student population of over 15,000 and a staff number of 1,900 and consists of three campuses (Njoro, Nakuru Town and Nairobi City Campus)

Faculty of Education & Community Studies

1.  Department of Curriculum, Instruction & Educational Management


Lecturer 
Grade 12 (6 posts)  – EU/AA/2012 – 0513

The department of Curriculum, Instruction & Educational Management wishes to recruit qualified Lecturers in any of the following areas:
  • History Subject Methods
  • Christian Religious Education Subject Methods
  • Business Studies Subject Methods
  • Kiswahili Subject Methods
  • Biology Subject Methods
  • English Language Subject Methods
Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • A Ph.D degree in Education with specializations in any of the areas listed above or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
OR
  • Master of Education degree in Biochemistry from a recognized institution in any of the listed areas of specialization
  • 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.
Faculty of Science

2.  Department Of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology


Lecturer 
Grade 12 (2 posts) – EU/AA/2012 – 0514

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
Assistant Lecturer 
Grade 11 (3 posts) – EU/AA/2012 – 0515

Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • A Master of Science degree from a recognized institution in any of the following fields.
  • -Molecular Biology
  • - Biotechnology
  • -Bioinformatics
  • -Biomedical Sciences or its equivalent.
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry or its equivalent.Should demonstrate potential for University teaching and/or research by registering for Ph.D studies.

Senior Technologist III 
Grade 9 (2 Posts) – EU/AA/2012 – 0516

Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s degree or Higher National diploma in Laboratory Technology from a recognized institution
  • A Diploma in Laboratory Technology from a recognized institution
  • At least three (3) years working experience in a modern laboratory in a similar position
Faculty of Environment and Resources Development
Department of Natural Resources


Wildlife Management

Lecturer 
Grade 12 (2 posts)   - EU/AA/2012 – 0517
  •  Applicants should have competencies to teach and examine students in the following areas: Ornithology, wildlife population dynamics, Mammology, Wildlife field methods, Wildlife biology including invertebrate biology.
Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications
  • A Ph.D in Wildlife Management or Natural Resources Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
OR
  • A Master of Science degree in Wildlife Management or  Natural Resources Management          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.
  • They must have at least three (3) years teaching/research experience at the University     level after obtaining a Masters degree.
  • Those with Masters degree must be registered for Ph.D
Assistant Lecturer 
Grade 11 (2 posts) - EU/AA/2012 - 0518
  • Applicants should have competencies to teach and examine students in the following areas: Ornithology, wildlife population dynamics, Mammology, Wildlife field methods, Wildlife biology including invertebrate biology.
They must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • A Master’s degree in Wildlife Management or Natural Resources Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Demonstrate potential for University teaching and/or research by registering for Ph.D studies
Senior Technologist III 
Grade 9 (1 post) – EU/AA/2012 – 0519
  • Applicants should have the following competencies in the following areas: Wildlife population census, Mammalogy, Hepatology, Ornithology and related wildlife field studies.
Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s degree or Higher diploma in Wildlife Management or Natural Resources Management from a recognized institution
  • A minimum of three (3) years relevant experience in a recognized institution at the level of Technologist I.
Technologist I 
Grade 8 (1 post) – EU/AA/2012 - 0520
  • Applicants should have the following competencies in the following areas: Wildlife population census, Mammalogy, Hepatology, Ornithology and related wildlife field studies.
Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree or Higher Diploma in Wildlife Management or Natural Resources Management from recognized institution
  • A minimum of three (3) years relevant experience in a recognized institution at the level of Technologist II.
Forestry

Lecturer 
Grade 12 (2 posts) - EU/AA/2012 – 0521
  • Applicants should have competencies to teach and examine students in the following areas: Dendiology and Plant taxonomy, Forest measuration, Forest Soils, Wood properties and Forest products, silviculture and Forest Engineering.
Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • A Ph.D in Forestry or Natural Resources Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
OR
  • A Master of Science degree in Forestry or Natural Resources Management 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.
  • They must have at least three (3) years teaching/research experience at the University level after obtaining a Masters degree.
  • Those with Masters degree must be registered for Ph.D
Assistant Lecturer 
Grade 11 (2 posts) - EU/AA/2012 - 0522
  • Applicants should have competencies to teach and examine students in the following areas: Dendiology and Plant taxonomy, Forest measuration, Forest Soils, Wood properties and Forest products, silviculture and Forest Engineering.
Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • A Master’s degree in Forestry or Natural Resources Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Demonstrate potential for University teaching and/or research by registering for Ph.D studies
Senior Technologist III 
Grade 9 (1 post) – EU/AA/2012 – 0523
  • Applicants should have requisite technical training in the following areas: Forest Dendiology and Plant taxonomy, Forest measuration, Fire control and use, Wood properties and Forest products, silviculture, Nursery practice and management and Forest Engineering.
Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s degree/higher diploma in Forestry or Natural Resources Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • A minimum of three (3) years relevant experience in a recognized institution at the level of Technologist I.
Technologist I 
Grade 8 (1 post) – EU/AA/2012 - 0524
  • Applicants should have requisite technical training in the following areas: Forest Dendiology and Plant taxonomy, Forest measuration, Fire control and use, Wood properties and Forest products, silviculture, Nursery practice and management and Forest Engineering.
Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree or Higher Diploma  in Forestry and Natural Resources Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • A minimum of three (3) years relevant experience in a recognized institution at the level of Technologist II.
Geology

Lecturer 
Grade 12 (1 post) - EU/AA/2012 – 0525
  • Applicants should have competencies to teach and examine students at both postgraduate and undergraduate level in the following areas; Petrology, Environmental geology and Mineral processing.
Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • Must have a Ph.D in  Geology or Natural Resources Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution
OR
  • A Master of Science degree in Forestry or Natural Resources Management 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.
  • They must have at least three (3) years teaching/research experience at the University level after obtaining a Masters degree.
  • Those with Masters degree must be registered for Ph.D
Assistant Lecturer 
Grade 11 (1 post) - EU/AA/2012 - 0526
  • Applicants should have competencies to teach and examine students in the following areas; Petrology, Environmental Geology and Mineral processing.
Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • A Master’ degree in Geology or Natural Resources Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Demonstrate potential of University teaching and/or research by registering for Ph.D studies

Senior Technologist III 
Grade 9 (1 post) – EU/AA/2012 – 0527
  • Applicants should have requisite technical training in the following areas: Petrology, Environmental geology and Mineral processing.
Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s degree/Higher Diploma in Geology or Natural Resources Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • A minimum of three (3) years relevant experience in a recognized institution at the level of Technologist I.
Technologist I 
Grade 8 (1 post) – EU/AA/2012 - 0528
  • Applicants should have requisite technical training in the following areas: Petrology, environmental geology, Mineral processing.
Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s degree/Higher Diploma in Geology or Natural Resources Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • A minimum of three (3) years relevant experience in a recognized institution at the level of Technologist II.
Hospitality

Lecturer 
Grade 12 (1 post) - EU/AA/2012 – 0529
  • Applicants should have competencies to teach and examine students in the following areas:
  • Hospitality management, food production, public relations in tourism and hospitality, Food service systems, Hospitality promotion, and Recreation management.
Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • Must have a Ph.D in  Hotel Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution
OR
  • A Master of Science degree in Hotel Management 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.
  • They must have at least three (3) years teaching/research experience at the University level after obtaining a Masters degree.
  • Those with Masters degree must be registered for Ph.D
Assistant Lecturer 
Grade 11 (1 post) - EU/AA/2012 - 0530

Applicants should have competencies to teach and examine students in the following areas:Hospitality management, food production, public relations in tourism and hospitality, Food service systems, Hospitality promotion, and Recreation management.

Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • A Masters degree in Hotel Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Demonstrate potential of University teaching and/or research by registering for Ph.D studies
Senior Technologist III 
Grade 9 (1 post) – EU/AA/2012 – 0531

Applicants should have requisite technical training in the following areas: Hospitality Management, Institutional Management, Hospitality promotion, Food service systems, Recreation management and food production.

Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree/Higher diploma in Hotel Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • A minimum of three (3) years relevant experience in a recognized institution at the level of Technologist I.
Technologist I
Grade 8 (1 post) – EU/AA/2012 - 0532

Applicants must have requisite technical training in the following c areas: Hospitality Management, Institutional Management, Hospitality promotion, Food service systems, Recreation management and food production.

Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree/Higher Diploma in Hotel Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • A minimum of three (3) years relevant experience in a recognized institution at the level of Technologist II.
Faculty of Agriculture
Department of Crops, Horticulture and Soils

Horticulturalist 
Grade 6  (1 post) EU/AA/2012 - 0533

Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • Diploma in Horticulture from a recognized institution.
  • Must have at least three (3) years hands on experience in the field of vegetable and flower farming
  • Must be good in marketing
  • Must have good interpersonal skills
  • Must be good in records keeping
Nakuru Town Campus College

In-Charge Radio Operations  
Grade 9 (1 post) – EU/AA/2012 – 0534

Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Print Media & Electronic Media, Communications & Media, Journalism or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Must have at least three (3) years experience in a related capacity
  • Must be fluent in both English and Kiswahili
  • Must have knowledge in radio advertising
  • Must be able to use the current audio editing software (Cool Edit Pro or Adobe Audition)
  • Must be conversant with Media Law and Ethics and all Communications Commission of Kenya’s Regulations pertaining to Radio broadcast and operations.
Radio Presenter 
Grade 8 (2 posts ) – EU/AA/2012 – 0535

Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • A degree in Print Media & Electronic Media, Communications & Media, Journalism or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Must have at least three (3) years experience in a related capacity
  • Must be fluent in both English and Kiswahili
  • Must be able  to use the current audio editing software (Cool Edit Pro or Adobe Audition)
  • Must be conversant with Media Law and Ethics.
  • Those with exposure within an academic institution’s studio will have an added advantage.
Radio News Editor 
Grade 8 (1 post) – EU/AA/2012 – 0536

Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • A degree in Print Media & Electronic Media, Communications & Media, Journalism or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Must have at least three (3) years experience in a related capacity
  • Must be fluent in both English and Kiswahili
  • Must have done Editing for print and Electronic media
  • Must be able to use the current audio editing software (Cool edit Pro or Adobe Audition)
  • Must be conversant with Media Law and Ethics.
  • Those with exposure within an academic institution’s studio will have an added advantage.

Radio Marketer 
Grade 8 (1 post) – EU/AA/2012 – 0537

Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • A degree in Print Media & Electronic Media, Communications & Media, Journalism or its equivalent from a recognized institution with a bias in Communications or Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing option)  or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Must have at least three (3) years experience in a related capacity
  • Must be fluent in both English and Kiswahili
  • Must have knowledge in radio advertising
  • Those with exposure within an academic institution’s studio will have an added advantage.
Office of the Dean of Students

University Chaplain 
Grade 11 (1 post)– EU/AA/2012 – 0538

Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Theology and MA/Med in Counseling Psychology or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Must be an ordained clergy in one of the Main stream churches
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years experience in chaplaincy services in a tertiary institution
In addition the successful candidate
  • Must be ready to work during odd hours including weekends and public holidays
Senior Students Counselor II 
Grade 11 (2 posts) - EU/AA/2012 - 0539

Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • An MA/Med in Guidance & Counseling or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • At least three (3) years relevant experience in a tertiary institution.
  • Must have good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be a registered member of a relevant professional Association/body.
In addition, the successful candidate

Must be ready to work during odd hours including weekends and public holidays.

Division of Administration and Finance
Estates Department

Maintenance Officer 
Grade 9 (Landscaping)  ( 1 Post)  - EU/AA/2012 – 0540

Applicants must have the following academic/professional qualifications:
  • Diploma in Landscape Architecture or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Must show exemplary work performance
  • Must have at least three (3) years hands on experience in grounds maintenance and landscaping
  • Must be willing to learn basic machine maintenance
  • Must be good in records keeping
  • Must have good interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to appreciate aesthetics
  • Must be of impeccable character
Salary Scale

The salary scale for all the posts are:-

Grade 12 – Kshs.65,192 x 2122 – 77,924 x 3006 – 92,954  per month

Grade 11 – Kshs.54,582 x 2122 – 77,924 per month

Grade 9 – Kshs.26,128 x 1008 – 31,168 x 1332 – 37,828 per month

Grade 8 – Kshs.21,824 x 882 – 25,120 x 1008 – 31,168 per month

Grade 6 – Kshs.15,874 x 500 – 16,874 x 650 – 22,474 per month

Application Procedure

Applications quoting reference number on the envelope (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, the names and addresses of three (3) referees one of whom should be present or previous employer 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 30th May 2012. 
Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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