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Meru University College of Science and Technology

(Constituent College of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT))

Job Opportunities.

Meru University College of Science and Technology (a constituent college of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology) wishes to recruit qualified and dedicated staff to fill the following vacant positions:-

Professors-Grade 15

Applicants are invited for post of Professor in any of the following areas:
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Business Management
  • Economics
  • Animal Science
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Pure Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Physics
  • Botany/ Zoology/ Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science  
  • Information Technology
  • Electrical/ Electronics
  • Food Science
  • Health Sciences
Applicant must have:
  • PhD plus at least three years of teaching at University as Associate Professor
  • The candidate must have published six papers in refereed journals or at least three University level books in the applicant’s area of specialization since last appointment as Associate Professor.
  • Supervised postgraduate students.
  • Demonstrated good leadership ability.
  • Proven ability to attract research funding.
  • Must be actively affiliated to an appropriate professional body.
  • Further the candidate will be subjected to academic peer review.
Associate  Professors-Grade 14

Applicants are invited for post of Associate Professor in any of the following areas:
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Business Management
  • Economics
  • Animal Science
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Pure Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Physics
  • Botany/ Zoology/ Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Electrical/ Electronics
  • Food Science
  • Health Sciences
Applicants must be holders of a PhD degree in the relevant area from a recognized university. In addition, the applicant must:-
  • Have at least eight (8) years of University teaching, four (4) of which as a full-time Senior Lecturer.
  • Have successfully supervised at least four (4) Masters students or two (2) PhD students since being appointed Senior Lecturer.
  • Show evidence of continuing research including having published at least four (4) articles in refereed journals since being appointed Senior Lecturer.
  • Show evidence of attendance and contribution at learned Conferences, Seminars or workshops.
  • Evidence of winning grants either individually or as a group since being appointed as a Senior Lecturer.
Senior Lecturers-Grade 13

Applicants are invited for post of Senior Lecturer in any of the following areas:-
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Business Management
  • Economics
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical/ Electronic
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Statistics
Applicants must be holders of a PhD degree in the relevant area from a recognized University. In addition, the applicant must:
  • Have at least five (5) years of University teaching, three (3) of which as a full time Lecturer after PhD qualification.
  • Have successfully supervised at least three (3) Masters Students or one (1) PhD student since being appointed Lecturer.
  • Show evidence of continued research including having published at least three (3) articles in refereed journals since being appointed Lecturer.
  • Show evidence of attendance and contribution at learned conferences, seminars or workshops.
  • Evidence of winning grants either individually or as a group since being appointed as a Lecturer.
Lecturers- Grade 12

Applicants are invited for post of Lecturer in any of the following areas:
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Business Management
  • Economics
  • Pure Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Physics
  • Botany/ Zoology/ Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Engineering
  • Food Science
  • Health Sciences
  • Information Technology
Applicants must be holders of a PhD degree in the relevant area from a recognized University. In addition, the applicant must:
  • Have a full-time University teaching experience as a tutorial fellow or assistant lecturer for at least three (3) years.
  • Have published at least two (2) papers in a refereed journal.
  • Show evidence of attendance and contribution at learned conferences, seminars or workshops.
Assistant Lecturers -Grade 11

Applicants are invited for post of Assistant Lecturer in any of the following areas:
  • Accounting & Finance 
  • Business Management
  • Economics
  • Animal Science
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Statistics
Applicants must be holders of a Masters degree in the relevant field from a recognized University. In addition, the applicant must:
  • Have at least two (2) years teaching experience in a recognized University/ Tertiary college.
  • Be registered for a PhD degree in the area of specialization.
Senior Assistant Internal Auditor – Grade 10

Applicants are invited for post of Senior Assistant Internal Auditor and must be holders of:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounts Option), Finance or any other relevant field of study.
  • Possession of CPA (K) or ACCA.
  • A minimum of five years experience in Auditing of public institutions of University setting.
  • The ideal candidate must have excellent knowledge of the current auditing standards and practices.
  • Must be able to handle confidential and sensitive information, have excellent analytical and report writing skills.
  • Highly motivated with proven ability to work with minimal or no supervision, able to exercise sound judgment, pay attention to detail and a team player.
Assistant Internal Auditor – Grade 7

Applicants are invited for post of Assistant Internal Auditor and must be holders of: 
  • CPA part III or its equivalent
  • At least 3 years experience in a busy audit department of University setting
  • Experience with computer system
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and report writing skills.
  • The ideal candidate must have excellent knowledge of the current auditing standards and practices.
Procurement Assistant – Grade 8

  Applicants are invited for post of Procurement Assistant and must be holders of:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Purchasing and Supplies Management from a recognized institution, or a bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Economics, plus a Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management.
  • Familiarity with the Public Procurement and Disposals Act, 2005.
  • Experience of 4 years and above in a related field in a busy working environment.
Student Counselor – Grade 11

Applicants are invited for post of Student Counselor and must be holders of:
  • At least a Masters degree in Counselling Psychology or equivalent.
  • Those with a relevant first degree and at least five (5) years post-qualification related work experience at a University setting or other public institutions will also be considered.
  • Applicants with training or education background and experience in designing and conducting training programs for the holistic development of youth will have an added advantage.
  • Excellent guiding, counseling and problem-solving skills.
  • Applicants are expected to be computer literate with good written, and oral communication and interpersonal communication among others.
Application Procedure 

Interested and suitable candidates should forward their application, enclosing copies of academic and professional certificates, detailed curriculum vitae giving details of telephone contact, e-mail address, current position, remuneration, names and contact of three referees to the address indicated below, on or before 10th October 2012. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. 

Meru University College of Science and Technology is an equal opportunity employer.

The Principal
Meru University College of Science and Technology
P.O. Box 972-60200
Meru

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