Senior Lecturer Job in Kenya - Hospitality

Senior Lecturer - Hospitality


Job specifications / Requirements
For appointment to this position, one must have: 

  • A PhD degree or its equivalent from a recognized and accredited University. 
  • At least 3 years of teaching or research experience University level since becoming Lecturer/Research Fellow; 
  • A minimum of thirty-two (32) publication points as a Lecturer or equivalent of which at least twenty-four (24) should be from refereed scholarly journals.
  • Supervised 4 postgraduate Master’s degree candidates or attracted research funds. 
  • Registered with a relevant professional body (where applicable).
  • Have attended and contributed at learning conferences, seminars or workshops; 
  • Demonstrable evidence of continued research and evaluated effective teaching; 

  • Demonstrable evidence of contribution to university life through active participation in departmental matters, student’s academic advising, faculty and University meetings, committee membership and others; 
  • Demonstrable evidence of contribution to University life as well as national and international life. 

Job Description/Duties and Responsibilities;
Reporting to the Head of Department, the main duties will include: 

  • Carrying out practical and theoretical teaching of both undergraduate and post graduating students. 
  • Developing client driven quality programs. 
  • Articulating the mission of the Department in the University. 
  • Initiating planning and conducting research. 
  • Developing teaching materials. 
  • Supervising post graduate students in research activities. 
  • Participating in development and preparation of Faculty development plan. 
  • Attending and participating in seminars/workshops/conferences in relevant fields. 
  • Setting, marking, and assessing work and examinations and provide constructive feedback to students.
  • Participating in curriculum design and development for the school or Department within the quality assurance framework. 
  • Preparing research proposals with a project description and budget for sourcing internally and externally funds for research projects and directly oversee internally and externally funded research grants and produce reports for such grants.
  • Developing budgets to ensure proper and efficient use of resources especially in departmental projects, industrial based learning projects, research projects. 
  • Managing and supervising the development of evidence-based policies and strategies not only in the University but also in other research institutions, government institutions, community, NGOs and other organizations nationally and internationally. 
  • Managing and supervising project teams in order to develop innovative approaches and models that influence positively national and global policies.
  • Coordinating the development of modules on the digital platform and oversee the design and development of the curricula within the area of specialization.
  • Presenting research findings and innovations to conferences in order to increase the visibility of the university and to influence international policy environment for improvement of life. 
  • Engaging with local and international stakeholders to establish linkages and networks in order to work together for the betterment of communities in various ways such as research and innovations.
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned or delegated from time to time.

How to Apply

Application Guidelines and Statutory requirements for the advertised vacancies

Applicants should attach ten (10) application letters copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials together with a detailed curriculum vitae outlining academic and professional qualifications, experience, leadership and management roles, publications, awards, scholarships, funding attracted, membership to professional bodies, linkages and community service. 
Applicants are required to give names, addresses and contacts of three (3) referees and should indicate on the envelope the Reference Number and the position applied. 
Applications for the position of Professor, Senior Lecturer, University Librarian and Chief Security Officer should reach the Chairman of Council on the address indicated below on or before 5:00 pm on Tuesday, 8th August, 2023.

The Chairman of Council
Maasai Mara University
P. O. Box 861-20500 


Applications for the position of Lecturer, Accountant II and Medical Laboratory 
Technologist I should reach the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration, Finance and Strategy on the address indicated below on or before 5:00 pm on Tuesday, 8th August, 2023.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration, Finance & Strategy)
Maasai Mara University
P. O. Box 861-20500


Maasai Mara University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity; persons with disability, women, youth and those from marginalized communities are encouraged to apply. 
Canvassing will automatically lead to disqualification.