Post of Lecturer (Microbiology) Job in Kenya

Minimum Requirements

  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution
  • An earned PhD or equivalent Doctoral degree in the relevant area from an accredited and recognized university;
  • Hold a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in microbiology/infectious diseases or its equivalent from an accredited and recognized university;
  • At least three (3) years of teaching experience at University level or in research or in industry;
  • A minimum of 24 publication points, of which at least sixteen (16) should be from refereed journal papers;
  • Must be registered with KMLTTB and in good standing;
  • Show evidence of attendance and contribution at learned conferences, seminars or workshops
  • Proficiency in computer applications;

Job Responsibilities

  • Any other relevant duty assigned by the University College.
  • Carrying out research work in a relevant field or specialization;
  • Control and manage research budgets to ensure accountability of allocated funds;
  • Coordinating course projects and practical work;
  • Developing and reviewing academic programmes/curricula;
  • Developing proposals for research funding;
  • Engage 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 through research and innovations;
  • Establish collaborative linkages and networks through communication, collaboration and participation for resource mobilization for the University College;
  • Execute budgets for student field trips for academic exposure and the application of theory;
  • Lecturing in the area of specialization in accordance with the syllabus;
  • Preparing students progress reports;
  • Preparing teaching/learning materials;
  • Present research findings and innovations to international conferences in order to increase the visibility of the University College and influence the international policy environment for improvement of life
  • Presenting academic papers at conferences/seminars/workshops or symposia;
  • Setting, invigilating and marking examinations/assignments;
  • Supervising tutorial/junior research fellows and students
  • Undertake consultancies with local and international organizations within areas of expertise to enhance the image of the University College;
  • Where appropriate, provide leadership in the department or school;
  • Writing journal articles and books;

How To Apply

  • Candidates may submit manual (hard copy) or electronic (online) applications.
  • All applications should be submitted together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, a copy of ID/Passport, copies of academic certificates, testimonials, and letters of appointment.
  • Scanned copies of the stated documents must accompany the online application.
  • Those applying online should follow the steps below;
    • Browse the MNUC website and view featured jobs.
    • Log in or create an account.
    • Complete the job profile by filling all applicable information.
    • Upload your documents on the documents upload pages.
    • Preview the profile summary to confirm the details are up-to date.
    • View current jobs on the dashboard.
    • Apply by composing a cover letter and attaching the required documents for the job.
    • Submit the application.
    • Wait for feedback.
  • Manual applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked for the position being applied for and delivered to:

The Principal,
Mama Ngina University College,
P.O Box 444-01030,

All applications should reach Mama Ngina University College on or before 1st July, 2024 not later than 5.00 p.m. (East African Time)Interested and qualified? Go to Mama Ngina University College (MNUC) on to apply