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Program Leaders Jobs in Kenya - Riara University

Riara University is the latest innovation in Higher Education in Kenya and we employ a diversity of talent to support our world-renowned reputation and facilities for teaching and research.

Due to phenomenal growth and increase in our course offerings, we wish to announce the following vacancies:

1. Program Leader for the School of Computing Sciences
2. Program Leader for Early Childhood Development and Education (ECDE)
3. Program Leader for the School of International Relations & Diplomacy

General Description: We seek applicants who have keen pedagogical insight and broad developmental knowledge in the named departments, who exhibit a high regard for scholarly productivity, rigorous research skills, and a strong passion for teaching.

The chosen candidates will be instrumental in helping to shape robust programs and scholarship in collaboration with policy makers and stakeholders. 

The successful candidate will be expected to actively engage in attracting and growing student numbers.

Key responsibilities:
  • Managerial and administrative leadership of the School/ program
  • Teaching and mentoring
  • Curriculum development, review and assessment
  • Seeking externally funded research projects and grants
  • Supervising undergraduate internships and community service program
Academic/ Professional Qualifications
  • An earned Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Computer Science, Early Childhood Development and Education and International Relations
  • At least three years of full-time teaching at university level.
  • Strengths in curriculum knowledge and instructional best practices.
  • Experience in supervising and advising Master’s degree candidates.
  • Good knowledge of the higher education scene especially in East and Central Africa.
Application Procedure:
Candidates should be qualified to work in Kenya. 

The application should include a personal statement of interest in the position, updated CVs, contacts of three professional referees together with copies of academic and professional certificates.

Please indicate current and expected remuneration, and how soon you would be available to take up the position. 

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Application Deadline is 5th December 2014.

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