Associate Professor in Counselling Psychology Job in Kenya

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Associate Professor in Counselling Psychology Job in Kenya

KCA University is a dynamic private business university committed to quality service and ethical practices.

KCA University seeks to recruit a candidate to fill the following position;


JOB OBJECTIVE: To facilitate quality learning through teaching, administration and academic advisory work and ensure an outstanding student learning experience.


·  Teach and facilitate learning at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels through lecturers, seminars, workshops, tutorials and other learning situations as assigned by the HOD from time to time.

·  Participate in the development, administration and marking of exams, assignments and continuous assessments tests.

·  Assist in the development of learning materials, preparing schemes of work and maintaining records to monitor student progress, Achievement and attendance.

·  Provide advice, guidance and feedback to students to support their academic progress and referring student to support services as appropriate.

·  Contribute to the development, planning and implementation of high-quality curriculum.

·  Participate in supervision and assisting of undergraduate and post graduate students in their research work.

·  Carry out research and produce publications, as well as other research outputs, in line with personal objectives agreed in the Faculty Annual Assessment Review (FAAR)

·  Participate in writing of research proposals and applying of research grants.

·  Contribute and participate in the development in the departmental and faculty seminars aimed at sharing research outcomes and building interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside the department.

·  Provide pastoral care to students through academic advising and counselling.

·  Contribute to departmental, faculty and/or University wide working groups or committee as, when requested to do so;

·  Undertake continuous professional development and participate in staff development and training activities to update and enhance skills;

·  Maintain proper records of students’ examination, assignments and continuous assessments tests and ensure they are keyed in examination records management system in time;

·  Attend departmental, Faculty and University–wide meetings with other staff members.


·  PhD Degree in Counselling Psychology or related field from an accredited and recognized university

·  At least 8 years’ teaching experience at University level

·  Should have published at least 8 peer reviewed articles in distinguished academic journals

·  Supervised at least 3 PhD students and 5 Masters students to completion

·  Has attained the Academic Rank of an Associate Professor


·  Strong verbal and written communication skills

·  Excellent presentation skills

·  Excellent research skills

·  Critical thinking skills

·  Time management skills and attention to detail

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter, a detailed CV including three referees, academic & professional certificates and a clear copy of your Kenya National ID and iTax certificate via email to by 25th November 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

The subject of your email should read: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY

Head of Human Resources,
KCA University,
P.0. Box 56808-00200,
Nairobi, Kenya