Lecturer Job in Kenya - Pharmacognosy

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Lecturer Job in Kenya - Pharmacognosy

Mount Kenya University (MKU) is a chartered and ISO 9001:2015 certified University committed to a broad-based, holistic and inclusive system of education. The University is a member of the Inter-University Council of East Africa as well as the Association of Commonwealth Universities. MKU is largely known for its dynamic, comprehensive and thorough academic and vocational training system as well as linkages with internationally reputable institutions. The University operates from the main campus in Thika with campuses in Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru, Eldoret and Meru, as well as Open Distance and Electronic Learning (ODEL) centres located in major towns in Kenya, Burundi, Somaliland and Uganda.

In pursuit of fulfilling the Mission and Vision of the University, the Directorate of Human Resource is mandated to facilitate and support the Mission and operations of the University by enabling it to continue attracting, developing and retaining the right number of suitably qualified staff so as to maintain the University competitive edge. MKU invites applications from suitably qualified, visionary, competent, dynamic and experienced professionals with impeccable track record to fill the position of Lecturer – Pharmacognosy in the School of Pharmacy


Must Have:

  • An earned PhD or equivalent degree qualification


  • A Master’s degree qualification in Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry or Natural Medicine from recognized/accredited university (for special cases outlined on MKU teaching staff appointments and promotions guidelines, 2020);
  • At least 7 years teaching experience at a University, 4 of which should be as a Lecturer.
  • At least three (3) years of teaching/research experience at the university level as a Lecturer/Research Fellow;
  • Accumulated at least 32 equivalent publication points as a Lecturer/Research Fellow of which 24 should be from refereed scholarly journals;
  • Supervised at least three (3) postgraduate students to completion and attracted research funds as a Lecturer/Research Fellow.
  • Been registered by the relevant Professional Body (where applicable)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • An earned PhD or equivalent degree qualification
  • Adherence to the teaching requirements as per the curriculum.
  • Administration of Continuous Assessments Tests.
  • Examination Setting, Administration & Marking.

How to Apply

Apply for the job here

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