Professor, Educational Research and Evaluation, Job in Kenya

The Duties And Responsibilities Shall Include But Are Not Limited To:

Develop research proposals to secure grants for graduate students and staff development, enhancing existing knowledge;

Conduct research and disseminate results through various channels for community and institutional benefit;

Publish books and articles for teaching, reference, and further research;

Review research and academic journals to support effective teaching and learning, fulfilling the University Mandate;

Prepare and revise curricula to meet evolving needs and market demands;

Create course descriptions, outlines, and teaching aids for effective delivery;

Supervise and mentor scholars and postgraduate students to ensure quality curriculum delivery and research output;

Transfer knowledge, including practical skills, for long-term benefit;

Encourage critical thinking and rational discourse among students;

Assess work and examinations, providing constructive feedback to students;

Promote equal opportunities and address staff and student needs in teaching content and delivery;

Establish collaborations and exchanges with local and international organizations and universities;

Present papers and research findings at conferences to enhance the University’s reputation;

Provide expertise in local and international committees for informed decision-making;

Guide staff in report and publication preparation at various levels within the University;

Develop strategic policies and procedures to enhance training and learning effectiveness, aligning with the University’s mandate;

Chair committees and contribute to institutional decision-making and governance;

Cultivate internal and external networks to foster collaboration and knowledge sharing;

Promote departmental work nationally and internationally;

Exercise academic leadership in teaching, research, and program development.


An earned Ph.D. or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant field from an accredited university recognized by the OUK Senate;

At least three (3) years of teaching experience as an Associate Professor or equivalent and research experience;

A minimum of sixty (60) equivalent publication points since attaining Associate Professorship or equivalent, of which at least forty (40) should be from refereed scholarly journals;

Supervised a minimum of five (5) postgraduate students to completion, including at least two (2) at doctoral level;

Registered with the relevant professional body (where applicable);

Attracted research or development funds as an Associate Professor or equivalent.

Proficiency in ICT.

How To Apply

All applicants should;

Submit their application online through the specific links provided:

Attach: Application Letter, a detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating (academic qualifications, professional experience, academic leadership, list of publications, awards, scholarships, funding, membership to professional associations or bodies and linkages, valid email addresses, telephone contacts), Certified copies of Certificates, National ID, and other testimonials;

Provide names, telephone numbers and contact addresses of three referees and ensure that the referees submit confidential reports on the applicant’s suitability for the post to the undersigned before the closure date at

NOTE: The Terms of Service will be either Permanent and Pensionable or Contract, as shall be determined by the University Council.

Open University of Kenya (OUK) is an equal opportunity employer and, therefore, applicants of either gender, persons with disabilities and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should submit their applications so as to be received on or before 25th June, 2024. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.Interested and qualified? Go to The Open University of Kenya on to apply