Senior Lecturer, Entrepreneurship, Job in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities 

The duties and responsibilities shall include but are not limited to:

Engage in research, publication, teaching, and student supervision to fulfill university objectives.

Develop grant-worthy research proposals for internal and external funding.

Collaborate with local, regional, and international partners to address societal issues.

Disseminate research findings through journal publications for public knowledge sharing.

Train, mentor, and evaluate students to ensure high-quality research output.

Review research proposals to enhance their grant attractiveness.

Serve as an external examiner to promote academic exchange and excellence.

Provide consultancy services to address community challenges and contribute to societal development.

Acquire patents for innovations to protect intellectual property rights.

Collaborate with staff to enhance course delivery quality and monitoring.

Develop adaptable teaching models to ensure effective and continuous learning.

Assess student progress through course evaluations and examinations.

Identify and procure relevant learning resources to enhance teaching quality.

Develop practical modules aligned with the curriculum for hands-on learning.

Initiate community development projects and establish funding linkages for university projects.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, one MUST have: 

An earned PhD or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant area from an accredited university recognized by OUK Senate.

At least three (3) years teaching experience as a Lecturer or equivalent; and research experience or six (6) years in research/ industry experience.

A minimum of thirty-two (32) publication points as a Lecturer or equivalent, of which at least twenty-four (24) should be from refereed scholarly journals.

Supervised at least three (3) postgraduate students to completion as a Lecturer or equivalent.

Registered with the relevant professional body (where applicable).

Attracted research or development funds.

In-depth professional/discipline specific knowledge and experience in a specialized field or broad knowledge of several fields.

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