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  • Posted: Feb 16, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 28, 2023
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    United States International University - Africa is located in the Kasarani area, off Thika Road in the suburb of Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi. The university is an independent, not-for-profit institution serving 6512 students representing 69 nationalities. It offers 24 degree programs from undergraduate to doctoral level, all of which are accredi...
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    Assistant Professor, Research Methods

    Job Summary:

    The successful candidates will be reporting to the Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) and will be expected to teach, conduct research and engage in service performance.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Teach at undergraduate and graduate level in the specific areas of specialization as listed above.
    • Support and mentor students in their career endeavors.
    • Participate in curriculum development activities to ensure that the programs are up-to-date and marketable.
    • Participate in program assessment and reviews.
    • Supervise students’ research (projects/ thesis/ dissertations) at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
    • Engage in research in one’s area of expertise.
    • Engage in service to the University, the profession and to the community.
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Minimum Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience:

    To qualify for appointment an applicant must have:

    Assistant Professor

    • A PhD. or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant area from an accredited University;
    • At least 3 years’ teaching/research experience at the university level as a Lecturer/Research Fellow;
    • A minimum of thirty two (32) publication points a Lecturer/Research Fellow as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines, 2014, of which at least twenty four (24) should be from refereed scholarly journals.
    • Supervised at least four (4) postgraduate students to completion as Lecturer/Research Fellow.
    • Been registered by the relevant professional body, where applicable.
    • Candidates with previous industry experience in non-profits, grant making organizations and government are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Personal Attributes & Competencies:

    • Excellent computer background
    • Be self-motivated and highly-disciplined
    • Excellent command of the subject area including lesson planning
    • Managing ambiguity and emotions
    • Managing technological change
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent listening and mediation skills
    • Excellent fundraising and grants writing skills
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Excellent research writing skills

    Method of Application

    If you have the requisite qualifications and experience and want to work as a team member in a modern and progressive institution where you can make a difference, please apply. Interested applicants must provide a Cover Letter and updated CV ONLY with names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the address below by 5.00pm, Tuesday, February 28, 2023.

    Director Administration,
    United States International University - Africa
    P. O. Box 14634 - 00800, Nairobi, Kenya

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