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  • Posted: Nov 25, 2022
    Deadline: Dec 9, 2022
  • The University of Nairobi, a body corporate established under the Universities Act 2012 of the laws of Kenya and the University of Nairobi Charter, is the pioneer institution of University education in Kenya and the region. The only institution of higher learning in Kenya for a long time, the University of Nairobi responded to the national, regional and Afr...
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    Associate Professor Department of Physics

    Ref: AC/11/143/22

    Job Requirement

    • An applicant must be a holder of an earned PhD in any of the following areas of specialization; Solid State Physics, Materials Science, Nuclear Science, Geophysics, Electronics, theoretical Physics Astronomy and Astrophysics and Space Science , from a University recognized by the University of Nairobi Senate.
    • He/she must have a minimum of eight (8) years teaching experience; three (3) of which are at a Senior Lecturer or Senior Research Fellow at the University; have Supervised to completion: a minimum of five (5) post graduate students at least; two ( 2) at doctoral level and three (3) masters level; have attained a minimum of 32 publication points from peer reviewed journals with: a minimum of five (5) publications in refereed scholarly journals since last promotion OR A minimum of three (3) publications in refereed scholarly journals and two (2) scholarly book chapters or two peer reviewed working, occasional or discussion papers or two (2) published scholarly teaching modules since last promotion; have attracted of Research funds or development funds or educational resources as a Senior Lecturer/Senior Research Fellow (cumulative);
    • Have evidence of community service; Have registered with relevant professional body

    The successful candidate will be expected to provide academic leadership, teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate students, and undertake research in their areas of specialization. They will also be expected to participate in University, Faculty and Departmental activities

    Method of Application


    • Applicants should email their application letters, certified copies of certificates and curriculum vitae (CV) giving details of their qualifications, experience and three (3) referees, as well as indicating their telephone
    • and e-mail contacts.
    • Applications and related documents should be forwarded through applicants’ Heads of Departments, where applicable, and be addressed to the Director, Human Resource, University of Nairobi.
    • Applicants should state their current designations, salaries and other benefits attached to those designations.
    • The application letter must bear the reference code indicated in the advertisement.
    • Late applications will not be considered.
    • Applications should be emailed as one file in PDF to:


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