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  • Posted: Nov 9, 2022
    Deadline: Nov 25, 2022
  • KCA University (KCAU) is a private, non-profit institution, founded in July 1989 as Kenya College of Accountancy (KCA) by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) to improve the quality of accountancy and financial management training in the country. KCAU is located on Thika Road in Ruaraka, Nairobi, Kenya. The institution also maintain...
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    Associate Professor in Counselling Psychology


    To facilitate quality learning through teaching, administration, and academic advisory work and ensure an outstanding student learning experience.


    • Teach and facilitate learning at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels through lecturers, seminars, workshops, tutorials and other learning situations as assigned by the HOD from time to time.
    • Participate in the development, administration, and marking of exams, assignments and continuous assessment tests.
    • Assist in the development of learning materials, preparing schemes of work and maintaining records to monitor student progress, Achievement and attendance.
    • Provide advice, guidance and feedback to students to support their academic progress and refer students to support services as appropriate.
    • Contribute to the development, planning and implementation of a high-quality curriculum.
    • Participate in supervision and assisting of undergraduate and postgraduate students in their research work.
    • Carry out research and produce publications, as well as other research outputs, in line with personal objectives agreed in the Faculty Annual Assessment Review (FAAR)
    • Participate in the writing of research proposals and applying of research grants.
    • Contribute and participate in the development in the departmental and faculty seminars aimed at sharing research outcomes and building interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside the department.
    • Provide pastoral care to students through academic advising and counselling.
    • Contribute to departmental, faculty and/or University-wide working groups or committees as, when requested to do so;
    • Undertake continuous professional development and participate in staff development and training activities to update and enhance skills;
    • Maintain proper records of students’ examinations, assignments and continuous assessments tests and ensure they are keyed in the examination records management system in time;
    • Attend departmental, Faculty and University-wide meetings with other staff members;


    • PhD Degree in Counselling Psychology or related field from an accredited and recognized university
    • At least 8 years of teaching experience at the University level
    • Should have published at least 8 peer-reviewed articles in distinguished academic journals
    • Supervised at least 3 PhD students and 5 Masters students to completion
    • Has attained the Academic Rank of an Associate Professor


    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Excellent research skills
    • Critical thinking skills
    • Time management skills and attention to detail

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter indicating current and desired salary, a detailed CV including three referees, academic and professional certificates, and a clear copy of your Kenya National ID and iTax certificate via email to by 25th November 2022.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    The subject of your email should read the position

    Head of Human Resources,
    KCA University,
    P.0. Box 56808-00200,
    Nairobi, Kenya

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