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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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    Professor Department of Kiswahili - 5 Positions

    Ref: AC/11/139/22 

    Job Requirement

    • An applicant must be a holder of a PhD degree in in Kiswahili (Linguistics, Literature or Communication) from a University recognized by the University of Nairobi Senate. He/she must have a minimum of ten (10) years teaching experience; three of which (3) are at an Associate Professor level; Supervised to completion a minimum of three (3) PhD and Five (5) masters students OR A minimum of two (2) PhD and nine (9) Masters Students;
    • A minimum of thirty nine (39) publication points from peer reviewed journals with; a minimum of six (6) publications in refereed scholarly journals OR A minimum of four (4) publications in refereed scholarly journals and two (2) scholarly book chapters since last promotion OR minimum of four (4) publications in refereed scholarly journals and two (2) peer reviewed working, discussion or occasional papers or two (2) scholarly published teaching/ lecturer modules since last promotion; Attracted Research or development funds or educational resources as an Associate Professor or equivalent since last promotion and show evidence of community service and have Registered with relevant professional body. The successful candidate will be expected to provide academic leadership, teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate students, organize and guide research programmes, and undertake further 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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