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  • Posted: Jan 24, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 13, 2023
  • The University of Eldoret is situated approximately nine (9) kilometres along the Eldoret-Ziwa road from Eldoret town, Uasin Gishu County. It was founded in 1946 by the white settlers as a Large Scale Farmers Training Centre. In 1984, it was converted to a teachers’ training college and renamed Moi Teachers’ Training College to offer Diploma Scie...
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    Senior Lecturer (Agricultural Processing Engineering)

    Advert No: UoE/AC/B/SL/ABE/24/01/2023

    Requirements for Appointment.
    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: -

    • Must have earned a Doctorate Degree or its academic equivalent from University of Eldoret or a recognized accredited institution.
    • Must have at least three (3) years of teaching and/or research experience at the University level since becoming Lecturer/ Research Fellow.
    • Must have a minimum of forty-eight (48) articles in refereed journals or six (6) refereed journal publications and two (2) chapters in scholarly books (22 equivalent scholarly publication points since appointment as Lecturer/Research Fellow). A patented or peer-reviewed invention (including technological outputs by staff in the applied science disciplines) will be equivalent to two (2) refereed journal publications or three (3) chapters in a University-level book.


    • Must have a Master's degree plus a minimum of five (5) years of University teaching experience after becoming a Lecturer and five (5) articles in refereed journals or a minimum of twenty-five (25) equivalent publication points since becoming a Lecturer/Research Fellow.
    • Not more than two (2) articles should be in a single issue/volume of a journal.
    • Must have successfully supervised three (3) postgraduate degree candidates to completion.
    • Must have attended and contributed to learned conferences, seminars or workshops.
    • Must show evidence of continued research and evaluated effective teaching & success in student supervision.
    • Must show evidence of contribution to university life through active participation in departmental matters, students’ academic advising, School and University Meetings Committee membership and others.
    • Must be recognized and registered by relevant professional bodies.
    • Evidence of affiliation to at least one (1) professional body will be an added advantage.
    • Must show evidence of developing fundable proposals and attracting funding.

    Job Description
    Job Purpose

    • Reporting to the respective head of the academic department, the position requires the job holder to teach, research, supervise students, offer community service, and  counsel/mentor students through the design, development and delivery of teaching materials and fundable research proposals to impart knowledge to undergraduate and University of Eldoret is ISO 9001:2015 Certified postgraduate students as well as solve societal problems and drive research in relevant trends. 

    Duties and Responsibilities as a Senior Lecturer amongst others will be:

    • Teach and assess courses in one's discipline at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
    • Supervise undergraduate projects and other experimental learning programs.
    • Supervise dissertations/theses at the graduate level.
    • Develop undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
    • Initiate, promote and participate in research projects and publish.
    • Participate in academic leadership programmes.
    • Provide professional and community services and initiate linkages and fundraising.
    • Carry out administrative and other duties & responsibilities as may be assigned.

    Method of Application

    Terms and Conditions
    Successful candidates shall be appointed on permanent and pensionable terms and conditions of service as approved by Council from time to time. 

    Application Procedure:

    • Applications should be addressed to the Vice-Chancellor.
    • Interested applicants should send the electronic scanned copy of their application documents in PDF format (as one running document) to the following email:
    • Applicants are advised to indicate the position applied for and the advertisement number on the cover letter subject;

    Application documents should include: -

    • detailed Curriculum Vitae, Certified copies of relevant Academic certificates, Professional certificates, Testimonials, National Identity Card or Passport, three (3) reference letters and other relevant supporting documents.
    • Current, valid documents for Chapter Six (6), except for EACC shall be obtained by the University for ONLY shortlisted candidates.
    • Applications must be received on or before Monday, 13th February, 2023 at midnight.
    • No applications submitted after the closing date and time will be considered.

    Please Note:

    • University of Eldoret is an Equal Opportunity Employer, thus women, persons with disability and marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.
    • Any form of direct or indirect canvassing will lead to the automatic disqualification of the applicant.
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.University of Eldoret is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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