• Career Opportunities at The Kirinyaga University - 12 Positions

  • Posted on: 2 August, 2017 Deadline: 17 August, 2017
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    Kirinyaga University is government owned and established under the Universities Act No.42 of 2012.
    At present, the University runs degree programmes across six faculties; Health Sciences, Hospitality and Textile Technology, Computing and Information Technology, Business and Economics, Pure and Applied Sciences, and Engineering and Built Environment. The University is a chartered University and is among the vibrant and fastest growing citadels of learning in Kenya. It is situated about 115 kilometers from Nairobi.

    Data Entry Clerk


    GRADE 5

    Applicants must have:

    • Diploma in Computer Studies, Information Technology, Computer Science or Computer Technology or related field from a recognized University.
    • Minimum of three (3) years relevant work experience in a busy office preferably in an examination office of an institution of higher learning.
    • Knowledge in relevant computer based management information systems.

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    Systems Administrator


    GRADE 11

    Applicants must have:

    • Bachelors degree and a Masters degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or Computer Technology or related field from a recognized University.
    • Five (5) years relevant experience in a university or comparable institution
    • Knowledge in webserver set up, deployment and management (HTTP/HTTPS or Apache)
    • Indepth knowledge of linux, unix, solaris server platforms (Deployment & Administration).
    • Knowledge of programming languages such as Java, Net, Visual Basic.
    • Knowledge of TCP/IP networks and protocols and RDBMS
    • Great interpersonal communication and presentation skills.
    • Candidates with certification in system/network administration such as linux administration, MCSA will have an added advantage.

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    Tutorial Fellow - 5 positions



    GRADE 11 - KyU/AC/101/07/2017

    Area /Field of specialization: Public Health or Community Health, Human Anatomy, Medical Physiology, Internal Medicine, Clinical Medicine, Forensic Science, Health Information Management

    Applicants must:

    • Have Bachelors degree and a Master’s degree qualification from accredited and recognized university in the relevant field;
    • Be registerable for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or equivalent Doctoral Degree qualification; and
    • Be registered or registerable with the relevant professional body (where applicable).

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    Lecturer - 4 positions


    Lecturer (Community Health) Grade 12 (1 Position) KyU/AC/097/07/2017
    Area /Field of specialization: Public Health or Community Health
    Lecturer (Human Anatomy) Grade 12 (1 Position) KyU/AC/098/07/2017
    Area /Field of specialization: Human Anatomy
    Lecturer (Forensic Science) Grade 12 (1 Position) KyU/AC/099/07/2017
    Area /Field of specialization: Forensic Science
    Lecturer (Health Information Management) Grade 12 ( 1 Position) KyU/AC/100/07/2017
    Area /Field of specialization: Health Information Management

    GRADE 12

    Applicants must have:

    • An earned PhD or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant field.
    • OR
    • A Masters Degree in the relevant field from accredited and recognized University (special cases) with at least three(3) years teaching experience at university level or in            research or in industry.
    • A minimum of twenty four (24) publication points, of which at least sixteen(16)should be from refereed journal papers; and
    • Registered with the relevant professional body (where applicable).

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    Senior Lecturer


    GRADE 13 - KyU/AC/096/07/2017

    Area /Field of specialization: Medical Physiology, Internal Medicine

    Applicants must have:

    • An earned PhD or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant field from an accredited and recognized university;
    • At least three (3) years of teaching experience at the university level as a Lecturer or six (6) years research/ Industry experience;
    • A minimum of thirty two (32) publication points as a Lecturer or equivalent, of which at least twenty four(24) should be from refereed scholarly journals;
    • Supervised at least three (3) postgraduate students to completion as a Lecturer or equivalent;
    • Registered with the relevant professional body (where applicable).

    Method of Application

    Applicants should have clearance from the following bodies:

    • Kenya Revenue Authority
    • Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
    • Higher Education Loans Board
    • Director of Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)

    Terms and conditions of service

    • Successful candidates will be offered a competitive remuneration package.
    • Employment will be on permanent and pensionable terms except for Tutorial Fellows who will be employed on two (2) years contract renewable depending on progress towards achievement nof PhD degree.
    • Those with degrees from foreign universities should attach certificates of equation and recognition of qualifications from Commission for University Education.

    Mode of application

    Applicants must submit eight (8) copies of applications giving details of the educational and professional qualifications, age, detailed work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address. Enclose certified copies of certificates and testimonials giving names and addresses of three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence and areas of specialization, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and a copy of most recent letter of appointment.

    Interested applicants should send the applications to the undersigned, quoting the reference number for the job applied for so as to be received on or before 17th August, 2017.

    P. O. BOX 143-10300

    Kirinyaga University is an equal opportunity employer therefore applicants of either gender and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates or documents
    KyU is ISO 9001:2015 certified

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