Lecturer - Chemical Pathologist

Kenya Methodist University (KeMU)

Job Summary

Kenya Methodist University (KeMU) is a chartered private Christian University sponsored by the Methodist Church in Kenya. The University has its main campus situated in the outskirts of Meru town with campuses at Nairobi and Mombasa. We would wish to invite qualified applicants for the above position.

  • Minimum Qualification: PHD
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements


We would wish to invite qualified applicants for the following academic positions:


The responsibilities of a Lecturer are as follows:

i. Teaching and evaluation of undergraduate and postgraduate students
ii. Setting, moderating, administering, processing and marking examinations
iii. Advising and mentoring undergraduate and postgraduate students on academic matters
iv. Articulating the Vision and Mission of the University, Department and the Faculty
v. Initiating, planning and conducting research
vi. Developing teaching and learning materials
vii. Supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students in research activities.
viii. Developing research proposals for funding
ix. Participating in conferences related to research and building inter-disciplinary collaboration within and outside the department
x. Participating in preparation of Departmental and Faculty strategic plans
xi. Organizing and supervising educational activities for undergraduate and postgraduate students
xii. Attending and participating in seminars, workshops, conferences, in relevant fields
xiii. Participating in administrative, academic and consultancy activities in the Department and other organizations
xiv. Participating in planning, development, implementation and evaluation of curricula in the Department
xv. Attending and participating in the Departmental meetings and other activities for effective and efficient management of the Department and Faculty
xvi. Performing any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned or delegated by the Head of Department, Dean of Faculty or other Chief Officers of the University in accordance with the University Statutes


i. Must have an earned Ph.D. degree in the relevant area or its equivalent from a recognized academic institution


ii. Must have a Masters degree in the Relevant Specialization from a recognized academic institution
iii. Must have at least three (3) years of teaching or research experience at University level after obtaining a Masters degree
iv. Must have at least 24 publication points of which 16 should be from two (2) publications in refereed journals or one (1) book or 2 (two) book chapters in relevant areas. 


i. Must have a Doctorate degree in Medicine or equivalent qualification from a recognized/accredited academic institution; and be registered or registerable with the relevant professional body (where applicable)


ii. Must be a holder of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)
iii. Must be a holder of Master of Medicine in chemical pathology or its equivalent
iv. The holder must be duly registered by KMPDC (Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council) or the equivalent in the EAC countries and hold a retention certificate of the KMPDC.
v. Teaching experience and research in a medical school will be an added advantage.

How to apply:
II) Interested applicants should send three (3) copies of their application, accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), copies of academic and professional certificates, National ID card or passport, and any other relevant testimonials.

Applicants who will be invited for the interview will be required to bring the following:
i. Kenya Revenue Authority.
ii. Higher Education Loans Board.
iii. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
iv. Credit Reference Bureau.
v. Certificate of Good Conduct from Criminal Investigation Department.
vi. Letters of recommendation (in sealed envelopes) from at least three persons familiar with the applicant’s professional experience and general character one of whom must be the pastor of their local church.

How to Submit Applications:
1 Three hard copies sent to:

The Vice Chancellor
Kenya Methodist University
P. O. Box 267 – 60200

2 An electronic copy in PDF format to the Vice Chancellor through email address, vice.chancellor@kemu.ac.ke

To be received on or before 15th May 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All the positions above require individuals who are committed to Christian values and are of high ethical standards, integrity, and professionalism.

KeMU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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