Technician (Medical Engineering)

Kirinyaga University

Job Summary

The University invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons with excellent academic credentials to fill the above vacant position.

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

Job Description/Requirements

Kirinyaga University is a chartered government owned and established under the Universities Act No.42 of 2012. At present, the University runs degree programmes across five faculties; Health Sciences, Hospitality and Textile Technology, Pure and Applied Sciences, Business and Education and Engineering and Built Environment. The University, situated about 115 kilometers from Nairobi, is among the vibrant and fastest growing citadels of learning in Kenya.


Technician (Medical Engineering) Grade 5 1 Position KyU/NT/073/07/2021


Duties and Responsibilities

a) Provide support in teaching by preparing workshop practicals in liaison with Lecturers
b) Development and review of Workshop practical manuals
c) Guide and supervise experiments/ practicals
d) Developing, implementing, enforcing, reviewing Laboratory safety measures and guidelines.
e) Provide mentoring and coaching to students both during and outside the formal evaluation and instruction arenas.
f) ISO Matters- Implementing workshop QMS
g) Advising the School and the University on new developments in medical engineering attachment placement
h) Develop, maintain and implement equipment, maintenance, calibration schedule and to always ensure workshop equipment are in good working conditions
i) Initiate, promote and participate in research projects
j) Practical/attachment supervision; coordinating student rotations or site visits and helping students understand their duties in different attachment settings.
k) Student Evaluation; conduct formal student performance evaluations, as well as occasionally providing informal feedback.
l) Perform any other duty assigned by the C.o.D and or Dean

• Diploma in Medical Engineering from a recognized institution
• Applicants with Diploma in Electrical Engineering will have an added advantage
• At least three (3) years’ relevant work experience
• Registered with relevant professional body

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.
• Those with degrees from foreign universities should attach certificates of equation and recognition of qualifications from Kenya National Qualifications Authority.
• Applicants must meet requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenya Constitution, 2010

Mode of application
Applicants must submit five (5) 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 9th August, 2021.
P. O. BOX 143-10300

Kirinyaga University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants of either gender, persons with disabilities and persons from marginalized communities are encouraged to apply. Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

KyU is ISO 9001:2015 certified

Kirinyaga University is Zero Tolerant to Corruption.

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