Karatina University College Jobs vacancies in Kenya 2012

Karatina University College

(A Constituent College of Moi University)

Vacancies

Karatina University College was established as a Constituent College of Moi University through legal notice No. 163 of October 2010.

Currently, the College offers degree and diploma programmes in Education and Social Sciences, Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, Business, Agriculture and Biotechnology and Pure and Applied Sciences.

The College is situated 15 km North of Karatina Town on Ragati Tea Factory/ Kagochi tarmac road.

The College is seeking to fill the following positions.

1. Academic Division

1.1 School of Pure & Applied Sciences

Ref: KARUC/SPAS/1/2012

  • Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Lecturer
Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Sciences
Areas: -Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science.

Department of Physical Sciences
Areas: -Chemistry, Physics, Biochemistry.

Department of Biological Sciences
Areas: -Botany, Zoology, Microbiology.

Department of Computer Science
Areas: -Computer Science, Information Technology.

Tutorial Fellows:
Areas: – Computer Science, Statistics, Actuarial Science.

Technician: Physics and Computer Science / Information Technology.

1.2 School of Natural Resources & Environmental Studies

Ref: KARUC/SNRS/2/2012

  • Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Lecturer
Department of Natural Resources
Areas:-Ecology, Natural Science, Conservation Biology, Forestry

Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
Areas:-Aquatic Ecology, Fisheries, Aquaculture.

Department of Environmental Studies
Areas:-Environmental Science

Department of Earth Sciences and Geo-Informatics
Areas:-Geo Informatics, Earth Science, Mountain Studies

1.3 School of Education and Social Sciences

Ref: KARUC/SESS/3/2012

  • Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Lecturer
Department of Education
Areas: – Education Psychology, Education Administration, Curriculum Development or Education Foundations.

Department of Social Sciences
Areas: – Political Science and Public Administration, Sociology, Criminology, Counselling Psychology.

Department of Humanities and Languages
Areas: – Geography, History, Religious Studies, Kiswahili, English and Literature.

1.4 School of Agriculture & Biotechnology

Ref: KARUC/SAB/4/2012

  • Associate professor
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Lecturer
  • Technician in Food Science or Nutrition
Department of Food Science & Nutrition
Areas: -Food Science and Nutrition, Food Science, Food Nutrition,

Department of Horticulture Science & Management
Areas: -Horticulture, Floriculture, Pomology/ Olericulture, Applied Biology/Horticulture.

Department of Agricultural Economics & Resource Management
Areas: -Agricultural Resource Economics, Agricultural Extension.

Department of Agricultural Extension
Areas: -Agricultural Extension and Education, Agricultural Extension.

1.5 School of Business

Ref: KARUC/SOB/5/2012

  • Associate professor
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Lecturer
Department of Hospitality and Tourism
Areas: – Tourism, Tour and Travel Management, Hotel and Hospitality.

Department of Business and Entrepreneurship
Areas: – Finance, Marketing, Procurement, Entrepreneurship, Accounting.

Department of Human Resource Development
Areas: – Human Resource Management, Human Capital Development, Communication, Public Relations, Labour Laws, Strategic Management and Leadership, International Relations.

Department of Economics and National Development.
Areas:-Economics, Project Planning and Management, Urban and Regional Planning.

Qualifications

Professor (Scale 15)

  • Must have a PhD degree or its academic equivalent from a recognized University.
  • Must have at least 4 years of teaching and research since being appointed Associate Professor.
  • Must have at least 5 articles in refereed journals since appointment as Associate professor.
  • Should have supervised post graduate degree candidates.
  • Should have attended and contributed at learned conferences, seminars or workshops.
  • Should show evidence of continued research and effective teaching.
  • Must be recognized and registered or registrable by relevant professional boards.
  • Should show evidence of contribution to University life as well as national and international life.
  • Should show evidence of academic leadership in his/her area of specialization.
Associate Professor (Scale 14)
  • Must have a PhD degree or its academic equivalent from a recognized University.
  • Must have at least 4 years of teaching and research experience since becoming Senior Lecturer.
  • Must have at least 4 articles in refereed journals since appointment as Senior lecturer.
  • Should have supervised post graduate degree candidates.
  • Should have attended and contributed at learned conferences, seminars or workshop.
  • Should show evidence of membership of professional societies.
  • Should show evidence of continued research and effective teaching.
  • Should be recognized and registered by relevant professional boards.
  • Should show evidence of contribution to University development as well as national and international life.
Senior Lecturer/Senior Research Fellow (Scale 13)
  • Should have a PhD or its academic equivalent from a recognized University.
  • Must have at least 4 years of teaching or research experience at University level since becoming Lecturer/Research Fellow.
  • Must have a minimum of 4 publications in referred journals since appointment as Lecturer/Research Fellow.
  • Should show evidence of contribution to University development through active participation in departmental matters, students, academic advising, schools and University meetings, committee membership and others.
  • Should have supervised post graduate degree candidates.
  • Should have attended and contributed at learned conferences, seminars or workshop.
Lecturer (Scale 12)
  • Should have a PhD degree or its equivalent from a recognised University.
Tutorial Fellow (Scale 11)

Applicants must be a holder of a master’s degree in the relevant area from recognised University.

In addition applicants must;

  • Have at least two (2) years University teaching experience.
  • Be prepared to pursue PhD in the area of specialization.
  • Should be recognized and registered or registrable by relevant body.
Technicians (Scale 6)
  • The applicant must be a holder of Diploma from a recognized institution.
  • Five (3) years working experience.
1.6 Deputy Registrar (Academic, Research and Students Affairs)

Scale 14

Ref: KARUC/DR/6/2012

Qualifications and Experience

  • A relevant Masters Degree with ten (10) years working experience of which 5 years must be in management position.
  • Evidence of participation and contribution in seminar/conferences related to administration and management.
  • Knowledge of management information and communication technologies.
  • Must have certificate in professional course.
1.7 Assistant Dean of Students

Scale 12

Ref: KARUC/ADS/7/2012

Qualifications and Experience

  • Masters degree in Social Sciences, Education, Psychology or equivalent qualifications from recognized University.
  • At least six (6) years working experience in provision of students services.
1.8 Senior Librarian II

Scale 12

Ref: KARUC/SL/8/2012

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Masters Degree in Library and Information Sciences or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
  • Four (4) years working experience in a well established automated library/information centre.
  • Published at least two (2) articles in refereed journals or a book.
1.9 Librarian 1

Scale 11

Ref: KARUC/LI/9/2012

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelors degree in Library and Information Sciences or its equivalentqualification from a recognized University.
  • Four (4) years working experience in well established automated library/ information centre
  • Evidence of scholarship and/or research in the area of one’s specialization.
2.0 Administration Division

2.1 Chief Accountant

Scale 14

Ref: KARUC/CA/10/2012

Qualifications and Experience

  • MBA or Masters Degree in Accounting or equivalent
  • Bachelor of commerce or its equivalent.
  • CPA (K) or its equivalent in good standing.
  • At least five (5) years experience at the level of Senior Accountant in a University setting or its equivalent.
  • Experience in corporate planning, systems development and implementation, project management, statutory and financial reporting.
  • Demonstratable experience in preparation of annual forecasts and budgets, preparation of final accounts in line with IFRS and handling audit queries.
2.2 Senior Accountant

Scale 13

Ref: KARUC/SA/11/2012

Qualifications and Experience

  • A relevant Masters Degree from a recognized University
  • CPA(K) plus 12 years relevant experience, at least 5 of which are in a Senior position
  • Should be a registered member of ICPAK or any other recognized accounting professional body
  • Practical knowledge of ICT is mandatory at this level.
2.3 Medical Laboratory Technologist II

Scale 7

Ref: KARUC/MLT/12/2012

Qualifications and experience

  • Have a Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science
  • Be registered by Kenya Medical Laboratory Technician and Technologist Board as Medical Laboratory Technologist
  • At least five (5) years work experience
2.4 Catering Officer I

Scale 12

Ref: KARUC/CO/13/2012

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelors degree in Home Economics or its equivalent qualification from a recognized University
  • Eight (8) years relevant working experience
2.5 Registry Supervisor

Scale 7

Ref: KARUC/RS/ 14/2012

Qualifications and Experience

Applicants must be holders of either a Bachelors Degree in Archives and Records Management or Higher National Diploma in the same or a related field and at least five (5) years relevant work experience in a large institution, three of which must be as Assistant Supervisor or Senior Registry Clerk.

Applicants are expected to be proficient in working in a computerized records management system, data storage systems and familiar with legislation of records and archiving.

2.6 Storekeeper (Central Services)

Scale 6

Ref: KARUC/SK/ 15/2012

Qualifications and Experience

  • Diploma in Business with Stores and Supplies option.
  • Knowledge of Public Procurement and Disposal Act and the regulations.
  • At least three (3) years experience in Store Management.
  • Should be computer literate.

Terms and Conditions of Service

The successful candidates will be offered a competitive remuneration package in accordance with the existing terms and conditions of service

Mode of Application

Applicants must submit two (2) copies of applications giving details of the age, educational and professional qualifications, detailed work experience, present post and salary, applicants telephone number and e-mail address.

Enclose certified copies of certificates and testimonials and giving names and addresses of three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about the applicants competence and area of specialisation accompanied with Curriculum Vitae and a copy of current pays lip.

In addition, applicants should request their referees to write directly to the undersigned, in separate sealed envelopes.

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 13th March, 2012

The Principal
Karatina University College
P.O. Box 1957- 10101,
Karatina

Karatina University College is an equal opportunity employer.

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