Associate Professor- Social Science at Karatina University – May 2024

Associate Professor- Social Science

Job Description for Associate Professor

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

Job Requirements for Appointment

  • Must have an earned Doctorate degree or its academic equivalent.
  • Must have at least four (4) years teaching and research experience since becoming Senior Lecturer at university.
  • Must have at least four (4) articles in refereed journals since appointment as Senior Lecturer.
  • Must have supervised postgraduate degree candidates.
  • Should have attended and contributed at academic conferences, seminars or workshops.
  • Should show evidence of continued research and effective teaching.
  • Should be recognized and registered by relevant professional boards where applicable.
  • Should show evidence of contribution to University life as well as national and international life.
  • Should have attended and contributed at academic conferences, seminars or workshops.

Submit Your Application

All applicants are required to submit their applications online through the jobs portal link ( available on the University website (under the careers section). In addition, applicants MUST submit a continuously scanned copy of the application via email ([email protected]) with the subject clearly stating the job title and the reference number (e.g. Lecturer – Linguistics (KarU/HR/LEC/2024). The application should contain a detailed curriculum vitae indicating academic qualifications, professional experience, leadership and management roles, membership of professional associations, email address and telephone contacts, evidence of publications and research grants, copies of academic certificates and other relevant documents.

Interested applicants should submit their applications and address their correspondences to the undersigned so as to be received on or before Monday 27th May, 2024.


The Vice Chancellor

Karatina University

P.O. Box 1957- 10101



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