Lecturer in Journalism and Media Practice– Department of Media and Film Studies at Daystar University – May 2024

Lecturer in Journalism and Media Practice– Department of Media and Film Studies

Purpose of the Job:

Contribute to the scholarship and intellectual life of the University by teaching, conducting research, and mentoring students in line with the University guidelines.

Working Conditions:

  • Hybrid teaching (online and face-to-face classes): Applicants must be adaptable and open to working in both environments.
  • Earned Ph.D in in journalism and media studies or related area from an accredited University.
  • At least three (3) years’ teaching experience at university level (both online and face-to-face) or in research/industry.
  • Demonstration of teaching abilities in specific areas of Radio Production, Programme Scripting, Digital and Analog Studio Operations, and General Broadcast Journalism Practice Journalism and Media concepts, as well as reporting and writing for media for a range of platforms: Print Media, Digital Media, Editing, Publishing, and Design, Photojournalism, Creative Graphics, and Advertising Specialized Journalism Fields including Data Journalism.
  • A minimum of 24 publication points, at least 16 points of which should be from refereed journal papers.
  • Evidence of active participation in school/departmental activities or demonstrated leadership in university activities.
  • Membership in relevant professional bodies.
  • Evidence of ability to attract research funding is an added advantage.

Responsibilities:

  • Training students in line with schemes, policies, processes, and procedures of the university.
  • Researching to enhance the scholarship, visibility, and intellectual contribution of the University.
  • Curriculum and programme development and review.
  • Mentoring and nurturing students academically and spiritually.
  • Mobilizing resources and building linkages with industry.
  • Implementing best practices in teaching, training and research for improved performance and achievements.
  • Implementing change initiatives to achieve desired university plans and culture.
  • Ensuring consistent Christian behaviour in line with the university’s vision.
  • Implementing best practices in teaching, training, and research.
  • Implementing change initiatives to achieve desired University plans and culture.
  • Ensuring consistent Christian behavior in line with the institution’s vision.

Submit Your Application

Background Screening:

Daystar University conducts background screenings on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third-party administrator to conduct background Screenings.

Application Process 

Those interested in any of these challenging and rewarding positions should submit their application and detailed curriculum vitae with names and contacts of 3 referees to through Daystar University recruitment portal link below on or before: 10th May 2024.

All applications should be sent through the linhttp://recruitment.daystar.ac.ke. Hard copies will not be considered.  Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Daystar University is an equal opportunity employer. 

Interested and qualified? Go to Daystar University on recruitment.daystar.ac.ke to apply

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