Teaching Positions at United States International University (USIU) Africa – March 2024

Lecturer /Assistant Professor /Associate Professor /Full Professor in Software Engineering

Job Summary:

The successful candidates will be reporting to the Dean, the School of Science and Technology (SST) and will be expected to teach, conduct research and engage in service performance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Teach at undergraduate and graduate levels in the specific areas of specialization as listed above.
  • Support and mentor students in their career endeavors.
  • Participate in curriculum development activities to ensure that the programs are up-to-date and marketable.
  • Participate in program assessment and reviews.
  • Supervise students’ research (projects/ thesis/ dissertations) at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Engage in research in one’s area of expertise.
  • Engage in service to the University, the profession and to the community.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Minimum Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience

To qualify for appointment an applicant must have:

Lecturer

  • An earned PhD or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant field from an accredited and recognized university and be registered or registerable with the relevant professional body.

OR

  • A Master’s degree in related areas from an accredited university
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in teaching and/or industrial experience in the relevant industry;
  • A minimum of twenty-four (24) publication points as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines, 2014, of which at least sixteen (16) should be from refereed scholarly journal papers
  • Be registered for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or equivalent Doctoral degree qualification
  • Be registered with the relevant professional body.

Assistant Professor

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant area from an accredited University.
  • At least 3 years of teaching/research experience at the university level as a Lecturer/Research Fellow.
  • A minimum of thirty-two (32) publication points as a Lecturer/Research Fellow as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines, 2014, of which at least twenty-four (24) should be from refereed scholarly journals.
  • Supervised at least four (4) postgraduate students to completion as Lecturer/Research Fellow;
  • Be registered by the relevant professional body, where applicable.

Associate Professor

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant area from an accredited University.
  • At least 3 years of teaching/research experience at the university level as a Senior Lecturer, Assistant Professor or Senior Research Fellow.
  • At least forty-eight (48) publication points as a Senior Lecturer/Senior Research Fellow/Assistant Professor as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines, 2014, of which thirty-two (32) should be from refereed scholarly journals.
  • Supervised at least five (5) postgraduate students to completion, including one doctoral student.
  • Attracted research funds as a Senior Lecturer, Assistant Professor or Senior Research Fellow.

Professor

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant area from an accredited University.
  • At least 3 years’ teaching and research experience since being appointed at the rank of Associate Professor/Associate Research Professor.
  • At least sixty (60) equivalent publication points as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines, 2014 of which at least forty (40) should be from refereed scholarly journals since attaining Associate Professorship.
  • Supervised at least six (6) postgraduate students to completion, two of whom must be doctoral students.
  • Attracted research funds since attaining the rank of Associate Professor.

Personal Attributes & Competencies

  • Excellent computer background
  • Be self-motivated and highly-disciplined
  • Excellent command of the subject area including lesson planning
  • Managing ambiguity and emotions
  • Managing technological change
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent listening and mediation skills
  • Excellent fundraising and grants writing skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent research writing skills

Lecturer /Assistant Professor /Associate Professor / Full Professor of Information Systems in Telecommunications, Distributed Multimedia Applications and Computer Networks

Job Summary:

The successful candidates will be reporting to the Dean, the School of Science and Technology (SST) and will be expected to teach, conduct research and engage in service performance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Teach at undergraduate and graduate levels in the specific areas of specialization as listed above.
  • Support and mentor students in their career endeavors.
  • Participate in curriculum development activities to ensure that the programs are up-to-date and marketable.
  • Participate in program assessment and reviews.
  • Supervise students’ research (projects/ thesis/ dissertations) at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Engage in research in one’s area of expertise.
  • Engage in service to the University, the profession and to the community.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Minimum Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience

To qualify for appointment an applicant must have:

Lecturer

  • An earned PhD or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant field from an accredited and recognized university and be registered or registerable with the relevant professional body.

OR

  • A Master’s degree in related areas from an accredited university
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in teaching and/or industrial experience in the relevant industry;
  • A minimum of twenty-four (24) publication points as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines, 2014, of which at least sixteen (16) should be from refereed scholarly journal papers
  • Be registered for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or equivalent Doctoral degree qualification
  • Be registered with the relevant professional body.

Assistant Professor

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant area from an accredited University.
  • At least 3 years of teaching/research experience at the university level as a Lecturer/Research Fellow.
  • A minimum of thirty-two (32) publication points as a Lecturer/Research Fellow as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines, 2014, of which at least twenty-four (24) should be from refereed scholarly journals.
  • Supervised at least four (4) postgraduate students to completion as Lecturer/Research Fellow;
  • Be registered by the relevant professional body, where applicable.

Associate Professor

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant area from an accredited University.
  • At least 3 years of teaching/research experience at the university level as a Senior Lecturer, Assistant Professor or Senior Research Fellow.
  • At least forty-eight (48) publication points as a Senior Lecturer/Senior Research Fellow/Assistant Professor as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines, 2014, of which thirty-two (32) should be from refereed scholarly journals.
  • Supervised at least five (5) postgraduate students to completion, including one doctoral student.
  • Attracted research funds as a Senior Lecturer, Assistant Professor or Senior Research Fellow.

Professor

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant area from an accredited University.
  • At least 3 years’ teaching and research experience since being appointed at the rank of Associate Professor/Associate Research Professor.
  • At least sixty (60) equivalent publication points as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines, 2014 of which at least forty (40) should be from refereed scholarly journals since attaining Associate Professorship.
  • Supervised at least six (6) postgraduate students to completion, two of whom must be doctoral students.
  • Attracted research funds since attaining the rank of Associate Professor.

Personal Attributes & Competencies

  • Excellent computer background
  • Be self-motivated and highly-disciplined
  • Excellent command of the subject area including lesson planning
  • Managing ambiguity and emotions
  • Managing technological change
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent listening and mediation skills
  • Excellent fundraising and grants writing skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent research writing skills

Lecturer /Assistant Professor /Associate Professor / Full Professor in Statistics

Job Summary:

The successful candidates will be reporting to the Dean, the School of Science and Technology (SST) and will be expected to teach, conduct research and engage in service performance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Teach at undergraduate and graduate levels in the specific areas of specialization as listed above.
  • Support and mentor students in their career endeavors.
  • Participate in curriculum development activities to ensure that the programs are up-to-date and marketable.
  • Participate in program assessment and reviews.
  • Supervise students’ research (projects/ thesis/ dissertations) at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Engage in research in one’s area of expertise.
  • Engage in service to the University, the profession and to the community.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Minimum Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience

To qualify for appointment an applicant must have:

Lecturer

  • An earned PhD or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant field from an accredited and recognized university and be registered or registerable with the relevant professional body.

OR

  • A Master’s degree in related areas from an accredited university
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in teaching and/or industrial experience in the relevant industry;
  • A minimum of twenty-four (24) publication points as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines, 2014, of which at least sixteen (16) should be from refereed scholarly journal papers
  • Be registered for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or equivalent Doctoral degree qualification
  • Be registered with the relevant professional body.

Assistant Professor

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant area from an accredited University.
  • At least 3 years of teaching/research experience at the university level as a Lecturer/Research Fellow.
  • A minimum of thirty-two (32) publication points as a Lecturer/Research Fellow as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines, 2014, of which at least twenty-four (24) should be from refereed scholarly journals.
  • Supervised at least four (4) postgraduate students to completion as Lecturer/Research Fellow;
  • Be registered by the relevant professional body, where applicable.

Associate Professor

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant area from an accredited University.
  • At least 3 years of teaching/research experience at the university level as a Senior Lecturer, Assistant Professor or Senior Research Fellow.
  • At least forty-eight (48) publication points as a Senior Lecturer/Senior Research Fellow/Assistant Professor as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines, 2014, of which thirty-two (32) should be from refereed scholarly journals.
  • Supervised at least five (5) postgraduate students to completion, including one doctoral student.
  • Attracted research funds as a Senior Lecturer, Assistant Professor or Senior Research Fellow.

Professor

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant area from an accredited University.
  • At least 3 years’ teaching and research experience since being appointed at the rank of Associate Professor/Associate Research Professor.
  • At least sixty (60) equivalent publication points as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines, 2014 of which at least forty (40) should be from refereed scholarly journals since attaining Associate Professorship.
  • Supervised at least six (6) postgraduate students to completion, two of whom must be doctoral students.
  • Attracted research funds since attaining the rank of Associate Professor.

Personal Attributes & Competencies

  • Excellent computer background
  • Be self-motivated and highly-disciplined
  • Excellent command of the subject area including lesson planning
  • Managing ambiguity and emotions
  • Managing technological change
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent listening and mediation skills
  • Excellent fundraising and grants writing skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent research writing skills

Submit Your Application

If you have the requisite qualifications and experience and desire to work as a team member in a modern, progressive, international, and multicultural institution where you can make a difference, please apply indicating in the subject line of the email address the postiion applying for. Interested applicants must provide a cover letter and a current CV, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts by 5.00pm, Tuesday, April 2, 2024 to:

Director Administration,
United States International University – Africa,
P. O. Box 14634-00800, Nairobi, Kenya
Email: [email protected]

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