Kenya Methodist University (KeMU) is a chartered private Christian University whose
vision is to be a world class University raising a generation of professionals and
transformational leaders. The seat of the University is situated in Meru with campuses in
Nairobi and Mombasa. We would wish to invite qualified applicants for the following


i. Must have an earned Ph.D. degree or its equivalent in the relevant field from a
recognized academic institution.
ii. Must have at least three (3) years of university teaching at the level of a full time
iii. Must have at least four (4) articles in refereed journals since becoming a Lecturer.
OR at least one (1) refereed book in candidate’s professional area published by
recognized publishers, plus two (2) articles, OR at least (3) distinguished exhibition,
performances or original creation, plus one (1) article in a refereed journal since
becoming a lecturer.
iv. Should show evidence of supervision of postgraduate students.
v. Should have attended and contributed at learned conferences, seminars or
vi. Should have evidence of affiliation with recognized and relevant professional
vii. Should have evidence of contribution to university life through active participation
in Departmental and Faculty activities and good quality teaching attendance of
meetings, student academic advising and committee membership.


i. Must have an earned Ph.D. Health Systems Management/ international
Relations or their equivalents from a recognized academic institution
ii. Must have a Master’s degree international Relations or their equivalents
from a recognized academic institution
iii. Must have at least three (3) years of teaching or research experience at
university level after obtaining a Masters degree
iv. Must have at least 24 publication points of which 16 should be from two (2)
publications in refereed journals or one (1) book or 2 (two) book chapters
in relevant areas.
v. A registered member of a relevant professional body (where applicable)
Duties and Responsibilities:
The responsibilities of a Lecturer are as follows:
i. Teaching and evaluation of undergraduate and postgraduate students
ii. Setting, moderating, administering, processing and marking examinations
iii. Academic advising and mentoring undergraduate and postgraduate students
iv. Articulating the Vision and Mission of the University, Department and the
v. Initiating, planning and conducting research
vi. Development of teaching and learning materials
vii. Supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students in research activities.
Developing research proposals for funding
viii. Participate in meetings and conferences related to research and building interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside the department
ix. Participating in preparation of Department and Faculty strategic plans
x. Organizing and supervising educational activities for undergraduate and
postgraduate students
xi. Attending and participating in seminars, workshops, conferences etc, in relevant
xii. Participating in administrative, academic and consultancy activities in
Department and other organizations
xiii. Participating in planning, development, implementation and evaluation of
curricula in the Department
xiv. Attending and participating in the Departmental meetings and other activities
for effective and efficient management of the Department and Faculty
xv. Performing any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned or delegated
by the Head of Department, Dean of Faculty or other Chief Officer of the
University in accordance with the University Statute

How to apply:
Interested candidates should send three (3) copies of their application, accompanied by
detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), copies of academic and professional certificates, National
ID card or passport, and any other relevant testimonials.

  1. An electronic copy in PDF format to the Vice Chancellor through email
  2. Three hard copies marked as per the position should be sent to:
    The Vice Chancellor
    Kenya Methodist University
    P. O. Box 267 – 60200
    To be received on or before 15thApril 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    Shortlisted candidates will be required to bring the following:
    i. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority.
    ii. Higher Education Loans Board.
    iii. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
    iv. Credit Reference Bureau.
    v. Certificate of Good Conduct from Criminal Investigation Department.
    vi. Letters of recommendation (in sealed envelopes) from at least three persons familiar
    with the applicant’s professional experience and general character one of whom must be
    the pastor of their local church.
    All the positions above require individuals who are of high ethical standards, integrity, and
    KeMU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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