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 position:

Reporting to Chairperson, Department of Public Health, Human Nutrition and Dietetics
Job Summary:
The Clinical Nutritionist Instructor is responsible for delivering high-quality instruction
and training in clinical nutrition to students enrolled in Human Nutrition and Dietetics
program. This role involves developing curriculum content, delivering lectures and
practical sessions, providing mentorship and guidance to students, and contributing to
the overall academic and professional development of learners pursuing careers in
nutrition and dietetics.

  1. Develop and deliver lectures, presentations, and instructional materials on various
    topics related to clinical nutrition, including but not limited to nutrition assessment
    and diagnosis, medical nutrition therapy for various diseases and conditions,
    nnutritional support interventions, pharmacology and nutrient-drug interactions
    and research methods in nutrition.
  2. Design, coordinate and facilitate laboratory sessions, case studies and experiential
    learning activities to reinforce theoretical concepts and enhance practical skills in
    clinical nutrition assessment and intervention.
  3. Develop and maintain course content and assessment tools aligned with program
    objectives, quality standards and industry best practices.
  4. Provide academic advising, mentoring, and career guidance to students enrolled in
    the nutrition and dietetics program, including supervision of internships, practicum
    experiences and research projects.
  5. Evaluate student performance through assessments, examinations, and projects,
    providing constructive feedback and support for academic improvement and
    professional growth.
  6. Collaborate with other faculty members, departmental staff, and external
    stakeholders to enhance curriculum development, program evaluation, and
    accreditation processes.
  7. Stay current with developments in the field of clinical nutrition, evidence-based
    practice guidelines, research literature, and professional trends, integrating new
    knowledge into instructional practices.
  8. Participate in faculty meetings, committees, and professional development activities
    to contribute to academic governance, institutional initiatives, and continuous
    improvement efforts.
  9. Engage in scholarly activities, such as research projects, publications, presentations,
    and professional association involvement, to enhance academic scholarship and
    contribute to the advancement of knowledge in clinical nutrition.


  1. Bachelors or Master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition or related field from an
    accredited institution.
  2. Be a KNDI a registered Clinical Dietitian/Nutritionist with valid
  3. Minimum of four years of clinical experience in nutrition therapy, dietetics
    practice, or related healthcare settings.
  4. Pedagogy skills
  5. Previous teaching experience in higher education, continuing education, or
    professional training programs preferred.
    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. An electronic copy in PDF format to the Vice Chancellor through email address 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 30thApril 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Successful candidate 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 professionalism.

KeMU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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