Associate Professor – Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Daystar University – May 2024

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Associate Professor – Department of Educational Leadership and Policy 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 in academic affairs to achieve overall objective.

Requirements:

  • Christian commitment and practice
  • An Earned PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy studies or related area from an accredited University.
  • At least three (3) years of teaching experience at university level as a Senior Lecturer both online and face-to-face or six years in research/industry.
  • A minimum of 48 publication points as a Senior Lecturer, of which at least 32 should be from refereed scholarly journals.
  • Supervise at least four (4) postgraduate students to completion, including at least one doctoral student.
  • Evidence of active participation in school/departmental activities or demonstrated leadership in university activities.
  • Strong commitment to mentoring students.
  • Commitment to diversity and equity among faculty, staff, and students
  • Membership in the relevant professional bodies.
  • Evidence of ability to attract research funding is an added advantage.

Working Conditions:

Hybrid teaching (online and face-to-face classes): Applicants must be adaptable and open to working in both environments.

Responsibilities.

  • Teaching of both online and in-campus students in line with schemes, policies, processes, and procedures
  • Conducting quality research to enhance the scholarship, visibility, and intellectual contribution of the University.
  • Evaluating students through continuous assessments and examinations.
  • Engaging in curriculum and programme review and development for both online and in-campus students.
  • Mobilizing resources and building bridges with industry.
  • Mentoring students in academic and spiritual nurture.
  • 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.

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