Sociology Senior Lecturer Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

MultiMedia Univerty Vacancy

Job Description

Multimedia University of Kenya is a chartered public University located in the City of Nairobi within a serene environment about 25 kilometers to the south of the City along Magadi Road.


1. Senior Lecturer, Sociology, Grade MAC 13 (1 Position) – Ref:MMU/EA/01/04/2018

Applicants for the position of Senior Lecturer – Grade MAC 13 MUST be holders of the following qualifications, relevant work experience and publications as indicated below:-

i. Must have PhD in Sociology from a recognized/accredited University having studied Sociology at undergraduate and Master’s level;

ii. Served in the grade of Lecturer/Research Fellow or in a comparable position for a minimum period of three (3) years or six (6) years research/industry experience;

iii. A minimum of thirty two (32) publication points as a Lecturer or equivalent twenty four (24) of which should be from refereed scholarly journals.

iv. Supervised at least three (3) postgraduate students to completion;

v. Certificate in Computer Application skills from a recognized institution; and

vi. Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

(a) Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

(i) Lecturing specific units of specialization in accordance with the syllabus;

(ii) Participating in review and preparation of training courses, programmes and schemes of work;

(iii) Assessing student’s performance and preparing students progress reports;

(iv) Carrying out research work in relevant field or specialization; and

(v) Assisting in conducting seminars/workshops or symposia and coordinate courses.

(vi) Coordinating of course, project and practical work;

(vii) Preparing teaching/learning materials;

(viii) Setting and marking examination/assignments;

(ix) Maintaining discipline in lecture rooms/halls;

(x) Developing proposals to attract research grants.

(xi) Writing journal articles and books;

(xii) Presenting academic papers in seminars/workshops or symposia;

(xiii) Peer-reviewing of publications to in academic journals;

(xiv) Developing and reviewing academic programmes/curricula;

(xv) Supervising Tutorial/Junior Research Fellows and students.

(xvi) Develop linkages and collaborations for student exchange programs; and

(xvii) Undertaking consultancy services.


The above positions carry competitive remuneration packages which include among others, basic salary, medical cover, house, transport and leave allowances.


Interested applicants should submit ten (10) copies of their applications with detailed curriculum vitae, e-mail address, telephone contacts, postal address, current post, copy of current pay slip, certified copies of academic, professional certificates and testimonials. They should provide clearance certificates from the following organizations:


ii. EACC

iii. Kenya Revenue Authority

iv. Certificate of Good Conduct

They should also provide three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about their competence and areas of specialization, one of which must be a recent/last employer. The referees should submit their confidential reports in sealed envelopes clearly marked with the specific reference number, to the address here below.

Applicants should fill the summary sheet attached in MS Word via and send it to the following address: [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


MMU is an equal opportunity employer thus, women, persons with disability and minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Applications quoting the respective reference numbers on the envelope, should reach the undersigned on or before Friday, 29th June, 2018.

Vice Chancellor

Multimedia University of Kenya

P. O. Box 15653 – 00503


E-mail address: [email protected]