Lecturer/Assistant Professor of Economics at - Nairobi, Kenya - United States International University Africa (USIU)

    United States International University Africa (USIU)
    United States International University Africa (USIU) Nairobi, Kenya

    1 month ago

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    Full time

    United States International University - Africa is located in the Kasarani area, off Thika Road in the suburb of Kenya's capital city of Nairobi.

    The university is an independent, not-for-profit institution serving 6512 students representing 69 nationalities.

    Job summary:

    The successful candidates will be reporting to the Dean or his/her designee of Chandaria School of Business (CSOB) and will be expected to teach, conduct research and engage in service performance aimed at enhancing transformative teaching, learning and research.

    Key Responsibilities/Tasks/Duties:
    Teach at both 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 programme development, reviews and assessment.
    Supervise students' research (projects /thesis /dissertations) at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
    Engage in research in the 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:


    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 where applicable.


    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.

    Personal Attributes & Key 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