Pwani University Lecturer in Law Jobs in Kenya

Pwani University Lecturer in Law Jobs in Kenya


  • Pwani University is a Premier University at the Coast situated in the beautiful scenic tourist resort town of Kilifi. The University’s Mission is to generate, disseminate and apply knowledge while sustaining excellence in teaching, learning and research by molding students to international standards and encouraging and supporting members of staff to undertake research. The University invites applications from suitable, qualified
    candidates to fill the position of Lecturer in Law -Grade 12.

    Requirements for the Position of Lecturer in Law

  • Appointment to this position is either on permanent and pensionable terms or on a three (3) year renewable performance-based contract, depending on age, citizenship, or any other reason.

    Requirements

    Academic Qualifications

  • Applicants must:

    • Have a Doctor of Law/Doctor of laws (Doctor of Juridical Science (J.S.D or S.J.D), Juris Doctor (JD), Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), and or Legum Doctor (LL.D).

    • In addition hold a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and a Master of Laws (LLM) or its equivalent from an
    accredited and recognized university.

    • Have a Diploma from the Kenya School of Law (KSL)

    Experience

    • Applicants with at least three (3) years relevant experience will have an added advantage.

    • Applicants should have evidence of contribution to university/research institution through activities such as participation in departmental management, students’ academic/research advising, school or university/institutional meetings, committee membership and related matters

    In addition, applicants should

    • Be registered with the relevant professional body (e.g. Law Society of Kenya)

    • Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya

    • Demonstrate community involvement (e.g. Member of BOG, SMC etc.)

    Skills

    Applicants should demonstrate

    • Ability to teach, conduct research and supervise students and/or staff.

    • Ability to design and Develop academic programmes and curricula

    • Leadership skills

    • Communication skills

    • Interpersonal skills

    • Ability to work under pressure skills

    • Problem solving skills

    • Conflict management

    • Supervisory skills

    • Team Building skills

    Publications

  • Applicants with relevant Publications will have an added advantage

    Key Responsibilities

    Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

    • Develop and review institutional curricula to ensure quality and cater for advancement in the body of knowledge and meet market needs.

    • Prepare for lectures for systematic and effective delivery of content

    • Deliver the curricula through innovative methods to transfer knowledge and skills.

    • Maintain appropriate contact hours with students for effective learning by abiding to the scheduled
    timelines.

    • Prepare teaching and instructional materials for students to maintain standards and uniformity and
    ensure effective delivery of the teaching process.

    • Set, moderate, administer, mark, compile, report, and process exams to meet University academic standards to evaluate acquisition of
    knowledge and ensure quality.

    • Establish linkages for students exchange programs and attachment for purposes of training and capacity building

    • Participate in attachment, placements, field trips and teaching practice to equip students with on the job skills.

    • Monitor students’ performance, progress, produce timely feedback, and seek ways to improve
    performance and content retention.

    • Provide career guidance, Academic advising and mentoring of undergraduate and postgraduate
    students during consultation hours to produce all round and well-grounded individuals.

    • Ensure quality standards are maintained by ensuring students abide to policies and regulations in class attendance and examination discipline.

    • Supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students in research activities

    • Identifying research needs in the society in order to inform potential areas of research and contribute to the body of knowledge.

    • Develop and write proposals to inform and justify the need for research and source for funds in accordance to donor regulations and ethical standards.

    • Conduct research by implementing objectives through use of relevant methods to increase in the body of knowledge.

    • Disseminate and share research findings to inform and influence policy and provide solutions to societal needs.

    • Aid the University in meeting its mandate while contributing to individual development and standing of the University in research matters.

    • Identify and initiate external linkages with local and international bodies for purposes of
    collaboration, research and funding.

    • Engage stake holders for purposes of curricula development, sharing experience and knowledge.

    • Undertake sensitization programs to create awareness on issues affecting local communities.

    • Participating in preparation of Department and Faculty strategic plans and other departmental
    activities.

    Community Service and Outreach Responsibilities

    • Identify and initiate external linkages with local and international bodies for purposes of
    collaboration, research and funding.

    • Engage stake holders for purposes of curricula development, sharing experience and knowledge.

    • Undertake sensitization programs to create awareness on issues affecting local communities.

    • Perform any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned or delegated by the Head of
    Department, Dean of Faculty or other Officer of the University in accordance with the University
    Statutes.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Pwani University Lecturer in Law Jobs in Kenya


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