Technical University of Kenya Part-time Teaching Sessional Assistant Lecturer Jobs

The Technical University of Kenya (TU-K) provides technological and innovative higher education training for students from diverse backgrounds.

To maintain the quality of education and training that is suitable for the globalized economy, TU-K augments its full-time teaching staff with industry practitioners who are recruited as sessional teaching staff at the levels of Adjunct Professors, Adjunct Associate Professors, Sessional Senior Lecturers, Sessional Lecturers and Sessional Assistant Lecturers.

The University wishes to recruit Sessional teaching staff and Adjunct Professors/Associate Professors for the academic year 2018/2019. For all the positions listed below (except for Sessional Assistant Lecturers) applicants should have a PhD in a relevant area and have vast teaching experience both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Applicants should clearly indicate their area(s) of specialization. Work experience in industry will be an added advantage.


For the position of Sessional Assistant Lecturer, applicants should have at least a Master's Degree in the relevant area and have more than three years of teaching experience at University or National Polytechnic. Work experience in industry will be an added advantage. Teaching at the Technical University is organized in Faculties, Schools and Departments as listed below:


School of Architecture and the Built Environment:

  • Departments of Architecture and Environmental Design; Construction and Building Technology; Real Estate and Property Management; and Urban and Regional Planning.

    School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering:

  • Departments of Electrical and Power Engineering; Telecommunications and Information Engineering; Electronics and Computer Engineering; and Automation and Control Engineering.

    School of Infrastructure and Resource Engineering:

  • Departments of Civil and Construction Engineering; Biosystems and Environmental Engineering; Mining and Mineral Engineering; and Engineering Economics and Management.

    School of Mechanical and Process Engineering:

  • Departments of Aerospace and Aviation Engineering; Chemical and Petroleum Engineering; Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering; and Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering.

    School of Surveying and Geospatial Sciences:

  • Departments of Geodetic Science and Navigation; Geoinformation and Earth Observation; Land Administration and Information; and Surveying Science and Technology.


    School of Biological and Life Sciences:

  • Departments of Applied and Technical Biology; Biochemistry and Biotechnology; Ecology and Conservation Technology; and Food Science and Technology.

    School of Physical Science and Technology:

  • Departments of Chemical Science and Technology; Geography and Earth Sciences; Material Science and Technology; and Physics and Space Science.

    School of Computing and Information Technologies:

  • Departments of Computer Science and Technology; Information
    Systems and Technology; and Computational Science and Engineering.

    School of Health Sciences and Technology:

  • Departments of Biomedical Sciences and Technology; Community and Public Health; Human Nutrition and Dietetics; and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology.

    School of Mathematics and Actuarial Science:

  • Departments of Pure and Applied Mathematics; Industrial and Engineering Mathematics; and Mathematics and Actuarial Science.


    School of Business and Management Studies:

  • Departments of Accounting and Finance; Business Administration; Management Science and Technology; and Entrepreneurship and Technology Management.

    School of Creative Arts and Technology:

  • Departments of Design and Creative Media; Music and Performing Arts; Printing and Media Technology; and Fashion and Textile Technology.

    School of Hospitality and Tourism Studies:

  • Departments of Hotel and Institutional Management; Leisure and Event Management; and Tourism and Travel Management.

    School of Information and Communication Studies:

  • Departments of Information and Knowledge Management; Journalism and Media Studies; and Language and Communication Studies.

    School of Social and Development Studies:

  • Departments of Criminology and Legal Studies; Economics and Regional Studies; Governance and Political Studies; and Social and Community Development.


    Applicants are advised that remuneration will be based on scales for the position to which one is appointed and the workload assigned.


    Applications with copies of academic certificates and curricula vitae should be made online at

    The application link, positioned at the bottom right of the tukenya web page, is 'sessional lecturers application'.

    Applicants will proceed as below:

  • At the link, register to get an access password
  • Enter all data requested
  • Upload electronic copy of CV and three main certificates (Ph.D., Master's and Bachelor's) all as a single pdf document
  • Submit to end the process DEADLINE The deadline for receiving applications will be 24th May 2018. Please note that parcels, postage and e-mailing of documents will not be honored.

    For more information and job application details, see; Technical University of Kenya Part-time Teaching Sessional Assistant Lecturer Jobs

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