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Academic Programme Leaders

Job Title
Academic Programme Leaders in ECDE, Multimedia Journalism, International Relations & Diplomacy
Job Category ACADEMIC
Work Type FULL TIME/REGULAR
Reports to VICE CHANCELLOR
Workstation RIARA UNIVERSITY (RU)
Position Function: To provide strategic leadership in the named department and deliver lectures to student whilst monitoring their progress
General Description: We seek applicants who have keen pedagogical insight and broad developmental knowledge in the named departments. In addition, the selected candidate should exhibit a high regard for scholarly productivity, rigorous research skills, and a strong passion for teaching.
The chosen candidate will be instrumental in helping to shape a robust program of studies and scholarship in collaboration with policy makers, advocates, and stakeholder agencies.
Key responsibilities include:- teaching professional core courses, curriculum development, and assessment; seeking externally funded research projects and grants; supervising undergraduate internships and community service programmes.
Academic / Professional Qualifications & Work Experience Candidates should possess:
. An earned PhD in early childhood education or child development, human development with specialization in child development/early childhood education; Mass Communication/ Multimedia journalism; International Relations and Diplomacy.
. At least three years of full-time teaching at university level.
. Strengths in curriculum knowledge and instructional best practices are also preferred.
. Experience in advising master’s degree candidates.
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their applications with updated CVs, names and telephone contacts of three professional referees with copies of academic and professional certificates and testimonials to recruitment@riarauniversity.ac.ke. Applications should be received by close of day Friday 18th July 2014.