Vacancies in School of Law and Sharia

Umma University is a Chartered University whose Vision is to provide higher education in research, innovation based on high moral values. The University aspires to be a strategic player in National and Regional development through expansion of its academic programmes, innovation, student enrolment in niche areas and community outreach for sustainable development.

We seek to recruit qualified persons for the below positions in the School of Law and Sharia:

  1. Associate Professor
  2. Senior Lecturer
  3. Lecturer
  4. Tutorial Fellow

 

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR– REF: VA/UU/041/2019

 

b) An Associate Professor must have:

i)          An earned PhD in law from accredited and recognized university

ii)         At least three (3) years teaching experience as senior lecturer or senior researcher/industry experience or equivalent

iii)        A minimum of forty eight (48) equivalent publication points as senior lecturer or equivalent, of which at least thirty two (32) should be from referred scholarly journal

iv)        Supervised a minimum of four (4) postgraduate students to completion at least one at doctoral level

v)         Attracted research or development funds as senior lecturer/senior research fellow.

vi)        Must be dully admitted to the role of advocate in Kenya

vii)       Registered with the relevant professional body

 

SENIOR LECTURER– REF: VA/UU/042/2019

A Senior Lecturer must have:

i)          An earned PhD in law from accredited and recognized university

ii)         At least three (3) years teaching experience as lecturer or six (6) years research/industry experience

iii)        A minimum of thirty two (32) equivalent publication points as a lecturer or equivalent, of which at least twenty four(24) should be from referred scholarly journal

iv)        Supervised a minimum of three (3) postgraduate students to completion as a lecturer or equivalent

v)         Must be dully admitted to the role of advocate in Kenya

vi)        Registered with the relevant professional body

 

LECTURER– REF: VA/UU/043/2019

A Lecturer must have:

i)          An earned PhD in law from accredited and recognized university

OR

A master’s degree in law from accredited and recognized university with at least three (3) years teaching experience at university level or in research or in industry; and

ii)         A minimum of twenty four (24) publication points, of which at least sixteen (16) should be from refereed journal papers; and

iii)        Must be dully admitted to the role of advocate in Kenya

iv)        Registered with a relevant professional body (where applicable)

 

TUTORIAL FELLOW- REF: VA/UU/044/2019

  1. Have a Bachelors and Master’s in law from accredited and recognized university
  2. Be registered for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in law in a recognized university; and
  3. Must be dully admitted to the role of advocate in Kenya
  4. Be registered with the relevant professional body (where applicable).

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applications must be submitted on or before 15th November, 2019 via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or be sent as registered mail to:   

The Vice Chancellor,

Umma University,

P. O. Box 713-01100,

Kajiado.

 

NB: ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

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