Responsible to: Chairperson of Department
This is a training grade with potential for employment with Tharaka University College.
The candidates who meet the required qualifications in their areas of specialization may apply.Qualification Requirements:
For appointment to this grade one must;
(i) Has a Masters degree or its equivalent.
(ii) Should also demonstrate potential for University teaching and/or research by registering for
The responsibilities of an Assistant Lecturer/Junior Research Fellow are as follows:
i. Teaching, evaluation and mentoring undergraduate students.
ii. Setting, administering and marking examinations (here and elsewhere)
iii. Pursuing higher degrees.
iv. Articulating the Vision and Mission of the University College and the Department.
v. Initiating, planning and conducting research.
vi. Developing teaching and learning materials.
vii. Participating in preparation of Department and Faculty development plans.
viii. Organizing and supervising educational activities for undergraduate students.
ix. Attending and participating in seminars, workshops and conferences in relevant fields.
x. Participating in administrative, academic and consultancy activities in the Department
and other Organizations.
xi. Participating in planning, development, implementation and evaluation of curricula in the
xii. Participating in Departmental meetings and other activities for effective and efficient
management of the Department and Faculty.
xiii. May be assigned other duties and responsibilities by the Chief University College
officers, Dean of Faculty or Chair of Department as deemed necessary by such officers.