Faculty Positions in Chandaria School of Business

United States International University-Africa, is a Higher Learning Institution based in Nairobi, Kenya and is the most diverse university in East and Central Africa with about 6,000 students from over 60 nations, and a global network of more than 25,000 alumni. USIU-Africa is the only university in Sub-Saharan Africa whose degree programs are accredited by both the Kenya Government through the Commission for University Education (CUE), and by the American Government through the WASC Senior Colleges and Universities Commission (WSCUC).

In line with our commitment to providing quality, affordable education through world-class service delivery platforms, USIU-Africa is seeking to recruit a suitable and qualified candidate for the following positions on a two year contract at the Chandaria School of Business (CSOB):

  1. Assistant Professor, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation (1 position)
  2. Assistant Professor, Logistics & Supply Chain Management (1 position)
  3. Lecturer/Assistant Professor of Economics (1 position)
  4. Assistant Professor, Business Statistics (1 position)

Job summary:

The successful candidates will be reporting to the Dean or his/her designee of Chandaria School of Business (CSOB) and will be expected to teach, conduct research and engage in service performance aimed at enhancing transformative teaching, learning and research.

Key Responsibilities/Tasks/Duties:

  • Teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels in the specific areas of specialization as listed above.
  • Support and mentor students in their career endeavors.
  • Participate in curriculum development activities to ensure that the programs are up-to-date and marketable.
  • Participate in programme development, reviews and assessment.
  • Supervise students’ research (projects /thesis /dissertations) at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Engage in research in the area of expertise.
  • Engage in service to the University, the profession, and to the community.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Minimum Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience:
To qualify for appointment an applicant must have:


  • An earned PhD or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant field from an accredited and recognized university and be registered or registerable with the relevant professional body where applicable.


  • A Master’s degree in related areas from an accredited university
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in teaching and/or industrial experience in the relevant industry;
  • A minimum of twenty-four (24) publication points as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines, 2014, of which at least sixteen (16) should be from refereed scholarly journal papers
  • Be registered for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or equivalent Doctoral degree qualification
  • Be registered with the relevant professional body.

Assistant Professor

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant area from an accredited University.
  • At least 3 years of teaching/research experience at the university level as a Lecturer/Research Fellow.
  • A minimum of thirty-two (32) publication points as a Lecturer/Research Fellow as per the CUE Standards & Guidelines, 2014, of which at least twenty-four (24) should be from refereed scholarly journals.
  • Supervised at least four (4) postgraduate students to completion as Lecturer/Research Fellow;
  • Be registered by the relevant professional body, where applicable.

Personal Attributes & Key Competencies

  • Excellent computer background
  • Be self-motivated and highly-disciplined
  • Excellent command of the subject area including lesson planning
  • Managing ambiguity and emotions
  • Managing technological change
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent listening and mediation skills
  • Excellent fundraising and grants writing skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent research writing skills
If you have the requisite qualifications and experience and desire to work as a team member in a modern, progressive, international, and multicultural institution where you can make a difference, please apply indicating in the subject line the postiion you are applying for. Interested applicants must provide a cover letter and a current CV, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts by 5.00pm, Wednesday, May 29, 2024 to:

Director, Human Resource,
United States International University - Africa,
P. O. Box 14634-00800, Nairobi, Kenya
Email: jobs-dvcasa@usiu.ac.ke

Disclaimer: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

USIU-Africa is an equal opportunity employer

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