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Excellent Career Opportunities

Mount Kenya University is one of the leading universities in Kenya. The University has grown in size and stature to become a fully-fledged university in 2011 when it was awarded a charter by the Commission for University Education (formerly CHE) in Kenya. It is also a member of Inter- University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) and Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and ISO 9001:2008 Certified.

MKU is currently implementing five (5) years strategic plan 2015-19 and some of its strategic options is to be a center of excellence in health sciences and market leadership in application of information technology in all areas of its business management and operations such as Human resource, Finance Management,Customer care, e-learning among others.

In the recent past MKU has scooped top awards in Information Technology in its education management and intends to continue with this line of excellence. To build on this culture the university is seeking to fill the following vacant positions with persons with the capabilities to join its senior management team.

June 2017 career opportunities


  1. Department of Educational Psychology and Technology (EPT)
  2. Department of Education Management and Curriculum Studies (EMCS)
  3. Department of Special Needs Education (SNE)
  4. Department of Early Childhood Studies (ECS)


Education Early childhood studies
Business and Economics Economics
Public Health Environmental Health
Social Sciences Languages and Humanities
Institute of Security Studies Justice and Ethics
Clinical Medicine Community Health
Engineering, Energy and Built Environment  


Each application to be accompanied with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, Copy of National Identity Card or passport, Testimonials and other relevant supporting documents.

Applications should be addressed to;

The Human Resource Director,
Mount Kenya University,
Main Campus, General Kago Road,
P.O. Box 342-01000.
Thika, Kenya.


  1. Applications shall be clearly marked for the position applied for.
  2. Electronic application can be sent in PDF format by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  3. Applications must be submitted on or before 30th June, 2017.
  4. Terms of service are provided for as per Mount Kenya University scheme of service.
  5. Mount Kenya University is an equal opportunity employer.
  6. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
View Previous Job Opportunities
  1. April 2017 job openings
  2. March 2016 job openings
  3. Part-time teaching / Associate faculty (Jan 2016)
  4. Academic Staff Job advertisement
  5. Administrative Staff Job advertisement
  6. Graduate Trainee Programme (GTP)
  7. School of Law opportunities