Research Associate – Educational Technology Services (1 position) Job Reference No. 3001901

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Main Purpose of the Job

This part-time research position reports to the Executive Director.The candidate shall be a member of the KENET Special Interest Group (SIG) on Educational Technology.

Duties and Responsibilities

The key responsibility shall be to champion educational technology research through preparation of Call for Proposals for research mini-grants in emerging areas of educational technology, coordination of the evaluation proposals and award of mini-grants as well as M&E activities for the research projects.

Requirements for the Job

The ideal candidate shall be at least a senior lecturer at one of the Kenyan member universities with a PhD in computer science, information systems, educational technology, or engineering. The candidate must also have demonstrated passion in teaching with technology and developing blended learning content in their respective academic areas.Experience in faculty leadership shall be an added advantage.

All candidates must have demonstrated good or excellent oral and written communication skills, high ethical and moral standards and capable of working in teams with limited supervision.

Successful candidate shall sign a consultancy agreement with KENET based on deliverables and could work from their respective universities or at KENET offices. However, successful candidates must commit to work at KENET offices in Nairobi for two consecutive days per month.

Interested and qualified persons should visit the KENET recruitment portal for submission of their application.

Applications should be submitted not later than February 22, 2019. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted to attend interviews at KENET within two weeks from the date of the deadline for submission of applications.

KENET is an equal opportunity employer and promotes diversity. Female candidates as well as candidates from marginalized or semi-arid areas are encouraged to apply.

A competitive consultancy package commensurate with the position shall be offered to the successful candidates

NOTE: Applications submitted in hard copy format will not be considered.