Job openings – Mount Kenya University Rwanda


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1.Job Title: Lecturer in Tourism Management

Department: Tourism and Hospitality

The Department of Tourism and Hospitality management seeks to recruit a well-qualified
and enthusiastic academic staff to its teaching team. The department has a track record of
offering high-quality teaching, learning and research. The successful candidate should have
sound knowledge of the travel and tourism industry and be prepared to teach Operational and
Management aspects relevant modules related to tourism and supervising final projects at
undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The ideal candidate should have expertise in tourism
ethics, IATA, sustainable tourism and destination management.

a) Qualifications and membership of professional bodies

The candidate should be a Ph.D holder or Studying towards a Phd in tourism management
with at least 5 years of teaching experience at University level and at least a member of a
professional body.

b) Knowledge and experience

• The candidate should have significant experience of teaching and learning at
undergraduate and postgraduate level.

• Knowledge of the current debates and recent developments in higher education within
Tourism industry.

• Broad experience of curriculum design and development.

• Experience of using blended learning and e-learning technologies such as virtual learning.

• Demonstrable research and scholarly activity profile in a discipline directly related to
aviation/tourism or industry experience and networks.

c) Specific skills

• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Confident communicator and ability to respond enthusiastically and positively to students
• Evidence of scholarly activity in the form of recent publications.
• Evidence of consultancy and/or professional practice.
• Flexible, resilient and able to work under tight deadlines, work as a team player and
provide effective leadership role

2. Job Title: Lecturer in Hospitality Management

The Department of Tourism and Hospitality management seeks to recruit a well-qualified and
enthusiastic academic staff to its teaching team. The department has a track record of offering
high-quality teaching, learning and research. The successful candidate should have sound
knowledge of the hospitality and tourism industry and be prepared to teach technical courses,
operational and management aspects relevant modules related to hospitality and supervising
final projects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Subject expertise in hospitality ethics,
room division, Food and Beverage and use of different reservation software such as Amadeus

a) Qualifications and membership of professional bodies

The candidate should be a Ph.D holder or Studying towards a Phd in Hospitality management
with at least 5 years of teaching experience at University level and at least a member of a
professional body.

b) Knowledge and experience

• The candidate should have significant experience of teaching and learning at
undergraduate and postgraduate level
• Knowledge of the current debates and recent developments in Higher education within
tourism and hospitality industry
• Broad experience of curriculum design and development
• Experience of using blended learning and e-learning technologies such as virtual learning
• Demonstrable research and scholarly activity profile in a discipline directly related to
Aviation/Tourism or industry experience and networks.

c) Specific skills to the job

• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Confident communicator ability to respond enthusiastically and positively to students
• Evidence of scholarly activity in the form of recent publications.
• Evidence of consultancy and/or professional practice.
• Flexible, resilient and able to work to tight deadlines with ability to work co-operatively
and effectively with colleagues and provide an effective leadership role and enthusiasm for
contribution to the Department of Hospitality and Tourism.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE.

The application letter should give full details of Education and Professional Qualifications,
Working Experience, Present and Past Salary, Applicant’s telephone number and email address.
Copies of Certificates and testimonial should also be enclosed giving the names and address of
(3) three referees who are up-to-date with applicant’s competence and areas of specialization.

The experience must be supported by documents.

The application should be addressed to the Human Resource Manager not later than
26th/04/2021/by emails: [email protected] / [email protected] or hand-delivered at
Mount Kenya University Rwanda near New Life Ministries at Kagarama, Kicukiro district.

Note :

• Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
• No canvassing