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Lecturers, Assistant Lecturers Without PHD Qualifications Will be Scraped Off

The new set of rules according to Commission for University Education (CUE)  requires that in order for lectures to teach in a local university,they will be required to have attained a doctorate degree .


No lecturer will be promoted if one is not a PHD holder .The University Academic Staff is currently made up of a Lecturer, Assistant Lecturer,Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor,Professor  among other positions.According to promotions and guidelines list, the academic staff in the universities  only hold this seven positions.They include a Lecturer ,a Senior Lecturer ,graduate assistants, tutorial fellows ,Associate Professor, a Professor and an adjunct academic staff.This therefore means that the position of an assistant lecturer will be done away with as soon as this set of rules commence implementation by next year.

Statistics show that there are around 9000 lectures in the private university ,611 professors, 759 associate professors,1456 senior lecturers,  3432 lecturers and 3789 assistant lecturers. However, Commission For University Education CEO  Professor David Some has urged all lecturers who do not meet the minimum requirements to do so in the next five years after the new rules are implemented. He also added that Graduate assistants who do not impress the university within a one year contract of one shall be sacked with immediate effect. In addition, tutorial fellows will be done away with within a two-year contract if the university feels they are unsatisfied.

The Lecturers with a Masters degree will be required to have a three years experience in the university level .They are also required to have  four equivalent publication points and should be registered by a professional  body.

PHD appointed Lecturers are required to have at least six publications and registered by a relevant body.In order for a lecture to attain a doctorate degree he or she will be required to supervise at least four postgraduate students to completion.

An appointed or promoted Associate Professor will be required to have eight publication points as a senior lecturer and supervise at least five postgraduate students to completion.

A promoted Professor will be required to have ten publication points after attainment of being an associate professor.
Adjunct academic staff position is to be implemented in the universities.They will be pulled out from local or foreign universities.They are required to have at least a two year experience in the relevant area.They will help in research as well as teaching in the universities.
There are about 9,320 academic staff across private universities alone. Latest statistics show there are 636 professors, 756 associate professors, 1,451 senior lecturers, 3,422 lecturers and some 3,055 assistant lecturers.
Read more at: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001233911/new-rules-lock-out-lecturers-without-phd-qualificatio
There are about 9,320 academic staff across private universities alone. Latest statistics show there are 636 professors, 756 associate professors, 1,451 senior lecturers, 3,422 lecturers and some 3,055 assistant lecturers.
Read more at: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001233911/new-rules-lock-out-lecturers-without-phd-qualifications
There are about 9,320 academic staff across private universities alone. Latest statistics show there are 636 professors, 756 associate professors, 1,451 senior lecturers, 3,422 lecturers and some 3,055 assistant lecturers.
Read more at: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001233911/new-rules-lock-out-lecturers-without-phd-qualifications
There are about 9,320 academic staff across private universities alone. Latest statistics show there are 636 professors, 756 associate professors, 1,451 senior lecturers, 3,422 lecturers and some 3,055 assistant lecturers.
Read more at: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001233911/new-rules-lock-out-lecturers-without-phd-qualifications

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