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Obafemi Awolowo University Massive Recruitment: Graduates & Senior Level Positions

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19 Jun, 2013

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The Obafemi Awolowo University is a comprehensive public institution established in 1962 as The University of Ife. The University is situated on a vast expanse of land totaling 11,861 hectares in Ile-Ife, Osun State, southwest of NigeriaObafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife invite applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions. 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

1. Faculty of Social Sciences

Department of Demography and Social Statistic

Positions:

  • Senior Lecturer – CONUASS 05
  • Graduate Assistant – CONUASS 01

Areas of Specialization

  • Demography

Candidates for the position of a Senior Lecturer must possess good first and second Degrees in Demography or cognate relevant disciplines such as Sociology, Economics, Public Health etc. as well as a PhD in Demography from a recognized University within or outside Nigeria. Applicants must have at least six years of post-doctoral University full-time teaching and research experiences. Evidence of research and publications in reputable national and international journals and proven ability to conduct and supervise student related researches are essential.

Candidates applying for the position of a Graduate Assistant should possess a minimum of B.Sc. Degree in Demography and Social Statistics from a reputable university with at least Second Class Upper Division. Completion of course work in Master of Science Degree in Demography and Social Statistics will be an added advantage.


2. College of Health Sciences

(a) Faculty of Dentistry

Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry
Position

  • Senior Lecturer CONUASS 05
  • Lecturer I CONUASS 04

Area of Specialization

  • Periodontology
  • Oral Medicine

Candidates for the position of Senior Lecturer should possess a basic Degree in Dental Surgery (B.D.S.,B.Ch.D) from a reputable institution. He/she should be a member of the Fellowship of West African College of Surgeons (FWACS) or National Postgraduate Medical College (FCMDS) and minimum of ten (10) Scientific publications in reputable Medical/Dental Journals within and outside Nigeria among which candidate should be first author in at least two. Copies of full length publication should be submitted with the application.

Candidates for the position of Lecturer I should possess basic Degree in Dental Surgery (B.D.S.,B.Ch.D) from a reputable institution. He/she should be a member of the Fellowship of West African College of Surgeons (FWACS) or National Postgraduate Medical College (FCMDS) specializing in Oral medicine.

(b) Faculty of Basic Medical Science

Department of Medical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Position: Lecturer II – CONUASSO3

Areas of Specialization

  • Pharmacology

Candidates for the post of Lecturer Ii must possess Bachelors Degree in Medicine and Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) or its equivalent); Dental Surgery (B.Ch.D or its equivalent) plus a Master of Science (M.Sc.) Degree in Pharmacology. A candidate currently registered for Ph.D Degree programme will have an added advantage.


3. Faculty of Pharmacy

i. Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Administration

Positions:

  • Senior Lecturer/Lecturer I – CONUASS 05104
  • Junior Trainee Fellow – CONUASS 01

Areas of Specialization

  • Clinical Pharmacy or Pharmacy Practice

Candidates for the post of Senior Lecturer /Lecturer 1 must possess a Ph.D in Clinical Pharmacy or Pharmacy Practice from a recognized university. In addition, the candidates should have at least 5 years of teaching and research experience in a university, registered with the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria with a current annual license to practice. There should be clear evidence of ability to supervise Postgraduate students.

Candidates for the post of Junior Trainee Fellow should have a B.Pharm or B.Sc. Pharm (honours) Degree from an accredited Faculty of Pharmacy. Must be registered with the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria with a current annual license to practice. Motivation to pursue postgraduate studies in Management or Clinical Pharmacy along with excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential. Age limit for this position is thirty five (35) years.

ii. Department of Pharmaceutics

Position: Junior Trainee Fellow – CONUASS 01

Areas of Specialization

  • Pharmaceutical Technology or Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Candidates for the post of Junior Trainee Fellow must be a Pharmacy graduate not above 30 years of age with excellent qualifications and desire for postgraduate training in Pharmaceutical Technology or Pharmaceutical Microbiology. Candidates are expected to have completed the National Youth Service Scheme and be fully registered with Pharmacists Council of Nigeria.

iii. Department of Pharmacognosy

Positions: Junior Trainee Fellow – CONUASS 01

Areas of Specialization

  • Pharmacy

Candidates for the position of Junior Trainee Fellow must have B.Pharm. Degree (a GPA of not less than Second Class Lower Grade), NYSC Discharge Certificate, and be a Registered Pharmacist. No work experience required.


4. Faculty of Environmental Design and Management

(a) Department of Architecture

Position: Assistant Lecturer – CONUASS 02

Areas of Specialization

  • Housing and Urban Studies

Candidates for the post of Assistant Lecturer must possess a professional Masters Degree in Architecture from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife or any other equivalent Institution. He/She must have registered for an M.Phil/Ph.D Research programme in Architecture with special focus on housing and urban Studies and providing a clear evidence of progress being made.

(b) Department of Building

Position: Graduate Assistant – CONUASS 01

Area of Specialization

  • Building

Candidates for the position of a Graduate Assistant should possess a good Bachelor Degree (B.Sc) in building from Obafemi Awolowo University or other reputable Universities with a minimum of Second Class (Lower) Degree.


5. Faculty of Science

(a) Department of Mathematics

Positions:

a. Graduate Assistant CONUASS 01

b. Lecturer II – CONUASS 03

Areas of Specialization

  • Numerical Analysis

c. Senior Lecturer CONUASS 05

Area of Specialization

  • Ordinary Differential Equations/Algebra/functional Analysis,
  • Distributiontheory/ Experimental design


d. Professor – CONUASS 07

Areas of specialization

  • Sampling Techniques/Experimental Design
  • Actuarial Science/Operation Research

Candidates for the position of a Graduate Assistant must possess a B.Sc. Degree in Mathematics, and currently pursuing M.Sc. Degree in Applied Mathematics in a recognized institution or University. A clear evidence of having obtained a Ph.D. grade in Course works will serve as an added advantage.

Candidates for the post of Lecturer II should possess a B.Sc. Degree in Numerical
Analysis with a minimum of Second Class (Lower division), M.Sc. and Ph.D. Degree in Numerical Analysis from reputable Universities.

Candidates for the post of a Professor must possess M.Sc and Ph.D Degrees in Statistics or Actuarial Science from a recognized University or Universities. Candidates must be willing and ready to teach a wide range of courses in Statistical sampling techniques, experimental design, Operation research and Actuarial science. He / she must have published widely in mainstream Statistical sampling Techniques/ Actuarial science/ Operation research peer review in National and International Journals.

In addition, other candidates in the position of a Reader (Associate Professor) for not less than three (3) years could apply.
The candidate must be able to provide academic and administrative leadership. Ability to initiate and implement research projects and attract research grants/fellowships to the Department is an added advantage.

(b) Department of Biochemistry

Positions: Assistant Lecturer – CONUASS 02

Areas of Specialization

  • Biochemistry

Candidates for the post of an Assistant Lecturer should possess a B.Sc. and M.Sc (with thesis) Degrees in Biochemistry. The candidates must have scored an average of not less than 60B+ in MSc. coursework. The candidates must be ready to register for Ph.D degree.


(c) Department of Microbiology

Positions:

  • Graduate Assistants – CONUASS 01
  • Assistant Lecturer – CONUASS 02
  • Lecturer I/II – CONUASS 03

Candidates for the post of a Graduate Assistant/Assistant Lecturer should possess Bachelors Degree in Microbiology with not less than Second Class Upper Division or candidates with B.Sc. (Microbiology) Second Class Lower division with relevant industrial experience or currently at advanced stage of postgraduate programme in research at Master’s level. Publication in a reputable journal will be of additional advantage.

Candidates for the post of a Lecturer I/II should possess Bachelors Degree in Microbiology with not less than Second Class Division, Master of Science in Microbiology (with Thesis) and Ph.D. in Microbiology. He/She must have publications in reputable journals.


(6) Faculty of Arts

(a) Department of Linguistics and African Languages

Position: Assistant Lecturer – CONUASS 02

Areas of Specialization

  • Phonology, Yoruba Language and Yoruba Literature

Candidates for the position of an Assistant Lecturer in Yoruba Language must possess a B.A. Degree in Yoruba Language and Literature and a Degree of Master of Arts in Linguistics with specialization in Phonology and with a Ph.D. grade. Candidates must be natively fluent in Yoruba Language.

Candidates for the position of an Assistant Lecturer in Yoruba Literature must possess a B.A. Degree in Yoruba Language and Literature, a Degree of Master of Arts in Yoruba Language and Literature and must have enrolled for a doctoral programme in Yoruba Literature in a reputable University. Candidates must be natively fluent in Yoruba Language.

In addition, the candidate for any of the above positions must possess a demonstrable ability to conduct research in his/her area of specialization.


(b) Department of Philosophy

Positions:

  • Lecturer I – CONUASS 03
  • Assistant Lecturer- CONUASS 02
  • Graduate Assistant- CONUASS 01

Candidates for the position of Lecturer I must have a Ph.D in Philosophy from Obafemi Awolowo University or any other recognized University with at least three good publications in reputable Journals of Philosophy. Candidates are also expected to possess at least three years post-qualification teaching experience.

Candidates for the position of Assistant lecturer must possess a good Bachelor Degree (B.A.) in Philosophy as well as Master of Arts in Philosophy from Obafemi Awolowo University or any other recognized University. The candidate should possess the minimum qualification for a Ph.D programme.

Candidates applying for the position of Graduate Assistant must possess a good Bachelor Degree (BA.) in Philosophy from Obafemi Awolowo University or any other recognized University. Such candidates must possess at least a Second Class (Upper Division) in Philosophy with not less than 3.70 C.G.PA. at graduation. A First Class Honour in Philosophy will be an added advantage.


7.) Institute of Ecology and Environmental Studies

Positions

Junior Research Fellow – CONUASS I

Area of Specialization

  • Climatic Studies

Research Fellow II – CONUASS 2

Area Specialization

  • Geographical Information

Senior Research Fellow – CONUASS 3

Area Specialization

  • Atmospheric Pollution Monitoring Climatic Studies

(i) Candidates for the position of a Junior Research Fellow should possess a B.Sc. degree in
Geology and M.Sc. in Environmental Management or related discipline with specialization in Climatic studies. There MUST be evidence of registration for a Ph.D. degree Programme.

(ii) Candidates for the position of a Research Fellow II should possess at least M.Sc. degree in Environmental Management with specialization in Geographical information Science and Ph.D. in Environmental Management or related discipline. Candidates with M.Sc. degree and a minimum of three (3) years teaching/research experience in a University/Research Institution OR a Comparable Organization can also apply, provided they have registered for Ph.D. and have a minimum of three publications.

(iii) Candidates for the position of a Senior Research Fellow should possess both M.Sc. degree in Environmental Management and Ph.D. in Biological Sciences OR related disciplines with specialization in Atmospheric Pollution Monitoring. He/She MUST also be able to initiate and implement research projects and be able to attract grants/Fellowship to the Institute. The candidate should have at least six (6) years of teaching experience in the University with a proven evidence of productive Scholarship and substantial publications in both International and National learned Journals.


8.) Faculty of Technology

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Positions:

(a) Lecturer I /Senior Lecturer – CONUASS 04I05

Areas of Specialization

  • Heat Transfer, with emphasis in Refrigeration and Air conditioning and
  • Design, Modeling and Simulation

(b) Graduate Assistant/Assistant Lecturer CONUASS 01/02

Areas of Specialization

  • Thermo Fluid option

Candidates applying for the position of a Senior Lecturer in each of the specialization in (1) must possess a minimum of Ph.D Degree in Mechanical Engineering and MUST be professionally registered with COREN. In addition, the candidate must show sufficient evidence of scholarly publications in reputable local and foreign journals, demonstrate ability to initiate and lead research, and have sufficient teaching experience in a recognized University.

Candidates applying for the position of a Lecturer 1 in each of the specialization in (1) must possess a minimum of Ph.D Degree in Mechanical Engineering. She/he must show sufficient evidence of scholarly publications in reputable local and international journals, and have sufficient teaching experience in a recognized University.

Candidates applying for the position of an Assistant Lecturer should possess a minimum of M.sc Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Thermo Fluid option) with not less than a Second Class Degree in Mechanical Engineering at the undergraduate level. Evidence of on-going Ph.D Degree programme will be an added advantage.

Candidates applying for the position of a Graduate Assistant must possess First Class Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a reputable University. The candidate must be willing to register for postgraduate study in a reputable Nigeria University.


9.) Faculty of Education

Department of Continuing Education

Position: Lecturer I – CONUASS 03

Area of Specialization

  • Adult Education

Candidates applying for the position of a Lecturer I must possess Ph.D. in Adult Education with at least 2 years of University teaching experience. The candidate must as well have some relevant publications in Adult Education. Computer literacy would be an added advantage.


B.) SENIOR NON-TEACHING POSITION

a.) Electrical Unit, DMWS

Position: Workshop Supervisor CONTISS 06 (N709,061 – N1,073,433)

Candidates applying for the post of Workshop Supervisor must have had prior working experience in an Institution of Higher Learning at a Senior Craftsman level or its equivalent and must possess a minimum of Junior School Certificate in addition to Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity Trade Test I Certificate of competence in Electrical Installation and House Wiring with a minimum of twelve (12) years field experience OR Federal Crafts Training Certificate/Trade Centre Diploma plus Trade Test Class I in Electrical Installation and House Wiring with a minimum of nine (9) years field experience. Experience in cable joint work, fault tracing on HT line with fitter works will be an added advantage.

b.) Dept. of Agric. and Environmental Engineering

Position: 
Higher Technical Officer – CONTISS 07 (N1,084,016 – N1,600,307)
Soil and Water Engineering Option
Higher Technical Officer – CONTISS 07 (N1,084,016 – N1,600,307)
Processing/Farm Power Option

Candidates applying for the post of Higher Technical officer (Soil and Water Engineering Option) must possess Higher National Diploma in Agricultural Engineering with specialization in Soil and Water Engineering and at least three years of post qualification experience.

Candidates applying for the post of Higher Technical officer (Soil and Water Engineering Option) must possess Higher National Diploma in Agricultural Engineering with specialization in Processing/Farm Power and at least three years of post qualification experience.

c.) Dept. of Pharmacognosy.

Position: Principal Technologist CONTISS II (N1,833,966 – N2,588,966)

Candidates applying for the post of Principal Technologist must have HND/A.I.S.T./N.I.S.T and a minimum of ten years post qualification experience, preferably in an academic institution.

d.) Department of Chemical Pathology

Position: Technologist II CONTISS 07 (N1,084,016 – N1,600,307)

Candidates applying for the position of Technologist II must be an Associate of the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (AMLS) or a suitable equivalent; majoring in Chemical Pathology.

The ideal candidate should be resourceful and innovative and must have no difficulty interacting with students; either in groups or individually. He/She is also expected to be a good team worker.

e.) Teaching and Research Farm

Position

  • Livestock Superintendent CONTISS07 (N1,084,016 – N1,600,307)
  • Higher Agricultural superintendent CONTISS 8 (N1,258,653 – N1,866,314)

Candidates applying for the post of Livestock Superintendent should possess Higher National Diploma in Animal Production or related disciplines. Prior cognate experience will be an added advantage.

Candidates applying for the position of Higher Agricultural Superintendent should possess Higher National Diploma in Crop Production and at least 5 years relevant and cognate post- qualification experience in similar institutions.

Application Closing Date
29th July, 2013

Method of Application
Applicants for Academic and the Senior Staff positions are required to submit 35 copies of their applications and up-to-date curriculum vitae giving the following information in order as listed below:

  • Full Name (Surname first in capital letters).
  • Post Applied for.
  • Date and place of birth (attach birth certificate/sworn affidavit).
  • Nationality.
  • State of Origin, Senatorial District and Local Government Area (if a Nigerian)
  • Permanent Home Address.
  • Current Postal Address/including G.S.M. Telephone number.
  • Marital Status.
  • Number of Children and their Ages.
  • Institutions attended with dates.
  • Academic/Professional qualifications and distinctions obtained with dates (attach copies of credentials).
  • Work Experience with dates.
  • Present Employment, Status and Salary (if any).
  • Research interests and activities
  • Conference/courses attended (state titles of papers presented if any).
  • Professional accomplishment.
  • Publications with date.
  • Service to national and international bodies.
  • Extra Curricular Activities.
  • Any physical challenge?
  • Names and address of three (3) referees who must have been closely associated with candidate’s academic/work experience.

NOTE: (xiv) (xvii) are for candidates applying for lectureship positions only.

Candidates applying for any of the positions are advised to request their referees to forward confidential reports on them directly to the Registrar. The reports should be duly marked “CONFIDENTIAL”.

Applications and curriculum vitae of all interested candidates are to be forwarded to:

The Registrar,
Obafemi Awolowo University,
Ile-Ife, Osun State

“for the attention of Director of Personnel Affairs”
Candidates are also required to forward by e-mail, a soft copy of their application and curriculum vitae as an attachment, addressed to: [email protected]

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