Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN) Recruitment

Posted on :

21 May, 2018

Category :

Administrative Jobs in Nigeria

Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN), invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position below in the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Kaduna State:

Job Title: Provost 


  • The Provosts are the Academic Heads of their Colleges and are required to oversee the day to day running of their Colleges.
  • They are responsible to the Executive Director of the Institute for the effective day to day administration of their Colleges.


  • Prospective candidates must be holders of PhD in any of the following disciplines; Agricultural Engineering, Forestry Resources Management, Horticulture and Landscape Technology, Crop Production, Agricultural Extension and Management Agricultural Economics or any other related discipline.
  • Prospective candidates must have a minimum of 10 years teaching/research experience in a Research Institute, College of Forestry Mechanization or any other related discipline.
  • Applicants must not be below the rank of Chief Research Officer/Senior Lecturer and must be registered members of professional bodies relevant to their discipline.
  • Prospective candidates must demonstrate ability to offer Academic/ Administrative leadership and be able to show evidence of at least four (4) additional publications in reputable journals and three (3) other Conference/Seminar papers since their last promotion.

Terms of Appointment

  • A single term of 5 years only (Non-renewable)


Application Closing Date

2nd July, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit the following:

  • (10) typewritten copies of their Curriculum Vitae which must include their telephone numbers and e-mail addresses; and An electronic copy (soft copy) either on a CD or in a flash drive.
  • Applicants should inform 3 referees to send character/professional reports on them to the Institute marked “confidential’, not later than the closing date

All applications and referees reports should be marked “Application for the position of College Provost” at the top left corner of the envelope and addressed in the manner below: The Executive Director/Governing Board Secretary, Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria, P.M.B. 5054, Jericho Hill, Jericho, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.


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