University of Agriculture, Makurdi – Teaching & Non-Teaching Vacancies (26 Positions)

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4 Jan, 2012

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Agriculture Jobs in Nigeria, Education Jobs in Nigeria, Lecturing Jobs in Nigeria

University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria – Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill  the  teaching and non-teaching vacancies  in the  following  Departments/ units of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi.Academic (Teaching) Positions
Academic vacancies for the following positions:

  • Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Lecturer I
  • Lecturer II
  • Assistant Lecturer
  • Graduate Assistant
  • Director of Institute and Centres
  • Deputy Directors of Institute and Centres

 

Candidates are required in the  following  departments:

  1. Department of Forest Production and Products
  2. Department of Wildlife and Range Management
  3. Department of Social and Environmental Forestry
  4. Department of Animal production
  5. Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture
  6. Department of Animal Breeding and Physiology
  7. Department of Animal Nutrition
  8. Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Science
  9. Department of Agricultural Education
  10. Department of Science Education
  11. Department of Educational Foundation and General Studies
  12. Department of Biological Sciences
  13. Department of Maths/Statistics/Computer Science
  14. Department of Physics.
  15. Department of Chemistry
  16. Department of Mechanical Engineering
  17. Department of Veterinary Medicine
  18. Department of Veterinary Surgery and theriogenolog
  19. Department of Veterinary Anatomy
  20. Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive  Medicine
  21. Department of veterinary pathology and microbiology
  22. Department of Veterinary  Parasitology and Entomology
  23. Department of Food Science and Technology
  24. Institute of Food Security
  25. Centre for Entrepreneurship Development
  26. Ahmadu Ali Centre for Public Health And Comparative Medicine


1.)  Professor – CONUASS 7

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess a Ph.D. Degree from a recognized University with at least ten (10) years teaching, research and administrative experience in a teaching institution.  Candidates must possess demonstrate competence to provide academic leadership.
  • Candidates must also be specialists in core areas of departmental fields of study with evidence of scholarly publications in both local and International reputable learned journals plus membership of relevant professional bodies where required.


2.)  Associate Professor (CONUASS 6)

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess a Ph.D. Degree from a recognized University with at least (8) years teaching, research and administrative experience in a teaching institution.
  • Candidate must have evidence of scholarly publications in both local and international reputable learned journals plus membership of relevant professional bodies where required.

3.)  Senior Lecturer (CONUASS 5)

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess a Ph.D. Degree from a recognized University with at least  (6) years teaching, research and administrative experience in a teaching institution.
  • Candidates must have evidence of eight (8) scholarly publications in both local and  international reputable learned journals plus membership of relevant professional bodies where required.


4.)  Lecturer I (CONUASS 4)

Qualifications

  • Candidate should possess a Ph.D from a  recognized University with at least three (3) years post Doctoral teaching, research and administrative experience in a  tertiary institution.
  • They must also have  evidence of six (6) journal articles in both local and international reputable journals, plus membership of relevant professional bodies where required.

5.)   Lecturer II (CONUASS 3)

Qualification

  • Candidate should possess a Ph.D from a  recognized University with at least three (3) years post Doctoral teaching, research and administrative experience in a  tertiary institution.
  • They must also  have evidence of three  (3) publications  in  local  and international  reputable  learned journals  plus  membership  of  relevant professional bodies where required,

6.)  Assistant Lecturer (CONUASS 2)

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess M.Sc. or MA Degree in a relevant field plus clear evidence of registration for a Ph.D  programme from recognized Universities, Membership of a relevant professional body is an added advantage.


7.)   Graduate Assistant (CONUASS 1)

Qualification

  • Candidate should possess a first Degree, with a minimum of second class Upper Division in a relevant field from a recognized University.


8.)  Director of Institute and Centres (CONUASS 07)

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess a Ph.D. Degree from a recognized University with at least ten (10) years teaching, research and administrative experience in a teaching institution.  Candidates must possess demonstrate competence to provide academic leadership.
  • Candidates must also be specialists in core areas of departmental fields of study with evidence of scholarly publications in both local and International reputable learned journals plus membership of relevant professional bodies where required.
  • Candidates must be in good health and  be able to endure the rigours of the duties of the  Office

9.)  Deputy Directors of Institute and Centres (CONUASS 06)

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess a Ph.D. Degree from a recognized University with at least (8) years teaching, research and administrative experience in a teaching institution.
  • Candidate must have evidence of scholarly publications in both local and international reputable learned journals plus membership of relevant professional bodies where required.

Non-Academic (Non-Teaching) Positions

Non-Teaching vacancies are for the following positions:

  • Marketing/Public Relations Officer
  • Administrative Officer
  • Senior Confidential Secretary
  • Senior Librarian
  • Library Officer
  • Chief Science Laboratory Technologist
  • Principal Science Laboratory Technologist
  • Senior Science Laboratory Technologist
  • Science Laboratory Technologist I
  • Science Laboratory Technologist II
  • Chief Technical Officer
  • Assistant Chief Technical Officer
  • Principal Technical Officer II
  • Senior Technical Officer
  • Senior  Pharmacist


Registry Unit

10.)  Marketing/Public Relations Officer (CONTISS 11)

 

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess a good honours degree from a recognized
  • University in Mass Communications, Public Relations or any other relevant degree in the Humanities or Social Sciences with at least nine (9) years cognate experience plus evidence of membership of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), or Masters Degree in a relevant field with at least six (6) years cognate experience plus membership of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR).

 

11.)  Administrative Officer (CONTISSS 10)

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess a Masters Degree from a recognized University or a good honours degree from a recognized university with three (3) years cognate experience.

12.)  Senior Confidential Secretary (CONTISSS 10)

Qualifications

  • Candidate should possess a university degree or HND or Government Training
  • Centre certificate for 120/50 WPM in Shorthand and Typewriting with at least six years post-qualification secretarial experience as confidential secretary.

University Library Unit

13.)  Senior Librarian (CONUASS 4)

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess at least a Masters degree in Library science (MLS) from a recognized university with six (6) years cognate experience with evidence of scholarly publication in both national and international reputable , learned journals.
  • Membership of the Librarian Registration council of Nigeria is also required.

14.)  Library Officer (CONTISS 6)

Qualification

Candidates should possess National Diploma (ND) in Library and Information Science from a recognized institution.
Technologists Unit

15.)  Chief Science Laboratory Technologist (CONSTISS 13)

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess F.T.C or HND in relevant fields with fifteen (15) years experience plus membership of the professional body MNIST, MISCT (London), or and an M.Sc in relevant field with twelve (12) years cognate experience plus membership of a professional body. Fellow with nine (9) years experience.

15.)  Principal Science Laboratory Technologist (Contiss II)

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess FTC HND in relevant field from a recognized tertiary institution with six (6) years cognate experience plus membership of professional body or MNIST, MISTCT (London) with three (3) years experience or M.Sc in relevant field with three (3) years experience.

16.)  Senior Science Laboratory Technologist (CONTISS 9)

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess FTC HND in relevant field from a recognized tertiary institution with six (6) years cognate experience plus membership of professional body or MNIST, MISTCT (London) with three (3) years experience or M.Sc in relevant field with three (3) years experience.

17.)  Science Laboratory Technologist 1 (CONTISS 08)

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess FTC HND in relevant field from a recognized tertiary institution with six (6) years cognate experience plus membership of professional body or MNIST, MISTCT (London) with three (3) years experience or M.Sc in relevant field with three (3) years experience.

 

18.)  Science Laboratory Technologist II (CONTISS 07)

Qualifications

Candidates should possess B.sc, in Natural Science, or FCT, HND or  C&G stages II and III and must be registered  with NISCT.
Technical Staff Unit

 

19.)  Chief Technical Officer (CONTISS13)

 

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess FTC or HND or HNC or B.Sc. in the relevant field from a recognized tertiary institution with fifteen (15) years cognate experience
  • An M.sc in the relevant field with twelve (12) years cognate experience or PGD in the relevant field with fourteen (14) years cognate experience.

 

20.)  Assistant Chief Technical Officer (CONTISS 12)

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess FTC or HND or HNC or B.Sc. in the relevant field from a recognized tertiary institution with (12) years cognate experience  or
  • M.sc in the relevant field with (9) years cognate experience or PGD in the relevant field with (11) years experience will be required.

21.)  Principal Technical Officer II (CONTISS 09)

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess FTC, HND, HNC or B.Sc. in the relevant field from a recognized tertiary institution plus six (6) years cognate experience or M.Sc with three (3) years experience or PGD in relevant field with five (5) year cognate experience.

22.)  Senior Technical Officer (CONTISS 08)

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess FTC, HND, HNC or B.Sc. in the relevant field from a recognized tertiary institution plus three (3) years cognate experience or M.Sc in relevant field

23.)  Chief Boat Driver (CONTISS 06)

Qualification

Candidates should have minimum of JSSC or its equivalent and driver Mechanic Trade Test I with 9 years experience.
University Health services

24.)  Senior  Pharmacist ( Contiss 10)

Job Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess a B. Pharm or B.Sc. Pharmacy degree from a recognized University with three (3) years post-registration experience plus membership of the Pharmacy council of Nigeria.

Notes

i)   All candidates must possess either NYSC Discharge certificate or exemption certificate or certificate of exclusion where applicable
ii)  Salaries and Allowances attached to the various vacancies are the  same with the approved salary scheme for Federal Universities in Nigeria
iii)  Candidates who are awaiting results may not be  considered and  need not  apply
iv)  Computer  literacy is required  for all cadres listed above

Application Deadline
2nd February, 2012

Method of Application

Interested candidates should forward ten (10) copies of their applications  and  credentials attached as well as ten (10) copies of their detailed current curriculum vitae (CV). The  CV should among other information include the following in this order;

i)   Position applied for
ii)  Full name (surname first and in capital letters)
iii)  Place and date of birth
iv)  Nationality
v)   State of origin and Local Government (attach certificate of origin)
vi)  Permanent Home Address
vii)  Present address ( include GSM number/s and e-mail address)
viii) Marital status
ix) Number and ages of children if any
x) Current rank and salary
xi) Educational Institutions attended with dates
xii) Academic qualifications obtained with dates
xiii) Professional Qualifications/Diplomas obtained with dates
xiv) Honours/Distinctions
xv)  Working Experience including full details of former and present posts with dates
xvi) Full details of teaching, research experience and service to the nation and immediate community where applicable
xvi) Names, addresses, GSM numbers and e-mail addresses of three referees who shall include his/her current boss or Head of Department, one who must attest    to his character and another who will speak on his professional/ academic competence. Candidates’ submission should be forwarded in an envelope which has the position applied for clearly indicated on the left hand corner. Applicants are advised to request their referees to send reports early under confidential cover to:

The Registrar,
University of Agriculture, Makurdi
P.M.B 2373,
Makurdi.
Benue State.

All applications are to reach the Registrar on or before 2nd February, 2012.

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