Graduate Assistants and Lecturers Job at Obafemi Awolowo University
Obafemi Awolowo University; Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following academic positions below:
Positions (Areas of Specialization)
1.) Faculty of Technology
Department of Food Science and Technology
- Lecturer II - CONUASS 03 (Food Science and Technology, Food Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering)
- Assistant Lecturer - CONUASS 02 (Food Chemistry or Food Microbiology)
Lecturer II: should possess a B.Sc. degree in Food Science and Technology or Food Engineering with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division), M.Sc in Food Science and Technology/Food Engineering/Chemical Engineering/Agricultural Engineering and Ph.D in Food Science & Technology, Food Engineering/Chemical Engineering/ Agricultural Engineering. Candidates who have only M.Sc can also apply provided they have registered for Ph.D and have a minimum of three published articles in reputable journals. Teaching experience in a University or a comparable institution is also required. Evidence of registration with a professional body, particularly COREN is required if applying for Food Engineering.
Assistant Lecturer: should possess a B.Sc. Degree in Food Science and Technology with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division), M.Sc. in Food Science and Technology with specialization in Food Chemistry or Food Microbiology. Evidence of registration with a professional body is required.
Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering
Lecturer II/I - CONUASS 03/04 (Materials Engineering)
Lecturer II/I: should possess a B.Sc degree in Materials Engineering with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division), M.Sc in Materials Engineering and Ph.D. degree in Materials Engineering plus at least seven (7) years of teaching and research experience with a bias towards materials for clean energy application. Candidate must possess adequate number of technical publications in relevant and reputable international and local journals. COREN Registration and Computer literacy is mandatory.
2.) Faculty of Social Sciences
Department of Sociology & Anthropology
- Assistant Lecturer - CONUASS 02
- Graduate Assistant - CONUASS 01
Assistant Lecturer: should possess a first degree with a minimum of a Second Class (Upper Division) in Sociology/Anthropology and M.Sc. Degree in Sociology and Anthropology with a Ph.D grade from a reputable University.
Graduate Assistant: should possess a first degree with a minimum of a Second Class (Upper Division) in Sociology/Anthropology of Obafemi Awolowo University or any other recognized university.
Faculty of Law
Department of Business Law
- Professor - CONUASS 07 (Business Law)
Professor: must possess a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Law, preferably in the area of Business Law, should have at least 15 years of teaching and research experience in the University. He should be either a Professor of another accredited University in the field of Business Law; a reader or an Associate Professor of three years experience in teaching Business Law Course(s); or a Senior Lecturer of six years experience in teaching of Business law Course(s), and a proven evidence of productive scholarship and substantial publications in Learned Journals and other reputable sources.
3.) Faculty of Arts
Department of Foreign Languages
- Assistant Lecturer - CONUASS 02 (Language and Linguistics)
Assistant Lecturer: must possess M. A. in French (Language and Linguistics) from Obafemi Awolowo University or any other University. The candidate should be conversant with multimedia equipment in general.
Department of History
- Lecturer II/I - CONUASS 03/04
Lecturer II/I: must have a Ph.D. degree in History from a recognized institution, have cognate teaching experience at the tertiary level and must show evidence of academic productivity through publications in reputable peer reviewed journals in the discipline.
4.) Faculty of Administration
- Professor - CONUASS 07 (International Relations)
Professor - must possess B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. Degrees in Political Science or International Relations from a recognized university or universities, must be willing and ready to teach a wide range of courses in International Relations. He/She must have also been widely published in mainstream Political Science/International Relations journals locally and abroad. In addition, the candidate must show evidence of teaching and research experience in the university system for at least fifteen (15) years and must have been a Reader/Associate Professor for not less than three years. The candidate must be able to provide academic and administrative leadership. He/She must also be able to initiate and implement research projects and be able to attract Grants/Fellowships to the Department.
5.) Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences
Department of Medical Biochemistry
- Assistant Lecturer - CONUASS 02
Assistant Lecturer - should possess M.Sc. degree in Biochemistry (with minimum of 60% Average in Coursework) and a good B.Sc. degree in Biochemistry (at least Second Class (Upper Division) obtained from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife or any other reputable institution.
Department of Medical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Positions
- Lecturer II - CONUASS 03
Lecturer II - should possess Bachelor’s 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.
19th March, 2013
How to Apply
Applicants for Academic and other Senior Staff positions are required to submit 35 copies of applications and up-to-date curriculum vitae giving the following information in order as listed below:
(i) Full Name (Surname first in capital letters).
(ii) Post Applied for
(iii) Date and place of birth (attach birth certificate/sworn affidavit).
(v) State of Origin, Senatorial District and Local Government Area (if a Nigerian)
(vi) Permanent Home Address.
(vii) Current Postal Address/including G.S.M. Telephone number.
(viii) Marital Status.
(ix) Number of Children and their Ages.
(x) Institutions attended with dates.
(xi) Academic/Professional qualifications and distinctions obtained with dates (attach copies credentials).
(xii) Work Experience with dates.
(xiii) Present Employment, Status and Salary (if any).
(xiv) Research interests and activities
(xv) Conference/courses attended (state titles of papers presented if any).
(xvi) Professional accomplishment.
(xvii) Publications with date.
(xvii) Service to national and international bodies.
(xix) Extra Curricular Activities.
(xx) Any physical challenge?
(xxi) 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:
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:
Only the applications of candidates short-listed will be acknowledged.