Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) Vacancy Announcement

Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) – Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following positions below in the underlisted parastals under the aegis of the Agricultural Research council of Nigeria (ARCN):

Job Title: Executive Director, National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT)
Location:
Ibadan
Description/Summary

The Institute has national mandate for research into genetic improvement, production and processing of fruits, vegetables and ornamental plants;

Duities

  • The Executive Director is the Research/Academic and Administrative Head of the Institute/College and therefore responsible for the academic and administrative management and leadership of the Institute/College.

Qualifications

  • Candidates must be holders of PhD in relevant discipline, have extensive research and teaching experience as evidenced by scientific publications with a minimum of Ten (10) years cognate experience in a Research Organization or College of Agriculture.
  • In addition, candidates must have ability to provide academic/administrative leadership and also have clear and articulated vision for the development of the Institute/College.
  • Being a Director of Research or Chief Lecturer in an Agricultural Research Institute or College of Agriculture will be an added advantage.
  • Furthermore, he/she must not be more than 60 years of age as at the possible time of commencement of tenure.

Job Title: Executive Director, National Institute for Freshwater Fisheries Research (NIFFR)
Location:
New Bussa, Niger
Description/Summary

The Institute has national mandate for research, development, and production of freshwater fish species, aquaculture and research into long-term effects of manmade lakes on ecology and environment in Nigeria.

Duities

  • The Executive Director is the Research/Academic and Administrative Head of the Institute/College and therefore responsible for the academic and administrative management and leadership of the Institute/College.

Qualifications

  • Candidates must be holders of PhD in relevant discipline, have extensive research and teaching experience as evidenced by scientific publications with a minimum of Ten (10) years cognate experience in a Research Organization or College of Agriculture.
  • In addition, candidates must have ability to provide academic/administrative leadership and also have clear and articulated vision for the development of the Institute/College.
  • Being a Director of Research or Chief Lecturer in an Agricultural Research Institute or College of Agriculture will be an added advantage.
  • Furthermore, he/she must not be more than 60 years of age as at the possible time of commencement of tenure.

Job Title: Provost, Federal College of Freshwater Fisheries Technology
Location:
Baga, Borno
Description/Summary

The College has mandate to train middle level manpower at Vocational, Certificate, National and Higher National Diploma levels in fisheries production, aquaculture, nutrition, agricultural extension and management.

Duties

  • The Provost is the Research/Academic and Administrative Head of the Institute/College and therefore responsible for the academic and administrative management and leadership of the Institute/College.

Qualifications

  • Candidates must be holders of PhD in relevant discipline, have extensive research and teaching experience as evidenced by scientific publications with a minimum of Ten (10) years cognate experience in a Research Organization or College of Agriculture.
  • In addition, candidates must have ability to provide academic/administrative leadership and also have clear and articulated vision for the development of the Institute/College.
  • Being a Director of Research or Chief Lecturer in an Agricultural Research Institute or College of Agriculture will be an added advantage.
  • Furthermore, he/she must not be more than 60 years of age as at the possible time of commencement of tenure.

Job Title: Provost, Federal College of Freshwater Fisheries Technology
Location:
New Bussa, Niger
Description/Summary
The College has mandate to train middle level manpower at Vocational, Certificate, National and Higher National Diploma levels in fisheries production, aquaculture, nutrition, agricultural extension and management.

Duties

  • The Provost is the Research/Academic and Administrative Head of the Institute/College and therefore responsible for the academic and administrative management and leadership of the Institute/College.

Qualifications

  • Candidates must be holders of PhD in relevant discipline, have extensive research and teaching experience as evidenced by scientific publications with a minimum of Ten (10) years cognate experience in a Research Organization or College of Agriculture.
  • In addition, candidates must have ability to provide academic/administrative leadership and also have clear and articulated vision for the development of the Institute/College.
  • Being a Director of Research or Chief Lecturer in an Agricultural Research Institute or College of Agriculture will be an added advantage.
  • Furthermore, he/she must not be more than 60 years of age as at the possible time of commencement of tenure.

Terms of Appointment
Single term of Five (5) years only.

Remuneration

Political office holders salary scale.

How to Apply
Interested and  qualified candidates are requested to submit Twelve (12) typewritten copies and one (1) electronic copy on CD of their Curriculum Vitae and photocopies of their credentials, Functional phone numbers and e-mail addressed should be indicated in the CV.

Three Referees should be requested to send their reports to the address below. All applications and Referees reports should be marked “Confidential Application” at the top left corner of the envelope and addressed to:

The Executive Secretary,
Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN),
Agricultural Research House,
Plot 223D Cadastral Zone B6,
Mabushi,
P. M. B. 5026,
Wuse-Abuja,
Nigeria.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline  18th May, 2016.

 

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