Ongoing Massive Academic & Non-Academic Staff Recruitment at Obafemi Awolowo University

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 Nigeria.

The University comprises the central campus, the student residential area, the staff quarters and a Teaching and Research Farm. The central campus comprises the academic, administrative units and service centers while the student residential area is made up of 10 undergraduate hostels and a postgraduate hall of residence.

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the Ongoing Massive Academic & Non-Academic Staff Recruitment at Obafemi Awolowo University which are as stated below;

Job Title: Lecturer II (CONNUAS 03)

Location: Ile Ife
Faculty: Sciences
Department: Mathematics
Area of Specialization: Natural Analysis

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess a Ph.D. Degree in Mathematics (Numerical Analysis) from a recognized University.
  • Possession of some publications in reputable Scientific Journals will be an added advantage.

Job Title: Graduate Assistant (CONNUAS 01)

Location: Ile Ife
Faculty: Sciences
Department: Mathematics
Area of Specialization: Statistics

Qualifications

  • Candidates must possess a B.Sc. Degree in Statistics with a minimum of second class upper division from a recognized university and possession of additional higher degree will be an added advantage.

Job Title: Graduate Assistant (CONNUAS 01)

Location: Ile Ife
Faculty: Sciences
Department: Mathematics
Area of Specialization: Mathematics

Qualifications

  • Candidates must possess a B.Sc Degree in Mathematics with a minimum of second class upper division.
  • The candidate must have interest in Differential Equation and possession of additional higher degree will be an added advantage.

Job Title: Industrial Officer (Programme)

Location: Ile Ife
Institute: Public Health

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess Master Degree in a relevant field or B. Sc Degree with 5 years of relevant skills and experience in programme planning and implementation.

Remuneration
CONTISS 08 (N1,258,653 – N1,866,314)

Job Title: Technologist II

Location: Ile Ife
Department: Food Science and Technology

Qualifications

  • Candidates must possess HND in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with a minimum of 3 years cognate industrial experience in Motor rewinding, repairs, over-hauling and general electrical wiring.
  • Experience is also required in repairs and maintenance of control panels, electrical circuit board in Food Processing Machines and laboratory equipment.
  • Membership of Professional Bodies: Must be a member of COREN or must be registrable with COREN

Remuneration
CONTISS 07 (N579,391.00 – N857,305.00)

Job Title: Lecturer I (CONNUAS 04)

Location: Ile Ife
Faculty: Sciences
Department: Mathematics
Area of Specialization: Statistics/Mathematical Statistics/Actuarial Science

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess a Ph.D Degree in Statistics/Mathematical Statistics/Actuarial Science from a recognized University.
  • The candidate must have at least two years teaching experience and some publications in reputable Scientific Journals will be an added advantage

Job Title: Technologist II (Language Laboratory)

Location: Ile Ife
Department: English

Qualifications

  • Candidate should possess a Bachelor (Honours) Degree in English, English Education or Linguistics with at least a Second Class (Lower) Division, the candidate should have basic knowledge of Phonology and Phonetics, and be acquainted with the operation of the digital language laboratory.
  • Familiarity with relevant software and multimedia facilities in the language laboratory will be an added advantage.

Job Title: Workshop Supervisor

Location: Ile Ife
Department: Material Science and Engineering

Qualifications

  • Workshop Supervisor should possess Junior School Certificate plus Trade Test Class III with a minimum of 10 years working experience in a reputable foundry.
  • Candidate must also be registrable with National Association of Engineering Craftsmen (NAEC).

Job Title: Technologist II

Location: Ile Ife
Department: Animal Science

Qualifications

  • Candidate applying for the position of Technologist II must possess HND in Laboratory Technology (Chemistry/Biochemistry Option).

Remuneration
CONTISS 07 (N1,084,016 – N1,600,307)

Job Title: Assistant Lecturer (CONNUAS 02)

Location: Ile Ife
Faculty: Sciences
Department: Biochemistry
Area of Specialization: Toxicology/Lipid

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor Degree (B.Sc.) in Biochemistry as well as Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Biochemistry (by Research Thesis) from Obafemi Awolowo University, ile-Ife or their equivalent from a reputably recognized institution.
  • The area of specialization needed is Toxicology or Lipid.
  • Publications in reputable local and internal journals, as well as registration for Ph.D. in Biochemistry are added advantages.

Job Title: Assistant Lecturer (CONNUAS 02)

Location: Ile Ife
Faculty: Social Sciences
Department: Political Science
Area of Specialization: Political Science

Qualifications

  • Candidates must possess B Sc. in Political Science with a minimum of second class (upper division) and M.Sc. Degree (with thesis) in Political Science with at least 60% average coursework score obtained from a recognised University.
  • Publications in reputable journals, attendance at learned conferences and evidence of registration for PhD would be added advantages.
  • Candidates for all positions must be computer literate.

Job Title: Lecturer II (CONNUAS 03)

Location: Ile Ife
Faculty: Social Sciences
Department: Political Science
Area of Specialization: Political Science

Qualifications

  • Candidates must be registered PhD (Political Science) students in reputable universities.
  • Such students must be at very advanced stage in their doctoral thesis. In addition, a minimum of three (3) years teaching and research experience in a University and evidence of scholarly publication in reputable journals are required.
  • Attendance of learned conferences would be added advantage.
  • Candidates for all positions must be computer literate.

Job Title: Lecturer I (CONNUAS 04)

Location: Ile Ife
Faculty: Social Sciences
Department: Political Science
Area of Specialization: Political Science

Qualifications

  • Candidates must possess PhD in Political Science, evidence of scholarly publication in reputable journals and a minimum of three (3) years teaching and research experience in a University.
  • Attendance of learned conferences would be added advantage.
  • Candidates for all positions must be computer literate.

Job Title: Senior Lecturer (CONNUAS 05)

Location: Ile Ife
Faculty: Social Sciences
Department: Political Science
Area of Specialization: Political Science

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess a good Honours Degree and a PhD in Political Science.
  • In addition, a minimum of five (5) years teaching and research experience in a University or comparably institution, evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals and attendance of learned conferences are required.
  • Candidates for all positions must be computer literate.

Job Title: Lecturer I/II (CONNUAS 03/04)

Location: Ile Ife
Faculty: Agriculture
Department: Animal Science
Area of Specialization: Animal Reproductive Physiology, Animal Biotechnology, Fisheries and Aquaculture

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess B.Sc/B.Agric. Degree in Animal Sciences or B.Sc Degree in Fisheries and Aquaculture, with a minimum of Second Class Honours, Upper Division; M.Sc. and Ph.D Degrees in any of the specializations listed above, from reputable Universities.
  • Evidence of publications in reputable scholarly/journals will be counted as added advantage.

Job Title: Lecturer II (CONNUAS 03)

Location: Ile Ife
Faculty: Administration
Department: Public Administration
Area of Specialization: New Public Management, Public Service Administration, Indigenous Administration

Qualifications

  • Candidates must possess good first degree in any of the Humanities/Social Sciences as well as M.Sc. (with thesis) and Ph.D Degrees in Public Administration from Obafemi Awolowo University or any other reputable University with specialization mainly in Public Service Administration, New Public Management, and Indigenous Administration.

Job Title: Graduate Assistant (CONNUAS 01)

Location: Ile Ife
Faculty: Arts
Department: Religious Studies
Area of Specialization: African Indigenous Religion, Sociology of Religion

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess an honours degree in Religious Studies (Single or Combine Honours) with a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) from Obafemi Awolowo University or any other reputable University.
  • Applicant must possess NYSC discharge certificate and must have registered as Postgraduate student.

Job Title: Assistant Lecturer (CONNUAS 02)

Location: Ile Ife
Faculty: Arts
Department: English
Area of Specialization: English Syntax, Corpus Phonology

Qualifications

  • Candidates must possess an honours degree in English with at least a Second Class (Lower) Division and a Master of Arts degree from a reputable university with a weighted average of at least 60% in their MA, results that will normally make them eligible to proceed to the Ph.D. programme.
  • In addition, prospective applicants must have done their MA. theses in the areas they are applying for.

Job Title: Lecturer I (CONNUAS 04)

Location: Ile Ife
College: Health Science
Faculty: Clinical Sciences
Department: Paediatrics and Child Health
Area of Specialization: Paediatric Neurology/Neonatology

Qualifications

  • Candidates applying for the position of Lecturer I in Paediatric Neurology or Neonatology must possess Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS/MBchB), Fellowship of West African College of Physicians (FWACP) or National Post Graduate Medical College of Nigeria (FMCPaed).

Job Title: Senior Research Fellow (CONNUAS 05)

Location: Ile Ife
College: Health Science
Institute: Public Health
Area of Specialization: Public Health Programming

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess Fellowship in Public Health or other Relevant Medical Specialty or Ph.D Degree with active track record of publications plus relevant skills and 3 years relevant experience.

Job Title: Lecturer I (CONNUAS 04)

Location: Ile Ife
College: Health Science
Faculty: Dentistry
Department: Oral Maxilocaicial Surgery and Oral Pathology
Area of Specialization: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Qualifications

  • Candidates must possess basic Degree in the Dental Surgery (B.Ch.D or its equivalent) from reputable institution.
  • He/she must also possess Fellowship of West African College of Surgeons (FWACS) specializing in Oral Pathology and Oral Maxillofacial Surgery as appropriate or National Postgraduate Medical College (FCMDS) specializing in Oral Pathology and Oral Maxillofacial Surgery as appropriate.

Job Title: Assistant Lecturer (CONNUAS 02)

Location: Ile Ife
Faculty: Technology
Department: Elect. & Elect. Engineering
Area of Specialization: Electronic Materials and Devices

Qualifications

  • Candidates must possess an M.Sc. Degree (with a weighted average of no less than 60) in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from a reputable University.
  • The Candidate must present evidence of previous coursework or research done in the area of Electronic Materials and Devices.
  • The candidate must be willing to register for further postgraduate study in a reputable Nigerian University.

Job Title: Junior Trainee Fellow (CONNUAS 02)

Location: Ile Ife
Faculty: Law
Area of Specialization: Law

Qualifications

  • Candidate should possess a Bachelors Degree with not less than Second Class Upper division in Law.
  • He/She should have Nigerian Law School (BL) Certification and must possess NYSC discharge certificate.

Job Title: Research Fellow I (CONNUAS 04)

Location: Ile Ife
College: Health Science
Institute: Public Health
Area of Specialization: Public Health

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess Masters Degree in Public Health or related field with 5 years experience in Public Health programming or a Fellowship of the Postgraduate Medical College in Public Health.

Job Title: Lecturer II/I (CONNUAS 03/04)

Location: Ile Ife
Faculty: Technology
Department: Materials Science and Engineering
Area of Specialization: Material Engineering Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess a B.Sc. Degree in Materials Engineering or Metallurgical and Materials Engineering with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division), M.Sc. Degree in Materials Engineering or Metallurgical and Materials Engineering and Ph.D. Degree in Materials Engineering or Metallurgical and Materials Engineering.
  • Candidates with M.Sc Degree only can also apply provided they are registered with COREN and have registered for Ph.D Degree programme.
  • In addition to these, candidates applying for the position of Lecturer I should possess technical publications in reputable journals with cognate teaching or/and research experience.

Job Title: Lecturer II (CONNUAS 03)

Location: Ile Ife

Faculty: Law

Area of Specialization: Law

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess a Bachelors Degree with not less than Second Class Upper Division; He/She should have Nigerian Law School (B.L.) Certification.
  • He/She should also possess LLM or M.Phil.
  • Evidence of research and publications in relevant peer reviewed academic journals will be an added advantage.

Job Title: Lecturer II (CONNUAS 05)

Location: Ile Ife
College: Health Science
Faculty: Dentistry
Department: Oral Maxilocaicial Surgery and Oral Pathology
Area of Specialization: Oral Pathology

Qualifications

  • Candidates must possess basic Degree in the Dental Surgery (B.Ch.D or its equivalent) from reputable institution.
  • He/she must also possess Fellowship of West African College of Surgeons (FWACS) specializing in Oral Pathology and Oral Maxillofacial Surgery as appropriate or National Postgraduate Medical College (FCMDS) minimum of ten (10) scientific publications in reputable medical/Dental journals within and outside Nigeria among which candidate should be first author or at least two.
  • Copies of full length publication should be submitted with the application

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates 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)
  • Contact Details (Home Address, Postal Address/E-mail address(es)/ Mobile Phone Numbers).
  • Marital Status.
  • Number of Children and their Ages.
  • Next Kin
  • Contact Details of next of Kin (Home Address, Postal Address/E-mail address(es)/ Mobile Phone Numbers).
  • 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.

Candidates applying for this position 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 a soft copy of their application and curriculum vitae by e-mail (as an attachment) to: [email protected] within the specified period. Only the applications of candidates short-listed will be acknowledged.

Application Closing Date

20th of October, 2015.

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