Academic, Non-Academic Staff Job Vacancies at OAU


Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU academic and Non-Academic staff job vacancies – internal and external advertisement.

OAU Job Vacancies

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions in Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.

A) ACADEMIC POSITIONS

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

Isoya Integrated Rural Development Project Unit

Area of SpecializationAgric Extension and Rural Sociology

Position

Research Fellow I            – CONUASS 02  

Candidates applying for the position of Research Fellow must possess a B.Sc. in Agriculture or

B. Agriculture and Ph.D in Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology/Development with a minimum of 4 publications in reputable outlets, 2 of which must be inpact journals with a rural community development experience of 3 years minimum. Computer literacy is an added advantage.

B) FACULTY OF ADMINISTRATION

Department of International Relations

Area of SpecializationInternational Relations or Political Science

Position

Lecturer II/I                     –           CONUASS 03/04

Assistant Lecturer         –         CONUASS 02

Graduate Assistant         –           CONUASS 01

Candidates applying for the position of Lecturer II must possess Ph.D. in International Relations or Political Science or Master of Science (with thesis) in the above disciplines plus at least two (2) published articles in reputable International or Local outlets.

Candidates applying for the position of Assistant Lecturer must possess Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations or Political Science and Master’s Degree (with thesis) in any of the above disciplines. Publications in reputable local and international (cognate) journals, attendance of learned conferences and registration for Ph.D in related disciplines would be added advantage.

Candidates applying for the position of Graduate Assistant must possess B. A. History and International Studies with at least Second Class Upper Division.

3)  FACULTY OF TECHNOLOGY

Area of SpecializationMaterials Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Department of Material Science and Engineering

Position

Lecturer II           –           CONUASS 03

 Candidate applying for the position of Lecturer II must possess a Bachelor of Science Degree (B.Sc.) in Materials Engineering, or Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division); a Master of Science Degree (M.Sc) in Materials Engineering, or Metallurgical and Materials Engineering; and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Materials Engineering, or Metallurgical and Materials Engineering. Candidates who have only M.Sc degree can also apply provided they are registered with COREN and have registered for Ph.D. Possession of technical publications in reputable journals and considerable number of years of working experience will be added advantages.

AREA OF SPECIALIZATIONWater and Environmental Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering         

Position

 Lecturer II/I –      CONUASS 3/4

Candidates applying for the position of Lecturer II must possess M.Sc. in Civil Engineering with an honours Degree and evidence of registration with COREN.

Candidate applying for the position of Lecturer I must possess M.Sc. in Civil Engineering with five (5) years working experience, evidence of published articles in reputable journals and evidence of registration with COREN.

 
 
AREA OF SPECIALIZATIONLibrary and Information Science

4)  HEZEKIAH OLUWASANMI LIBRARY

 Position

 Librarian II – CONUASS 02

Candidate applying for the position of Librarian II must possess a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of Second Class (Lower Division) from a reputable University and Masters Degree in Library and Information Science. In addition to the above, candidate must be eligible for a Ph.D Programme.

5)CENTRE FOR GENDER AND SOCIAL POLICY STUDIES

AREA OF SPECIALIZATIONGender and Feminist Theories and Methodologies;

Gender and health, including HIV/AIDS;

Gender and Poverty;

Gender and Environment;

Gender in Science and Technology

Position

  1. Senior Research Fellow (SRF)      CONUASS 05
  2. Research Fellow (RF)                    CONUASS 04/03
  3. Junior Research Fellow (JRF)      CONUASS 02

Candidates applying for the position of Senior Research Fellow must possess a PhD Degree in Gender/Women Studies. He/She must have at least five (5) years of teaching and research experience and required number of scholarly publications in reputable national and international journals.

Candidates applying for the position of Research Fellow must possess a PhD Degree in Gender/Women Studies with required scholarly publications and at least 2 years cognate teaching and research experience.

Candidates applying for the position of Junior Research Fellow must possess an M.Sc. Degree in Gender/Women Studies or allied discipline with cognate teaching or/and research experience.

6)FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES

Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

Area of SpecializationAnatomy

Position

Lecturer II                       –           CONUASS 03

Candidates applying for the position of Lecturer II must possess M.Sc in Anatomy or M.BBS/Bch.D from a reputable University.

7)FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

  1. Department of Economics
Area of SpecializationEconomics

Position

Graduate Assistant     – CONUASS 01  

Assistant Lecturer           – CONUASS 02

Candidates applying for the position of Graduate Assistant must possess a B.Sc. in Economics (First Class Division) from a recognized University.                          

Candidates applying for the position of Assistant Lecturer must possess a B.Sc. in Economics with a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) and M.Sc. Degree with at least 60% average score in course work obtained from a recognized University.

  1. Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Area of Specialization 

Sociology and Anthropology

Position

Graduate Assistant     – CONUASS 01 

Candidate applying for the position of Graduate Assistant must possess a B.Sc. in Sociology and Anthropology with a minimum of a Second Class (Upper) from a recognized University.

iii   Department of Psychology

Area of SpecializationPsychology

Position

Senior Lecturer             –          CONUASS 05

Lecturer I                       –          CONUASS 04

Lecturer II                      –           CONUASS 03

Candidate applying for the position of Senior Lecturer should possess a good Honours Degree and a recognized higher Degree preferably in the Doctorate level in Psychology or related discipline. A minimum of five (5) years teaching and research experience in a University or comparably institution and evidence of scholarly publication in reputable journals.

Candidate applying for the position of Lecturer I should possess a good Honours Degree and a recognized higher Degree preferably in the Doctorate level in Psychology or related discipline. A minimum of three (3) years teaching and research experience in a University or comparably institution and evidence of scholarly publication in reputable journals.

Candidate applying for the position of Lecturer II should possess a good Honours Degree and a recognized higher Degree preferably a Doctorate Degree in Psychology or related discipline. A minimum of three (3) years teaching and research experience in a University or comparably institution and evidence of scholarly publication in reputable journals.

8)FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT

Department of Quantity Surveying

 
 
Area of Specialization Quantity Surveying

Construction or Project Management

Position

Graduate Assistant     – CONUASS 01  

Assistant Lecturer           – CONUASS 02 

Candidates for the position of Graduate Assistant must possess a B.Sc (Honours) Degree in Quantity Surveying with a minimum of Second Class (honour) Lower Division and an M.Sc degree in Quantity Surveying/Construction or Project Management in view. Candidates specializing in Risk Management of Professional Services in their postgraduate thesis are particularly welcomed. In addition, candidates with strong undergraduate performance in Tendering and Estimating are also encouraged to apply.

Candidates for the position of Assistant Lecturer must possess a B.Sc (Honours) Degree in Quantity Surveying with a minimum of Second Class (Honour) Lower Division and an M.Sc Degree in Quantity Surveying/Construction or Project Management. In lieu of an M.Sc degree, candidate must be a registered member of (NIQS) with considerable construction industry experience.

9) FACULTY OF EDUCATION

Department of Adult Education and Lifelong Learning

Area of SpecializationEducation

Adult Education

Position

Graduate Assistant     – CONUASS 01  

Assistant Lecturer           – CONUASS 02 

Candidates applying for the position of Graduate Assistant must possess a Bachelor Degree in Education with a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division). Candidate must be computer literate.

Candidates applying for the position of Assistant Lecturer must possess M. A. (Ed) in Adult Education. Candidate must be Computer Literate.

 

B         SENIOR NON-TEACHING POSITION                                        

1)      Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

Isoya Integrated Rural Development Project Unit

Position

Assistant Agricultural Superintendent        –           CONTISS 06 (N709,051- N1,073,483))

Candidates applying for the position of Assistant Agric Superintendent must possess O. Level West African School Certificate, Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in general Agriculture from a recognized institution, Practical field knowledge and skill in rural community development

2)      Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Position

System Programmer II/I       –           CONTISS 07/08 (N1,084,016 – N1,600, 307)/

(N1,258,653-N1,866, 314)

Candidate applying for the position of System Programmer II must possess B.Sc./B.Tech/HND in computer Science or related field.

Candidate applying for the position of System Programmer I must possess B.Sc./B.Tech/HND in computer Science or related field and two years of systems and/or applications programming experience

3)      Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

Position

Technologist II    CONTISS 07 (N1,084,016-N1,600, 307)

Candidate applying for the position of Technologist II must possess HND/ANIST/AIMLT, B.SC/B.Tech with additional training in Histology and Laboratory Management and must be a registered member of NISLT or MLSCN.

4)      Hezekiah Oluwasanmi Library

Position

Library Officer – CONTISS 06 (N709,051- N1,073,483))

Candidates for the position of Library Officer must possess HND, OND/ND or Diploma Certificate in Library Science from a reputable institution. In addition, candidates must have five O’ level credits including English Language at not more than two sittings

5)      Dept of Quantity Surveying

Position

Technologist II                  –           CONTISS 07 (N1.084,016- N1,600,307)

Candidates applying for the position of Technologist II must possess Higher National Diploma (HND) in Quantity Surveying or HND in Computer Engineering and must have completed N.Y.S.C. programme. Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages, especially Microsoft Excel and other Quantity Surveying Application Software with cognate experience at the University level would be added advantages.

Method of Application

Applicants for Academic and the Senior non-teaching Staff positions are required to submit 35 copies of their 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).

(iv)             Nationality.

(v)               State of Origin, Senatorial District and Local Government Area (if a Nigerian)

(vi)             Contact Details (Home Address, Postal Address/E-mail address(es)/ Mobile Phone Numbers).

(vii)           Marital Status.

(viii)         Number of Children and their Ages.

(ix)             Next Kin

(x)               Contact Details of next of Kin (Home Address, Postal Address/E-mail address(es)/ Mobile Phone Numbers).

(xi)             Institutions attended with dates.

(xii)           Academic/Professional qualifications and distinctions obtained with dates (attach copies of credentials).

(xiii)         Work Experience with dates.

(xiv)         Present Employment, Status and Salary (if any).

(xv)           Research interests and activities

(xvi)         Conference/ courses attended (state titles of papers presented if any).

(xvii)       Professional accomplishment.

(xviii)     Publications with date.

(xix)         Service to national and international bodies.

(xx)           Extra Curricular Activities.

(xxi)         Any physical challenge?

(xxii)       Names and address of three (3) referees who must have been closely associated with candidate’s academic/work experience.

NOTE: (xv) – (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”.

CLOSING DATE:

Applications and curriculum vitae of all interested candidates are to be forwarded to the Registrar, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, “for the attention of Director of Personnel Affairs” not later than six (6) weeks from the date of this advertisement. Candidates are also required to forward a soft copy of their application and curriculum vitae by e-mail (as an attachment) to within the specified period. Only the applications of candidates short-listed will be acknowledged.

DOTUN AWOYEMI

REGISTRAR



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