Lecturer II/I, (Department of Soil Science and Land Resources Management), Assistant Lecturer, (Department of Soil Science and Land Resources Management), Graduate Assistant, (Department of Agricultural Economics) at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife

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Vacancies: Lecturer II/I, (Department of Soil Science and Land Resources Management), Assistant Lecturer, (Department of Soil Science and Land Resources Management), Lecturer I/II, (Department of Agricultural Economics), Graduate Assistant, (Department of Agricultural Economics) 

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

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

Department of Soil Science and Land Resources Management

Position: Lecturer II/I   – CONUASS 4/3

Area of Socialization: Soil Chemistry/Fertility

Qualification:

  • Candidates applying for the position of Lecturer II/I must possess at least Second Class Upper Division or higher in Bachelor Degree in Agriculture with specialization in Soil Science. In addition, the candidate must have a Ph.D. in the desired area of Soil Science from a recognised University for the Lecturer II position and with at least three publications in reputable journals for the Lecturer 1 position.

Department of Soil Science and Land Resources Management

Position: Assistant Lecturer – CONUASS 2

Area of Socialization: Soil Chemistry/Fertility

Qualification:

Candidates applying for the position of Assistant Lecturer must possess at least Second Class Upper Division or higher in Bachelor Degree in Agriculture with specialization in Soil Science. In addition, the candidate must possess a Masters Degree in Soil Science and must have scored a minimum of 60% average in the course work. Candidates applying for the position of Graduate Assistant must possess at least Second Class Upper Division or higher in Bachelor Degree in Agriculture with specialization in Soil Science.

Department of Agricultural Economics

Position: Lecturer I/II   – CONUASS 04/03

Area of Socialization: Agricultural Finance/Financial Management

Qualification:

  • Candidates applying for the position of Lecturer II must possess Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics/Economics with area of specialization in Agricultural Finance/Financial Management. Candidates are required to have vast knowledge in Mathematics and Statistics.
  • Candidates applying for the position of Lecturer I must possess all the qualifications as in Lecturer II. In addition, such candidates must have spent two years on lecturer position with at least two publications in reputable local and international journals.

Department of Agricultural Economics

Position: Graduate Assistant – CONUASS 01

Area of Socialization: Agricultural Finance/Financial Management

Qualification:

  • Candidates applying for the position of a Graduate Assistant must possess a B. Agric. degree in Agricultural Economics with a minimum of Second Class Upper Division and higher grades in Statistics and Econometrics.

Method of Application

Applicants 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)    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 of 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

(xviii)          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 Candidates’ 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”.

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 1st June 2016. Candidates are also required to forward a soft copy of their application and curriculum vitae by e-mail (as an attachment) to registra@oauife.edu.ng within the specified period. Only the applications of Candidates short-listed will be acknowledged.