PROFESSOR, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, SENIOR LECTURERS, LECTURER I, LECTURER II, ASSISTANT LECTURER (FACULTY OF NATURAL SCIENCES AND FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES) BY JAYI CROWTHER UNIVERSITY, OYO STATE

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VACANCIES: PROFESSOR, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, SENIOR LECTURERS, LECTURER I, LECTURER II, ASSISTANT LECTURER (FACULTY OF NATURAL SCIENCES AND FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES)

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following vacancies positions in the AJAYI CROWTHER UNIVERSITY, OYO STATE

FACULTY OF NATURAL SCIENCES

Department of Biological Sciences

POSITION: SENIOR LECTURER (IN ZOOLOGY) (ACUTSS 05 N3,091,5505-4,455,506)

QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

A good honours degree and a Ph.D, degree in the relevant field and at least 12 years of teaching and (or) research experience in a University or institution of collateral status exercise of substantial scholarly publications in reputable outlets and ability to initiate and develop courses of undergraduate and postgraduate levels as well as initiate and supervise research programmes and adequate administrative exposure are required, Successful applicants must be able to give academic and professional leadership in the field.

POSITION: LECTURER I  (IN BOTANY) (ACUTSS 04 N2,079,995-2,684,011)

QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Candidates should have a good honours degree Plus Ph.D, degree in Specified field of specialization plus at least three (3) Years of post-doctoral full-time teaching and (or) research experience in a University or comparable Institution. Ability to initiate research works and supervise postgraduate projects and evidence of adequate scholarly publications in reputable outlets are required.

POSITION: LECTURER II  (IN BOTANY) (ACUTSS 03 N1,649,509-1,979,641)

QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Candidates should have a good honours degree Plus Ph.D, degree in relevant field from a recognized University Membership of relevant Professional bodies is also required in addition to the basic academic qualification.

FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Communication and Media Studies

POSITION: PROFESSOR (ACUTSS 07 N4,580,349 – 6,020,163)

QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

A good honours degree and a Ph.D, degree in the relevant field and at least 12 years of teaching and (or) research experience in a University or institution of collateral status exercise of substantial scholarly publications in reputable outlets and ability to initiate and develop courses of undergraduate and postgraduate levels as well as initiate and supervise research programmes and adequate administrative exposure are required, Successful applicants must be able to give academic and professional leadership in the field.

Department of Peace and Conflict Studies

POSITION: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (ACUTSS 06 N3,768,221-5,004,749)

QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

A good honours degree and a Ph.D, degree in the relevant field and at least nine (9) years of teaching and (or) research experience in a University or institution of comparable status evidence of substantial scholarly publications in reputable outlets and ability to initiate and develop courses of undergraduate and postgraduate levels as well as initiate and supervise research programmes and adequate administrative exposure are required, Successful applicants must be able to give academic and professional leadership in the field.

POSITION SENIOR LECTURER (ACUTSS 05 N3,091,5505-4,455,506)

QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

A good honours degree and a Ph.D, degree in the relevant field and at least 12 years of teaching and (or) research experience in a University or institution of collateral status exercise of substantial scholarly publications in reputable outlets and ability to initiate and develop courses of undergraduate and postgraduate levels as well as initiate and supervise research programmes and adequate administrative exposure are required, Successful applicants must be able to give academic and professional leadership in the field.

POSITION: LECTURER I (ACUTSS 04 N2,079,995-2,684,011)

QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Candidates should have a good honours degree Plus Ph.D, degree in Specified field of specialization plus at least three (3) Years of post-doctoral full-time teaching and (or) research experience in a University or comparable Institution. Ability to initiate research works and supervise postgraduate projects and evidence of adequate scholarly publications in reputable outlets are required.

POSITION: LECTURER II (ACUTSS 03 N1,649,509-1,979,641)

QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Candidates should have a good honours degree Plus Ph.D, degree in relevant field from a recognized University Membership of relevant Professional bodies is also required in addition to the basic academic qualification.

POSITION: ASSISTANT LECTURER II (ACUTSS 02 N1,451,071-1,754,902)

QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Candidates should have a good honours degree Plus Master in relevant field from a recognized University Membership of relevant Professional bodies is also required in addition to the basic academic qualification.

METHOD OF APPLICATION:

Candidates are required to submit 20 word-processed copies of their application, photocopies of academic credentials and Curriculum Vitae giving information in the following format:

(i)      Full names with surname in Capitals

(ii)     Post desired and Department

(iii)    Date of birth, town and state of origin

(iv)    Nationality

(v)     Religion and Denomination

(vi)    Current Postal Address

(vii)   Permanent Home Address (with Telephone No)

(viii)  Marital Status

(ix)    Name and ages of children

(x)     Institutions attended with dates

(xi)    Academic Qualifications

(xii)   Working Experience

(xiii)  Present employment, Status, Salary and employer

(xiv)  List of publications in details (where applicable)

(xv)   Extracurricular activities

(xvi)  Names and addresses of 3 referees whose reports should be sealed and submitted along with the application. Two of the referees must be authorities in the candidate’s area of specialization. The post applied for and Department are to be indicated at the top-left corner of the sealed envelope containing the application.

NOTE:

(i)      In all instances, verifiable professional, academic, moral and spiritual references are prerequisites.

CLOSING DATE:

All applications should be addressed to the Registrar Ajayi Crowther University, PMB 1066 Oyo, Oyo State Nigeria to reach her not later than two weeks from the date of this publication (23 April, 2020).

 

 

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VACANCIES: VICE-CHANCELLOR, (FACULTY OF HUMANITIES, FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE, FACULTY OF NATURAL SCIENCES, FACULTY OF LAW, PROPOSED FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES, FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES, FACULTY OF ENGINEERING, FACULTY OF EDUCATION)

The position of the Vice-Chancellor of the University will become vacant October 2020. In keeping with the Ajayi Crowther University Law of 2003

(Miscellaneous and General Provisions) No 24 (3), the Governing Council wishes to initiate the process of filling the vacancy. Interested candidates are required to note the following information about the University.

THE UNIVERSITY

Ajayi Crowther University was founded by Province 1 of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) and was licensed by the Federal Government of the Republic of Nigeria to operate as a Private University on 7th January, 2005, The University is located along Oyo/Ogbomoso Road at the old site of St. Andrews College, Oyo it has two additional campuses (a) College of Health Sciences and Faculty of Engineering located at Ofa-Meta along Ogbomoso road, Oyo and (b) Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Entrepreneurship Centre located at Oniwasu

There are 9 faculties in the University namely:

Faculty of Humanities

Faculty of Social Science

Faculty of Natural Sciences

Faculty of Law

Proposed Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences

Faculty of Management Science

Faculty of Environmental Sciences

Faculty of Engineering

Faculty of Education

It also has a vibrant Postgraduate School which runs programmes up to Ph.D. level.

The Vision of the University is to be a top-class institution in the pursuit of knowledge and scholarship through teaching, learning, research and exemplary service to humanity. The mission is to:

(i)      Provide admission to students and employment to staff without discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, disability, religious and political persuasions.

(ii)     Produce graduates who are imbued with the fear of God and a sense of service to humanity and who are endowed with a well-rounded education to enable them operate successfully in the Nigerian environment, both as private entrepreneurs and top flight workers in the private and public sectors of the nation’s economy, and.

(iii)    Provide a living and learning environment which is Influenced by Christian ethics and principles.

POSITION: VICE-CHANCELLOR

THE VICE-CHANCELLOR

The Vice-Chancellor IS the Chief Executive, Academic and Financial Officer of the University. He is the Chairman of Senate and other statutory bodies.

He serves as the link between the Governing Council and the University Community and has the overall responsibility for the achievement of the goals and objectives of the University.

THE CANDIDATE

The candidate for the post of Vice-Chancellor must have a good University education up to a Ph.D, Degree and also be a proven successful manager of human and material resources. Specifically, the candidate shall be expected to:

(i)      Be a highly distinguished academic of the rank of a Professor who can

provide academic and administrative leadership in a young University.

(ii)     He/She should normally have been an Academic in a university for at least fifteen years, not less than ten of which must be as Professor.

(iii)    Be a scholar who is firmly-rooted in the finest academic tradition.

(iv)    Have a clear vision for the development and growth of the University.

(v)     Be able to command the respect of national and international academic communities through his/her tract record.

(vi)    Possess the ability to sustain harmony in the University Community and between the University and the host community;

(vii)   Have initiative for sustaining the accelerated pace of development of the University even under financial and other challenging constraints.

(viii)  Have good grasp of information and communication technology skills and appreciate its significance in the contemporary knowledge industry.

(ix)    Be able to attract research grants and complementary funds from local and international agencies and further uplift the academic status of the University.

(x)     Be able to relate efficiently with Government, Non-governmental Organizations, the alumni, and foster linkages with Institutions within and outside Nigeria.

(xi)    Be a person of probity and Integrity.

(xii)   Be someone who appreciates aspects and promotes merit without fear or favour even while under pressure, and

(xiii)  Enjoy certified sound physical and mental health.

(xiv)  He/She should not be more than 65 years of age at the time of appointment

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

The Vice-Chancellor shall hold office for a single term of five (5) years only on such terms and conditions as may be specified in the letter of appointment. The remuneration and other conditions of service shall be as obtainable in the Federal

Universities

MODE OF APPLICATION:

(a)      Each application should be made in 30 copies and be accompanied by 30 copies of the candidate’s Curriculum Vitae duly signed and dated. The Curriculum Vitae is to be in the following format:

(i)      Full names

(ii)     Place and Date of Birth

(iii)    State of Origin

(iv)    Religion

(v)     Denomination

(vi)    Current Mailing Address

(vii)   Permanent Mailing Address

(viii)  E-mail Address

(ix)    Telephone Number(s)

(x)     Marital Status

(xi)    Name and ages of Children

(xii)   Institutions attended with dates

(xiii)  Academic Qualifications

(xiv)  Teaching, Research, Administrative and Managerial Experiences

(xv)   Academic Awards and Distinctions

(xvi)  Membership of Academic and Professional Bodies

(xvii) Date of Delivery of inaugural/University Lecture and Title

(xviii)          Major Scholarly Publications or Breakthrough

(xix)  Names and Addresses of Three Referees.

(a)      Each Referee should be contacted by the applicant to forward direct to the Registrar, a confidential report on the candidate in a property sealed envelope marked Post of Vice-Chancellor: Referee’s Report at the top left hand corner of the envelope

(b)     Each application must be accompanied by 30 copies of statement of the candidate s plan for the actualization of the University’s vision and mission.

(c)      All applications are to be submitted under confidential cover and addressed to:

The Registrar and Secretary to Council

Ajayi Crowther University

P.M.B. 1066

Oyo Town

Oyo State

Nigeria

The sealed envelope containing the applications and photocopies of credentials is to be marked Post of Vice-Chancellor at the top left hand corner and forwarded to reach the Registrar within six (6) weeks of this advertisement (21 May, 2020).