Massive Academic Recruitment at The University of Africa, Toru-Orua

The University of Africa, Toru-Orua (UAT) is a new institution established by the Bayelsa State Government to be a Public-Private Higher Educational Institution for the production of outstanding quality graduates and renowned faculty members and committed to building partnerships with people, government and industry.

The vision of the University is to be: a first-rate University committed to teaching and research excellence and dedicated to generating knowledge for innovation and service.

The University of Africa, Toru-Orua (UAT):

  1. Is an Equal Opportunity
  2. Emphasises the attraction of Grants and Consultancy engagements by staff to the University in a win-win execution model.
  3. Candidates for all positions must be computer
  4. Guarantees an attractive salary, which is above the National Universities

The University of Africa, hereby advertises vacant academic positions in the following National Universities Commission’s (NUC) approved academic programmes.

  1. FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

Professors, Readers, Senior Lecturers, Lecturers I/II and Assistant Lecturers as well as Technologists in the following Departments and programmes

i.)        Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Services

ii.)       Department of Animal Production and Health

iii.)      Department of Crop, Soil and Pest Management

iv.)      Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture

v.)       Department of Hotel Management and Tourism

 

  1. FACULTY OF ARTS AND EDUCATION

Professors, Readers, Senior Lecturers, Lecturers I/II and Assistant Lecturers in the following Departments and programmes

i.)        Department of English

ii.)       Department of History and International Studies

iii.)      Department of Linguistics and African Languages

iv.)      Department of Theatre Arts

v.)       Department of Education – (Educational Management and Guidance and Counselling)

 

  1. FACULTY OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES

Professors, Readers, Senior Lecturers, Lecturers I/II and Assistant Lecturers as well as Technologists in the following Departments and programmes

i.)        Department of Biological Sciences

a.) Biology

b.) Microbiology

ii.)       Department of Chemical Sciences

a.) Biochemistry

b.) Chemistry

iii.)      Department of Mathematical Sciences

a.) Computer Science

b.) Mathematics

iv.)      Department of Physics

 

  1. FACULTY OF SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

Professors, Readers, Senior Lecturers, Lecturers I/II and Assistant Lecturers in the following Departments and programmes

i.)         Department of Accounting

ii.)        Department of Banking and Finance

iii.)       Department of Business Administration

iv.)       Department of Economics

v.)        Department of Mass Communication

vi.)       Department of Political Science

vii.)      Department of Public Administration

a.) B. Sc. Industrial Relations and Personnel Management

b.) B. Sc. Public Administration

 

  1. UNIVERSITY LIBRARY

1.) Senior Librarian – CONUASS 05

2.) Librarian I/II – CONUASS 04/03

3.) Assistant Librarian – CONUASS 02

4.) Graduate Assistant (Library) – CONUASS 01

  QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR THE ADVERTISED POSITIONS 

i.)        Professors        – CONUASS 07

Candidates for Professorship in any of the Faculties and Programmes advertised should possess a good Honours Degree and a PhD in any area of the field of study. In addition, a minimum of ten (10) years teaching and research experience in a University or comparable institution, evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals and attendance of learned conferences are required. The candidate must also have a demonstrable capacity for providing academic leadership in the relevant field of study. The candidate must be computer literate. As a Research & Innovation intensive University, our prospective Professors must provide clear evidence of capacity for grant attraction and mentorship.

i.b) Readers   – CONUASS 06

As in i.) above, but with a minimum of eight (8) years teaching and research experience in a University or comparable institution.

ii.)       Senior Lecturer –   CONUASS 05

Candidates for the position of a Senior Lecturer in any of the Faculties and Programmes advertised should possess a good Honours Degree and a PhD in any area of the field of study. In addition, a minimum of five (5) years teaching and research experience in a University  or comparable     institution,   evidence  of scholarly publications in reputable journals and attendance of learned conferences are required.

 

iii.)     Lecturer I/II      – CONUASS 04/03  

Candidates for the position of Lecturer I/II in any of the Faculties and Programmes advertised should possess a good Honours Degree and a PhD in any area of the fields of study. In addition, a minimum of three (3) years (except for L II) teaching and research experience in a University or comparable institution, evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals and attendance of learned conferences are required. For candidates applying for the post of Lecturer II, a high flier with a Master, may be considered.

iv.)      Assistant Lecturer –  CONUASS 02

Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in any area of the field of study advertised with a minimum of second class and Masters’ Degree (with thesis) in such fields of study with at least 60% or 3.5 CGPA on a 5-point scale obtained from a recognised University. Publications in reputable journals, attendance at learned conferences and evidence of registration for PhD would be added advantages.

v.)       Senior Librarian/Librarian I   – CONUASS 05/04

Candidates should possess a good Honours Degree and a Masters’ degree in Library Studies/Library and Information Science with a minimum of six (6) years for Senior Librarian and three (3) years for Librarian I. Professional Librarian experience in a University or comparable institution. Possession of a PhD will be an added advantage. There must be evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals and attendance of learned conferences. Candidates must be certified by the Librarians’ Registration, etc. Council of Nigeria (LRCN).

vi.)      Librarian II  – CONUASS 03

Candidates should possess a good Honours Degree and a Masters’ degree in Library Studies/Library and Information Science and a demonstrable potential for academic librarianship in a University environment. Possession of a PhD as well as evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals and attendance of learned conferences will be an added advantage. Candidates must be certified by the Librarians’ Registration, etc. Council of Nigeria (LRCN).

vii.)     Assistant Librarian   – CONUASS 02

Candidates should possess a good Honours Degree and a Masters’ degree in Library Studies/Library and Information Science and a demonstrable potential for academic librarianship in a University environment. Evidence of attendance of learned conferences will be an added advantage. Candidates must be certified by the Librarians’ Registration, etc. Council of Nigeria (LRCN).

viii.)    Graduate Assistant (Library)   – CONUASS 01

Candidates should possess a good Honours Degree in Library Studies/Library and Information Science or any other discipline and evidence of enrolment for a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Interested and qualified candidates are required to complete an online application form on www.uat.edu.ng/frontend/recruitment

All candidates are advised to request their referees (3) to forward confidential reports on them directly to the Registrar. The reports should be duly marked “CONFIDENTIAL”. If sent by post, envelopes should be marked at the back top left hand corner with: name of applicant, department and position of the application.

The Registrar, University of Africa, Toru-Orua,

Bayelsa State Old Secretariat Complex, Liaison Office, Rooms 237-242, Melford Okilo Expressway,

Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. registrar@uat.edu.ng

CLOSING DATE

All applications with the curriculum vitae of the candidates should be received not later than (3) three weeks from the date of this advertisement.

 

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