Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Jobs at Igbinedion University

Igbinedion University, Okada (IUO), Nigeria's Premier Private University, currently celebrating ten years of academic excellence, has produced seven sets of graduates including Lawyers, Engineers, Scientists and three sets of Medical Doctors - the very first by a private University in Nigeria and West Africa.

Igbinedion University Okada (IUO) promotes diversity, and equal opportunity, with students from all of Nigeria's 36 states and FCT and abroad, and has embraced ICT solutions as the fulcrum of its strategic development. The University hereby invites applications from well-motivated, suitably qualified candidates who desire to be part of IUO's success story, to fill the following teaching staff positions:
Provost, College of Health Sciences,
Dr Mu'azu Babangida Aliyu Chair in Governance,
Senior Lecturers and
Lecturers in the Colleges/Schools/Departments listed below:-

1. Alayeluwa Oba Okunade Sijuwade College of Health Sciences

PROVOST, College of Health Sciences
In the following areas:
(a) School of Clinical Medicine
• Community Medicine
• Haematology
• Internal Medicine
• Surgery
• Chemical Pathology
• Histopathology
• Pharmacology & Therapeutics
• Obstetrics and Gynaecology
• Medical Microbiology
• Paediatrics Nursing (B.Sc. Nursing)

(b) School of Basic Medical Sciences
• Anatomy
• Biochemistry
• Physiology
• Medical Laboratory Sciences

2. Dora Akunyili College of Pharmacy
In the following areas:
• Pharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Technology
• Pharmaceutical Chemistry
• Pharmacology & Toxicology
• Pharmaceutical Microbiology
• Pharmacognosy

3. Gen. Abdulsalam Abubakar College of Engineering
In the following areas:
• Petroleum Engineering
• Computer Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering
• Electrical/Electronics Engineering
• Civil Engineering
• Chemical Engineering

4. College of Natural and Applied Sciences
In the following areas:
• Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry
• Computer Science & Information Technology Environmental Science
• Industrial Physics & Applied Physics
• Microbiology
• Zoology

5. College of Arts & Social Sciences
In the following areas:
• Foreign Languages (French, Russian)
• Economics and Development Studies
• English Geography & Regional Planning
• Mass Communication
• Political Science and Public Administration
• International Relations
• Sociology & Anthropology
• Theatre Arts
The Dr Mu'azu Babangida Aliyu Distinguished CHAIR IN GOVERNANCE.
A Three year renewable tenure for a top rate Professor of Political Science, who is able to conduct and lead original and cutting edge research in the field of governance, attract research grants, deliver two distinguished university lectures annually, and provide outstanding academic leadership.

6. College of Business & Management Studies

In the following areas:
• Accounting
• Banking & Finance
• Business Administration, with specialization in the following:
a. Management
b. Marketing
c. Management Information Systems

7. College of Law


Qualification and Experience.
Provost, College of Health Sciences:
• Coordinates the affairs of the College and is responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the overall management of the College.
• S/he must be a senior medical doctor and seasoned academic of professorial rank who is able to provide transformatory leadership in a young and dynamic medical college.

The Dr Mu'azu Babangida Aliyu Distinguished Chair in Governance:
• In the field of Ph.D. in Political Science and not less than ten years of outstanding research and scholarly publication profile comparative politics.

Professor/Reader, Senior Lecturer and Lecture I,
• He /she must possess Doctorate degree in the relevant academic disciplines with evidence of scholarly publication in reputable journals.
• Professor and Reader should have at least 10 years teaching and research experience in the University system
• Senior Lecturer and Lecturer I applicants should have at least 5 and 3 years of teaching and research experience respectively in the University
• Lecturers should possess a Doctorate degree in the relevant academic discipline.
• Preference will be given to candidates with scholarly publications and experience in University teaching.

Conditions of Service:

• Conditions of service are very attractive and comparable with similar institutions. In addition, special incentives are attached to selected positions including the Dr Mu'azu Babangida Aliyu Chair in Governance and Provost of College of Health Sciences.
• All appointments are pensionable.

Method of Application:

Applicants should forward ten (10) copies of printed applications with ten (10) copies of latest detailed and signed curriculum vitae, including names and addresses of three (3) referees who are competent to comment meaningfully on the character of the candidate.
The referees’ reports should be forwarded directly and under confidential seal to the address below at the time of application.
Present salary should be stated in the curriculum vitae with evidence attached.
Additional Information:
• Applications should be accompanied with one (1) self addressed envelope affixed with a N50.00 postage stamp and three (3) passport-size photographs.

Applications should be directed to:
The Registrar
Igbinedion University,
P.M.B. 0006,
Benin City,
Edo State, Nigeria
Or by e-mail to or

Closing Date: 10th December, 2009.

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