Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill in the vacancies in the following Departments of the Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State.

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  1. Soil Science
  2. Crop Production
  3. Agric Economics
  4. Agricultural Extension
  5. Crop Protection
  6. Animal Science


Position: Graduate Assistant


  • Candidates must possess a minimum of Second Class Upper Division in a relevant field from a recognized University.



I.          All candidates must possess an NYSC Discharge Certificate or Exemption Certificate of Exclusion where applicable;

II.         Salaries and Allowances attached to the various vacancies are the same with approved Salary Scheme for Federal Universities in Nigeria.

III.        A Candidate who is awaiting result may not be considered and need not apply;

IV.       Computer literacy is required for all the positions.


Method of Application

Candidates should  forward  ten  (10)  word processed   applications  and   photocopies  of detailed   Curriculum   Vitae  with copies of credentials addressed to the Registrar, Federal University, Dutse.


The Curriculum Vitae should be among other information include the following:

I.          Full Name (Surname first in Capital letters)-

II.         Place and State of Birth;

III.        Nationality;

IV.       State of Origin and Local Government Area

V.        Permanent Home Address;

VI.       Present Postal address/GSM Number/Email Address;

VII.      Marital Status;

VIII.     Number and Ages of Children (if any);

IX.       Educational Institutions Attended with Dates;

X.        Academic Qualifications Obtained  with Dates;

XI.       Professional Qualifications Obtained with Dates;

XII.      Working Experience including full details of former and present   post(s)   including community service where applicable;

XIII.     Full details of teaching  and  research experience and service to the nation and immediate community where applicable;

XIV.     List of Publications where applicable;

XV.      Honours/Distinctions;

XVI.     Extra curricular Activities;

XVII.    Position applied for;

XVIII.   Names and Addresses of three referees


Candidates’ submissions should be forwarded in ‘ an envelope which should have the position applied for clearly indicated on its left-hand Corner.


Candidates should also request their three referees to send reports on them, under confidential cover, direct to the Registrar, Federal University Dutse, P.M.B 7156, Dutse, Jigawa  State. The Referee should also be informed to indicate the positions and departments applied for;

Applications must reach the address stipulated on or before August 2012.


The advertisement is aimed at recruiting staff preparatory to the next academic session beginning early next year. The recruited staff will be expected report by January, 2013.

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