Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following vacant positions in the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta

1.    Department of Crop Protection

Areas of Specialization: Plant Bacteriology / Vertebrate Pest Ecology / Ornithology / Nematology / Molecular Entomology / Molecular Plant Pathology

  • Assistant Lecturer
  • Graduate Assistant

 

2.    Department of Plant Physiology & Crop Production

Areas of Specialization:  Crop Physiology / Weed Science / Crop Production /  Agronomy

  • Assistant Lecturer
  •  Graduate Assistant

 

3.    Department of Horticulture

Areas of Specialization: Landscape Horticulture / Pomology / Olericulture / Ornamental Horticulture/ Horticultural Crops Research Plot Management / Horticulture (Nursery and Orchard Management)

  • Assistant Lecturer
  • Graduate Assistant

 

4.    Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Technology

Areas of Specialization: Plant Breeding / Seed Science (Agronomy) / General Agriculture / Farm Operation / Seed Production

  • Lecturer II
  • Graduate Assistant

 

5.    Department of Soil Science and Land Management

Areas of Specialization: Soil Mineralogy / Remote Sensing / GIS / Soil Environmental Science / Soil Chemistry / Soil Fertility / Soil Physics / Soil Microbiology / Pedology

  • Graduate Assistant

 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ACADEMIC POSITIONS

(i)    Senior Lecturer

Candidate should have Ph.D. in any of the areas of specialization where vacancy exists for the position as listed above, in addition to a good Bachelor and Masters degrees in the same discipline. He/she must have sufficient and relevant publications in reputable journals and referred conference proceedings with at least seven (7) years post-qualification cognate experience in a University or related Institutions. In addition, the candidate must be registered with relevant professional body and be ready to provide evidence of academic leadership.

The Salary attached to this position is CONUASS 05 (N1,653,414.96-N2,348,298.96)

(ii)    Lecturer I

Candidate should have Ph.D. in any of the areas of specialization where vacancy exists for the position as listed above, in addition to a good Bachelor and Masters degrees in the same discipline. He/she must have sufficient and relevant publications in reputable journals and referred conference proceedings with at least three (3) years post-qualification cognate experience in a University or related Institutions.  In addition, the candidate must be registered with relevant professional body.

The Salary attached to this position is CONUASS 04 (N1,122,750.96-N1,444,535.04)

(iii)    Lecturer II

Candidate should have Ph.D. in any of the areas of specialization where vacancy exists for the position as listed above, in addition to a good Bachelor and Masters degrees in the relevant field.  In addition, the candidate must be registered with relevant professional body.

The Salary attached to this position is CONUASS 03 (N897,504.00-N1,074,314.00)

(iv)    Assistant Lecturer

Candidate should have a good Bachelor and Masters degrees in the relevant field where vacancy exists for the position as listed above.

The Salary attached to this position is CONUASS 02 (N794,260.00 – N957,402.00)

(v)    Graduate Assistant

Candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of Second Class Upper Division in the relevant field where vacancy exists for the position as listed above, with evidence of commencement of Masters degree programme in the relevant field.

The Salary attached to this position is CONUASS 01 (N694,992.00 – N794,247.00)

 

CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

These are as obtainable in the Public Service of Nigeria and the University System.

 

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Candidates should address their applications with two (2) copies of their Credentials and Curriculum Vitae in the order stated below:

01.    PERSONAL

  • Name in Full:  (Surname First in Capital Letters)
  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Age:
  • Sex:
  • Marital Status:
  • Nationality:
  • Town and State of Origin:
  • Local Government:
  • Senatorial District:
  • Contact Address:
  • Phone Number:
  • E-mail Address:
  • Present Employer:
  • Present Post and Salary (both level and amount):
  • Post Applied for:

02.    EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Educational Institutions Attended (with dates)
  • Academic and Professional Qualifications (with dates)
  • Prizes, Honours, National and International Recognition

03.    WORK EXPERIENCE
04.    SPECIAL ASSIGNMENTS/COMMUNITY SERVICE
05.    COMMENDATION
06.    MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
07.    EXTRA CURRICULA ACTIVITIES
08.    PUBLICATIONS
09.    REFEREES
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Signature                                       Date

Applicants should request their three nominated referees to forward their reports under separate and confidential cover directly to:

The Registrar,
Federal University of Agriculture,
P. M. B. 2240,
Abeokuta,
Ogun State.

CLOSING DATE

Application closes in six (6) weeks from the date of this advertisement.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by e-mail or through their cell phone numbers.

*Candidates from outside South-West Geo-Political Zone of the country are encouraged to apply.

(Signed)
M. O. Ayoola, JP
Registrar

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