Landmark University Academic Staff Recruitment 2013
Landmark University is a private university approved by the Federal Government of Nigeria. It is established by World Mission Agency, which is an arm of the Living Faith Worldwide. As an apex educational institution, It is focused on teaching, learning, research, and community service by promoting a lasting culture of excellence for the advancement of humanity.
In pursuit of the goal of building a strong research based university, It seeks to employ research-active academics either as visiting scholars, sabbatical staff or on regular appointment from all over the world. The campus is IT – driven, which empowers every focused academic towards achieving a fulfilled career experience.
Professors/Readers/Senior Lecturers /Lecturers I & II, Assistant Lecturers in the following Colleges/Departments/Programme
School of Agriculture
1.) Animal Science
Areas of Specialization: Ruminant Animal Nutrition, Animal Reproduction, Genetics and Animal Breeding, Animal Products Processing, Pasture Agronomy and Range Management.
2.) Crop Science
Areas of Specialization: General Agronomy, Horticulture, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Crop Protection (Plant Pathology), Crop Protection (Agricultural Entomology).
3.) Soil science
Areas of Specialization: Pedology, Soil Physics, Soil and Water Management, Soil Chemistry,
4.) Agricultural Extension & Rural Dev
Areas of Specialization: Planning and Evaluation, Agricultural Communication and ICT, Rural Sociology, Home Economics, Agricultural Administration.
5.) Agricultural Economics
Areas of Specialization: Agricultural Policy, Agricultural Finance, Agricultural Marketing, Econometric, Farm Management and Production.
College of Science and Engineering
School of Engineering
1.) Civil Engineering
Areas of Specialization: Structures, Hydraulic Water and Waste Water Engineering, Geotechnical/ Soil Mechanics, Highway Engineering.
2.) Electrical Engineering
Areas of Specialization: Electronics, Power and Machines, Computer Engineering, Information and Communication.
3.) Chemical Engineering
Areas of Specialization: Reaction Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Separation Process Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Applied Thermodynamics Engineering. Process Dynamics Control and Implementation, Environmental Engineering.
4.) Mechanical Engineering
Areas of Specialization: Automotive Engineering, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration/Thermo fluids, Industrial and Production Engineering, Metallurgy and Materials Science, Machine Design, Mechanics of Deformable Bodies, Mechatronics.
5.) Agricultural and Bio-System Engineering
Areas of Specialization: Food Engineering, Soil and Water Engineering, Structure and Environmental Control Engineering, Process or Post Harvest Systems Engineering, Farm Power and Machinery Engineering, Wood Product Processing and Forestry Engineering, Aquaculture Engineering.
School of Sciences
1.) Industrial Chemistry
Areas of Specialization: Environmental and Analytical Chemistry, Organic/Medicinal Chemistry, Petroleum Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry.
2.) Industrial Physics
Areas of Specialization: Renewable Energy, Geophysics, Electronics.
Areas of Specialization: Nutritional Biochemistry, Enzymology, Molecular Biology, Membrane Biochemistry, Biogenetics, Drug Metabolism, Clinical Biochemistry.
Areas of Specialization: Microbial Ecology, Industrial Microbiology, Medical Microbiology Mycology, Bacteriology, Virology, Parasitology, Protozoology
Areas of Specialization: Molecular Genetics, Tissue Culture, Plant Breeding, Animal Breeding, Human and Population Genetics, Plant Taxonomy, Animal Taxonomy, Bioethics.
6.) Computer Science
Areas of Specialization: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Engineering, Computer Information System (CIS), Computer graphics, Computer Networks, Data base Systems, Management Information System (MIS), Telecommunication Engineering
7.) Industrial Mathematics
Areas of Specialization: Real Analysis and fluid, dynamics, Algebra and computational Mathematics, Mathematical Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Optimization/Operational research, Numerical Analysis/Stochastic Analysis, Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes, Bio-Mathematics/ Actuarial Mathematical Modeling, Financial /Actuarial Mathematics, Differential Equation.
College of Business & Social Sciences (CBS)
1. School of Business
Accounting, Banking & Finance, Business Administration.
2. School of Social Sciences
Economics, Sociology, Political Science, International Relations.
Qualifications and Requirements
In all cases, candidates are required to possess appropriate skills and orientations for respective discipline as well as possess teaching abilities with adequate research experience.
PhD degree with specialization in the discipline applied for with evidence of academic leadership in terms of publications, project design execution and monitoring, administrative leadership etc, with at least 12 years of post qualification, full time relevant teaching and research experience. Research active Professors who meet prescribed internationally recognized contributions are moved to Research Scholar scale which offers internationally competitive remuneration to such grade of academics.
Associate Professor (Reader)
Same as for Professor but with at least 10 years post – qualification, full time, relevant teaching and research experience.
Same as for Professor but with at least 7 years of post qualification, full-time, relevant teaching and research experience.
PhD degree from a reputable university with at least 3 years of post-qualification teaching experience, and evidence of scholarly publications.
PhD degree from a reputable university in relevant disciplines.
At least a master’s degree in relevant disciplines with a CGPA suitable for undertaking M.Phil./PhD Programme.
Remuneration and other conditions of service
Our total package is aimed at motivating faculty to being their best. The university is determined to offer all her employees, a globally-competitive, career-fulfilling package. This package is offered on two platforms: salary and non salary package as indicated below.
Landmark UniversIty Academic Salary Structure (LUASS)
Annual Graduate Assistant/Research fellow – (LUASS 06 = 1,263,378 – 1,447,767)
Assistant Lecturer – (LUASS 07 = 1,451,071 – 1,754,902)
Lecturer II – (LUASS 08 = 1,649,509 – 1,979,631)
Lecturer II (with Ph.D.) – (LUASS 08a = 1,790,991 – 2,121,111)
Lecturer I – (LUASS 10 = 2,079,995 – 2,684,010)
Lecture I (with PhD) – (LUASS 10a = 2,306,501 – 2,910,522)
Senior Lecturer – (LUASS 12 = 3,205,172 – 4,569,172)
Associate Professor – (LUASS 13 = 3,905,613 – 5,142,138)
Professor – (LUASS 14 = 4,740,328 – 6,180,447)
The University in addition provides the following conditions of service:
o An Encompassing and empowering (Physical, moral and spiritual) environment that allow focus and concentration;
o Maintenance of the stable academic calendar.
o Well-stocked Library with current publications (books,journals and multimedia centre);
o State of the art Laboratories, Workshops and specialized Facilities;
o Full internet service
o Sponsorship of international and local conferences:
o Research and Development Grants:
o Support for continuous academic and professional development
o Openness to international collaborations with other institutions;
o Regular electricity and water supply;
o 24 hour campus security and Intelligence crew;
o Residential arrangement for both staff and students etc.
Application Closing Date
13th March, 2013
Method of Application
Interested candidates for any of the positions should submit:
- Ten (10) copies of their applications and detailed Curriculum Vitae (stating their names; dates of birth; state of origin/nationality; marital status etc.
- Institutions attended(with dates)
- Academic and professional qualifications(with dates); honors, distinction and membership of learned societies and professional associations or affiliations:
- Statement of personal research focus and institutional academic development plan
- Working experience
- Present employment
- Employment Status
- Salary and employer
- Extracurricular activities
- Names and addresses of three (3) Referees (at least one of whom must, where appropriate, be the Head of the applicant’s current place of employment); and 2 of 3 referees should make specific statements on the competence base of the candidate’s research and academic pedigree.
- Three (3) set of credentials.
Applications should be submitted either directly to The Registrar’s Office or by postage in a sealed envelope indicating “Vacancies for Academic Staff” at the top left corner of the envelop.
Please note that former applicants need to update their application in line with the above. In addition, a soft copy should be forwarded to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The sealed envelope should be sent to:
P,M.B 1001, Omu Aran, Kwara State,