Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post of the Provost, College of Agriculture, Jalingo. (For Internal and External Candidates)

Position: Provost


Requirements for the post

Candidates should possess the following minimum requirements:

a)       Must have at least Masters Degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized institution; and possession of Ph.D is an added advantage.

b)      Must be a chief lecturer with a minimum of five years (5) experience on the rank from a Monotechnic system.

c)       Must have a minimum of fifteen (15) years post qualification teaching experience, and taught in a discipline available in a Monotechnic.

d)      Exhibit evidence of strong academic and administration leadership (e.g. HOD, Director of School/Dean/Head of Division)

e)       Show evidence of membership of reputable professional body (ies).

f)       Produce evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals as well as evidence of presentation of learned papers at educational conferences, seminars or workshops.

g)       Be ICT proficient

h)      Provide report of physical fitness from Government hospital.

i)       Be morally sound, of impeccable probity, integrity and free from financial embarrassment,

j)       Be a person who is likely to pursue racial, ethnic, political, religious or sectional interests,

k)      A successful candidate must not be more than 55 years of age at the time he/she assumes duty.


Method of Application

Interested candidates should forward fifteen (15) copies of applications including photocopies of their certificates to the Registrar/ Secretary to the Governing Council indicating:

a)     Full name

b)    Date of Birth

c)     State of origin and Local Government Area

d)    Marital Status

e)     Number and date of birth of children

f)      Permanent home address

g)     E-mail and phone number(s)

h)    Qualifications with dates (certified copies of certificates to be attached)

i)      Academic/professional qualifications with dates

j)     Educational Institutions attended with dates

k)    Membership of Professional body(ies)/Associations

l)     Scholarly publications

m)  Previous employments and position held with dates

n)    Present employment status and salary

o)     A short type written write-up of not more than 300 words of the applicant’s vision  for College of Agriculture, Jalingo  and Agricultural Education

p)    Names and addresses of three (3) referees, and one of whom must be his/her current Head of Department/Director or Dean.

q)    Evidence of contribution to Community Development.


All applications should reach the office of the Registrar, College of Agriculture, Jalingo on or before 18th August, 2012.


N.B: Application(s) submitted after 18th August, 2012 will not be accepted, please.

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