Vacancies in Kogi State University

Applications are invited from qualified candidates to fill the following positions in Kogi State University Anyigba.

1.    Faculty of Agriculture:

Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture:

         i.        Professor

        ii.        Senior Lecturer

Department of Food Nutrition & Home Sciences:

a.)  Food Science & Technology:

        i.        Professor

       ii.        Senior Lecturer

b.)  Home Science:

       i.        Professor

      ii.        Senior Lecturer

Department of Soil & Environmental Science:

       i.        Professor in Soil Physics /Soil microbiology/pedology

      ii.        Senior Lecturer

2.   Faculty of Arts & Humanities:

a.)  Department of English & Literary Studies:    

 i.        Professor

ii.        Senior Lecturer

b.)  Department of Philosophy:

     i.        Senior Lecturer

c.)  Department of Theatre Arts:      

i.        Senior Lecturer

3. Faculty of Education:

Department of Science Education:

a)    Biology Education:

      i.        Senior Lecturer

      ii.        Lecturer II

b)   Chemistry Education:

       i.        Senior Lecturer

c)    Educational Foundation:

        i.        Professor

        ii.        Senior Lecturer

        iii.        Lecturer I

        iv.        Lecturer II

d)   Educational Admin & Planning:

        i.        Professor

        ii.        Senior Lecturer

        iii.        Lecturer I        

iv.        Lecturer II

4. Faculty of Management Sciences:

a.)  Accounting

        i.        Professor      

 ii.        Lecturer I

b.)  Banking & Finance:

       iii.        Reader

       iv.        Senior Lecturer

        v.        Lecturer I

        vi.        Lecturer II

c.)  Public Administration:          

i.        Professor

5.  Faculty of Natural Sciences:

a.)  Department of Animal & Environmental Biology:

          i.        Professor

          ii.        Reader

          iii.        Senior Lecturer

b.)  Department of Computer Science:

            i.        Professor

           ii.        Reader

          iii.        Senior Lecturer

c.)  Industrial Chemistry:

            i.        Professor

            ii.        Senior Lecturer

d.)  Microbiology:

            i.        Professor

           ii.        Senior Lecturer

e.)  Physics:

           i.        Professor

          ii.        Senior Lecturer

          iii.        Lecturer I

          iv.        Lecturer II

f.)    Plant Science & Biotechnology:

           i.        Professor

           ii.        Senior Lecturer

g.)  Statistics:

           i.        Reader

          ii.        Senior Lecturer

         iii.        Lecturer I          

iv.        Lecturer II

6.  Faculty of Social Sciences:

a.)  Department of Economics:

         i.        Professor

        ii.        Senior Lecturer

b.)  Department of Geography:

        i.        Senior Lecturer

c.)  Mass Communication:

         i.        Professor

d.)  Political Science:

        i.        Professor

       ii.        Senior Lecturer

      iii.        Lecturer I

      iv.        Lecturer II

e.)  Department of Sociology:      

  i.        Senior Lecturer

7.  College of Health Sciences:

Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences:

a.) Human Anatomy

i.        Professor

ii.        Senior Lecturer

iii.        Lecturer I

iv.        Lecturer II

v.        Mortician

vi.        Mortician assistant

b.  Human Physiology

i.        Professor

ii.        Senior Lecturer

iii.        Lecturer I

iv.        Lecturer II

c.) Pharmacology:

i.        Professor

ii.        Senior Lecturer

iii.        Lecturer I

iv.        Lecturer II

d.)  Medical Biochemistry

i.        Professor

ii.        Senior Lecturer

iii.        Lecturer I

iv.        Lecturer II

e.)  Medical Laboratory Science

i.        Professor

ii.        Senior Lecturer

iii.        Lecturer I

iv.        Lecturer II

f.)    Nursing Science

i.        Professor

ii.        Senior Lecturer

iii.        Lecturer I

iv.        Lecturer II

Requirements and Qualifications

i. Professor

Aside possessing the required as well as relevant academic qualifications in the programme of interest, applicants must have met the mandatory residency period as a Reader where such an applicant is not already a Professor. Applicants must have had a minimum of 15 years university working experience, a minimum of twenty four publications published in reputable journals (six of which could be publications in edited conference proceedings). Candidates for this position requiring tenure appointment must not have exceeded the mandatory retirement age of 70 years.

ii. Reader / Associate Professor

In addition to possessing the required academic qualifications in the programme of interest, applicants must have met the mandatory residency period as Senior Lecturer. Applicants must have had a minimum of 12 years university working experience, a minimum of eighteen publications published in reputable journals (four of which could be publications in edited conference proceedings).

iii. Senior Lecturer

Interested candidates must in addition to possessing the required academic qualifications in the programme of interest, met the mandatory residency period as Lecturer I. Applicants must have had a minimum of 9 years university working experience, a minimum of ten publications published in reputable journals (two of which could be publications in edited conference proceedings).

iv. Lecturer I

Besides possessing the required academic qualifications in the programme of interest, applicants must have met the mandatory residency period as Lecturer II. Applicants must have had a minimum of 6 years university working experience, a minimum of seven publications published in reputable journals (two of which could be publications in edited conference proceedings).

v. Lecturer II

Applicants for this position must have the required academic qualifications, preferably Ph. D in the programme of interest. Academic publications in reputable journals will be an advantage. Note: ALL APPLICANTS for Academic position must possess relevant Ph. D degree in their area of interest or a Fellowship of either the National or West African College in the appropriate discipline applied for.

vi. Mortician

Holders of a recognized certificates or license as a mortician, with a minimum of three years experience on the job. Holders of Medical Lab. Science certificate will be an advantage.

vii. Mortician assistant

Holders of a recognized certificates or license as a mortician, with a minimum of two years experience on the job. Holders of Medical Lab. Science certificate will be an advantage.

viii. Salaries and allowances:

Salaries and allowances are as obtainable in Nigerian Public Universities. An enhanced welfare package is also in place to attract the best in the education sector.

Conditions of service

As contained in the approved conditions governing the service of Senior Staff in Nigerian Universities.

Method of application

Visit the University website application.ksu.edu.ng and fill an application form, then forward hard copies of the application to:

THE REGISTRAR
Kogi State University, Anyigba,
P.M.B.1008, Anyigba
Kogi State.

In addition to stating the names and addresses of the referees, applicants should request their referees to forward reference on their behalf directly to:

THE REGISTRAR
Kogi State University, Anyigba,
P.M.B.1008, Anyigba
Kogi State.

NB: Shortlisted applicants for the posts of Professor and Associate Professor should come for the interview with three (3) bound copies of their publications, containing their Curriculum vitae.

Expiration of application: Six weeks after advertisement

Signed:

Alh. Nuhu A. Ahmed
Registrar

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