Recruitment at Osun State University for Several Positions,August 2014

Osun State University is set up as a conventional, multi-campus University charged with the production of high quality, well–rounded, globally competitive and entrepreneurial graduates who are catalysts for rapid and sustainable socio-economic development of Osun State and Nigeria.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the vacant positions below:

1. COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

Department of Animal Science
Senior Lecturers

Areas of Specialization: – Animal Breeding! Genetics; and
Animal Products/ Meat Science.
Lecturer I
Areas of Specialization: Animal Breeding, Non- Ruminant Nutrition and Genetics

Lecturer II
Areas of Specialization:
– Dairy Science, Pasture and Range Management

Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension
Professors

Area of Specialization: – Agricultural Economics and Extension.
Lecturer I
Area of Specialization: -Agricultural Economics

Lecturer II
Areas of Specialization:– Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Management
Professors
Areas of Specialization:
– Wildlife Management, Fisheries and Aquaculture

Senior Lecturers
Areas of Specialization
: – Fisheries Nutrition / Management and Aquaculture; and Wildlife Management
Lecturer II
Areas of Specialization
: – Fisheries Nutrition / Management and Aquaculture; and Wildlife Management

2.) COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
Department of Arts and Social Science Education

Adult Education Programme
Professor/Senior Lecturer / Lecturer I/Lecturer II

Education Management Programme
Professor /Senior Lecturer / Lecturer I /Lecturer IT/Assistant Lecturer

Political Science Education Programme
Lecturer I/Lecturer II

English Education Programme
Lecturer I/Lecturer II

Economics Education Programme
Lecturer I/Lecturer IT

Guidance and Counselling Programme
Professor /Senior Lecturer / Lecturer I /Lecturer IT/Assistant Lecturer

Department of Science, Technology and Mathematics Education
Biology Education Programme
Lecturer I/Lecturer II

Chemistry Education Programme
Lecturer I/Lecturer II

Physics Education Programme
Lecturer I/Lecturer II

Mathematics Education Programme
Lecturer I/Lecturer II

Vocational and Technical Education
Professor/Lecturer I

3.) COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Department of Physiology
Professor/Senior Lecturer / Assistant Lecturer

Department of Anatomy
Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer II /Assistant Lecturer

Department of Pharmacology
Professor/Senior Lecturer

Department of Nursing Science
Professor/Senior Lecturer I/Lecturer III Assistant Lecturer

4.) COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND CULTURE
Department of History and International Studies
Associate Professor
Area of Specialization
:- Strategic Studies/Military History/Security Studies/War Studies/Conflict and Peace Studies

Senior Lecturer
Area of Specialization:-Strategic Studies/Military History/Security Studies

Lecturer I / II
Area of Specialization: – Strategic Studies/Military History/Security Studies/War Studies/Conflict Studies

Department of Languages and Linguistics
Professor/Associate Professor/ Senior Lecturer

Area of Specialization for English and Literary Studies: Language option English Phonetics/Phonology, Nigerian English/Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, Syntax, Stylistics.
Area of Specialization for English and Literary Studies: Literature option English/African Poetry, Literary Theory and Dramatic Literature in English, Novel, Poetry, Gender Studies and Masculinities

Theatre Arts /Film Studies Programme
Film Studies, Cinematography, Arts of the Theatre, Technical Theatre, Theatre Management and Administration, Media Arts, Dramatic Lite!ature and Criticism, Dance and Choreography.

Communication Studies
Senior Lecturer/Lecturer I
Areas of Specialization: Communication Studies

Arabic Studies
Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer I/II/Assistant Lecturer

Centre for Language Engineering
Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer I/Assistant Lecturer

5.) COLLEGE OF LAW
Professor / Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer I
Areas of Specialization-Business Law and Public Law

6.) COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Entrepreneurial Studies
Professor/Lecturer I (with Ph.D) /Assistant Lecturer

Area of Specialization/ Relevant Fields:-. Management Sciences, Business Administration, Agricultural Economics, Economics, Industrial Relations, Human Resource Management, Vocational and Technical Education.

Department of Business Administration
Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecture I /Lecturer Il/Assistant Lecturer
Area of Specialization I Relevant Fields:- Management, Finance, Marketing, Operations Research / Management, International Business and Human Resource Management.

Department of Human Resource Development
Professor / Lecturer I / Lecturer II/Assistant Lecturer
Area of Specialization /:- Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations, Industrial Education, Industrial and Organization Psychology.

Department of Accounting
Professor/Senior Lecturer /Lecture I

Department of Banking and Finance
Professor / Senior Lecturer I Lecturer I (with Ph.D) /Lecturer II/Assistant Lecturer

Department of Political Science and International Relations
Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer II

Department of Economics
Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer II Lecturer II

Department of Geography
Associate Professor/Lecturer II/Assistant Lecturer

Department of Sociology
Professor / Senior Lecturer /Lecturer I/II /Assistant Lecturer

7.) COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

Department of Biological Sciences
Microbiology Programme
Professor/Associate Professor
Area of Specialization: Food and industrial or Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Environmental / Soil Microbiology, Mycology Public Health and Virology/Immunology.

Plant Biology Programme
Professor/Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer I (with Ph.D) – /Lecturer II with Ph.D) /Assistant Lecturer
Area of Specialization:- Professors/Associate Professors applicants should specialize in Cytogenetic/ Plant Biosystematics with strong capability in plant biotechnology application; for Lecturer I/II applicants should specialize in Plant Taxonomy or Plant Anatomy/Ethnobotany or lower plants. Assistant Lecturer should have potential/evidence to specialize in any of the following areas: Plant Genetics, Reproductive Biology and Ecology.

Zoology Programme
Professor / Associate Professor /Senior Lecturer/Lecturer I/Lecture II/Assistant Lecture
Area of Specialization:-Hydrobiology/Fisheries, Vertebrate Biology, Parasitology, Entomology and Animal Physiology.

Department of Chemical Sciences
Biochemistry Programme
Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer I /Lecture II /Assistant Lecturer

Area of Specialization:- Toxicology / Nutritional Biochemistry / Biotechnology. However, for Lecturer I/II it could in any area of specialization.

Chemistry Programme
Professor / Senior Lecturer I Lecturer II / Assistant Lecturer Area of Specialization: – For Professor -applicants should specialize in Organic Chemistry and for Senior Lecturer applicants should be in the area of Physical / Inorganic Chemistry while for Lecturer I and below it is Chemistry.

Industrial Chemistry Programme
Professor / Senior Lecturer /Lecturer I/Lecturer II (with Ph.D)
Area of Specialization:-. For Professor Applicants should be in the area of Analytical Environmental Chemistry while for Senior Lecturer and below applicants should be in the area of Industrial Chemistry

Geology Programme
Professor / Senior Lecturer
Area of Specialization:- For Professor- Applicants should specialize in Sedimentology/Sedimentary Geology/Stratigraphy while for Senior Lecturer- Applicants should be in the area of Structural Geology/Paleontology/ Petroleum Geology

Department of Civil Engineering
Professor/Associate Professor/ Senior Lecturer /Lecturer II
Area of Specialization:- Any area of Civil Engineering

Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering
Professor /Senior Lecturer / Lecturer I/Lecturer II (with Ph.D) /Assistant Lecturer

Area of Specialization:- For Professor and Senior Lecturer positions applicants should specialize in Power & Machines Engineering/ Instrumentation and Control/ Communication Engineering.

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Senior Lecturer / Lecturer I /Lecturer II

Department of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Physics with Electronics Programme
Senior Lecturer/Lecturer II

Area of Specialization: – For Senior Lecturer Geophysics or Atmospheric Physics; Lecturer 11 Radiation and Health Physics or Theoretical Physics;

Mathematics with Statistics Programme
Professor/Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer
Area of Specialization: – For Associate Professor applicants should specialize in Applied Mathematics with Specialization in Field Mechanics while candidates for
Senior Lecturer should specialize in Pure Mathematics.

Department of Information Management Technology
Computer Programme
Professor/Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer /Lecturer II

Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Senior Lecturer / Lecturer I/Lecturer II

Department of Architecture
Senior Lecturer / Lecturer I

Department of Estate Management
Senior Lecturer / Lecturer I /Lecturer II /Assistant Lecturer

Qualifications and Experience
Please check specific disciplinary requirements where applicable below:-

Professor:- The candidate’ who must have been an Associate Professor for at least three 3) years, must have a Ph.D. degree in the area specified and evidence of highly scholarly productivity. The Candidate must have adequate acceptable publications locally and internationally with distinctive academic quality, originality and contribution to knowledge. The candidate must be willing to initiate and develop courses at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels and be able to supervise Postgraduate students in his / her areas of specialization. Minimum of fifteen (15) years Post Qualification Teaching Experience in University or related Tertiary Institution and adequate years of Administrative Experience. Registration with Professional body where applicable is compulsory.

Associate Professor:- The candidate must have been a Senior Lecturer for at least three (3) years with a Ph.D. degree in the area specified and evidence of highly scholarly productivity with nothing less than ten (10) years of Teaching and Research Experience in a University. The candidate must be willing to initiate and develop courses at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels and be able to supervise Postgraduate students in his / her areas of specialization. The Candidate must have adequate acceptable publications locally and internationally with distinctive academic quality, originality and contribution to knowledge. He /she must have adequate administrative experience. Registration with Professional body where applicable is compulsory.

Senior Lecturer:– The candidate must have a Ph.D. degree or its equivalent in the relevant field from a recognized institution plus six (06) years Post Qualification Teaching and Research experience in the University system. The Candidate must have adequate acceptable publications with distinctive academic quality, originality and contribution to knowledge. He /she must have the ability to teach courses at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels with adequate Research experience and ability to supervise Postgraduate students. Registration with Professional body where applicable is compulsory.

Note: For Law Programme
Professor/ Senior Lecturer must possess a Doctorate Degree in Law and must have been called to Bar. Twelve (12) years of Teaching and Research Experience in the University System and at least be at the Rank of Associate Professor/Reader with proven record of scholarly publications while six (6) years of Teaching and Research Experience is needed for the position of a Senior Lecturer who possesses a Ph.D Degree and already attained a Lecturer I status with adequate scholarly publications.

Lecturer I:- The candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in relevant field with adequate and acceptable publications with distinctive academic quality, originality and contribution to knowledge. The Candidate must have a minimum of three (3) years teaching experience with ability to initiate and supervise Research Programmes at the undergraduate level. Registration with Professional body where applicable is compulsory.

Lecturer II:– The candidate must have at least a Ph.D. or Masters degree (Evidence of Registration for Ph.D. and progress report in specified area required) with adequate and acceptable publications with distinctive academic quality, originality and contribution to knowledge with two years teaching experience.

Assistant Lecturer
The candidate must have at least a Masters degree (Evidence of Registration for Ph.D. and progress report in specified area required).

Director of Physical Planning:-

Candidates must possess First Degree in any of the following: Civil Engineering, Building Technology. Urban and Regional Planning and Architecture plus fifteen (15) years post qualification cognate experience or
Possession of First and Masters Degree in Civil Engineering, Building Technology, Urban and Regional Planning and Architecture plus twelve (12) years Cognate Experience.

In addition, candidates must be professionally qualified by being a Chartered Member of any of the appropriate professional body such as COREN, CORBON, TOPREC, ARCON, MOB etc

Director of Audit:

Candidates must possess First Degree in Accountancy, Business Administration, Economics, Banking and Finance or any other relevant University first degrees plus fifteen (15) years post qualification cognate experience or
Possession of First and Masters Degree in Accountancy, Business Administration, Economics, Banking and Finance or any other relevant University first degrees plus twelve (12) years Cognate Experience.

In addition, candidates must be professionally qualified by being a Chartered Member of any of the appropriate professional body, with 10 years post qualification experience, such as

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
  • Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN)
  • Association of Certified Accountants (ACA)
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Association of Certified and Management Accountants (ACMA)

Mode of Application:
Applicants are required to submit twenty-five (25) copies of their application and current Curriculum Vitae which should contain among others: –

  • Full Name (Surname First in Capital Letters)
  • Post applied for
  • Place and Date of Birth
  • Marital Status
  • Name, Address and Phone Number of Next of Kin
  • Number of Children and their Ages
  • Nationality and State of Origin (If a Nigerian)
  • Local Government of Origin (If from Osun State)
  • Contact Details (including Mobile Telephone Numbers and Email)
  • Permanent Home Address
  • Institutions Attended with Dates
  • Academic and Professional Qualifications with dates
  • Work Experience with Dates including full details of former and present posts
  • Present Employment Status and Salary
  • List of Publications (If any)
  • Extra-Curricular Activities
  • Any other relevant information that would facilitate a positive review of your application
  • Names and Addresses of three (3) relevant referees.

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

The Registrar,
Osun State University,
P.M.B. 4494,
Osogbo, Nigeria.

All applications should be submitted to the Registrar at the above address. Applicants should indicate at the top left hand corner of their envelopes the position they are applying for. Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that their references are submitted by that date.

Please note that unsolicited applications for positions not advertised would not be acknowledged.

Application Deadline: 26th August, 2014.







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