Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences Job Vacancies at Federal University Wukari

By on December 29, 2013

The Federal University Wukari, Taraba State invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill vacancies in the following Departments/Units of the University for teaching staff.

Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences

ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS

Area of Specialization: :
• Food Chemistry
• Nutrition & Dietetics
• Food Microbiology
• Human Nutrition
• Technologist

Rank:
• Professor, Reader/Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer I, Lecturer II, Assistant Lecturer, Graduate Assistant & Instructor.

Requirements:
• Ph.D., MS., B.Sc & HND in the relevant fields plus the requisite academic publications & cognate experience.

Department of Hospitality Management & Tourism
Area of Specialization:
• Tourism Management
• Hospitality Management
• Catering

Rank:
• Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer I, Lecturer II, & Assistant Lecturer.

Requirements:
• Ph.D. & M.Sc. in the relevant fields plus the requisite academic publications & cognate experience.

Department of Agric Economics & Extension
Area of Specialization:
• Agricultural Economics (Environmental/Resources Economics)
• Agricultural Cooperatives
• Agricultural Extension/ Communication
• Agricultural Marketing & Agro Business

Rank:
• Professor, Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer I, Lecturer II & Audio-Visual Graphic Artist/Photography-graduates who possess the skill.

Requirements:
• Ph.D. A MS. in the relevant fields plus the requisite academic publications & cognate experience.

Department of Food Science & Technology

Area of Specialization:
• Food Biotechnology
• Quality Control
• Food Microbiology
• Nutrient Bio-availability
• Food Toxicology
• Food Engineer
• Lab Attendant
• Food Technologist
• Assistant Senior Technologist
• Higher Technologist 1&2
• Assistant Chef

Rank:
• Professor, Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer I, Lecturer II & Graduate Assistant

Requirements:
• Ph.D., M.Sc & B.S. in relevant fields plus the requisite academic publications & cognate experience. Food Engineer, B.Sc Food Technology.
• For Cab Attendant/Technologist/ Assistant Chief- HND/OND/SSCE in relevant Areas.

Department of Soil Science & Land Resources Management
Area of Specialization:
• Soil Physics
• Soil Chemistry
• Soil Microbiology
• Agric Climatology
• Agricultural Engineer (Farm Power)
• Agricultural Engineer (Soil & Water)
• Soil and Water
• Lab. Attendant
• Technologists

Rank:
• Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer I, Lecturer II, Assistant Lecturer & Graduate Assistant

Requirements:
• Ph.D., M.Sc, & B.Sc. in the relevant fields plus the requisite academic publications & cognate experiences.
• For Laboratory Attendant/ Technologists -HND/OND/ SSCE in relevant Areas.

Department Crop Production & Protection
Area of Specialization:
• Plant Breeder & Genetics
• Biotechnology
• Entomology
• Agronomy (Farming System)
• Crop Production & Protection Entomology
• General Agric-Technical Staff
• Fans Manager

Rank:
• Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer I, Lecturer II, Assistant Lecturer& Graduate Assistant

Requirements:
• Ph.D., M. Sc & B. Sc in the relevant fields plus the requisite academic publications & cognate experience.
• Fans Manager: HND Agric Preferably Agronomy/Animal Production.
Department of Forestry & Wild Life Management
Area of Specialization:
• Wild Life Management
• Biometrics Agro Forestry
• Technologist Forest Management
• Forest Biology
• Forest Ecology
• Silviculture

Rank:
• Professor, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer I, Lecturer II & Assistant Lecturer.

Requirements:
• Ph.D. & M.Sc in the relevant fields plus the requisite academic publications & cognate experience.

Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture
Area of Specialization:
• Fisheries
• Aquaculture
• Post Harvest
• Gear Technology
• Nutrition/ Biotechnology
• Fishing Extension
• Hydro Biology
• Inland Fisheries

Rank:
• Professor, Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer I, Lecturer & Assistant Lecturer.

Requirements:
• Ph.D. & M.Sc. in the relevant fields plus the requisite academic publications & cognate experience.

Department of Animal Production & Health
Area of Specialization:
• Range Management
• Animal Physiology
• Animal Producer
• Fans Officers
• Animal Breeding
• Live Stock Attendant

Rank:
• Professor, Reader/Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer I, Lecturer II, Assistant Lecturer & Graduate Assistant.

Requirements:
• Ph.D., M.Sc, B.Sc & HND in tire relevant fields plus the requisite academic publications & cognate experience.

Details of Qualifications;
(a) Professor (CONUASS 7)
Candidates should possess a Ph.D. degree from a recognized University with at least ten (10) years teaching, research and administrative experience in a ternary institution. Candidates must possess demonstrable competence to provide academic leadership. Candidates must also be specialist in core areas of departmental fields of study with evidence of scholarly publications in both local and international reputable learned journals, and membership of relevant professional bodies where required.

(b) Reader/Associate Professor (CONUASSA)
Qualifications are as stated for professor but with at least eight (8) years teaching, research and administrative experience in a tertiary institution. Candidates must have evidence of scholarly publications it both local and international reputable learned journals, and membership of relevant professional bodies where required.

© Senior Lecturer (CONUASS 5)
Qualifications are came as (b) above but with at least six (6) years teaching, research and administrative experience in a tertiary institution. Candidates most have evidence of eight (8) scholarly publications in both local and international reputable learned journals, and membership of relevant professional bodies where required.

(d) Lecturer 1 (CONUASS4)
Candidates should possess the same qualification an (a) above with at least three (3) years post-Doctoral teaching, research and administrative experience in a tertiary institution. They must also barn evidence of six (6) journal articles both in local and international learned reputable journals, and membership of relevant professional bodies where required.

(e) Lecturer II (CONUASS3)
Candidates should possess the same qualifications as (d) above with three (3) years teaching research and administrative experience in a tertiary institution. They must also have evidence of three 131 publications in local and international reputable learned journals, and membership of relevant professional bodies where required.

(f) Assistant Lecturer (CONUASS 2)
Candidates should possess MS or MA, degree in a relevant field plot evidence of registration for a Ph.D programme from a recognized University. Membership of a relevant professional body is an added advantage.

(g) Graduate Assistant (CONUASS 1)
Candidates should possess a first degree; with a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) in the relevant field from a recognized University.

(h) Instructor
HND (Upper Credit) in the relevant field obtained from a recognized Institution preferably with a good post-qualification experience.

(i) Technologist
B.Tech in the relevant field

(j) Technologist II
HND (Upper Credit) in the relevant field obtained from a recognized Institution preferably with a good post-qualification experience.

NOTE:
• All Candidates must possess an NYSC Discharge Certificate or Exemption Certificate or Certificate of Exemption where applicable
• Salaries and Allowances attached to the various vacancies are the same with the approved Salary scheme for Federal Universities in Nigeria.
• Candidates who are awaiting results may not be considered and need not apply,
• Computer literacy is required for all officer cadres and above.

METHOD OF APPLICATION:
Candidates should forward two (2) hard copies of the following documents:
• Word processed (not handwritten) application indicating position and qualification applied for.
• Detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant credentials.

All documents should be addressed to:

The Registrar,
Federal University, Wukari,
Katsina – Ala Road,
P.M.B1020 Wukari,
Taraba State.

The Curriculum Vitae should, among other information, include the following in this order:
• Full Names (Surname first in capital letters).
• Plate ft Date of Birth.
• Nationality, State of Origin & Local Government Area.
• Present Postal Address/GSM Nos./E-mail Address.
• Marital Status.
• Educational Institutions attended with Dates.
• Academic Qualifications obtained with Dates.
• Professional Qualifications obtained with Institutions and Dates.
• Work Experience including full details of former and present post(s).
• For Academic Staff Applicants, full details of teaching and research experience, service to the nation and immediate community where applicable,
• List of Publications where applicable,
• Honours/Distinctions; Extra-Curricular Activities,
• Position applied for.
• Names and addresses of three Referees/References.

1. Candidates should forward their applications in an envelope with the position applied for clearly indicated on the left-hand corner.

2. Candidates should also request three Referees to forward their reference letters under separate covers to the Registrar, Federal University Wukari. The referees should also be requested to indicate the candidate’s name, position applied for on the left hand corner of the mailing envelop.

3. Hard copies of the applications and supporting documents must reach the Federal University Wukari through the address stipulated above.

Please note that only candidates who submit hard copies of their applications and supporting documents on or before 3rd February, 2014 will be considered.

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