Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor of Bio-medical Sciences at The American University of Nigeria (AUN)

The American University of Nigeria (AUN) was established in 2003. The institution was conceived as Africa's first Development University. Its mission is to pioneer service learning and build leaders who will be prepared to tackle societal concerns. Located in Yola, Adamawa State, the University is a world-class career-oriented institution missioned to be an agent of change in the development of the region. AUN has a strong commitment to providing the skills and the leadership essential to solving the continent's critical social and economic problems.This position is a local one open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria and expatriate. We are seeking for a suitable and qualified candidate to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor of Bio-medical SciencesLocation: Yola, AdamawaStarting Date: Starting date for the position is August 2017. Department: School of Arts and SciencesSummary of PositionAUN is seeking a motivated Assistant/Associate/full Professor of Biomedical Sciences in the Department of Natural and Environmental Sciences.The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching, research and community service as may be requested by the Dean.The candidate will contribute to preparing students to be applied and practical, critical thinkers and problem solvers through innovative teaching and research.S/he will work closely with the Chair of the Natural and Environmental Sciences Program and the Dean of the school of Arts & Science to deliver effective teaching and learning in line with the program philosophy and the development philosophy of the American University of Nigeria. Asides the teaching responsibilities, the successful candidate is also expected to mentor students and to contribute to the department’s administration and scholarly work by carrying out and disseminating high quality research.The post holder will be required to instruct biomedical science courses, both introductory and advanced levels, including advanced courses related to his or her area of expertise. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Molecular Biology or a related discipline and an established, or potential to establish, record of excellence in teaching, research, and service.Candidates should possess a strong record of academic publications in reputable peer-reviewed journals, commensurate with career stage. International experience is preferred.Strong written and verbal communication, and, interpersonal skills are required. The right candidate must also have a strong command of English. 

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