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Obafemi Awolowo University Ongoing Recruitment (registra@oauife.edu.ng) February, 2016


The Obafemi Awolowo University is a comprehensive public institution established in 1962 as The University of Ife. The University is situated on a vast expanse of land totaling 11,861 hectares in Ile-Ife, Osun State, southwest of Nigeria.

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified Candidates to fill the Academic position below in Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife:

Job Title: Assistant Lecturer (CONUASS 2)

Location: Ile-Ife
College: Health Sciences
Department: Geography
Faculty: Social Science
Areas of Specialization: Human Geography


  • Candidates applying for the position of Assistant Lecturer should possess a B.Sc, and M.Sc. (with thesis) Degrees in Geography (Human Geography) from a recognized University.

Job Title: Lecturer I (CONUASS 4)

Location: Ile-Ife
College: Health Sciences
Faculty: Clinical Sciences
Department: Dermatology and Venereology
Areas of Specialization: Dermatology and Venereology


  • Candidates applying for the position of Lecturer I must possess basic Degree in Medicine (MBCHB) or its equivalent from a reputable Institution, evidence of successful completion of Residency Training in Dermatology and Venereology, Award of Fellowship of either National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria or West Africa College of Physicians and evidence of registration and good standing with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.

Job Title: Lecturer I (CONUASS 4)

Location: Ile-Ife
College: Health Sciences
Department: Medical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Faculty: Basic Medical Science
Areas of Specialization: Medical Pharmacology and Therapeutics


  • Candidates applying for the position of Lecturer I must possess Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery (M.B.Ch.B or its equivalent) plus Fellowship in any discipline of Internal Medicine of the National Postgraduate Medical College or West African College of Physician.
  • Candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery in a recognized university who has completed a Masters’ degree programme in Pharmacology and has registered for a PH.D programme can also apply.
  • Evidence of Pubiished articles will have an added advantage.

Job Title: Professor (CONUASS 7)

Location: Ile-Ife
College: Health Sciences
Department: International Relations
Faculty: Administration
Areas of Specialization: Political Communication; International Relations


  • Candidates applying for the position of Professor should be holders of a Ph.D Degree from recognized universities with at least fifteen (15) years cognate experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate curriculums with competence in the classroom.
  • Candidates must possess demonstrable proficiency to provide academic leadership with an evidence of an active research agenda and a commitment to the larger departmental mission.
  • Candidates must also be specialist in core areas of departmental fields of study. i.e: Concepts in Political Communication and strong methodological skills.
  • Candidates should have evidence of many scholarly publications in both local and international reputable learned journals, plus registration with relevant professional bodies where applicable.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit 35 copies of their Applications and up-to-date Curriculum Vitae giving the following information in order as listed below:

  • Full Name (Surname first in capital letters).
  • Post Applied for.
  • Date and place of birth (attach Birth Certificate/sworn affidavit).
  • Nationality.
  • State of Origin, Senatorial District and Local Government Area (if a Nigerian)
  • Permanent Home Address.
  • Current Postal Address/including G.S.M. Telephone number.
  • Marital Status.
  • Number of Children and their Ages.
  • Institutions attended with dates.
  • Academic/Professional qualifications and distinctions obtained with dates (attach copies of credentials).
  • Work Experience with dates.
  • Present Employment, Status and Salary (if any).
  • Research interests and activities
  • Conference/Courses attended (state titles of papers presented if any).
  • Professional accomplishment.
  • Publications with date.
  • Service to national and international bodies.
  • Extra Curricular Activities.
  • Any physical challenge?
  • Names and address of three (3) referees who must have been closely associated with Candidates’ academic/work experience.

Candidates applying for this position are advised to request their referees to forward confidential reports on them directly to “The Registrar”. The reports should be duly marked “CONFIDENTIAL”.

Applications and Curriculum Vitae of all interested Candidates are to be forwarded to:
The Registrar,
Obafemi Awolowo University,
Osun State.

“for the attention of Director of Personnel Affairs”. 

Candidates are also required to forward a soft copy of their Application and Curriculum Vitae by e-mail (as an attachment) to: registra@oauife.edu.ng

Note: Only the applications of Candidates short-listed will be acknowledged.

Deadline: 22nd March, 2016.

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