Apply for Shell Nigeria Sabbatical Attachment for University Lecturers 2019

The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is Nigeria’s oldest energy company, and has a long term and continuing commitment to the country, its people and the economy. As one of the world’s leading energy companies Shell plays a key role in helping to meet the world’s growing energy demand in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways. 

Applications are invited for the program below:

Title: Sabbatical Attachment for University Lecturers

Duration: 12 months (non renewable)

Job Description

  • The sabbatical programme offers University lecturers an opportunity to undertake research that would contribute to SPDC, while offering the sabbatical candidates avenues to acquire industry-related experience.
  • The programme also offers opportunities for lectureship at the Centre of Excellence in Geosciences and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Benin in the following disciplines: Petroleum Geology , Geophysics and, Petroleum Engineering.

Discipline Areas

  • Environment (Environmental Monitoring Restoration, Biodiversity and Impact Management);
  • External Relations (Social Impact Assessment & Management and GMOU Implementation)
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics & Public Health.
  • Exploration
  • Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

Position Requirements

  • Senior lecturers and above.
  • Applications from persons who have previously participated in the Programme will not be considered.


Deadline: 31st May, 2018.

Method of Application

Applications from candidates should consist of:

  • An application letter
  • A Curriculum Vitae including applicant’s contact phone number, email address, as well as contact information of three referees with their contact information
  • A titled, 3-page summary of how the candidate intends to add value to the SPDC business during the one year programme
  • A scanned copy of the data page of applicants International Passport or National Driver’s Licence

All documents should be sent to: SPDC-University-Relations@shell.com 

Note: Sabbatical positions are highly competitive, therefore selection will be based on proposals that are pertinent to SPDC business objectives among other criteria.

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