Job Recruitment at University of Port Harcourt/ How to Apply

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The University of Port Harcourt was established in 1975 as a College of the University of Lagos and gained full autonomous status in 1977. The University is a Centre of Academic Excellence with a mandate to provide qualitative and research oriented education in the Niger Delta region and Nigeria at large.

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified and interested candidates for appointment in the positions below:

Job Title: Director of Works and Services

Location: Choba, Port Harcourt – Rivers

Qualifications / Experience
The right candidate for the position must possess:

  • A good Honours Degree in Engineering from a recognized University and must be registered with the Council of Engineers of Nigeria (COREN).
  • At least fifteen (15) years post qualification cognate experience, most of which preferably, should be in engineering services relevant to a University Works Department.
  • A good and practical knowledge of computer applications.
  • A verifiable track record of competence, responsiveness, demonstrable integrity and transparency, ability to work in a team and be able to function with minimum supervision.

Conditions of Service

  • The conditions attached to the position are as applicable in Nigerian University System.
  • The appointment shall be for a term of five (5) years.

 

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Job Title: Director, Procurement

Location: Choba, Port Harcourt – Rivers

Qualifications / Experience

  • The right candidate who must not be more than 50 years of age.
  • Must possess Bachelor’s Degree with Honours or equivalent qualification in any of the following disciplines from a recognized institution: Economics, Business Administration, Accountancy, Law, Insurance, Banking and Finance, Marketing, Quantity Survey, Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, Purchasing and Supplies or any related disciplines.
  • The candidate who must be computer literate, must possess at least eighteen (18) years cognate experience, four (4) of which must have been as Head of Procurement, plus NYSC Discharge / Exemption / Exclusion Certificate.
  • He or she must be able to display a good understanding of the Public Procurement Act, 2007 and its extant guidelines in Nigeria
  • Prior to assumption of duty by the Director, he/she must attend the following trainings organized by BPP:
    • Three (3) weeks Conversion / Induction Procurement Course; and
    • One (1) week Executive Procurement Course at any of the Public Research Centres located at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, and University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos State.

Conditions of Service

  • The conditions attached to the position are as applicable in Nigerian University System.
  • The appointment shall be for a term of five (5) years.

 

Job Title: External Auditor

Location: Choba, Port Harcourt – Rivers

Qualifications / Experience

  • Evidence of Registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).
  • Evidence of Registration / Renewal with the Office of the Auditor General of the Federation.
  • Evidence of Tax Clearance Certificate for the past three years, i.e 2018, 2019 and 2020.
  • Evidence of compliance with the provisions of the Pension Reform Act of 2004.
  • Evidence of VAT Registration and past VAT remittance.
  • Comprehensive Company profile and organizational structure.
  • Evidence of cognate experience of 10 years with reputable organization especially Institutions of higher learning.
  • Evidence of registration with relevant Professional Bodies – ICAN / ANAN.
  • Evidence of payment of Industrial Training Fund (ITF) contribution in compliance with statutory provision of the ITF Amended Act 2011.
  • Evidence of Tax Identification Number (TIN).

 

Job Title: Assistant Lecturer

Location: Port Harcourt

Faculty: Agriculture

Department: Agricultural Economics

Requirements

  • Applicants must possess Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Agricultural Economics and Statistics from a recognized institution.
  • Applicants must show evidence of registration for Ph.D. Degree Programme.
Salary Scale CONUASS 2

 

Job Title: Lecturer II
Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Agriculture
Department: Agricultural Economics

Requirements

  • Applicants must have published articles in reputable journals.
  • Evidence of scholarly publications in reputable outlets will be an added advantage.
  • Applicants must possess Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Agricultural Economics and Statistics.
  • In addition, applicants must hold a Ph.D. Degree in Agricultural Economics.
Salary Scale CONUASS 3

 

Job Title: Assistant
Lecturer
 Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Agriculture
Department: Crop Protection and Environmental Biology

Requirements

  • Skills in the use of molecular diagnostics tool will be an added advantage
  • Applicants must show evidence of current registration for Ph.D. Degree programme.
  • Applicants must possess Bachelor’s Degree either in Agriculture or Zoology and a Master’s Degree in Nematology.
  • Applicants should have a strong working knowledge of nematode identification tools and be able to handle plant parasitic nematodes as well as entomopathogenic nematodes.
Salary Scale CONUASS 2

 

Job Title: Lecturer II
Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Agriculture
Department: Crop Protection and Environmental Biology
Area of Specialization: Plant Virology and Molecular Plant Pathology

Requirements

  • The Applicant should have at least two publications in plant virology and / or molecule plant pathology.
  • Evidence of membership of related professional association / society will be an added advantage.
  • Applicants must possess Bachelor’s Degree, Master Degree and Ph.D Degree in Plant Virology or Plant Pathology.
  • Applicant should have high competence in the use of both traditional and molecular tools for plant disease diagnosis, should also be familiar with new tools in plant pathology and have basic skills in Bioinformatics.
Salary Scale CONUASS 3

 

Job Title: Assistant Lecturer

Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Arts
Department: Music
Area of Specialization: Composition or Ethnomusicology or Music Education

Requirements

  • The applicants must be able to demonstrate effective performance ability on their chosen musical instrument (s).
  • Applicants must show evidence of registration for Ph.D. Degree Programme.
  • Applicants must possess Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Music.
Salary Scale CONUASS 2

 

Job Title: Lecturer I
Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Environmental Design & Management
Department: Estate Management

Requirements

  • In addition, applicants should be a Ph.D degree holder as at the time of application.
  • Applicants should hold M.Sc. Design in Estate Management and also be registered with the Estate Surveyors and Values Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON).
Salary Scale CONUASS 4

 

Job Title: Lecturer II

Location: Port Harcourt

Faculty: Environmental Design & Management

Department: Estate Management

Requirements

  • In addition, applicants should be a Ph.D degree in Estate Management as at the time of application.
  • Applicants should hold M.Sc. Design in Estate Management and also be registered with the Estate Surveyors and Values Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON).
Salary Scale CONUASS 3
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Job Title: Lecturer II
Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Arts
Department: Music
Area of Specialization: Composition or Ethnomusicology or Music Education

Requirements

  • Evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals is required.
  • The applicants must be able to demonstrate effective performance ability on their chosen musical instrument (s).
  • Applicants must possess a Ph.D Degree in Music specializing in Composition or Ethnomusicology or Music Education.
Salary Scale CONUASS 3

 

Job Title: Assistant Lecturer

Location: Port Harcourt

School: Business

Area of Specialization: Business Management

Requirements

  • Applicants must have registered for Ph.D. in Marketing, Management, or Business Administration with specialization in Strategic Marketing Management, International Marketing, International Business Management, Human Resource Management, Digital or E – Marketing, Integrated Marketing Communication and Management, Services Marketing.
Salary Scale
CONUASS 2

 

Job Title: Lecturer II
Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Environmental Design & Management
Department: Urban and Regional Planning Area of Specialization: Environmental Planning and Management.

Requirements

  • In addition, applicants must have three (3) years working experience and must currently be undergoing a Ph.D degree in Urban and Regional Planning.
  • Applicants should hold MURP / M.Sc degree in Urban and Regional Planning and be registered with the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) and the Town Planners Registration Council (TOPREC).
Salary Scale CONUASS 3

 

Job Title: Lecturer II

Location: Port Harcourt

School: Business

Area of Specialization: Business Management

Requirements

  • Applicants must have registered for Ph.D. in Marketing, Management, or Business Administration with specialization in Strategic Marketing Management, International Marketing, International Business Management, Human Resource Management, Digital or E – Marketing, Integrated Marketing Communication and Management, Services Marketing. Applicants for Lecturer II must possess a Ph.D.
Salary Scale
CONUASS 3
Job Title: Lecturer II
Location: Port Harcourt
School: Business
Area of Specialization: Quantitative Economics or Quantitative Finance

Requirements

  • Applicants with Ph.D. in Statistics or Mathematics should have basic background in Economics, Finance or related discipline. Applicants for Lecturer Il must possess a Ph.D.
  • Applicants must have registered for Ph.D. in Statistics or Mathematics or Economics or Finance with specialization in Quantitative Economics or Business Analysis, Business Analytics, Financial Econometrics, Financial or Business Statistics or Mathematics or Financial Risk Management, Insurance, Actuarial Management. Relevant professional qualifications will be added advantage.
Salary Scale CONUASS 3

 

Job Title: Assistant Lecturer
Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Arts
Department: Religious Studies
Area of Specialization: Comparative Study of Religions

Requirements

  • Applicants must possess B.A and M.A in Religious Studies with specialization in Comparative Study of Religions and an evidence of Ph.D. registration (knowledge of Arabic will bean added advantage).
Salary Scale CONUASS 2

 

Job Title: Assistant Lecturer

Location: Port Harcourt

School: Business

Area of Specialization: Quantitative Economics or Quantitative Finance

Requirements

  • Applicants with Ph.D. in Statistics or Mathematics should have basic background in Economics, Finance or related discipline.
  • Applicants must have registered for Ph.D. in Statistics or Mathematics or Economics or Finance with specialization in Quantitative Economics or Business Analysis, Business Analytics, Financial Econometrics, Financial or Business Statistics or Mathematics or Financial Risk Management, Insurance, Actuarial Management. Relevant professional qualifications will be added advantage.
Salary Scale
CONUASS 2

 

Job Title: Lecturer II
Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Environmental Design & Management
Department: Quantity Surveying

Area of Specialization

  • Quantity Surveying Practices, Contract Documentation and Tendering
  • Claims, Operation Research and Measurement

Requirements

  • Ability to teach in other discipline is required.
  • Ability for research and practice competence in the area of specialization, evidence of industrial experience, membership of relevant local (NIQS) and international professional bodies and possession of scholarly publications will be added advantage.
  • Applicants must possess Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in an appropriate field from a recognized University
  • Applicant must have registered for a Ph.D degree programme.
Salary Scale CONUASS 3

 

Job Title: Assistant Lecturer

Location: Port Harcourt

Faculty: Education

Department: Social Work

Requirements
  • There must be evidence of registration for Ph.D. degree programme from any reputable University for Assistant Lecturer. Registration with the Nigerian Association of Social Workers (NASoW) will be an added advantage.
  • Interested Applicants must possess a good First Degree from any recognized University. An academic Master Degree in Social Work or MSW plus an academic Master Degree in related discipline is compulsory and must be from a recognized University.
Salary Scale: CONUASS 2
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Job Title: Lecturer II
Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Education
Department: Social Work

Requirements

  • Registration with the Nigerian Association of Social Workers (NASoW) will be an added advantage.
  • Applicants must possess a Ph.D. Degree in Social Work with bias in Community/Rural Social Work for Lecturer II.
Salary Scale CONUASS 3

 

Job Title: Lecturer II
Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Arts
Department: Religious Studies
Area of Specialization: African Traditional Religion

Requirements

  • Applicants must have a minimum of Ph.D in Religious Studies with specialization in African Traditional Religion.
Salary Scale CONUASS 3

 

Job Title: Lecturer II
Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Education
Department: Special Education
Area of Specialization: Speech Pathology and Audiology

Requirements

  • In addition, the Applicant should have clinical experience in the diagnosis and rehabilitation of persons with speech/Language disorders, University teaching, and evidence of scholarly publications in peer— reviewed journal.
  • The Applicant should possess Ph.D. in Special Education with specialization in Speech Pathology.
Salary Scale CONUASS 3

 

Job Title: Assistant Lecturer
Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Arts
Department: Communication and Language Arts
Area of Specialization: Communication Arts / Language Arts

Requirements

  • Applicants must show evidence of registration for Ph.D. Degree in Communication Arts, Language Arts or a related discipline.
  • Applicants must possess Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Communication and Language Arts (or a cognate discipline) with a Ph.D. grade.
Salary Scale CONUASS 2

 

Job Title: Assistant Lecturer
Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Education
Department: Special Education

Requirements

  • The Applicant should have requisite skill in the diagnosis and rehabilitation of persons with speech/language disorders.
  • Applicants should possess B.Ed. and M.Ed. in Special Education with specialization in Speech Pathology.
Salary Scale CONUASS 2

 

Job Title: Assistant Lecturer
Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Education
Department: Health Education
Area of Specialization: Health Education

Requirements

  • Applicants must have evidence of possession of TRCN certificate and current registration for Ph.D programme in Health Education with current membership certificate of relevant Health Education Professional Association.
  • Applicants must possess Bachelor degree and M.Ed or MPH (Health Education) in Health Education / Human Kinetics and Health Education.
Salary Scale CONUASS 2

 

Job Title: Lecturer I
Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Environmental Design & Management
Department: Quantity Surveying

Area of Specialization

  • Procurement, Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development
  • Risk Management, Measurement and Professional Practice & Procedure

Requirements

  • S / he must have knowledge of computer programming and modeling for Quantity Surveying system and ability for research and practice competence in the area of specialization.
  • Evidence of scholarly publications will be added advantage.
  • Applicants must possess B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D in Quantity Surveying from a recognized University.
  • Applicants must have been a registered member of QSRBN with a minimum of three (3) years cognate experience as a Lecturer in a University.
Salary Scale CONUASS 4

 

Job Title: Senior Lecturer
Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Arts
Department: Communication and Language Arts

Requirements

  • In addition, applicants must specialize in an area of Language Arts or Communications with experience in supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate research projects and must have published in reputable National and International Journals.
  • Active membership of relevant professional bodies is an advantage.
  • Applicants must possess a Ph.D Degree and at least six (6) years post Ph.D research and teaching experience at the University level.

Salary Scale CONUASS 5

Job Title: Lecturer II
Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Education
Department: Health Education
Area of Specialization: Health Education

Requirements

  • Applicants must have evidence of possession of TRCN certificate and current registration for Ph.Dprogramme in Health Education with current membership certificate of relevant Health Education Professional Association. Evidence of publication a in reputable journals will be an added advantage.
  • Applicants must possess Bachelor degree and M.Ed or MPH (Health Education) in Health Education / Human Kinetics and Health Education and a Ph.D. degree.
Salary Scale CONUASS 3

 

Job Title: Assistant Lecturer 
Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Science
Department: Archaeology and Athropology Area of Specialization: Environmental Archaeology / Geoarchaeology

Requirements

  • Applicants must show evidence of current registration for Ph.D. Degree programme. Bias in Micro-Morphology will be an added advantage.
  • Applicants must possess a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science Degree in Archaeology
Salary Scale CONUASS 2

 

Job Title: Lecturer II
Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Education
Department: Guidance and Counselling
Area of Specialization: Clinical Psychology, Development Psychology or Educational Psychology

Requirements

  • In addition, the candidate should have clinical experience in their areas of specializations, University teaching experience and some publications in review journals.
  • Computer literacy and appreciation and attendance of conference both at local and international levels will be added advantage.
  • Applicants must possess Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Development or Educational Psychology.
Salary Scale CONUASS 3

 

Job Title: Assistant Lecturer

Location: Port Harcourt

Faculty: Science

Department: Archaeology and Athropology Area of Specialization: Physical Anthropology / Genetics

Requirements

  • Applicants must show evidence of registration for Ph.D. Degree programme.
  • Applicants must possess a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science Degree in Archaeology / Anthropology
Salary Scale: CONUASS 2

 

Job Title: Assistant Lecturer

Location: Port Harcourt

Faculty: Arts

Department: Linguistics and African language

Area of Specialization: Yoruba

Requirements

  • Applicant shouldd be able to teach courses in Linguistics and Yoruba Morphology/Syntax.
  • Applicant must possess a Master’s Degree in Linguistics with a Ph.D. grade and must have registered for Ph.D. Degree Programme (if M.Phil./Ph.D, applicant should have passed the conversion to Ph.D. examination).
Salary Scale: CONUASS 2

 

Job Title: Lecturer II
Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Renewable Natural Resources Department: Forest Production and Products
Area of Specialization: Forest Operations / Safety and Ergonomics

Requirements

  • Applicant must have Ph.D in Forest Resources Management and teaching experience at the University level.
  • Evidence of scholarly publications will be added advantage.
  • Applicants must possess B.Sc., M.Sc. in Forest Resources Management with bias in any of the above named specialization.
 Salary scale : CONUASS 3

 

Job Title: Lecturer II
Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Arts
Department: Linguistics and African Languages
Area of Specialization: Linguistics

Requirements

  • The Applicant should be able to teach courses in Linguistics and Yoruba Language with emphasis on Morphology and Syntax.
  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. Degree in Linguistics and experience in supervision of undergraduate research or long essays.
Salary Scale CONUASS 3

 

Job Title: Assistant Lecturer
Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Renewable Natural Resources Department: Forest Production and Products
Area of Specialization: Forest Operations / Safety and Ergonomics

Requirements

  • Applicant must have registered for Ph.D degree programme.
  • Evidence of scholarly publications will be added advantage.
  • Applicants must possess B.Sc., M.Sc. in Forest Resources Management with bias in any of the above named specialization.
Salary Scale: CONUASS 2

 

Job Title: Assistant Lecturer
Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Arts
Department: European Studies
Area of Specialization: German

Requirements

  • Applicants must possess a Master’s Degree in German Studies with a Ph.D. grade and must show evidence of registration for a Ph.D. Degree Programme.
Salary Scale CONUASS 2

 

Job Title: Lecturer II 
Location: Port Harcourt
Faculty: Science
Department: Archaeology and Athropology Area of Specialization: Environmental Archaeology / Landscape Archaeology

Requirements

  • Competence in GIS application will be an added advantage.
  • Applicants must possess a Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and Ph.D. Degree in Archaeology, with specialization in Environmental Archaeology and Landscape Archaeology
Salary Scale: CONUASS 3

 

Job Title: Assistant Lecturer
Location:  Port Harcourt
Faculty: Education
Department: Science and Technology Education Area of Specialization: Biology Education

Requirements

  • Applicants must have evidence of registration for the Ph.D. programme in Science Education (Biology).
  • Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology Education or B.Sc, Biology plus a P.G.D.E. in Biology Education and a Master of Education Degree in Science Education/M. Sc. with P.G.D.E. from a reputable University.
Salary Scale: CONUASS 2

 

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to forward ten (10) copies of their applications accompanied with detailed Curriculum Vitae including names and addresses of three (3) referees with a set of photocopies of certificates and relevant credentials to:

The Registrar,
University of Port Harcourt,
East-West Road,
PMB 5323,
Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Note

  • Envelopes containing the applications must be marked “Application for the position of Director of Works and Services”.
  • Candidates should also request the referees to forward references on their behalf, under confidential cover directly to the Registrar.
  • Candidates invited for interview should bring along original copies of their credentials

Deadline:  2nd December, 2021



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