Rivers State University Massive Recruitment

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Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for appointment to various academic and non-academic positions at the Rivers State University, Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt.

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A. Academic Positions

The academic positions required are:

  1. Professors
  2. Readers
  3. Senior Lecturers
  4. Lecturer I
  5. Lecturer II
  6. Assistant Lecturers
  7. Graduate Assistants

The programmes for which these positions are required are in the Faculties of:

Agriculture: 

  • Department of Animal Science
  • Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
  • Department of Crop/Soil Science
  • Department of Forestry and Environment
  • Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Environment
  • Department of Food Science and Technology
  • Rivers Institute of Agricultural Research and Training(RIAT)

2. Basic Clinical Sciences: 

  • Department of Anatomical Pathology
  • Department of Chemical Pathology
  • Department of Haematology and Blood Transfusion
  • Department of Medical Microbiology
  • Department of Pharmacology

3. Basic Medical Sciences; 

  • Department of Human Physiology
  • Department of Human Anatomy
  • Department of Medical Biochemistry
  • Department of Nursing Science

4. Clinical Sciences: 

  • Department of Internal Medicine
  • Department of Surgery
  • Department of Paediatrics and Child Health
  • Department of Community Medicine
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Department of Family Medicine

5. Science:  

  • Department of Animal and Environmental Biology
  • Department of Biochemistry
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Department of Microbiology
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology

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Qualification

Candidates for the positions listed must satisfy the following criteria:

1. Professors

  • Candidates must be holders of Ph.D in relevant fields with not less than 10 years teaching, research and professional/industrial experience after the doctorate degree in a University system.
  •  The candidates must also show evidence of distinguished contribution to scholarship and at least fifteen (15) journal papers in the candidate’s discipline to be seen on Google Scholar.
  • He/she must show evidence of exceptional research record and a reasonable number of scholarly publications in reputable journals, both local and international.
  • He/she must show evidence of proven teaching ability,  evidence of capability to initiate and carry out independent research works as well as supervise student research and projects.
  • The person must possess sound administrative skills and show evidence of participation in administration within the University system and contribution to the development of the outside community.
  • At least ten (10) years of research and administrative experience with a Ph.D or its equivalent such as an MD degree of Nigerian or British universities. In the Clinical Sciences, candidates must have a Fellowship of the West African College of Surgeons/Physicians (FWACS/FWACP) or National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN) or their equivalents.

2. Readers 

  •  As in (a) above with a minimum of 7 years cognate teaching, research and academic administrative experience in a University system. Candidates for this position in the Faculty of Engineering must be registered members of COREN.
  • At least seven (7) years of research and administrative experience with a Ph.D or its equivalent such as an MD degree of Nigerian or British universities. In the Clinical Sciences, candidates must have a Fellowship of the West African College of Surgeons/Physicians (FWACS/FWACP) or National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN) or their equivalents.

3. Senior Lecturers 

  •  Candidate must be a holder of Ph. D in the relevant field with not less than 5 years cognate teaching and research experience in the University system. He/she must have outstanding teaching ability and effectiveness as a University lecturer. The candidate must have a reasonable number of scholarly publications in reputable journals. He/She must be able to initiate and carry out independent research work and also supervise students’ research projects up to the doctoral level. The candidate for this position in the Faculty of Engineering must be a registered member of COREN
  • In the Basic Medical Sciences, the candidate must have a Ph.D or its equivalent such as an MD degree from Nigerian or British universities. In the Clinical Sciences, candidates must have a Fellowship of the West African College of Surgeons/Physicians (FWACS/FWACP) or National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN) or their equivalents

4. Lecturer I: 

  • Candidate must be a holder of Ph.D in the relevant field with not less than 3 years relevant teaching and research and/or industrial experience in universities/institutions of higher learning. In addition, candidates must have at least three (3)publications in reputable refereed journals.
  • In contribution to industrial growth and development, the candidate is expected to have research experience evidenced by the publication of reports, research papers, books, patents etc. and presentation of papers in conferences, seminars and symposia.
  • Surgeons/Physicians (FWACS/FWACP) or National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN) or their equivalents.

5. Lecturer II: 

  • Candidate must be a holder of Ph.D in the relevant fields, and must show teaching and research abilities; or Master’s degree or it’s equivalent plus at least 3 years relevant teaching, research and/or industrial experience.
  • MB, BS degree or its equivalent.

6. Assistant Lecturer: 

  • A good Master’s degree or its equivalent qualification with at least a CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent on a 5-Point grade scale, or its professional equivalent plus at least 3 years relevant teaching, research and/or industrial experience.

7. Graduate  Assistant

  • Candidate must have at least a Second Class (Honours) degree with Upper Division.

 

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B. Non-Academic Positions 

 

Health Services  Department

Post and Salary Scales

  1. Medical Doctors – CONTISS 9
  2. Pharmacists – CONTISS 8
  3. Pharmacy Technicians CONTISS6
  4. Nurses – CONTISS6
  5. Medical Laboratory Scientists –CONTISS 7
  6. Medical Records Officers – CO NTISS 2

QUALIFICATIONS 

Medical Doctor

  •  Candidate must possess a degree in Medicine (MBBS or its equivalent)from a recognised institution and be registered with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), with evidence of Microsoft Certification.

Pharmacy Technician

  • Candidate must possess a West African School Certificate (WASC) and should have successfully completed a three or four years training programme in a recognised health institution and obtained the registration of the relevant National Practice Board of Nigeria for Technician Cadres.

Pharmacist

  • Candidate must possess a B.Pharm or B.Sc (Pharm) Honours degree, registrable with the Pharmacist Board of Nigeria and completion of the National Youth Service Corps with evidence of Microsoft Certification.

Nurse

  • Candidate must possess N.R.N. or N.C. N. or N.R. N/N.C.M. or B.Sc with evidence of Microsoft Certification.

Medical Laboratory Scientist

  • Candidate must possess a B.Sc (Professional) degree, registrable with professional bodies (i.e. NISLT, IMLT) with evidence of Microsoft Certification.

Medical Records Officer

  • Candidate must possess WASC/GCE (0/L) with credit passes in five (5) subjects, including Health Science plus evidence of Microsoft Certification.
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 Conditions of Service 

  • Successful candidates will be required to assume duty as soon as possible and will be on probation for the first three (3) years. Thereafter, they will retire at the approved age of 65 years or 70 years for those on the professorial cadre. Candidates could be allowed to transfer their service to Rivers State University. Other conditions are similar to those obtained in other Institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.

How to Apply

Candidates should forward their application with detailed Curriculum Vitae (C.V) plus one photocopy of each of their certificates with other relevant documents to either of the following email addresses: registrar@ustiedu.ng  , info@ust.edu.ng or ust.edu.ng

All submissions should be addressed to:

The Registrar 

Rivers State University 

Nkpolu-Oroworukwo 

Port Harcourt 

Note: All candidates should nominate three (3) referees who should also be required to forward references on their behalf under confidential cover to the same address.

Deadline: Wednesday 5th January 2022

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