Applications are hereby
invited from suitably
qualified candidates for
appointment to academic
positions in various
programmes at the Rivers
State University of Science
and Technology, Port
Harcourt. The positions
required are:-
i) Professors
ii) Readers
iii) Senior Lecturers/Principal
Librarians
iv) Lecturer I/Senior
Librarians
v) Lecturer II/Librarian I
vi) Assistant Lecturers/
Librarian II
The programmes for which
these positions are required in
the Faculties of:
(a) Agriculture
(b) Engineering
(c) Environmental Sciences
(d) Law
(e) Management Sciences
(f) Science
(g) Technical and Science
Education
(h) Library Department
QUALIFICATIONS
Candidates for the positions
listed must satisfy the
following criteria:-
(i)Professors
(a)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;
(b)The candidate should also
show evidence of distinguished
contribution to scholarship;
(c)He/She should show
evidence of exceptional
research record and a
reasonable number of
scholarly publications in
reputable journals, both local
and international;
(d)He/She should show
evidence of proven teaching
ability, evidence of capability
to initiate and carry out
independent research work as
well as supervise student
research and projects;
(e)The person should possess
sound administrative skills
and show evidence of
participation in administration
within the University system;
(f)The candidate for this
position in the Faculty of
Engineering must be a
registered member of COREN.
(g)Evidence of computer
proficiency is required.
(ii) 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.
(iii) Senior Lecturers/Principal
Librarians
Candidates should be holders
of Ph.D. in the relevant field
with not less than 5 years
cognate teaching and research
experience in the University
system. He/She should have
outstanding teaching ability
and effectiveness as a
University lecturer. The
candidate should have a
reasonable number of
scholarly publications in
reputable journals. He/She
should 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.
Candidates for this position in
the Library Department must
possess a good degree plus
professional post-graduate
qualification e.g. MLS, PG
Diploma in Librarianship with
at least 8 years post-
qualification experience OR a
professional qualification e.g.
ALA, FLA with at least 8 years
post-qualification experience.
In addition, candidates must
have at least two publications
in reputable refereed journals.
(iv)Lecturer I/Senior
Librarians
Candidates should be holders
of Ph.D. in the relevant fields
with not less than 3 years
teaching and research
experience in a University/
Institutions of higher
learning. In addition,
candidates must have at least
3 publications in reputable
refereed journals.
Candidates for the post of
Senior Librarian must possess a
good degree plus professional
post-graduate qualification
e.g. MLS, PG Diploma in
Librarianship with at least 6
years post-qualification
experience OR a professional
qualification e.g. ALA, FLA
with at least 6 years post-
qualification experience. In
addition, candidates must
have at least one publication
in reputable refereed journals.
(v)Lecturer II/Librarian I
Candidates must be holders of
Ph.D. in the relevant fields;
and must show teaching and
research abilities; or Masters
degree or its equivalent plus at
least 3 years relevant
teaching, research and/or
industrial experience.
Candidates for the post of
Librarian I must possess a good
degree plus professional post-
graduate qualification e.g.
MLS, Post-graduate Diploma in
Librarianship with at least 4
years post-qualification
experience, OR
A professional qualification
e.g. ALA, FLA with at least
four years post-qualification
experience.
(vi) Assistant Lecturers/
Librarian II
A good Masters degree or its
equivalent qualification. At
least a Second Class (Honours)
degree or its professional
equivalent plus at least 3
years relevant teaching,
research and/or industrial
experience.
Candidates for the post of
Librarian II must possess a
good degree plus professional
post-graduate qualification
e.g. MLS, post-graduate
diploma in Librarianship with
at least 3years post-
qualification experience, OR
A professional qualification
e.g. ALA, FLA with at least
three years post-qualification
experience. Evidence of
computer proficiency is
required for all positions.
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 65years. Candidates could
be allowed to transfer their
service to the Rivers State
University of Science and
Technology. Other conditions
are similar to those obtaining
in other institutions of higher
learning in Nigeria.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Candidates should log onto
http://www.recruitment.ust.edu.ng
and complete the online
application uploading a
detailed Curriculum Vitae
(C.V.) plus one photocopy each
of their certificates with
other relevant documents.
Their Curriculum Vitae should
indicate:
Full Name
Date and Place of Birth
Permanent Address
Current Postal Address
Cell (Phone) Number and e-
mail address
Marital Status
Number/Ages of Children
Educational Institutions
Attended
Publications
Employment Records
Academic/Professional
Qualifications
All applications should be
completed and submitted not
later than three (3) weeks
from the date of this
publication.
Good luck to all applicants.
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