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Massive Academic Recruitment at Rivers State University (RSU)

Rivers state university recruitmentThe Rivers State University (RSU), Port Harcourt, formally known as Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST), was established in October, 1980. The motto of the University is “Excellence and Creativity”.

Rivers State University (RSU) is recruiting academic candidates for various the departments in different faculties.

Highlights of Rivers State University Recruitment

  1. Recruitment is for all levels of employment. From Graduate assistant to Professor
  2. Deadline for submission of application is 5th January, 2022.
  3. Submission of application is by email and not by post
  4. Download the pdf advertisement for Rivers state university ACADEMIC_NON-ACADEMIC_STAFF_VACANCIES
Details of Rivers State University Recruitment

1. Faculty 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. Faculty of 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. Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences:
• Department of Human Physiology
• Department of Human Anatomy
• Department of Medical Biochemistry
• Department of Nursing Science

4. Faculty of Clinical Sciences:
• Department 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. Faculty of Education:
• Department of Business Education
• Department of Educational Foundation
• Department of Educational Management
• Department of Vocational and Technology Education

6. Faculty of Engineering:
• Department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering
• Department of Chemical/Petrochemical Engineering
• Department of Civil Engineering
• Department of Computer Engineering
• Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering
• Department of Marine Engineering
• Department of Mechanical Engineering
• Department of Petroleum Engineering

7. Faculty of Environmental Sciences:
• Department of Architecture
• Department of Environmental Management
• Department of Estate Management
• Department of Quantity Surveying
• Department of Surveying and Geomatics

8. Faculty of Humanities:
• Department of English and Literature in English
Department of French
• Department of History and International Diplomacy
• Department of Philosophy
• Department of Religious and Cultural Studies
• Department of Theatre Art and Film Studies

9. Faculty of Law:
• Department of Business Law
• Department of Jurisprudence and International Law
• Department of Public Law

10. Faculty of Management Sciences:
• Department of Accountancy
• Department of Banking and Finance
• Department of Marketing
11. Faculty of Science:
• Department of Animal and Environmental Biology
• Department of Biochemistry
• Department of Chemistry
• Department of Computer Science
• Department of Geology
• Department of Maritime Science
• Department of Mathematics
• Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences
• Department of Microbiology
• Department of Physics
• Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology

12. Faculty of Social Sciences:
• Department of Economics
• Department of Geography and Environmental Management
• Department of Mass Communication
• Department of Political Science
• Department of Psychology
• Department of Sociology
13. Entrepreneurship:
• Department of Entrepreneural Business

Academic Positions at Rivers State University Recruitment

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for appointment into the positions below:

1. Graduate Assistants

Candidates must have at least a Second Class (Honours) Degree with Upper Division.
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.
Candidates could be allowed to transfer their service to the Rivers State University.
Other conditions are similar to those obtained in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.
Salary
CONUASS 1 (N2,497,510.00 – N3,557,314.00) annually.

2. Assistant Lecturers

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.
Conditions of ServiceSuccessful 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.

Candidates could be allowed to transfer their service to the Rivers State University.
Other conditions are similar to those obtained in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.
Salary
CONUASS 2 (N2,868,697.00 – N4,103,365.00) annually.

3. Lecturer I

Candidates for the position must satisfy the following criteria:

Candidate must be holders 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.
ln contribution to industrial growth and development, candidate is expected to have research experience evidenced by 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.
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.
Candidates could be allowed to transfer their service to the Rivers State University.
Other conditions are similar to those obtained in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.
Salary
CONUASS 4 (N4,070,888.00 – N6,078,631.00) Annually.

4. Lecturer II

Candidates for the position must satisfy the following criteria:

Candidate must be a holder of PhD in the relevant fields and must show teaching and research abilities, or Master’s Degree or its equivalent plus
At least 3 years relevant teaching, research and/or industrial experience.
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.
Candidates could be allowed to transfer their service to the Rivers State University.
Other conditions are similar to those obtained in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.
Salary
CONUASS 3 (N3,283,926.00 – N4,611,685.00) annually.

5. Readers
Candidates for the position must satisfy the following criteria:

Candidates must be holders of Ph.D in relevant fields with a minimum of 7 years cognate teaching, research and academic administrative experience in a University system.
At least seven (7) years research and administrative experience with Ph.D or its equivalent such as MD Degree of Nigerian or British universities.
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.
Candidates could be allowed to transfer their service to the Rivers State University.
Other conditions are similar to those obtained in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.
Salary
CONUASS 6 (N8,661,033.00 – N11,468,743.00) Annually.

6. Senior Lecturers

Candidate must be 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 project up to the doctoral level.
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.
Candidates could be allowed to transfer their service to the Rivers State University.
Other conditions are similar to those obtained in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.
Salary
CONUASS 5 (N6,700,768.00 – N9,073,566.00) annually.

7. Professors

Candidates for the position must satisfy the following criteria:

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.
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 70 years.
Candidates could be allowed to transfer their service to the Rivers State University.
Other conditions are similar to those obtained in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.
Salary
CONUASS 7 (N10,280,034.00 – N13,398,580.00) annually.

How to Apply for Rivers State University Recruitment

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) plus one photocopy each of their Certificates with other relevant documents to either of the following email addresses: registrar@ust.edu.ng or info@ust.edu.ng

All submissions should be addressed to:
The Registrar,
Rivers State University,
Nkpolu-Oroworukwo,
Port Harcourt,
Rivers State.

Note

Applications should reach the Registrar not later than the closing date above.
All candidates should nominate three (3) referees who should also be required to forward references on their behalf under confidential cover to the address above
Application Deadline 5th January, 2022.

 

 

By Ayodele John

An education enthusiast, I bagged a M.Sc from University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and looking forward.

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