Academic Staff Vacancies at Covenant University, Ota

Covenant university academy staff vacancy

Covenant University seek to attract research active academics in the professorial and all other lectureship positions. Academic staff vacancies are available to those who are ready to carve out a niche for themselves in distinguished collaborative and ground-breaking research.

The 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) impact rankings, the University is ranked among the top 600 Universities in the World. The university is world-class with a quest for Academic Excellence.

Lecturing Positions at Covenant University

Applications are invited from suitable candidates to fill the academic positions in the following departments below:

A. College of Management and Social Sciences (CMSS)


  1. Accounting
  2. Banking and Finance
  3. Business Management
  4. Business Administration
  5. Marketing
  6. Industrial Relations and HRM
  7. Entrepreneurship
  8. Economics and Development Studies:
    Demography and Social Statistics
    Mass Communication
B. College of Engineering (CoE)


  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Petroleum Engineering
  3. Electrical & Information Engineering (EIE):
    Computer Engineering
    Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    Information and Communication Technology
  4. Civil Engineering
  5. Mechanical Engineering
C. College of Leadership Development Studies (CLDS)


  1. Leadership Studies
  2. Languages and General Studies:
    Political Science & International Relations
E. College of Science & Technology (CST)


  1. Physics
  2. Building Technology
  3. Chemistry
  4. Mathematics
  5. Biochemistry
  6. Computer & Information Sciences :
    Computer Science
    Management and Information Science
  7. Architecture
  8. Estate Management
  9. Biological Sciences:
    Applied Biology and Biotechnology
    Animal and Environmental Biology
Academic Qualification/Requirement for Covenant University Academic Vacancy

Candidates are required to possess appropriate skills and orientations for respective discipline as well as possess teaching abilities with adequate research experience.

  1. Professor: Ph.D. degree with specialization in the discipline applied for with evidence of academic leadership in terms of publications, project design execution and monitoring, administrative leadership minimum 10 years of post- qualification, full time relevant teaching and research experience. Researches with Professors who meet prescribed internationally recognized contributions are moved to Research Scholar scale which offers internationally competitive remuneration to such grade of academics.
  2. Associate Professor (Reader): Same as for Professor but with minimum 8 years post qualification, full time, relevant teaching and research experience.
    Senior Lecturer: Same as for Professor but with minimum 5 years of post-qualification, full time, relevant teaching and research.
  3. Lecturer I: Ph.D. degree from a reputable university, with minimum 2 years of post – qualification teaching experience, and evidence of scholarly publications.
  4. Lecturer II: Ph.D. Degree from a reputable University. However, fresh Ph.D. holders shall not be evaluated on the publication criterion.
  5. Assistant Lecturer: A Master’s Degree in relevant disciplines with a CGPA or percentage score suitable for undertaking Ph.D. programmes. Such candidates must satisfy their Departments and Colleges that they possess the skills for sustained academic career.
Staff Benefits and Renumeration
  1. Research active scholars will attract special package according to their various ratings. Special package also awaits Faculty from the Diaspora.
  2. We are a pension compliant Institution and in addition, the University also provides the following conditions of service:
  3. An encompassing and empowering (Physical, moral and spiritual) IT-driven environment with 24 hour electricity and water supply, 24 hours campus security and intelligence crew and Residential arrangement for both staff and faculty that allows for focus and concentration;
  4. Maintenance of a stable Academic calendar. Well-stocked Library with current publications (books, journals and multimedia centre); State of the art Laboratories, Workshops and specialized Facilities;
  5. Conference Supports and Sponsorship for both international and local conferences: Research and Development Grants; Support for continuous academic and professional development;
  6. Openness to international collaborations with other institutions.
How to Apply to Covenant University Academic Vacancies

Interested and qualified candidates should click application form to apply

Application Deadline 30th May, 2023.

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