Advertisment for the Position of Vice-Chancellor at Kwara State University, Malete

Lecturer academic research vacancy

Are you a distinguished academic leader with a passion for university administration? Kwara State University (KWASU) invites applications for the esteemed position of Vice Chancellor.

Established in December 2008, KWASU has been a beacon of excellence in education and research for over a decade. As the highest-ranking academic officer, the Vice-Chancellor will oversee the daily operations of the university and drive its strategic vision for the future.

The Governing Council of Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, announces to the academic community that the post of Vice Chancellor of the University is vacant. In line with the provisions of the Kwara State University Law 2008, section 3 (3), the Council invites applications from suitably qualified candidates with experience in university administration for the post of Vice-Chancellor.

Position Overview

The Vice-Chancellor will serve as the Chief Executive and Academic Officer, chairing key university committees and ensuring effective management of human, material, and financial resources. We seek a visionary leader who can foster innovation, promote scholarly excellence, and uphold the university’s commitment to academic integrity and inclusivity.

Qualifications and Requirements

– The ideal candidate must hold the rank of Professor with at least fifteen years of university experience.
– A proven track record of academic achievement, including significant publications in peer-reviewed journals, is essential.
– Leadership skills, technological proficiency, and the ability to attract funding and foster collaborations are highly valued.
– Candidates should demonstrate integrity, fairness, and a commitment to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of university life.

Terms of Service

The appointment will be for a single term of five years, with salary and allowances commensurate with other public universities in Nigeria.

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit thirty copies of their application, including a detailed curriculum vitae, academic credentials, and a statement of their vision for the university’s development. Referees should send their confidential reports directly to the Registrar. The deadline for applications is April 18, 2024.

The Curriculum Vitae must include the following information:

Full Name
Date and Place of Birth
Permanent Home address
Current Contact Address, email Address, and Telephone Number
Marital status
Number of children with their ages
Institutions attended with dates
Academic qualifications with dates
Professional qualifications with dates
Institutions and names of Ph.D. students/Fellows supervised and dates graduated
Honours, Distinctions, and Membership of Learned Societies and Professional bodies
Scholarly publications, discoveries, or intentions with links to Google scholar
Work experience in the University system giving names of the institutions and dates
Details of administrative, fund attraction, and managerial experience in the University system
Specific services to Local, National, and International communities (with dates, institutions/establishments, and status)
Present employment, status, and salary
Extra-curricular activities
Submit names and addresses of three (3) referees
All Applications should be submitted in sealed envelopes marked at the top left corner, “Application for the post of Vice-Chancellor” to:

Contact Information

For inquiries and application submissions, please contact:

The Registrar and Secretary to Council,
Kwara State University, Malete,
P.M.B. 1530*
Ilorin, Kwara State.

Subject: Application for the post of Vice-Chancellor


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We look forward to welcoming a dynamic leader to guide KWASU.

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