Federal University, Dutsin-Ma recruitment (4 positions)

The Federal University, Dutsin-Ma (FUDMA) was established by the Federal Government in 2011 and is located in Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State. The institution is ICT-driven, envisioned to be a top ranking, world-class university, committed to excellence in research, teaching and learning as well as the production of generations of leaders with passion for service and nationalism.

In compliance with the directives of the Governing Council and in line with relevant regulations, applications are hereby solicited from interested and qualified candidates to fill the positions below:

Job Title: Vice-Chancellor

Location: Dutsin-Ma, Katsina
The Position

  • The Vice-Chancellor is the Chief Executive and the academic head of the University.
  • He/she is the ex-officio Chairman of Senate and Congregation and a member of the Governing Council.
  • He/she is to promote high standard of academic excellence in research, teaching and learning; regulate students’ admission, welfare and discipline; and be responsible to Council for the day-to-day management of the human, financial and material resources of the University.

The Candidate
The candidate for the position of Vice-Chancellor, FUDMA must possess good university education from recognised university; must be a person of high integrity and a distinguished scholar with outstanding academic and administrative track-record; as well as a consummate manager of human and material resources. In addition, the candidate:

  • Must have not less than fifteen (15) years experience in recognised University(ies), with at least 7 years experience as Professor with the ability to provide academic and administrative leadership;
  • Should have a good understanding of the vision and mission of FUDMA;
  • Be able to attract research grants and complimentary funds from local and international agencies, and uplift the academic status of the University.
  • Possess personal integrity in the management of funds and be able to deploy financial resources as appropriate in the context of the University’s strategic plan.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal and team building skills and possess the ability to build bridges between and among staff, students and members of the University and host communities as well as stakeholders.
  • Have demonstrable abilities to establish and maintain partnerships with local, international, government and non-governmental agencies and organizations;
  • Be an individual who, judging from his/her track-record, is likely to command the respect as well as the loyalty of members of staff and University community;
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to attract, motivate and retain highly skilled and talented staff (teaching and non-teaching);
  • Be able to exhibit entrepreneurial drive and ability to attract extra-statutory funds and mobilize other resources for the development of the University.
  • Have excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Should be in position to ensure the enforcement of the University’s laws and regulations.
  • Be information and technology proficient and be committed to the development of ICT in the University.
  • Be of excellent physical and mental health.
  • Not be more than 65 years of age by 19th April, 2018.
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Tenure

  • The prospective Vice-Chancellor shall hold office for a single, non-renewable term of five (5) years.

 

Job Title: Reader

Location: Dutsin-Ma, Katsina
Academic Dept./Fields: Horticulture, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Economics and Extension, Animal Science, Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology, Forestry Resource Management, Crop Production and Protection, Agribusiness, Food Science and Technology, Business Management, English Language, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Accounting, Political Science, Geography & Regional Planning, Economics and Development Studies, Sociology, History and Strategic Studies, Basic and Industrial Chemistry, Physics with Electronics, Biology, Zoology, Botany, Microbiology and Parasitology, Mathematics and Statistics, Computer Science and Information Technology, Science Education and Educational Foundation, Library and Information Science, Hausa Language, Arabic Language, Islamic Religious Studies, Agronomy.

Qualifications

  • Candidates should be holders of PhD degree from a recognised university with at least 11 years experience in teaching, research and academic administration in a University or similar institutions.
  • Candidates must be specialists in core areas of a relevant field of study with evidence of scholarly publications in reputable local and international peer-reviewed journals.
  • Candidates should be able to develop new programs, conduct/guide research and demonstrate competence in academic and administrative leadership as well as academic supervision.

 

Job Title: Senior Lecturer
Location:
 Dutsin-Ma, Katsina
Academic Dept./Fields: Horticulture, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Economics and Extension, Animal Science, Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology, Forestry Resource Management, Crop Production and Protection, Agribusiness, Food Science and Technology, Business Management, English Language, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Accounting, Political Science, Geography & Regional Planning, Economics and Development Studies, Sociology, History and Strategic Studies, Basic and Industrial Chemistry, Physics with Electronics, Biology, Zoology, Botany, Microbiology and Parasitology, Mathematics and Statistics, Computer Science and Information Technology, Science Education and Educational Foundation, Library and Information Science, Hausa Language, Arabic Language, Islamic Religious Studies, Agronomy.

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Qualifications

  • Candidates should be holders of PhD degree from a recognised university with at least 8 years experience in teaching, research and academic administration in a University or similar institutions.
  • Candidates must be specialists in core areas of a relevant field of study with evidence of scholarly publications in reputable local and international peer-reviewed journals.
  • Candidates should be able to develop new programs, conduct/guide research and demonstrate competence in academic and administrative leadership as well as academic supervision.

 

Job Title: Professor

Location: Dutsin-Ma, Katsina
Academic Dept./Fields: Horticulture, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Economics and Extension, Animal Science, Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology, Forestry Resource Management, Crop Production and Protection, Agribusiness, Food Science and Technology, Business Management, English Language, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Accounting, Political Science, Geography & Regional Planning, Economics and Development Studies, Sociology, History and Strategic Studies, Basic and Industrial Chemistry, Physics with Electronics, Biology, Zoology, Botany, Microbiology and Parasitology, Mathematics and Statistics, Computer Science and Information Technology, Science Education and Educational Foundation, Library and Information Science, Hausa Language, Arabic Language, Islamic Religious Studies, Agronomy.

Qualifications

  • Candidates should be holders of PhD degree from a recognised university with at least fourteen (14) years experience in teaching, research and academic administration in a University or similar institutions.
  • Candidates must be specialists in core areas of a relevant field of study with evidence of scholarly publications in reputable local and international peer-reviewed journals.
  • Candidates should be able to develop new programs, conduct/guide research and demonstrate competence in academic and administrative leadership as well as academic supervision.
  • Candidates should have evidence of registration with relevant professional bodies where applicable.
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Additional Information

  • Candidates must possess NYSC discharge certificate, exemption certificate or certificate of exclusion where applicable
  • Computer literacy is essential
  • Appointment would be subjected to external assessment before assumption of duty where applicable
  • Candidates must attach evidence of possession of national identification number (in line with the requirements of the National Identification Number Regulations, 2017)
  • Candidates should ask three referees to individually send, under confidential cover, referee reports to the Registrar to be received latest by the closing date of receipt of applications.

Conditions of Service

  • Salary and allowances is approved for federal universities and as determined from time to time by the Federal Government and the Governing Council.
  • Other conditions of service applicable to the position is as approved and reviewed by the Governing Council from time to time.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit thirty (30) copies of their applications, attached to which shall be photocopies of credentials and comprehensive and up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) duly signed and dated. The CV format acceptable can be Accessed Here (PDF) for compliance.

All applications and referee reports are to be addressed and sent to:
The Registrar,
Federal University Dutsin-Ma,
P.M.B. 5001,
Dutsin-Ma,
Katsina State.

Note: Applications are to be received by the Registrar sealed, under confidential cover and marked with the appropriate position applied for. Example “Post of Reader” at the top left hand corner of the envelope

Deadline  

28th February, 2018.

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