Rivers State University Vacancies for Professors

On 17/Jun/2019 / In School Jobs

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for appointment to academic/non-academic positions in various Departments at the Rivers state University, Port Harcourt.

All persons already employed in the Public Service of Local, State and Federal Government need not to apply.

Rivers state University

The positions required are:




Candidates for the positions listed must satisfy the following Criteria:


The status and title of Professor shall be conferred In recognition of distinction and eminence in a particular discipline Appointment to this position Shall be based on the following criteria:

  1. At least 10 years teaching, research and/or Industrial professional experience with PhD In relevant area.
  2. Distinguished, contribution to scholarship and at least 15 Journal papers in the candidate's discipline cited on Google Scholar.
  3. Exceptional research record with academic leadership qualities, such as:
    1. Ability to Initiate, develop and supervise research projects.
    2. Supervision of students.
  4. Active participation in the administration of other activities of the Institution and contribution to the development of the outside community.
  5. Assessment by three external Assessors in the candidates area of specialization
  6. At least 10 years research and administrative experience with PhD or its equivalent such as MD degree of Nigerian or British Universities. In the clinical sciences, candidates must have a fellowship of the West African College of Surgeons/Physicians (FWACS/FWACP, or Nation Postgraduate Medical Collage of Nigeria (NPMCN) or their equivalents

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward 10 copies of their Application with detailed Curricula Vitae (CV) plus one photocopy each of their certificates with other relevant documents to the address below. Their Curricula Vitae should indicate:

  • Full Name
  • Date and Place of Birth
  • Permanent Address
  • Current Post Address
  • Cell (Phone) Number and e-mail address
  • Marital Status
  • Number/Ages of Children
  • Educational Institutions Attended
  • Publications
  • Employment Records
  • Academic/Professional Qualifications

All submissions should be addressed and sent to:

The Registrar,

Rivers State University,

P.M.B 5080, Nkpolu-Oroworukwo,

Port Harcourt - Rivers State.

The sealed envelope containing the application should indicate at the top left hand corner the position sought. All candidates should nominate three (3) referees who would also be required to forward references on their behalf under confidential cover to the same address. Such references should equally be received not later than 28th June, 2019.

Note: All applicants should cite this publication in their applications.

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