Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor Of Bio-medical Sciences

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June 30, 2017
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The American University of Nigeria (AUN) is recruiting for fulltime Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor Of Bio-medical Sciences.

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The American University of Nigeria (AUN) was established in 2003. The institution was conceived as Africa's first Development University. Its mission is to pioneer service learning and build leaders who will be prepared to tackle societal concerns. Located in Yola, Adamawa State, the University is a world-class career-oriented institution missioned to be an agent of change in the development of the region. AUN has a strong commitment to providing the skills and the leadership essential to solving the continent's critical social and economic problems.

This position is a local one open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria and expatriate. We are seeking for a suitable and qualified candidate to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor of Bio-medical Sciences

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Starting Date: Starting date for the position is August 2017. 
Department: School of Arts and Sciences

Summary of Position

  • AUN is seeking a motivated Assistant/Associate/full Professor of Biomedical Sciences in the Department of Natural and Environmental Sciences.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching, research and community service as may be requested by the Dean.
  • The candidate will contribute to preparing students to be applied and practical, critical thinkers and problem solvers through innovative teaching and research.
  • S/he will work closely with the Chair of the Natural and Environmental Sciences Program and the Dean of the school of Arts & Science to deliver effective teaching and learning in line with the program philosophy and the development philosophy of the American University of Nigeria. Asides the teaching responsibilities, the successful candidate is also expected to mentor students and to contribute to the department’s administration and scholarly work by carrying out and disseminating high quality research.
  • The post holder will be required to instruct biomedical science courses, both introductory and advanced levels, including advanced courses related to his or her area of expertise. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Molecular Biology or a related discipline and an established, or potential to establish, record of excellence in teaching, research, and service.
  • Candidates should possess a strong record of academic publications in reputable peer-reviewed journals, commensurate with career stage. International experience is preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication, and, interpersonal skills are required. The right candidate must also have a strong command of English.


    Job Requirements

    Min Required Experience:

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    Desired Courses:

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    Other Requirements:

    Requirements for the position

    • PhD in Molecular Biology or a related discipline
    • Experience in American style of higher education
    • Experience in teaching biology courses with lab components
    • Expertise in one or more of the following areas: Microbiology, Immunology, Genetics, and Biochemistry
    • An outstanding teaching and research record commensurate with career stage.
    • Experience in developing and delivering a problem centered approach to teaching and learning.
    • Record of publishing in relevant reputable journals.
    • Experience of developing research proposals for externally funded projects.

    Other Requirements, Abilities for the Position:

    • Experience of working in Africa
    • Experience of curriculum development
    • Record of applying for and obtaining research grants
    • Experience of organizing conferences and workshops

    Description of Benefits

    • Salary is commensurate with applicant’s qualifications and experience and conform to the existing conditions of employment at AUN.

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resume and cover letters highlighting their qualifications and experience, the position being applied for should be the subject of the email.

    For Enquires Contact: Dr. Hayatu Raji, Chair of Natural & Environmental Sciences at or Dean Jacob at


    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    • AUN is an equal opportunity and non-discriminatory employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, creed, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status. For information on AUN, visit our Web site at

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    About The American University Of Nigeria (aun)

    • Type: Private
    • Headquarters: American University of Nigeria Lamido Zubairu Way Yola Township By-Pass PMB 2250, Yola Adamawa State, Nigeria

    The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa.The goal of AUN is to train the future leaders of Africa and to serve as both ...Know More about The American University Of Nigeria (aun)

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