February 13, 2018
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Admiralty University of Nigeria (ADUN) is recruiting for fulltime Senior Chief Technologist (Biology).

Job Details

The Admiralty University of Nigeria was established as a Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) through the joint efforts of Nigerian Navy Holdings (a subsidiary organization of the Nigerian Navy) and Hellenic Education Nigeria – (a private consultancy, with international educators as main partners).

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill Full-Time, Part-Time and Daily Part-Time vacancy in the Academic Department of the University:

Job Title: Senior Chief Technologist

Location: Delta

Job Type: Senior Managerial/ Administrative and Support  

Department: Biology

Overall Purpose

  • To assist the teaching staff in the preparation of materials and equipment in the Science Departments
  • To set up demonstration experiments
  • To maintain the upkeep of equipment and laboratories within the Science Departments
  • To carry out experimental research as instructed by faculty
  • To liaise with other lab users to ensure smooth running of experiments and use of equipment
  • To assist in the running of a large suite of labs by replenishing stocks of consumables and maintaining equipment
  • To process orders for consumable items
  • To train of new staff and students in good laboratory practices
  • To prepare the materials and apparatus for demonstrations and practical work
  • To set up and test demonstration experiments and ensure that they work
  • To clean apparatus used by teaching staff and students
  • To inspect and arrange for repairs to furnishings, equipment and services
  • To liaise with other technicians within the Department to share expertise and deputise, where practicable, in their absence
  • To contribute to the work of the Technician Team
  • To undertake and record training as appropriate
  • To manage the stock control of stationary equipment and operate an efficient system for ordering
  • To provide advice, assistance and support to students during practical activities and project work
  • To assist the senior technician in timetabling each week’s practical activities
  • To attend Faculty meetings when necessary
  • To contribute as required examinations
  • To ensure the maintenance of a safe working environment, safety standards and practices within the Science Departments
  • To inspect, maintain and ensure correct use of safety equipment
  • To ensure equipment, apparatus, facilities and practical resources are maintained and correctly stored to meet safety standards and requirements
  • To ensure safe disposal of chemical and Organic residues and other waste materials
  • To advise on the school’s health and safety policy and ensure its implementation within the areas of responsibility
  • To carry out safety and risk assessments as required and maintain records as appropriate
  • To maintain good standards of housekeeping within the prep. room
  • To operate and administer stock control, including printed resources
  • To operate laboratory documentation systems
  • To keep records of equipment on loan to other departments and students.

Further Information

  • Accountability In undertaking these responsibilities the postholder will clearly be able to delegate specific functions, but not accountability for them, to other individuals.
  • Hours: This is a full time post. The nature of the post is such that the postholder will be expected to work flexibly and for such reasonable hours (minimum 40) as are necessary in order to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the post.
  • Leave: 25 days per annum.

Job Requirements

Min Required Experience:

3 year(s)

Min Qualification:

Bachelor's Degree/HND

Desired Courses:

Not Specified

Other Requirements:

Person Specification (Experience & Knowledge)
The successful candidate will need to provide evidence of outstanding professional knowledge and progressive leadership including:

  • Science (Professional degree) or HND plus M.Sc. Three (3) years as Chief Laboratory Technologist

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to the "Human Resource Office" via email

To apply, it is ESSENTIAL that your Application consists of:
A Cover Letter (maximum one single-sided A4 page) noting your personal and contact details and specifying the position(s) you are applying for;
Your curriculum vitae (maximum 2 single-sided A4 pages) outlining your academic and professional qualifications as well as your work experience in reverse chronological order with your current, or most recent job, first; and
A narrative (maximum 4 single-sided A4 pages) as to how you match the requirements noted below:
Applicants must address the following in their application submission:
How their previous engagements are in line to all the requirements set out above under this job description section;
How their future work would add-value towards the criteria set out in this job description section; and
How they best fit in improving the academic work and student services to be delivered by the university.

The selection process will consist of three phases:
Initially, the selection panel will consider all candidates that match the Job Role and Person specification criteria;
As an interim stage, a short-listing of best fit applicants will be compiled and an interview panel will be formed. Candidates that make this short-list will be invited to attend a preliminary interview; and
In the final stage of the process, selected few candidates will be asked to attend a final interview. A job offer will be made to the best applicants following this stage.

Detailed Guidance
Personal Details:
Full Name (Surname first, in capital letters);
Declaration of Change of Name;
Place and Date of Birth;
State of Origin & Local Government Area;
Permanent Home Address;
Present Postal Address;
Mobile telephone numbers; and
E-mail address.

Work Experience:
Work Experience, including full details of former and present post(s);
Full details of teaching and research experience and service; and current total annual salary details.

Educational Institutions Attended, with Dates;
Academic Qualifications Obtained, with Dates;
Professional Qualifications Obtained, with Dates;
List of Publications, (where applicable); and
Honours and Distinctions.

General other:
Marital Status;
Number and Ages of Children (if any); and
Extra-Curricular activities.

Two (2) Referees
Names of Referees;
Telephone number; and
E-mail address.

Note: Most resulting appointments will commence in September, 2018 (fall semester) to mid- June, 2019. While the appointments will be based at the Ibuso Campus, there may also be the need to cover assignments at the Sapele Campus.

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