National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru

Director of Research

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National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru is recruiting for Full time Director of Research

Job Description

National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru - Applications are invited from suitably qualified Nigerians to fill the vacancy below:

Job Title: Director of Research - CONRAISS 15

Karu, Jos


  • The Director of Research shall be responsible to the Director-General for coordinating research activities and projects of the Institute1 collation and publication of research materials.
  • He/she will be responsible for all the issues connected with research and ensure effective coordination of the research activities of the National Institute.
  • The position is for a term of 2 years which may be renewed for another period of 2 years. Candidate must be within the age bracket of 50-65 years.


    Job Requirements
    Minimum years of experience


    Other Requirements

    Job Specification

    • Candidate should possess a Ph.D in either the Liberal Arts or the Social Sciences with not less than 20 years of service either in University, Research Institutions, public or private organisation, and must have attained the position of a Professor in his area of specialisation for at least 7 years.
    • Candidate should have ability to initiate, develop and supervise policy and strategy-oriented researches.
    • Candidate should provide evidence of work and leadership experience with inter-disciplinary groups and sufficient proof of scholarly contributions in reputable journals and books.
    • A good knowledge of NIPSS or membership of the National Institute (MNI) would be an. advantage.

    Application Closing Date
    12th September, 2019.

    Method of Application
    Interested and qualified candidates should should submit twelve (12) typewritten Applications, with Curriculum Vitae (CV) and photocopies of all academic and professional certificates to:
    Office of the Director-General, 
    National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, 
    PMB 2024, Bukuru, 
    Jos-Plateau State.


    • Candidates should enclose two stamped self-addressed envelopes and indicate the position applied for on the top left corner of the envelopes.
    • Only shortlisted candidates will receive letters indicating place, date and time of the interview.
    • Apart from acknowledgement of receipt of Applications, the National Institute will not enter into any correspondence with applicants not shortlisted.

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