The American University of Nigeria (AUN)

Laboratory Technologist (Physics)

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The American University of Nigeria (AUN) is recruiting for Full time Laboratory Technologist (Physics)

Job Description

The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa. The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Laboratory Technologist (Physics)

Location: Yola, Adamawa

Institution: American University of Nigeria

Interview Date: TBD

Expected Starting Date: TBD during interview.

Hours: Full Time

Detailed Description

  • AUN is seeking a motivated Physics Laboratory Technologist who will be responsible for preparing and supervising practical laboratory sessions, responding to the needs of the faculty and student research projects, handling of minor maintenance and repair of laboratory equipment as well as the preparation of solutions and setting-up of equipment for scheduled labs.
  • The incumbent shall also ensure that lab safety rules are adhered to in accordance with the University’s laboratory standard operating procedures. The candidate contributes to preparing students to be applied, critical thinkers and problem solvers through innovative teaching and research.
  • Asides the teaching responsibilities, the successful candidate is also expected to contribute to the department’s administration and scholarly work by carrying out and disseminating high quality research.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills are required. The right candidate must have a strong command of English language.

Job Purpose

  • Responding to the needs of the faculty and student research projects,
  • Handling of minor maintenance and repair of laboratory equipment
  • Setting-up of equipment for scheduled labs.
  • The incumbent shall also ensure that lab safety rules are adhered to in accordance with the University’s laboratory standard operating procedures.
  • Contribute to AUN’s community service and development.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Chair/Dean.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

1

Qualifications
B.Sc /HND
Other Requirements

Person Specification

  • HND or Bachelor's degree in Physics from a reputable tertiary institution.
  • At least 1 year experience and skills in science laboratory environment.
  • Professional experience in the field is a plus.
  • Good working knowledge of chemicals and supplies in the science area.
  • Excellent knowledge of safety and emergency procedures in science labs.
  • Ability to organize work effectively and deal calmly and patiently with faculty members and students in the face of time pressures.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

Other Requirements for the Position:

  • Must demonstrate creativity, enthusiasm, and ability to work independently without supervision
  • Having skills in most aspects of Physics
  • Research experience.

Description of Benefits

Salary is competitive. The vacancy will be open until the position is filled.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should Use link below to apply, and submit the following: Application letter, Curriculum vitae, Names and contact information of three referees on a single file to: recruitment@aun.edu.ng in a word document or PDF format. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email.

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Note

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • If you wish to make any informal inquiry on this vacancy please contact Dr. Bolade Agboola, Chair, Petroleum Chemistry and Physics Department, School of Arts and Sciences, via email at bolade.agboola@aun.edu.ng or phone on +2347055106488.
  • AUN is an equal opportunity 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 www.aun.edu.ng

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About The American University of Nigeria (AUN)
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 a stimulus and agent of economic development throughout the region. To that end, all students, regardless of academic specialization, will receive high-level training in information technology, entrepreneurship and in arts and sciences, all of which are the key to future sustainable development...
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Job Summary
Published
July 2, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Experience
Minimum of 1years
Location
Adamawa
Deadline
July 16, 2020
Specialization
Teaching / Education Services
Industries
Education Services/ Research
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