The American University of Nigeria (AUN)

Professor / Associate / Assistant Professor of Petroleum or Industrial Chemistry

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The American University of Nigeria (AUN) is recruiting for Full time Professor / Associate / Assistant Professor of Petroleum or Industrial Chemistry

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: Professor / Associate / Assistant Professor of Petroleum or Industrial Chemistry

Location: Yola, Adamawa

Hours: Full Time

Duration: 2 / 3 Years Renewable

Expected Start Date: August 2020 / January 2021

Job Descriptions

  • AUN is seeking a motivated Professor/Associate/ Assistant Professor of Petroleum or Industrial Chemistry who will be responsible for teaching, research and community service as may be requested by the Dean.
  • The candidate contributes to preparing students to be applied, critical thinkers and problem solvers through innovative teaching and research.
  • S/he will work closely with the Dean of the school in formulating and implementing course structures that would translate to effective teaching and learning of courses in line with the development philosophy of the American University of Nigeria. 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.

Job Purpose

  • Develop, prepare and deliver teaching in Chemistry courses, especially Petroleum and industrial Chemistry courses.
  • Conduct research and publish papers in rigorous peer-reviewed journals.
  • Promote the department’s research and scholarly activities by presenting research findings in seminars and conferences.
  • Supervise research projects.
  • Tutor and mentor students.
  • Lead or be part of other committees aimed at promoting research, curriculum development, staff welfare etc.
  • Contribute to AUN’s community service and development.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

0

Qualifications
PhD
Other Requirements

Job Requirements

  • The post-holder will possess a PhD in Chemistry with specialization in Petroleum or Industrial Chemistry from a reputable university, Appointment will be commensurate with expected teaching and scholarly experience of candidates.
  • 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 have a strong command of English language.

Person Specification

  • PhD in Chemistry with a specialization in Petroleum or Industrial Chemistry.
  • An outstanding teaching and research record commensurate with career stage.
  • Experience in problem-centered approach to teaching and learning.
  • Record of publication in peer-reviewed chemistry journals.

Desirable:

  • Experience of working in Africa
  • Experience of curriculum development
  • Experience of organizing conferences and workshops
  • Experience of developing research proposals for externally funded projects.

Salary

Competitive.

Interview Date

TBD

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to apply online and submit the following: (1) Application letter (2)curriculum vitae (3) Links to three most important research publication and/or designs (4) 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. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Important Information & Notice

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • If you wish to make any informal inquiry on this vacancy please contact Professor Patrick Fay in the School of Arts and Sciences, via email: at patrick.fay@aun.edu.ng
  • 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.

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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
Location
Adamawa
Cities
Yola
Deadline
July 16, 2020
Specialization
Teaching / Education Services
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Education Services/ Research
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