The American University of Nigeria (AUN)

Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Economics)

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The American University of Nigeria (AUN) is recruiting for Full time Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Economics)

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 Professor / Assistant Professor (Economics)

Location: Yola, Adamawa

Interview Date: TBD

Hours: Full Time

Duration: 2/3 Years Renewable

Expected Starting Date: TBD during interview.

Description

  • AUN is seeking a motivated Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor of Economics 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.
  • The post-holder will possess a PhD in Economics from a reputable university, be able to teach at least three of the following subjects: Mathematical Economics, Econometrics. Statistics & Probability, Game Theory, Environmental Economics, Labor Economics, Industrial Organization, and Money & Banking.
  • The candidate should have experience teaching students how to conduct empirical research using statistical software packages such SPSS, Eviews, Stata, or SAS. Preference will be given to candidate who can demonstrate excellence as classroom instructors and as supervisors of student research projects. 
  • 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 spoken and written English.

Job Purpose

  • Develop, prepare and deliver teaching in economics courses, especially econometrics, mathematical economics, as well as statistics & probability.
  • 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 student research projects.
  • Significant experience teaching students how to conduct empirical research using statistical software packages.
  • 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

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Qualifications
PhD
Desired Course
Economics
Other Requirements

Person Specification

  • PhD in economics
  • 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 economics journals.
  • Experience of developing research proposals for externally funded projects.
  • Proven ability to lead and manage the department or other committee in the university.

Other Requirements/Abilities for the Position:

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

Description of Benefits

Salary is competitive.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should Use link to apply (doc) to apply online and submit their Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Links to three most important research publication and/or designs, Names and contact information of three referees on a single file to: recruitment@aun.edu.ng in a word document or PDF format.

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Note

  • The position being applied for should be the subject of the email. 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. 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
Location
Adamawa
Deadline
July 16, 2020
Specialization
Teaching / Education Services
Industries
Education Services/ Research
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