Faculty of Law Academic Staff Job Vacancies at The University of Lagos, July 2013

University of Lagos - Founded in 1962, the University of Lagos has, for over 5 decades, provided qualitative and research-oriented education to Nigerians and all those who have entered its domain in search of knowledge. At its inception, the University of Lagos was empowered to produce a professional workforce that would steer the political, social and economic development of a newly independent country. 

The University began with three faculties: Commerce and Business Administration, Law and Medicine. The faculties of Arts, Education, Engineering and Science were added in 1964.

The University currently has a School of Postgraduate Studies, a Distance Learning Institute (DLI) and twelve faculties.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following vacant positions in the University of Lagos.

POSTS

FACULTY OF LAW

(a) Department of Commercial and Industrial Law
(i) Professor
(ii) Associate Professor
(iii) Senior Lecturer
(iv) Lecturer I
(v) Lecturer II

(b) Department of Jurisprudence and International Law
(i) Professor
(ii) Associate Professor
(iii) Senior Lecturer

(c) Department of Private and Property Law
(i) Professor
(ii) Associate Professor
(iii) Senior Lecturer
(iv) Lecturer I
(iv) Lecturer II

d. Department of Public Law

(i) Associate Professor
(ii) Lecturer I

QUALIFICATION


FACULTY OF LAW

a. Department of Commercial and Industrial Law

(i) Professor

  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree and a Ph.D. degree in Law from a recognized University with not less than ten (10) years of teaching and research experience since a becoming Lecturer II in a University or comparable institution of higher learning.
  • He/She must also have ability to provide academic leadership.
  • Candidates who have been Senior Lecturers for a minimum of six years may be considered for appointment. 
  • A strong proof of continuing research with appreciable evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals published both locally and internationally is required in addition to evidence of ability to supervise post-graduate students including doctorate students in areas of expertise.
  • A candidate must also have sufficient administrative experience and must have been an Associate Professor for a minimum of three years.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • Law of Commercial Transactions, Law of Taxation, Maritime Law, Company Law, Information Technology Law and Securities Law.
(ii) Associate Professor
  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree and a Ph.D. degree in Law from a recognized University with not less than eight (8) years of teaching and research experience since becoming a Lecturer II in a University or comparable institution of higher learning.
  • Candidate must also have sufficient administrative experience and must have been a Senior Lecturer for a minimum of three years.
  • A strong proof of continuing research with appreciable evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals published both locally and internationally is required in addition to evidence of ability to supervise post-graduate students including doctorate students in areas of expertise.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • Law of Banking, Insurance Law, Labour Law, Information Technology Law and Securities Law.
(iii) Senior Lecturer
  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree and a Ph.D. degree in Law from a recognized University with at least five (5) years of teaching and research experience since becoming a Lecturer II in a University or comparable institution of higher learning.
  • Candidate must possess evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals and ability to supervise post-graduate students including doctorate students in areas of expertise.
  • Candidate must have been a Lecturer I for a minimum of three years.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • Law of Commercial Transactions, Law of Taxation, Maritime Law, Company Law, Information Technology Law and Securities Law
(iv) Lecturer I
  • Candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree, LL.M and Ph.D degree in Law from a recognized University with at least four (4) years of teaching and research experience since becoming a Lecturer II in a University or comparable institution of higher learning.
  • Evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals is also required in addition to ability to supervise post-graduate students in areas of expertise.
  • Candidate must have been a Lecturer II for a minimum of three years.
  • Candidate must also have the ability to teach courses at the undergraduate level with evidence of practical skills and competence.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • Law of Contract, Law of Intellectual Property, Shipping or Maritime Law, Taxation, Law of Banking, Insurance Law, Law of Commercial Transactions, Labour Law and Information Technology Law.
(v) Lecturer II
  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree and LL.M degree in Law from a recognized University. Publications in learned journals will be an added advantage.
  • Candidate must also have registered for the Ph.D. programme.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • Law of Contract, Law of Intellectual Property, Shipping or Maritime Law, Taxation, Law of Banking, Insurance Law, Law of Commercial Transactions, Labour Law and Information Technology Law. 
b. Department of Jurisprudence and International Law
(i) Professor

  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree and a doctorate degree in Law from a recognized University with not less than ten (10) years of teaching and research experience since a becoming Lecturer II in a University or comparable institution of higher learning.
  • A candidate must also have sufficient administrative experience and must have been an Associate Professor for a minimum of three years.
  • He/She must have ability to provide academic leadership.
  • Candidates who have been Senior Lecturers for a minimum of six years may be considered for appointment.
  • A strong proof of continuing research with appreciable evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals published both locally and internationally is required in addition to evidence of ability to supervise post-graduate students including doctorate students in areas of expertise.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • Publication, Research and Teaching experience must significantly relate to any one or more of the subject areas of Public and Private International Law, Human (including Gender) Rights or Jurisprudence.
(ii) Associate Professor
  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree and a doctorate degree in Law from a recognized University with not less than eight (8) years of teaching and research experience since a becoming Lecturer II in a University or comparable institution of higher learning.
  • A candidate must also have sufficient administrative experience and must have been an Associate Professor for a minimum of three years.
  • Candidates who have been Senior Lecturers for a minimum of six years may be considered for appointment.
  • A strong proof of continuing research with appreciable evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals published both locally and internationally is required in addition to evidence of ability to supervise post-graduate students including doctorate students in areas of expertise.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • Publication, Research and Teaching experience must significantly relate to any one or more of the subject areas of Public and Private International Law, Human (including Gender) Rights or Jurisprudence.
(iii) Senior Lecturer
  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree and a Ph.D. in Law from a recognized University with at least five (5) years of teaching and research experience since becoming a Lecturer II in a University or comparable institution of higher learning.
  • Candidate must possess evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals and ability to supervise post-graduate students including doctorate students in areas of expertise.
  • Candidate must have been a Lecturer I for a minimum of three years.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • Jurisprudence and Legal Theory, Public and Private International Law, International Economic Law, Law of International Institutions, Law of the Sea, Human Rights and Diplomatic and Consular Law.
c. Department of Private and Property Law
(i) Professor

  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree, LL.M and Ph.D. degree in Law from a recognized University with not less than ten (10) years of teaching and research experience since a becoming Lecturer II in a University or comparable institution of higher learning.
  • A candidate must also have sufficient administrative experience and must have been an Associate Professor for a minimum of three years.
  • He/She must also have the ability to provide academic leadership.
  • Candidates who have been Senior Lecturers for a minimum of six years may be considered for appointment.
  • A strong proof of continuing research with appreciable evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals published both locally and internationally is required in addition to evidence of ability to supervise post-graduate students including doctorate students in areas of expertise.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • Land Law, Equity and Trust, Secured Credit Transactions, Planning Law and Compulsory Acquisition.
(ii) Associate Professor
  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree, LL.M and Ph.D. degree in Law from a recognized University with not less than eight (8) years of teaching and research experience since becoming a Lecturer II in a University or comparable institution of higher learning.
  • Candidate must also have sufficient administrative experience and must have been a Senior Lecturer for a minimum of three years.
  • A strong proof of continuing research with appreciable evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals published both locally and internationally is required in addition to evidence of ability to supervise post-graduate students including doctorate students in areas of expertise.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • Land Law, Equity and Trust, Secured Credit Transactions, Planning Law and Compulsory Acquisition, Comparative Family and Family Law
(iii) Senior Lecturer
  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree, LL.M and doctorate degree in Law from a recognized University with at least five (5) years of teaching and research experience since becoming a Lecturer II in a University or comparable institution of higher learning.
  • Candidate must possess evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals and ability to supervise post-graduate students including doctorate students in areas of expertise.
  • Candidate must have been a Lecturer I for a minimum of three years.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • Law of Tort, Family Law, Law of Succession and Administration of Estates, Conveyancing, Secured Credit Transactions, Land Law, Equity and Trust. 
(iv) Lecturer I
  • Candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree, LL.M and Ph.D. degree in Law from a recognized University with at least four (4) years of teaching and research experience since becoming a Lecturer II in a University or comparable institution of higher learning.
  • Evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals is also required in addition to ability to supervise post-graduate students in areas of expertise.
  • Candidate must have been a Lecturer II for a minimum of three years.
  • Candidate must also have the ability to teach courses at the undergraduate level with evidence of practical skills and competence.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • Planning Law and Compulsory Acquisition, Land Law, Equity and Trust, Secured Credit Transactions, Conveyancing and Environmental Law.
(v) Lecturer II
  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree and LL.M degree in Law from a recognized University. Some publications in learned journals would be an added advantage.
  • Candidate must have also registered for the Ph.D. programme.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • Law of Tort, Family Law, Law of Succession and Administration of Estates, Conveyancing, Environmental Law.
d. Department of Public Law
(i) Associate Professor
  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree and a doctorate degree in Law from a recognized University with not less than eight (8) years of teaching and research experience since becoming a Lecturer II in a University or comparable institution of higher learning.
  • A strong proof of continuing research with appreciable evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals published both locally and internationally is required in addition to evidence of ability to supervise post-graduate students including doctorate students in areas of expertise.
  • Candidate must also have sufficient administrative experience and must have been a Senior Lecturer for a minimum of three years.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • Environmental Law, Human Rights and Criminal Law.
(ii) Lecturer I
  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree and doctorate degree in Law from a recognized University.
  • Evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals is also required in addition to ability to supervise post-graduate students in areas of expertise.
  • Candidate must have been a Lecturer II for a minimum of three years.
  • Candidate must have at least four (4) years of teaching and research experience since becoming a Lecturer II in a University or comparable institution of higher learning.
  • Candidate must also have the ability to teach courses at the undergraduate level with  evidence of practical skills and competence.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Human Rights and Law of Evidence.
Salaries and Allowances

  • Professor - CONUASS 7 (N2,485,099.00 - N3,209,140.00) per annum
  • Associate Professor - CONUASS 6 (N2,053,124.00 - N2,684,096.00) per annum
  • Senior Lecturer - CONUASS 5 (N1,653,415.00 - N2,348,299.00) per annum
  • Lecturer I - CONUASS 4 (N1,122,751.00 - N1,444,535.00) per annum
  • Lecturer II - CONUASS 3 (N897,501.00 - N1,074,314.00) per annum
  • Assistant Lecturer - CONUASS 2 (N794,260.00 - N957,402.00) per annum.
Conditions of Service
  • As contained in the approved conditions governing service of Senior Staff of the University.

Method of Application
Detailed application (10) ten copies should include candidate's Curriculum Vitae as follows:-
  • Names in full
  • Place and date of Birth
  • Home Address
  • Present Postal Address
  • Sex
  • Email
  • Phone (Mobile)
  • Nationality at Birth
  • State/Local Government Area
  • Marital Status
  • Names of Journals in which they are published and Date of publication. Other activities outside current employment. Names and addresses of three referees.
  • Proposed date of availability for duties, if appointed. In addition to stating the names and addresses of the referees, applicants should request their referees to forward reference on their behalf direct to the Deputy Registrar (Academic Staff Unit), University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos.
  • Number and ages of Children
  • Secondary and Post Secondary Education (including dates and Institution)
  • Academic and Professional qualifications (including Distinctions with dates)
  • Statements of experience including full details of former and present post.
  • Current Research Details of Publications including: Authorship; Candidates should state their contributions; evidence to support the contribution should be produced where possible.
Applications and supporting materials should be forwarded to:

The Deputy Registrar
(Academic Staff Unit), Second Floor, Senate House,
University of Lagos, Akoka,
Lagos.


NB: Applicants from the range of Professorship to Lectureship I should include a bound copy of their publications to their applications.


Application Deadline 6th August, 2013

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