University of Lagos massive Job Recruitment in the Faculty of Arts, 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

1. FACULTY OF ARTS


a. Department of Creative Arts
(i) Senior Lecturer (Theatre Arts, Visual Arts)
(ii) Lecturer I (Music)
(iii) Lecturer II (Theatre Arts, Visual Arts)

b. Department of English
(i) Professor (English Language, English Literature)
(ii) Associate Professor (English Language, Applied Linguistics, English Literature)
(iii) Lecturer II (English Language, English Literature)

c. Department of European Languages
(i) Professor (Russian Language, Literature)
(ii) Professor (French Literature)
(iii) Associate Professor (French Literature, French Language)
(iv) Senior Lecturer (Russian Language, Russian Literature)
(v) Lecturer II (French Language, French Literature)
(vi) Lecturer II (Russian Language, Literature)
(vii) Assistant Lecturer (Russian Language)

d. Department of History and Strategic Studies
(i) Professor
(ii) Senior Lecturer
(iii) Lecturer I
(iv) Lecturer II

e. Department of Linguistics, African and Asian Studies
(i) Professor (Language/Linguistics, Literature (Yoruba), Literature (Igbo)
(ii) Senior Lecturer (Language/Linguistics, Literature (Yoruba), Literature (Igbo)
(iii) Lecturer I

QUALIFICATIONS

1. FACULTY OF ARTS
a. Department of Creative Arts

(i) Senior Lecturer (Theatre Arts/Visual Arts)
  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree and a doctorate degree in the respective field 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 for Theatre Arts:
  • Arts of the Theatre, Technical Theatre, Theatre Management and Administration, Media Arts, Dramatic Literature and Criticism, Dance and Choreography.
Areas of Specialisation for Visual Arts:
  • Art History, Painting, Sculpture, Graphics, Textiles or Ceramics.
(ii) Lecturer I (Music)
  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree and a doctorate degree in the respective field 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.
  • Candidate must also have ability to teach courses at the undergraduate level with evidence of practical skills and competence.
  • 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. 
Area of Specialisation:
  • Composition, Theory, Musicology, Ethnomusicology.
(iii) Lecturer II (Theatre Arts, Visual Arts)
  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree and a doctorate degree in the respective field from a recognized University.
  • Recognized publications in Theatre Arts and Visual Arts will be an advantage.
b. Department of English

(i) Professor (English Language, English Literature)
  • A candidate for this post should normally have a good first degree and a doctorate degree in the respective field from a recognized University with not less than ten (10) 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.
  • 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.
  • S/he must also possess ability to develop English Language Studies as well as ability to develop good academic projects.
Areas of Specialisation for Language:
  • English Phonetics/Phonology, Nigerian English/Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, Syntax.
Areas of Specialisation for Literature:
  • English/African Poetry, Literary Theory and Dramatic Literature in English, Novel.
ii) Associate Professor (English Language, English Literature)
  • A candidate for this post should normally have a good first degree and a doctorate degree in the respective field 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 for Language:
  • Stylistics, Discourse Analysis and Applied Linguistics
Areas of Specialisation for Literature:
  • Poetry, Gender Studies and Masculinities.
(iii) Lecturer II (English Language, English Literature)
  • Candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree and doctorate degree in the respective field from a recognized University. Evidence of scholarly publications will be an added advantage.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • English Phonetics/Phonology, Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, English/African Poetry, Literary Theory and Dramatic Literature in English.
c. Department of European Languages

(i) Professor (Russian Language/Literature)
  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree and a doctorate degree in Russian Language/Literature with not less than ten (10) 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.
  • 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.
Areas of Specialisation:

  • Russian Phonetics/Phonology, Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, Russian/African Poetry, Literary Theory and Dramatic Literature in Russian, Novel. 
(ii) Professor (French Literature)
  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree and a doctorate degree in French Literature with not less than ten (10) 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.
  • 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.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • Specialisation in 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th Centuries French Literature, French/African Poetry, Literary Theory and Dramatic Literature in French, Novel.
(iii) Associate Professor (French Literature, French Language)
  • A candidate for this post must normally possess a good first degree and a doctorate degree in French Language/Literature 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 for French Literature:
  • Specialisation in 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th Centuries French Literature, French/African Poetry, Literary Theory and Dramatic Literature in French, Novel.
Areas of Specialisation for French Language:
  • Specialisation in French Language/Syntax, Phonetics/Phonology.
(iv) Senior Lecturer (Russian Language)
  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree and a doctorate degree in Russian Language 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:
  • Russian Phonetics/Phonology, Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, Syntax.
(v) Senior Lecturer (Russian Literature)
  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree in Russian Literature and a doctorate degree in Russian Studies 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:
  • Russian/African Poetry, Literary Theory and Dramatic Literature in Russian, Novel.
(vi) Lecturer II (French Language, French Literature)
  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree and a doctorate degree in French Language, French Literature from a recognised University. Evidence of scholarly publications will be an added advantage.
(vii) Lecturer II (Russian Language, Russian Literature)
  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree and a doctorate degree in Russian Language/Russian Literature from a recognized University. Evidence of scholarly publications will be an added advantage.
(x) Assistant Lecturer (Russian Language)
  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree and a master degree in Russian Language from a recognized University.
  • Candidate must also have registered for the Ph.D. programme.
d. Department of History and Strategic Studies

(i) Professor
  • A candidate for this post should normally have a good first degree and a doctorate degree in the respective field 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 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. 
  • Candidates who have been Senior Lecturers for a minimum of six years may be considered for appointment.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • History and Strategic Studies
(ii) Senior Lecturer
  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree and a doctorate degree in the respective field from a recognised 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
  • 12 including doctorate students in areas of expertise.
  • Candidate must have been a Lecturer I for a minimum of three years.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • History and Strategic Studies.
(iii) Lecturer I
  • A candidate for this post should normally have a good first degree and a doctorate degree in the respective field from a recognised 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.
  • Candidate must also have the ability to teach courses at the undergraduate level with evidence of practical skills and competence.
  • 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.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • History and Strategic Studies.
(iv) Lecturer II

  • A candidate for this post must possess a good first degree and a doctorate degree in the respective field from a recognised University. Evidence of scholarly publications will be an added advantage.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • History and Strategic Studies.
e. Department of Linguistics, African and Asian Studies

(i) Professor (Language/Linguistics, Literature (Yoruba), Literature (Igbo)
  • A candidate for this post should normally have a good first degree and a doctorate degree in the respective field 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 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 a reas of expertise.
  • 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.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • Phonetics/Phonology, Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, English/African Poetry, Literary Theory and Dramatic Literature in Igbo/Yoruba Novel.
(ii) Senior Lecturer (Language/Linguistics, Literature (Yoruba), Literature (Igbo)
  • A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree and Ph.D. degree in the respective field 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 13 students in areas of expertise.
  • Candidate must have been a Lecturer I for a minimum of three years.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • Phonetics/Phonology, Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, English/African Poetry, Literary Theory and Dramatic Literature in  Igbo/Yoruba Novel. 
(iii) Lecturer I
  • A candidate for this post must normally possess a good first degree and a doctorate degree in Linguistics/Yoruba Language or Linguistics/Igbo-language 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.
  • Candidate must also have the ability to teach courses at the undergraduate level with evidence of practical skills and competence. 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.
Areas of Specialisation:
  • Syntax/Semantics, Literature or Culture in Igbo/Yoruba Novel.
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.
How to Apply
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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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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