Thursday, 28 January 2016

Senior Lecturer (Molecular Biology & Genetic Engineering) at Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH)

Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH) was established by law of the Ondo State House of Assembly in December 2007. The University commenced academic activities on January 10, 2011 first from the take-off site now known as the Mini Campus and subsequently at the Permanent Site now known as the Main Campus. The two campuses are located in Idepe-Okitipupa and Igodan-Lisa, all in Okitipupa Local Government Area in the Southern Senatorial District of Ondo State.

OSUSTECH is a technology-based Institution which aims at providing the needed manpower training in order to address the critical and technological development of Ondo State and Nigeria as a whole. The University is offering programmes in Mathematical, Chemical, Biological and Physical Sciences. In addition, there are interdisciplinary academic centres including the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Leadership Training, OSUSTECH and the Centre for Gender, Research and Linkages.

Applications are invited from suitably and qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Senior Lecturer

Department: Chemical Sciences (Biochemistry)
Specialization: Molecular Biology & Genetic Engineering

Candidates must:
  • Possess a minimum of Ph.D in the relevant fields;
  • Have at least 9 years of teaching and research experience in the University System;
  • Show academic leadership through postgraduate supervision and be able to attract research grants from both local and international funding agencies;
  • Show academic excellence through publications in recognized local and international journals;
  • Possess at least twelve (12) recognized publications, with at least two (2) in a reputable foreign journals;
  • Be ready to lead various research groups within the department and the university as a whole; and
  • Have spent three (3) years as Lecturer I.

Application Closing Date
3rd March, 2016.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Forward the typed and duly signed application with 20 copies of curriculum vitae with the following documents below to:
The Registrar,
Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH),
P.M.B 353, Okitipupa,
Ondo State,

  • The on-line application, when completed and submitted, a unique identification number would be assigned to the applicant. This number should be written on the hard copy application to be forwarded to the University.
  • All Candidates must possess NYSC discharge Certificate or Exemption letter.
  • Computer literacy is required.
  • The curriculum vitae to be attached to the hard copy applications should contain, among others the following:
    • Full Names
    • Title
    • Sex
    • Date of Birth
    • Place of Birth
    • State and Local Government of Origin
    • Nationality
    • Permanent Home Address
    • Current Postal/Contact Address
    • E - Mail Address & GSM
    • Marital Status
    • Number of Children (with names and ages)
    • Next of Kin
    • Institution(s) Attended obtained (with dates)
    • Academic Qualifications obtained (with dates)
    • Professional Qualifications (with dates)
    • Honours, Distinctions and Membership of Professional Bodies
    • Working Experience
    • Present Employment: Status, Salary and Employer
    • Service to the Community (with status and date)
    • Extra Curricular Activities
    • Major Conferences and Workshops attended with papers read
    • List of Publications as appropriate and any other relevant information
    • Names and Addresses of Three (3) Referees.
    • Signature and Date