Vice-Chancellor Vacancy at Northwest University, Kano (

Vice-Chancellor Vacancy at Northwest University, Kano (

Northwest University
The Govt of Kano State ( has founded a University known as Northwest University, Kano. The University invites from suitably qualified applicants for fill the post of Vice-Chancellor. The Vice Chancellor of the new University shall be employed on 2 years contract term at the beginning, with negotiable remuneration package but not below the Salary of a Vice-Chancellor in the Nigerian University. The last date for submission of applications is 6th June 2012.

The candidate is expected to:
  • Be a highly distinguished academic with a PhD Degree
  • Engender international respect in the academic world to bring international respect and recognition to the young University
  • Be a person with clear vision for the rapid development of the young University
  • Possess the ability to create harmony between and among staff and students on the one hand and the host community on the other
  • Be of sound mental and physical health be on the rank of a Professor.
  • Be a successful scholar who is well rooted in the finest academic tradition
  • Have had a wide academic and administrative experience at University level and be capable of giving dynamic leadership
  • Be morally sound and of unassailable integrity
  • Demonstrate commitment to the University’s vision, mission, philosophy and objectives
  • ICT compliant
Required Qualifications for the posy of Vice-Chancellor (V.C):
The candidate for the post of V.C is required to possess an extensive University education, academic and administrative experience at University level, and should be a proven manager of human and material resources.

How to Apply:
Applicants are required to note and comply with the following conditions:

Each application should be sent in Hard copy, with twenty (20) copies of the candidate’s current CV duly signed and dated by the candidates. The CV should include the candidate’s
Full Name
Marital status,
Educational Qualifications,
Professional and academic achievements, and any other relevant information;
Each application should include the names and addresses (postal and email) of three referees. At least one of the referees should be able to testify to the academic standing of the candidate and another to testify to the candidate’s moral character and integrity. The applicant shall request each referee to forward a confidential report on him/her directly to the Chairman Implementation Committee in a properly sealed envelope dearly marked “Referee’s Report for Applicant for the Post of Vice-Chancellor” at the top left comer of the envelope or emailed to with “Referee’s Report for Applicant for the Post of Vice-Chancellor” as the subject

Each application must be accompanied by twenty 20 copies (Hard or Soft depending on the medium) of the applicant’s vision and plans for the development of the University.

All applications shall be submitted under confidential cover and addressed or mailed to:-

The Chairman Implementation Committee,
Northwest University, Kano
Kabuga-Katsina Road,
P.M.B 3099
Kano State, Nigeria

The sealed envelop containing the application shall be marked “Application for the post of Vice-Chancellor” (or used as the subject where email is the medium) at the top left corner and forwarded to reach the Chairman Implementation Committee.

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