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University of Ibadan (UI) invites application from Nigerians for fill the position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Associate/Assistant Professor).

Area of Specialization:
Plant Breeding (Sixty% Teaching, Forty% research)

The appointee will teach core plant breeding courses including quantitative genetics and statistics for agronomic experimentation, and develop a strong externally funded breeding programme on one of the important tropical crops and another that is under-exploited.

A strong background in the use of biotechnological techniques for crop improvement is required. Candidates must have considerable knowledge and experience in genomics and molecular plant breeding. The preferred candidate will have exceptional ability to forge collaborative research. Appointee will also supervise the research of regular undergraduate and postgraduate students of the University of Ibadan as well as those of the Pan-African University.

Qualifications:
  1. Candidate must have PhD degree in Farming Systems.
  2. Have postdoctoral experience.
  3. Have teaching experience at the university level.
  4. Have research experience in tropical farming systems.
  5. Learned publications
  6. Ability to attract and manage grants
Remuneration
Competitive and commensurate with background and experience. Accommodation is available on the campus of the University for International Staff. Appointees who also teach courses and supervise students’ research in the PAU plant breeding programme will, in addition to their salary, earn top-ups. Candidates can opt for renewable contract appointments or have their appointments confirmed to retirement age (65 years) after three years based on performance.

The application will open until 11th June, 2013.

How to apply?
Candidates are requested to submit an application, detailed resume (CV) indicating teaching and research experience, and names and contact information of three referees, and copies of university transcripts and certificates, all in a single file in PDF format by email to:

Deputy Registrar (Establishments),
University of Ibadan,
Ibadan, Nigeria
Or
Email: dr_estab@ui.edu.ng),

With a copy to:
Prof. Victor O. Adetimirin,
Head, Department of Agronomy,
University of Ibadan
(vo.adetimirin@ui.edu.ng;votimirin@yahoo.com).

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