Jobs at Sokoto State University

Sokoto State University is a new conventional degree awarding Institution whose motto ‘It all begins here!’ depicts the concept of education as a determinant of progress and societal advancement.
Its vision is to become a world-class Institution that produces globally competitive graduates who can advance economic

development and are prepared to meet the challenges of the millennium.

It is in this regard that the University wishes to engage suitably qualified applicants to fill various positions in the following Academic and Senior Administrative Departments.


Requisite Qualification

A. Academic Positions

i) Professor
Applicants must hold PhD, Masters and a good Bachelors degree in relevant fields. S/he must have sufficient and relevant publications in peer-reviewed, reputable journals and conference proceedings with at least fourteen (14) years cognate teaching and research experience. In addition, the applicant must be registered with relevant professional bodies, with evidence of academic leadership.

ii) Reader
Applicants must hold PhD, Masters and a good Bachelors degree in relevant fields. S/he must have sufficient and relevant publications in peer-reviewed, reputable journals and conference proceedings with at least eleven (11) years cognate teaching and research experience. In addition, the applicant must be registered with relevant professional bodies, with evidence of academic leadership.

iii) Senior Lecturer
Applicants must hold PhD Masters and a good Bachelors degree in relevant fields. S/he must have sufficient and relevant publications in peer-reviewed, reputable journals and conference proceedings with at least eight (8) years cognate teaching and research experience. In addition, the applicant must be registered with relevant professional bodies, with evidence of academic leadership.

iv) Lecturer I
Applicant must hold PhD, Masters and a good Bachelors degree in the relevant field in addition to having a minimum of five(S) years teaching and research experience and some scholarly publications.

v) Lecturer II
Applicants must hold Masters and a good Bachelors degree in relevant fields. S/he must have sufficient and relevant publications ri peer reviewed, reputable journals and conference proceedings with at least two (2) years cognate experience. In addition, the applicant must be registered with relevant professional bodies, with evidence of academic leadership, Applicants who possess a PhD degree are eligible for appointment to a lectureship without any previous teaching experience.

vi) Assistant Lecturer
Applicants most hold a Master’s degree and a good first degree in the relevant field. No previous teaching experience is required.

vii) Laboratory
Senior Technologist
Candidate must possess a National diploma (ND)in Science Laboratory Technology (SLT) from a recognized Institution or any other equivalent qualification with at least 2years cognate experience in Institutions Science laboratories.

Technologist I & Technologist II
Applicants must hold a good BSc degree or HND in Science Laboratory Technology or its equivalent with 3 years relevant experience. Holders of ANIST, AIST with six (6) years experience may also apply. A Masters Degree in relevant areas will be an added advantage. Applicants must be registered or registrable with the relevant professional bodies.

B. Senior Administrative Positions
a. Health Sector
i) Director of Hospital Services
Applicants must possess a Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery degree or its equivalent from a recognized University with fifteen years Post Basic Qualification experience. S/he must possess the Fellowship of the Nigerian Postgraduate Medical College or its equivalent and an up to date Registration with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria. A Postgraduate qualification in Public Health will be an Advantage.

ii) Pharmacist
Applicants must hold a good B. Pham degree from a recognized University and must be Registrable with the Pharmacists Registration Council of Nigeria, Plus one year post-Registration Cognate experience.

iii) Medical Officer
Applicants must hold a degree in MBBS with a minimum of 2 years experience in Medical Practice at a recognized institution. S/he must be registered with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN).

iv) Nursing Officer
Applicants must hold a good Bachelors degree in Nursing Science from a recognized University and must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria

v) Nursing Superintendent
Applicants must hold the NRN Qualification from a recognized Nursing School within the Country and duly registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria. A post Basic Qualification in Midwifery will be an added advantage.

vi) Laboratory Scientist
Applicants must hold a good Bachelors of Medical Laboratory Science (BMLS) and must be registered or registrable with the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria.

b. Registry
i) Deputy Registrar
Applicants must hold Masters Degree and a good Bachelors degree in relevant fields with at least 15 years post-qualification cognate experience and evidence of membership of a registered professional body.

ii) Principal Assistant Registrar
Applicants must hold Matters and a good Bachelor Degree and possess at least 12 years post-qualification cognate experience and evidence of membership of a registered professional body.

iii) Senior Assistant Registrar
Applicants must hold a Master’s degree plus at least six (6) years post qualification cognate experience or a first degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower plus nine (9) years post qualification cognate experience and evidence of membership of a registered professional body.

iv) Confidential Secretaries/Personal Assistants
Applicants for these positions must possess a minimum of Bachelor’s degree/HND or equivalent in relevant field and at least two years of cognate experience.
S/he must have a good knowledge of MS Office tools, Secretarial duties and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and must be able to maintain a good office and work environment and improve office systems.

vi Counseling Psychologist - Guidance And Counseling
Applicants must have a Masters Degree and a good Bachelor’s Degree in Guidance and Counselling. S/he must be over 30 years of age and must have served satisfactory as a Counselor in a School setting for at least 3 years. She must also be of good conduct.


vi) Coach
Applicants must hold a good degree in Physical Health Education obtained from a recognized University. In addition, to having a minimum of 6 years cognate experience in a Coaching Career.

c. Chief Security Co-Ordinator
Applicants must possess a Masters degree and a good Bachelor in the area of Law, English Language, Sociology, Psychology, Public Administration, and Political Science and must have worked in a military, Police, SSS or paramilitary outfit. S/he must possess good leadership qualities and must be physically and mentally fit without any disability. Possession of a Master’s Degree will be an added advantage

d. ICT

i) Director ICT
Applicants must hold a good Bachelor’s Degree and a Masters degree with at least 15 years cognate experience or a PhD with at least 12 years cognate experience. Applicants must also be a member of a registered professional body.

ii) Web Developer
Applicants must possess a First Degree; Higher National Diploma or equivalent qualifications in related discipline. Applicants with OND and at least three (3) years cognate experience may be considered.

iii) System Hardware Specialist
Applicants must possess a First Degree; Higher National Diploma or equivalent qualifications in related discipline plus 5 O’ level credits (WASC/NECO/GCE/NABTEB) including English Language and Mathematics.

iv). Computer Operators
Applicants must possess a professional Diploma in Data Processing or Diploma in Secretarial Studies with professional training in Data Processing with a Typing speed of 50w.p.m. plus 5 O’ level credits (WASC/NECO/GCE/NABTEB) including English Language and Mathematics

a. Works
i) Principal Electrical Engineer
Applicant must possess a First Degree with nine (9) years post qualification cognate experience or a Masters Degree with six (6) years post qualification cognate experience.

ii) Senior Estate Officer
Applicant must possess a good First Degree/ HND in Estate Surveying or any of the following qualifications: (1) A pass in the first Examination of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. (2) A pass in the First Examination of the Nigerian Institute of Estate Surveyors and Valuers. (3) Ordinary National Diploma in Estate Management from a recognized Institution.

iii) Senior Technical Officer - Mechanical
Applicants must possess any of the following qualifications: (ii a good HND in relevant discipline with minimum of three years post qualification experience; OR (ii) a good HND with M.Tech. in same discipline; OR (iii) OND plus a minimum of six years post qualification experience.

f. Bursary

i) Senior Internal Auditor
Applicants must hold a good Bachelor degree in Accounting or any related field and also be a member of Professional bodies (ICAN, ANAN, ACCA etc) with a minimum of six (6) years working experience.

ii) Internal Auditor & Accountants
Applicants must hold a good Bachelor degree in Accounting or any related field. Membership of professional bodies is an added advantage, with NYSC Discharge certificate.

Salary and Condition of Service
The salaries and conditions of service are as applicable to the post appointed for in Nigerian Universities as approved by Sokoto State
Government and the Governing Council of the University from time to time,

Method of Application
Interested applicants should submit their applications and up-to-date Curriculum Vitae to include contact mobile phone numbers and e-mail address through the University’s e-mail: info@ssu.edu.ng or by courier to:

The Registrar, Sokoto State University,
P.M.B. 2134, Airport
Road, Sokoto, Sokoto State

Note:
All applicants must be proficient in computer and a teaching qualification will be an added advantage for academic Staff.
Vacancies for academic positions are open to Nigerians and expatriates for the position of senior lecturer and above.
Application Deadline 25th November, 2013


Academic Positions1). Departments/Positions

A. Academic Positions

Arabic and Islamic Studies
Professor/Reader (Arabic)
Nigerian Languages
Professor/Reader
Modern European Languages (English)
Reader
Senior Lecturer
Lecturer
Lecturer H
Assistant Lecturer

Economics
Professor/Reader
Senior Lecturer


Geography
Professor/Reader
Senior Lecturer
Lecturer I


Political Science
Senior Lecturer


Sociology
Professor/Reader
Senior Lecturer
Lecturer I
Lecturer II


Curriculum Studies
Professor/Reader
Senior Lecturer
Lecturer I


Biochemistry
Senior Lecturer
Lecturer I
Lecturer II


Physics
Senior Lecturer
Lecturer I
Lecturer II


Microbiology
Prof/Reader
Senior Lecturer
Lecturer I


Mathematics
Lecturer I
Lecturer II


Computer Science
Prof/Reader
Senior Lecturer

Laboratory
Senior Technologist - 3 Positions
Technologist I - 3 Positions
Technologist II - 6 Positions
Location: Not Specified
Experience: 0 year(s)
Course of Study: Not Specified
Required Grade: Not Specified
Senior Administrative Positions

a. Health Sector
Director of Hospital Services
Pharmacist
Medical Officer
Nursing Officer II
Nursing Superintendent
Laboratory Scientist
 
 
b. Registry
Deputy Registrar
Principal Assistant Registrar
Senior Assistant Registrar
Confidential Secretaries/Personal Assistants
Counseling Psychologist - Guidance and Counseling
Coach
 
c. Chief Security Co-ordinator
 
d. ICT
Director ICT
Web Developer
System Hardware Specialist
Computer Operators
 
 
e. Works
Principal Electrical Engineer
Senior Estate Officer
Senior Technical Officer - Mechanical
 
 
f. Bursary
Senior Internal Auditor
Internal Auditor
Accountants
Location: Not Specified
Experience: 0 year(s)
Course of Study: Not Specified
Required Grade: Not Specified