Massive Recruitment at the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, 14th June, 2019


The Rivers State University Port Harcourt was established in October, 1980 from the Rivers State College of Science and Technology which was itself established in 1972. It is located at Nkpolu-Oroworukwo in Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State, Nigeria. Applications are invited for the position below:       Job Title: Graduate Assistant Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers Details The programmes for which this position is required are in the following Faculties:

  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Preventive & Social Medicine
  • Engineering
Qualifications
  • Interested candidates should possess relevant qualification
  • Satisfactory contribution to institutional growth and development.
Conditions of Service Successful candidates will be required to assume duty as soon as possible and will be on probation for the first two (2) years. Other conditions are similar to those obtaining in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.       Job Title: Lecturer II Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers Details The programmes for which this position is required are in the following Faculties:
  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Preventive & Social Medicine
  • Engineering
Qualification
  • Interested candidates should possess relevant qualifications
  • Satisfactory contribution to institutional growth and development.
  • Evidence of involvement in professional and relevant activities of the Institution and outside community.
Conditions of Service Successful candidates will be required to assume duty as soon as possible and will be on probation for the first two (2) years. Other conditions are similar to those obtaining in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.       Job Title: Senior Lecturer Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers Details The programmes for which this position is required are in the following Faculties:
  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Preventive & Social Medicine
  • Engineering.
Qualifications
  • At least 5 years teaching experience.
  • Must have a PhD in the relevant areas to be qualified for appointment.
  • Outstanding teaching ability and effectiveness as a U n iv e r sit y Lecturer.
  • Satisfactory contribution to institutional growth and development.
  • Appreciable research and publication record.
  • Evidence of involvement in professional and relevant activities of the Institution and outside community.
  • Ability to conduct research with at least five Journal papers in the candidates discipline cited on Google Scholar.
  • In the Basic Medical Sciences, candidate must have a PhD or its equivalent such as MD degree of Nigerian or British Universities. In the Clinical Sciences, candidates must have a Fellowship of the West African College of Surgeons/Physicians (FWACS/FWACP) or National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN) or their equivalents.
Conditions of Service Successful candidates will be required to assume duty as soon as possible and will be on probation for the first two (2) years. Other conditions are similar to those obtaining in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.       Job Title: Professor Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers Details The programmes for which this position is required are in the following Faculties:
  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Preventive & Social Medicine
  • Engineering
Qualifications The status and title of Professor shall be conferred in recognition of distinction and eminence in a particular discipline. Appointment to this position shall be based on the following criteria:
  • At least 10 years teaching, research and/or industrial/ professional experience with PhD in relevant areas.
  • Distinguished contribution to scholarship and at least 15 Journal papers in the candidate’s discipline cited on Google Scholar.
  • Exceptional research record with academic leadership qualities such as:
    • Ability to initiate, develop and supervise research projects.
    • Supervision of students.
  • Active participation in the administration of other activities of the Institution and contribution to the development of the outside community.
  • Assessment by three External Assessors candidate’s area of specialization.
  • At least 10 years research and administrative experience with PhD or its equivalent such as MD degree of Nigerian or British Universities. In the Clinical Sciences, candidates must have a Fellowship of the West African College of Surgeons/Physicians (FWACS/FWACP) or National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN) or their equivalents.
Conditions of Service Successful candidates will be required to assume duty as soon as possible and will be on probation for the first two (2) years. Thereafter, they will retire at the approved age of 65 years and 70 years for those on the Professorial cadre. Other conditions are similar to those obtaining in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.       Job Title: Accountant Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers Qualification
  • Pass in the final part of recognized Accounting body-ICAN, ANAN, plus 1 year National Youth Service Corps Certificate with evidence of Microsoft Certificate or its equivalent and computer proficiency.
  • B.Sc honours in Accountancy from a recognized University plus 1 year National Youth Service Corps Certificate with evidence of Microsoft Certification or its equivalent and computer proficiency.
Conditions of Service Successful candidates will be required to assume duty as soon as possible and will be on probation for the first two (2) years. Other conditions are similar to those obtaining in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.       Job Title: Administrative Officer Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers Qualifications
  • A good honours Degree from a recognized University plus 1 year National Youth Service Corps Certificate with evidence of Microsoft Certification or its equivalent and computer proficiency.
Conditions of Service Successful candidates will be required to assume duty as soon as possible and will be on probation for the first two (2) years. Other conditions are similar to those obtaining in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.       Job Title: Reader Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers Details The programmes for which this position is required are in the following Faculties:
  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Preventive & Social Medicine
  • Engineering
Qualifications
  • At least 7 years teaching, research and/or industrial! professional experience with PhD in the relevant areas.
  • Outstanding research and publications and at least 10 Journal papers in the candidate’s discipline cited on Google Scholar.
  • Outstanding teaching record with academic leadership qualities such as:
    • Ability to initiate, develop and supervise Research projects
    • Supervision of students.
  • Contribution to the development and growth of the Institution and outside community.
  • Assessment by three External Assessors in the same area of the candidate’s specialization.
  • At least 7 years research and administrative experience with PhD or its equivalent such as MD degree of Nigerian or British Universities. In the Clinical Sciences, candidates must have a Fellowship of the West African College of Surgeons/Physicians (FWACS/ FWACP) or National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN) or their equivalents.
Conditions of Service Successful candidates will be required to assume duty as soon as possible and will be on probation for the first two (2) years. Other conditions are similar to those obtaining in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.       Job Title: Nursing Officer Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers Qualifications
  • B.Sc. Nursing plus NRN (In Nigeria those who go for B.Sc. Nursing are already NRN) with 1 year National Youth Service Corps Certificate and evidence of Microsoft Certification or its equivalent and computer proficiency.
Conditions of Service Successful candidates will be required to assume duty as soon as possible and will be on probation for the first two (2) years. Other conditions are similar to those obtaining in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.       Job Title: Technician Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers Qualifications
  • ND/OND/ANTC or its equivalent plus at least a minimum of 6 years relevant work experience with evidence of Microsoft Certification or its equivalent and computer proficiency.
Conditions of Service Successful candidates will be required to assume duty as soon as possible and will be on probation for the first two (2) years. Other conditions are similar to those obtaining in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.       Job Title: Technologist Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers Qualification
  • HND/B.SC (Professional degree) Full Technological Certificate registerable with any professional body (e.g. NISLT, IMLT, COREN) with evidence of Microsoft Certification or its equivalent and computer proficiency.
Conditions of Service Successful candidates will be required to assume duty as soon as possible and will be on probation for the first two (2) years. Other conditions are similar to those obtaining in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.       Job Title: Messenger Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers Qualification
  • WASC/GCE or NECO attempted.
Conditions of Service Successful candidates will be required to assume duty as soon as possible and will be on probation for the first two (2) years. Other conditions are similar to those obtaining in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.       Job Title: Clerk Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers Qualifications
  • ND/OND in the relevant field plus at least 2 years relevant post-qualification experience with an evidence of Microsoft certification.
  • 3 Subjects at a sitting at the GCE A/L plus at least 4 years relevant experience with an evidence of Microsoft certification.
Conditions of Service Successful candidates will be required to assume duty as soon as possible and will be on probation for the first two (2) years. Other conditions are similar to those obtaining in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.       Job Title: Cleaner Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers Qualifications
  • Able bodied not more than 40 years of age and subject to issuance of medical certificate of fitness and authenticated by the Health Services department of the University.
Conditions of Service Successful candidates will be required to assume duty as soon as possible and will be on probation for the first two (2) years. Other conditions are similar to those obtaining in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.       Job Title: Confidential Secretary Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers Qualifications
  • Higher National Diploma (HND)/University Degree in Secretarial Studies with 1 year National Youth Service Corps Certificate with evidence of Microsoft Certification or its equivalent and computer proficiency.
Conditions of Service Successful candidates will be required to assume duty as soon as possible and will be on probation for the first two (2) years. Other conditions are similar to those obtaining in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.       Job Title: Laboratory Scientist Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers Qualifications
  • B.Sc (Professional Degree) registerable with professional bodies (e.g. NISLT, IMLT) with evidence of Microsoft Certification or its equivalent and computer proficiency.
Conditions of Service Successful candidates will be required to assume duty as soon as possible and will be on probation for the first two (2) years. Other conditions are similar to those obtaining in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.       Job Title: Lecturer I Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers Details The programmes for which this position is required are in the following Faculties:
  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Preventive & Social Medicine
  • Engineering
Qualifications
  • Interested candidates should possess relevant qualification
  • Satisfactory contribution to institutional growth and development.
  • Evidence of involvement in professional and relevant activities of the Institution and outside community.
Conditions of Service Successful candidates will be required to assume duty as soon as possible and will be on probation for the first two (2) years. Other conditions are similar to those obtaining in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.       Job Title: Assistant Lecturer Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers Details The programmes for which this position is required are in the following Faculties:
  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Preventive & Social Medicine
  • Engineering
Qualifications
  • Interested candidates should possess relevant qualification
  • Satisfactory contribution to institutional growth and development.
  • Evidence of involvement in professional and relevant activities of the Institution and outside community.
Conditions of Service Successful candidates will be required to assume duty as soon as possible and will be on probation for the first two (2) years. Other conditions are similar to those obtaining in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.         How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should forward 10 copies of their Application with detailed Curricula Vitae (CV) plus one photocopy each of their certificates with other relevant documents to the address below. Their Curricula Vitae should indicate:
  • Full Name
  • Date and Place of Birth
  • Permanent Address
  • Current Post Address
  • Cell (Phone) Number and e-mail address
  • Marital Status
  • Number/Ages of Children
  • Educational Institutions Attended
  • Publications
  • Employment Records
  • Academic/Professional Qualifications
All submissions should be addressed and sent to: The Registrar, Rivers State University, P.M.B 5080, Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt - Rivers State. The sealed envelope containing the application should indicate at the top left hand corner the position sought. All candidates should nominate three (3) referees who would also be required to forward references on their behalf under confidential cover to the same address. Such references should equally be received not later than the closing date above.   Application Deadline 28th June, 2019. Note: All applicants should cite this publication in their applications.


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