Vacancies: Professors/Readers, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer I, Lecturer II

Afe Babalola University (ABUAD) is a non-profit Federal Government Licensed private University situated at Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State.



ABUAD is built  on a plateau, 2500m above sea level which provides cool and ideal climate for learning and sporting activities. ABUAD which runs a collegiate system is the first university in Nigeria to commence academic  programmes on an ultra modern campus with the latest teaching facilities in place on the permanent site


Structures on Ground

State of the  art and fully air-conditioned buildings for all eight  Colleges; Hostel buildings for all Stuents; accommodation for academic and non academic staff; modern Cafetaria which provides Local, English and continental dishes; ABUAD Bottled Water Plant; ABUAD Bakery; ABUAD Printing Press; Tuck Shop; Laundry etc


Teaching  Facilities on Ground

fully furnished air conditioned laboratories for Chemistry, Physics, Biology and research. Fully furnished  air  conditioned modern virtual and Physical Libraries LexisNexis E-Law Library, ICT Laboratory, E-Learning Platform for all classrooms; V-sat to enable internet connectivity for all Colleges and Hostels, Modem Sporting Facilities for soccer, Tennis Handball, Volleyball and Badminton etc.


Recognition: The University has been recognized by past and present  President s of Nigeria, the  National Universities Commission (NUC) as “a model, benchmark and reference point for private universities; fastest growing private university in Africa by Africa student Union (AASU) and recently the winner  of Socrates 2011 Best Enterprise Award in London


Teaching Personnel: Top rated and internationally acclaimed Lecturers from Nigeria and Overseas.


Philosophy and Mission: To reform University education by example  and lead others  in quality education, industry, service, character and  discipline.


Residential Status: The University is  fully residential for students and staff


Academic Programmes: The University operates a collegiate system namely; college of law, college of sciences, College of Social and Management Sciences, College of Agriculture, College of Education, College of Engineering, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, College of Arts and  Humanities.


Founder: Aare Afe Babalola. OFR, CON, SAN, a frontline legal practitioner in the country is a highly committed Educationist, an Astute Administrator, and a farmer and  winner  of 2011 Foresters Association of Nigeria Award. He was  the Pro-Chancellors of the  University of Lagos from 2000 to 2007 and the  Chairman of the Committee of Pro-Chancellors of Nigeria. During his tenure, he was commended twice by the visitor for his exemplary leadership qualities, he was twice honoured by the NUC as the best Pro-chancellor in the country. His Council and the Vice Chancellor were also rated as the               best in the  country. He has recently been elected as the Vice President of the Club of Rectors of Europe by European Business Assembly with Headquarters in Oxford, UK.


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following Academic positions:


College of Sciences


Candidates are require in the following  Departments

  • Department of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (Mathematics)
  • Department of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (Computer Science)
  • Department of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (Information and Comm. Technology)


Position: Professor /Reader


  • Candidate applying for the post of Professor or Reader must have at least 10 years or 8 years respectively, teaching and research experience in a University In the relevant fields.
  • Candidates must have outstanding record of scholarly publications along with evidence of considerable teaching and research, demonstrable capacity for academic leadership and normally a Ph.D degree as well as proficiency in ICT.
  • Candidates are expected to be registered with the various recognized professional bodies, as applicable.

Position: Senior Lecturer


Candidate applying for the post of Senior Lecturer must have at least 6 years teaching and cognate experience and normally a Ph.D degree supported with a suitable number of publications and ICT proficiency.

Position: Lecturer 1


Candidate applying for the post of Lecturer 1 must have at least 4 years teaching and research experience and normally a Ph,D degree along with a suitable number of publications and ICT proficiency.


Position: Lecturer II



A candidate to be appointed as lecturer H shall normally possess a PhD, in addition to possessing at least a Second Class Honors (Upper Division) Degree in the relevant field.

A candidate who has an M.Phil. Qualification may be appointed as Lecturer II provided the candidate has a substantial number of publications as well as some teaching  experience in the  University



Salary package

Salary and allowances which are personal and negotiable are higher than Federal Government consolidated unitary salary structure. Salary increment is based on productivity and contribution to the development of the University.


Retirement, Medical, Pension and Other Welfare Schemes

The University operates a contributory Pension Fund as enacted by the Act of the is mandatory for all staff to take part In the contributory pension scheme. The University shall pay 71/2 percent of the staff monthly basic salary to the pension fund while the staff shall pay 71/2 percent towards the fund. The University has also put in place insurance scheme for all staff. A staff shall not be hindered by the University from drawing from the pension and insurance schemes In respective of the service status in the University.


In addition, the University offers highly subsidized accommodation facilities and medical scheme for staff on the campus with adequate water and electricity supply, sports and recreational facilities in a quiet and serene hilitop temperate environment


Mode of Application

Applicants applying for academic positions are required to submit (20) copies of applications with full documentation including four passport photographs, photocopies of Certificate and Awards as well as an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae giving the following information in order as listed below:


i)          Full Name (surname first in capital letters)

ii)         Post applied for

iii)        Date and place of birth {attach birth certificate/sworn affidavit)

iv)        Nationality

v)         Permanent home address

vi)        Current postal address including mobile telephone number

vii)       Marital status

viii)      Number of children and their ages

ix)        Institutions attended with dates

x)         Academic/professional qualifications (attach copies of credentials)

xi)        Work experience with dates

xii)       Present employment status and salary

xiii)      Conference/courses attended (state title of papers presented if any)

xiv)      Professional accomplishments with Research interest and activities

xv)       Publications with dates

xvi)      Service to national and or international bodies

xvii)     Extra-curricular activities

xviii)    Any physical challenge

xix)      Names and addresses of three (3) referees who must have been closely associated with candidates/work experience one of which must be the head of department or Dean/Provost of the applicant



2      Candidates applying for any of the positions are advised to request their referees to forward three (3) confidential  reports on them directly to the Registrar, the reports should be duly marked “Confidential” in a sealed envelope.



Other Requirements

The Applicant:

i)          Must have passion for teaching

ii)         must be disciplined, dedicated, loyal and well dressed,

iii)        must be ready to imbibe ABUAD’s philosophy to reform Education by example

iv)        must have the ability for team-work and have a high level of human relation skills. v)     must be ready to engage in high quality academic research and contribute

meaningfully to human development

vi)        must be computer literate and capable of using modem teaching and research facilities including electronic interactive boards, Intra-comniunlcatl0n platforms and online libraries.


3.    All documents shall bear the position applied for at the top left hand corner of the package and shall be addressed to:


The Registrar

Afe Babalola University

P.M.B 5454, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State.


4.         Candidates can also apply only via or fully documented applications should be  received on or before 7th June, 2012.


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