University of Uyo Job Vacancy: Recruitment for Vice Chancellor
The post of the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Uyo, Uyo, will become vacant by December 1, 2010. In accordance with the provisions of the Universities (Miscellaneous Provisions) decree No. 11 of 1993 and the Universities Miscellaneous Provisions Amendment Act 2003, the Governing Council of the University of Uyo wishes to commence the process of filling the vacancy. Interested applicants are please requested to note the following information about the University.
The University of Uyo is classified by the National Universities Commission (NUC), for funding purposes, as one of the second generation Universities in Nigeria even though it was founded as a Federal University in 1991. On inception, it inherited the two campuses of the former University of Cross River State, which it replaced. The latter was founded in 1983 as a State University. The University currently has twelve faculties. It occupies a Town Campus, Annexe Campus and a Main Campus which is a few kilometres away from both the Town and Annexe Campuses. The University is committed to the development of highest academic standards both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
VACANCY: Vice Chancellor
The candidate for the post of the Vice-Chancellor is required to possess a good University education and should be a proven manager of human and material resources.
Specifically, the candidate shall be expected to:
a) be a highly distinguished academician with a Ph.D.;
b) be of the rank of a Professor for at least eight years with ability to provide academic’ leadership for such an institution;
c) be a successful scholar who is well rooted in the finest academic tradition;
d) possess high reputation nationally and internationally and be able to command the respect of the national and international academic communities through his/her track record;
e) provide administrative leadership to a well informed and articulate academic community;
f) possess the ability to create the much needed harmony between. staff and students on one hand and between members-of the University Community and the host community on the other;
g) be a person with a clear vision for the development of a first rate University institution even under resource constraints;
h) be someone who appreciates and acts on merit and who will not give in to undue pressure;
i) enjoy excellent physical and mental health;
j) be a person who is not older than 60 years when he/she will be expected to assume duty as Vice-Chancellor;
k) be computer literate.
CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
The Vice-Chancellor shall serve for a single five-year term and the conditions of service shall be as applicable in all Federal Universities in Nigeria.
THE APPLICATION PROCESS:
Applications are invited from candidates who fit the above description.
Applicants are required to note and comply with the following conditions:
i) each application should be made in 25 copies and should be accompanied with 25 copies of the candidate’s curriculum vitae duly signed and dated by the candidate. The curriculum vitae must include the candidate’s name in full, age, marital status, educational attainment, nationality, professional and academic achievements;
ii) each application should include the names and addresses of three referees. Each referee should be contacted by the applicant to forward direct to the Registrar the confidential report in properly sealed envelope marked Referee’s Report at the top left hand corner of the envelope;.
iii) each application must be accompanied by 25 copies of statement of the candidate’s vision of the University in the twenty-first century;
iv) all applications shall be submitted under confidential cover and addressed to:
The Registrar & Secretary to Council
University of Uyo
P. M. B.1017
Akwa lbom State
v) the sealed envelope(s) containing the applications should be marked VICE-CHANCELLOR at the top left hand comer and forwarded in time to reach the Registrar not later than 14th July 2010.Download Job Alerts App for Android