Academic Staff Recruitment at Rivers State University (RSU)

The Rivers State University (RSU), Port Harcourt, formally known as Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST), 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. It is the first Technological University in Nigeria and the first state owned State University in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. The motto of the University is “Excellence and Creativity”.

Rivers State University (RSU) is recruiting candidates for the Departments below:

  • Department of Anatomical Pathology
  • Department of Chemical Pathology
  • Department of Kaematology and Blood Transfusion
  • Department of Medical Microbiology.
  • Department of Pharmacology.
  • Department of Internal Medicine
  • Department of Surgery
  • Department of Pediatrics and Child Health
  • Department of Community Medicine
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Department of Family Medicine.
  • Department of Business Education
  • Department of Educational Foundation
  • Department of Educational Management
  • Department of Vocational and Technology Education.
  • Department of Animal Science
  • Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
  • Department of Crop / Soil Science
  • Department of Forestry and Environment
  • Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Environment
  • Department of Food Science and Technology
  • Rivers Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (RIAT).
  • Department of Human Physiology
  • Department of Human Anatomy
  • Department of Medical Biochemistry
  • Department of Nursing Science.
  • Department of Entrepreneurial Business
  • Department of Technological Entrepreneurship
  • Department of Entrepreneurial Marketing.
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Geography and Environmental Management
  • Department of Mass Communication
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of Sociology.
  • Department of Animal and Environmental Biology
  • Department of Biochemistry
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Geology
  • Department of Maritime Science
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Department of Microbiology
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology.
  • Department of Accountancy
  • Department of Banking and Finance
  • Department of Marketing.
  • Department of Business Law
  • Department of Jurisprudence and International Law
  • Department of Public Law.
  • Department of English and Literature in English
  • Department of French
  • Department of History and International Diplomacy
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Religious and Cultural Studies
  • Department of Theater Art and Film Studies
  • Department of Architecture
  • Department of Environmental Management
  • Department of Estate Management
  • Department of Quantity Surveying
  • Department of Surveying and Geomatics.
  • Department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering
  • Department of Chemical / Petrochemical Engineering
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Computer Engineering
  • Department of Electrical / Electronics Engineering
  • Department of Marine Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Petroleum Engineering.

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for appointment into the positions below:

 

Job Title: Graduate Assistants

Location: Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt – Rivers
Qualification

  • Candidates must have at least a Second Class (Honours) Degree with Upper Division.

Conditions of Service

  • Successful candidates will be required to assume duty as soon as possible and will be on probation for the first three (3) years. Thereafter, they will retire at the approved age of 65 years.
  • Candidates could be allowed to transfer their service to the Rivers State University.
  • Other conditions are similar to those obtained in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.

Salary
CONUASS 1 (N2,497,510.00 – N3,557,314.00) annually.

 

 

 

Job Title: Assistant Lecturers

Location: Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt, Rivers

Qualifications

  • A good Master’s Degree or its equivalent qualification with at least a CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent on a 5-Point grade scale, or its professional equivalent plus at least 3 years relevant teaching, research and/or industrial experience.

Conditions of Service

  • Successful candidates will be required to assume duty as soon as possible and will be on probation for the first three (3) years. Thereafter, they will retire at the approved age of 65 years.
  • Candidates could be allowed to transfer their service to the Rivers State University.
  • Other conditions are similar to those obtained in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.

Salary
CONUASS 2 (N2,868,697.00 – N4,103,365.00) annually.

 

 

Job Title: Lecturer I

Location: Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt, Rivers

Qualifications
Candidates for the position must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Candidate must be holders of Ph.D in the relevant field with not less than 3 years relevant teaching and research and/or industrial experience in Universities / Institutions of higher learning.
  • In addition, candidates must have at least three (3) publications in reputable refereed journals.
  • ln contribution to industrial growth and development, candidate is expected to have research experience evidenced by publication of reports. research papers, books, patents etc. and presentation of papers in conferences, seminars and symposia.
  • 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 three (3) years. Thereafter, they will retire at the approved age of 65 years.
  • Candidates could be allowed to transfer their service to the Rivers State University.
  • Other conditions are similar to those obtained in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.

Salary
CONUASS 4 (N4,070,888.00 – N6,078,631.00) Annually.

 

 

 

Job Title: Lecturer II

Location: Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt, Rivers

Qualifications
Candidates for the position must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Candidate must be a holder of PhD in the relevant fields and must show teaching and research abilities, or Master’s Degree or its equivalent plus
  • At least 3 years relevant teaching, research and/or industrial experience.

Conditions of Service

  • Successful candidates will be required to assume duty as soon as possible and will be on probation for the first three (3) years. Thereafter, they will retire at the approved age of 65 years.
  • Candidates could be allowed to transfer their service to the Rivers State University.
  • Other conditions are similar to those obtained in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.

Salary
CONUASS 3 (N3,283,926.00 – N4,611,685.00) annually.

 

 

 

Job Title: Readers

Location: Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt, Rivers

Qualifications
Candidates for the position must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Candidates must be holders of Ph.D in relevant fields with a minimum of 7 years cognate teaching, research and academic administrative experience in a University system.
  • At least seven (7) years research and administrative experience with Ph.D or its equivalent such as MD Degree of Nigerian or British universities.

Conditions of Service

  • Successful candidates will be required to assume duty as soon as possible and will be on probation for the first three (3) years. Thereafter, they will retire at the approved age of 65 years.
  • Candidates could be allowed to transfer their service to the Rivers State University.
  • Other conditions are similar to those obtained in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.

Salary
CONUASS 6 (N8,661,033.00 – N11,468,743.00) Annually.

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Lecturers

Location: Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt, Rivers

Qualifications

  • Candidate must be holder of Ph.D in the relevant field with not less than 5 years cognate teaching and research experience in the University system.
  • He/she must have outstanding teaching ability and effectiveness as a University lecturer.
  • The candidate must have a reasonable number of scholarly publications in reputable journals.
  • He/She must be able to initiate and carry out independent research work and also supervise students’ research project up to the doctoral level.

Conditions of Service

  • Successful candidates will be required to assume duty as soon as possible and will be on probation for the first three (3) years. Thereafter, they will retire at the approved age of 65 years.
  • Candidates could be allowed to transfer their service to the Rivers State University.
  • Other conditions are similar to those obtained in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.

Salary
CONUASS 5 (N6,700,768.00 – N9,073,566.00) annually.

 

 

 

Job Title: Professors

Location: Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt, Rivers

Qualifications
Candidates for the position must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Candidates must be holders of Ph.D in relevant fields with not less than 10 years teaching, research and professional / industrial experience after the Doctorate Degree in a University system.
  • The candidates must also show evidence of distinguished contribution to scholarship and at least fifteen (15) journal papers in the candidate’s discipline to be seen on Google Scholar.
  • He/she must show evidence of exceptional research record and a reasonable number of scholarly publications in reputable journals, both local and international.
  • He / she must show evidence of proven teaching ability, evidence of capability to initiate and carry out independent research works as well as supervise student research and projects.
  • The person must possess sound administrative skills and show evidence of participation in administration within the University system and contribution to the development of the 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 three (3) years. Thereafter, they will retire at the approved age of 70 years.
  • Candidates could be allowed to transfer their service to the Rivers State University.
  • Other conditions are similar to those obtained in other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.

Salary
CONUASS 7 (N10,280,034.00 – N13,398,580.00) annually.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) plus one photocopy each of their Certificates with other relevant documents to either of the following email addresses: registrar@ust.edu.ng or info@ust.edu.ng

All submissions should be addressed to:
The Registrar,
Rivers State University,
Nkpolu-Oroworukwo,
Port Harcourt,
Rivers State.

Note

  • Applications should reach the Registrar not later than the closing date above.
  • All candidates should nominate three (3) referees who should also be required to forward references on their behalf under confidential cover to the address above

Application Deadline  5th January, 2022

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