Southwestern University Nigeria: Academic Staff Vacancies

Southwestern University Nigeria, is a private University newly licensed by the Federal Government of Nigeria. It is established as a regional block Institution designed to provide the missing link between Research and Development (R&D) as well as the industries. We are seeking exceptional professional hands to help develop and to carve a niche for the University.

Academic Staff Vacancies

– Professors
– Associate Professors
– Senior Lecturers
– Lecturers I & II
– Assistant Lecturers

in these fields of specialization:

– Physics
– Chemistry
– Biology
– Microbiology
– Computer Science
– Mathematics
– Botany
– Business Administration
– Accounting
– Banking and Finance
– Mass Communication
– International Relations
– English
– Law
– Psychology
– Philosophy


A PhD degree with evidence of academic leadership in terms of publication, Research and Development (R&D) and adminstrative experience. In addition, the candidate must have at least 12 years of cognate experience in full time teaching. Research active professors who meet prescribed internationally recognized contributions are placed on a special package.

Assistant Professors
Same as Professors but with at least 10 years cognate experience

Senior Lecturers
Same as Professors but with at least 7 years cognate experience

Lecturer I & II
PhD degree with 4 years cognate experience

Assistant Lecturers
At least a Masters degree in relevant disciplines with a CGPA suitable for undertaking M.Phil/PhD Programme

Non Academic Staff


The Registrar is the Chief Administrative Officer of the University and shall assist and be responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the day to day operations of the University. The Registrar is also the Secretary to Council and Senate.

A Masters degree with a minimum of 10 years experience in University administration.
Any candidate below the rank of a Principal Assistant Registrar needs not apply.
Strong Leadership qualities, with ethical values and good interpersonal relationship skills is required.


The Bursar 1s the Chief Financial Officer of the University and shall be responsible the to Vice-Chancellor for the management of the finance of the Institution.

A good honours degree in Accounting plus a professional Accounting qualification such as ACA or ACCA.
A minimum of 10 years cognate experience with proven integrity and good moral character.
The Bursar must be computer literate with vast knowledge on operating accounting software of all kinds.


The University Librarian will report to the Vice Chancellor and be responsible for the professional service delivery of modern Library system to support the achievement of the University vision and mission.

A good University degree plus an advanced degree in librarianship.
Candidate must be highly resourceful in the use of information technology.
A minimum of 10 years post qualification experience in library management.

The Vice Chancellor
The Vice Chancellor is the CEO, responsible for providing intellectual and administrative leadership to the University in realizing its vision and mission. Coordinating each organ of the University, the V.C shall be responsible for developing and maintaining high academic standards, operational effectiveness, strategic development and implementation of policies as may be directed by the Board of Regents and the Governing Council of the Institution.

A PhD degree with scholarly accomplishments with the rank of a Professor.
At least a minimum of 15 years post doctoral Academic experience, with track record of Research and Development(R&D)and publications.
Candidate must have administrative in-depth experience in the University system such as Head of Department or Dean of Faculty.
The candidate must be creative with traits for innovation and imagination.
Candidate must be a person with high integrity and moral discipline

General Information
Remuneration and other conditions competitive for the right candidate.
Interested candidates should forward 5 copies of their application detailed C.V and credentials to the undersigned within the next four weeks.
Applicants must be prepared to provide referees as the case may be.

Southwestern University
Lagos Liason Office
4, Olaide Tomori Street off Simbiat Abiola Road Ikeja
P.M.B 21200 Ikeja, Lagos

Deadline: July 3, 2012

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