Job Opening: Provost at the College of Medical Sciences, Otukpo (Closes 17th October 2014)

Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post of Provost of the College of Medical Sciences, Otukpo Campus.

Position: Provost


The Provost shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor, University of Agriculture, Makurdi for matters related to effective administration of the Campus, including academic programmes, staff, students, resources, budgets and relationship with the larger University Community and external bodies.

Desirable Qualities:

The Provost must be a medically qualified Professor in keeping with the requirement of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.

The Provost should be a strategic leader capable of managing a substantial complex, growing organization. Ideally, the candidate must come from an academic Medical setting with adequate administrative experience.

Educational Qualifications:

Candidate must possess MBBS/MBBCH/MD as basic Medical qualification or equivalent degree
Candidate must be a Professor of not less than 5 years post-Professorial experience.
Candidate must have a Fellowship of the National Postgraduate Medical College or its equivalent in any of the Medical and Dental specialities/disciplines.
Candidate must be registered with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria with a current practicing license.
Possession of a Doctorate degree in a relevant discipline is an added advantage.
Good physical and mental health.
Condition of Service:

The Condition of Service is as defined in University of Agriculture, Makurdi Conditions of Service and other Colleges of Medical Sciences in the Federal Universities of Nigeria.

Method of Application:

Applicants who fulfill the requirements should forward 25 copies of their Applications and Curriculum Vitae to:

The Registrar

University of Agriculture,

P.M.B. 2373,

Makurdi, Benue State.

Mode of Submission:

Applications and Curriculum Vitae should be forwarded in sealed envelope, marked “Application for Employment –PROVOST”. It should reach the Registrar, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, not later than 17th October 2014.

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