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  • Posted: Mar 26, 2015
    Deadline: May 7, 2015
  • Established some 67 years ago, the University of Ibadan, UI as it is fondly referred to, is the first University in Nigeria. Until 1962 when it became a full fledged independent University, it was a College of the University of London in a special relationship scheme. The University, which took off with academic programmes in Arts, Science and Medicine, is n...
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    The candidate for the post of Vice-Chancellor is required to possess a good University education and should be a proven successful manager of human and material resources. Specifically, the candidate shall be expected to:
    a)    be a highly distinguished scholar of the rank of Professor, with a minimum of ten (10) years experience on that level and
    demonstrable ability to provide academic and administrative leadership for such a well established institution;
    b)    be a person of proven integrity;
    c)    be not more than 65 years old as at the date of possible assumption of duty on 01 December, 2015;
    b)    command the respect of the national and international academic communities through his/her track record;
    c)    strengthen the bridges between staff, students, and other members of the University community;
    d)    be a person with a clear vision for the development oft he University;
    e)    enjoy excellent physical and mental health;
    f)     attract the much-needed funds into the University.


    • The Vice-Chancellor shall hold office for a single term of five (5) years only on such terms and conditions as may be specified in the letter of appointment.
    • The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of Vice-Chancellor in all Nigerian Federal Universities and as may be determined from time to time by the Government/Governing Council as appropriate.

    Method of Application

    For Vice-Chancellor

    (i) Each application should be made in 50 copies and be accompanied by 50 copies of the candidate's curriculum vitae duly signed and dated. The curriculum vitae must contain 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, a confidential report on the candidate's character, academic and managerial abilities in a
    properly sealed envelope marked: Post of Vice-Chancellor; Referee's Report at the top left hand corner of the envelope.
    (iii) Each application must be accompanied by 50 copies of statement of the candidate's vision for the University I n the twenty-first century.
    (iv) In the case of candidates identified by the Search Team, the application shall conform to the requirements in (i) and (ii) above, but in addition, a letter of consent duly signed by the candidate shall be presented a long with the application.
    (v) All applications shall be submitted under confidential cover and addressed to: Registrar and Secretary to Council, University of Ibadan, Ibadan
    (vi) The sealed envelope(s) containing the applications or nominations should be marked POST OF VICE-CHANCELLOR at the top left
    hand corner and forwarded to reach the Registrar within six weeks of this publication.

    For Bursar

    Candidates should forward applications and thirty (30) copies of detailed Curriculum Vitae stating their full names (surname first), Date of Birth (not age), Gender, Marital Status, State of Origin, Postal/E-mail Address, Full Qualifications with dates, work experience (s), names and addresses of three (3) Referees. They should also forward, in not more than, a page statement of their vision and mission for the Bursary Department of a mature University along with two (2) Photostat copies of their certificates to
    the Registrar and Secretary to Council, University of Ibadan, to reach him not later than six (6) weeks from the date ofthis publication. All applications are to be submitted under confidential cover with the envelope marked "POST OF BURSAR, UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN"

    Applicants are requested to inform their Referees to send Confidential Reports on them, using letter-head papers, direct to the Registrar and Secretary to Council, University of I badan, from whom further details may be obtained.

    Only the applications of shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

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