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  • Posted: Jan 9, 2018
    Deadline: Feb 20, 2018
  • Tai solarin university of Education (TASUED) is an Ogun State Government owned Public University University established on 29th January, 2005, by the Ogun State Government. The first of its kind in Nigeria, the University is committed to the training of highly qualified, competent and disciplined teachers who are specialists in their chosen subjects and e...
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    • A candidate for the post of Vice-Chancellor shall exhibit clear qualities of academic leadership.
    • The candidate shall possess the ability to foster and maintain effective working relationship with the University community (staff and students), the Alumni Association and the general public (national arid international).
    • The candidate shall show evidence of high-level managerial and executive capacity in the administration of a higher educational institution.


    • The candidate shall possess NUC recognised Ph.D degree or its equivalent. In addition, he/she shall be a Professor of not less than seven years standing.
    • The person to be appointed shall not be more than sixty-five (65) years old on or before resumption of duty.
    • The candidate shall have a sound university education and a distinction in the academic discipline. The person’s academic standing and reputation shall be sufficiently high to command national and international respect particularly in the academic world, such that it would enhance good reputation already established for the University.
    • The candidate shall have considerable administrative experience and qualities of a good manager of human and material resources.
    • The candidate shall be capable of giving dynamic leadership to the University and command respect and loyalty of both staff and students.
    • The candidate shall be a person of courage who can take decisions on the merit of facts and principles and not on the basis of pressure from individuals or groups. He/she shall also be a person of unassailable integrity.
    • The candidate shall be a person who is not likely to pursue racial, ethnic, political, religious or other sectional interest.
    • The candidate shall be committed to the ideals of a university as a citadel of learning, not only in the context of national, social relevant and of international scholastic excellence but also in the context of the university’s philosophy of a “Developmental University”.
    • The candidate shall possess such personality as can attract funding from both local and international communities to supplement government subventions.

    The tenure of office of the Vice Chancellor shall be for a single term of five (5) years only.

    Conditions of Service

    The remuneration and other conditions of service shall be as approved by the Governing Council but comparable to those applicable to the post of Vice Chancellors of other public universities in Nigeria.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit 30 copies each of their credentials and curriculum vitae in the following format:

    • Full Name (Surname First)
    •  Place and Date of Birth
    • Nationality
    • State of Origin
    • E-mail Address
    • Telephone Number
    • Permanent Home Address
    • Marital Status
    • Number and Dates of Birth of Children
    • Institutions attended (with dates)
    • Academic qualifications (with dates)
    • Membership of academic and professional bodies (with dates)
    • Academic awards and distinctions
    • Details of administrative, fund attraction and managerial experience in the University system
    • Major scholarly publications or breakthrough (well referenced>
    • Specific services to local, national and international communities (with dates, institutions, establishments and status)
    • Present employment, status, salary and employer Extra Curricular Activities.
    • Names and addresses of three (3) referees

    In addition to the above, all applicants are expected to submit a position paper in not more than one thousand (1,000) words on their vision for the University in the next five(5) years.

    All applications must be submitted in sealed envelopes, marked Chancellor Positions’ at the upper left hand corner and should be addressed to:
    The Registrar,
    Tai Solarin University of Education,
    P.M.B 2118, Ijebu-Ode,
    Ogun State.


    • All applicants must request their referees to forward their reports to the Registrar under confidential cover, not later than the closing date of this advertisement,
    • Applicants are to please note that only short-listed candidates will be invited for further interaction with the appropriate organ of the University at a date to be communicated later.


    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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