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  • Posted: Mar 1, 2024
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    Nigerian University of Technology and Management (NUTM) is a dynamic and forward-thinking start-up university focused on providing cutting edge education in technology and management. Founded in 2020, NUTM aims to revolutionize higher education in Africa, empower the next generation of leaders and entrepreneurs and be ranked in the top 50 global STEM univ...
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    Professor Data Science Program

    Role Overview

    We are seeking an exceptional individual to fill the position of Professor in the MSc Data Science program. The successful candidate will be a recognized expert in the field, displaying a commitment to outstanding teaching, impactful research, and the mentorship of future leaders in Data Science. 

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities

    • Conducting advanced courses in the MSc Data Science program. 
    • Providing leadership in curriculum development, ensuring relevance to industry needs. 
    • Mentoring and guiding postgraduate students in their academic and professional pursuits. 
    • Engaging in cutting-edge research and contributing to the university's research objectives. 
    • Participating in academic leadership and administrative roles as needed. 


    • A Ph.D. in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, or a closely related field from a reputable institution. 
    • An outstanding record of scholarly publications in top-tier journals and conferences. 
    • Extensive experience in teaching and curriculum development at the postgraduate level. 
    • Proven ability to mentor and supervise graduate students. 
    • Active involvement in professional organizations related to Data Science. 


    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
    • Commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse academic environment. 
    • Collaborative mindset with the ability to work effectively with colleagues. 
    • In-depth understanding of contemporary issues in Data Science. 
    • Alignment with the mission and values of the university. 

    What We Offer

    In order to build Africa’s foremost world-class university, we need Africa’s most brilliant minds. Joining NUTM will offer.

    • Vibrant work environment.
    • Competitive benefit packages.
    • Comprehensive health care benefits.
    • Flexible work opportunities.
    • Continuous Learning and growth.
    • Collaborative and innovative company culture
    • Access to a wide network of high impact people.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates should submit the following documents to

    • Curriculum Vitae (CV) 
    • Cover letter outlining teaching philosophy, research interests, and contributions to the university's mission. 
    • Copies of academic transcripts and certificates. 
    • Portfolio of scholarly work, including publications and research projects. 
    • Contact information for three professional references. 

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