Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor – Agricultural Economics and Management Unit (2 Posts)

Qualifications and Experience

 

Post 1

 

  • Applicants should hold a Master’s Degree in Agricultural & Applied Economics or Agricultural Economics or Agribusiness and;
  • A BSc Degree in Agricultural Economics or Agribusiness;
  • A PhD in an Agricultural Economics or related field is an added advantage;
  • Applicants must have a minimum of two (2) years of tertiary teaching or relevant industrial experience;
  • Proven record of publications and ability to mobilise funds would be added advantages;
  • The curriculum vitae (CV) should contain detailed list of publications; clearly specifying titles of publications, journal names, volumes, page number details, dates published, name(s) of publishers and names(s) of co-authors if any;
  • Publications should be categorized into: books, monographs, refereed and non-refereed journals, chapters in books, etc.

 

Post 2

 

  • Applicants should hold a Master’s Degree in Food Science and Nutrition/Technology or Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture and;
  • A BSc Degree in Food Science and Nutrition or related field;
  • A PhD in Food Science or Agricultural Economics would be an added advantage;
  • Applicants must have a minimum of two (2) years of tertiary teaching or relevant industrial experience;
  • Proven record of publications and ability to mobilise funds would be added advantages;
  • The curriculum vitae (CV) should contain detailed list of publications; clearly specifying titles of publications, journal names, volumes, page number details, dates published, name(s) of publishers and names(s) of co-authors if any;
  • Publications should be categorized into: books, monographs, refereed and non-refereed journals, chapters in books, etc.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Applicants must be able to teach at least six (6) courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level to both conventional and block students.

Courses for Post 1:  Econometrics, Agricultural Production Economics, Institutional Economics, Price Analysis, Food and Agricultural Policy, Agricultural Marketing, Agricultural Value Chain Management, Macro-Economics for Agriculture, Micro-Economics for Agriculture and Mathematics for Agricultural Economics.

 

Courses for Post 2: Food Safety, Food Security and Vulnerability Assessment, Principles of Food Security and Nutrition, Food Bio-technology, Sensory Evaluation of Food and Food Engineering.

The Department reserves the right to allocate courses for teaching.

 

  • The successful candidate will be expected to provide academic leadership to the Department, initiate, guide and contribute to basic and applied research in the Department;
  • To contribute to the achievement of Education 5.0 by the Department through University teaching, research, community engagement, innovation and industrialisation;
  • To supervise both undergraduate and postgraduate students in their fields of specialization.