Monday, 27 March 2017

Bursary

INTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT FOR TEACHING ASSISTANT POSITIONS

Applications are invited from suitably qualified graduates of Bowen University, Iwo, for the positions of Teaching Assistant in the Faculties and Departments in Bowen University, Iwo.

A. QUALIFICATIONS
Appointees shall hold a Bachelor degree of at least Second Class Upper Division, of Bowen University, Iwo, normally not above 26 years of age and must have served under the NYSC Programme. Appointment shall normally be guided by the need of Departments in the University.

B. OBLIGATIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY

(i) The University shall assist in securing postgraduate admission (on full time basis) for any Teaching Assistant so appointed.

(ii) Training shall be for the Master’s degree of not more than two (2) years duration. The awardees shall be appropriately bonded to serve the University; one year for each year of award.

(iii) An awardee on completion of Master’s degree, shall be sponsored for the Ph.D. degree for a period not exceeding three (3) years, but he/she will be appropriately bonded.

(iv) Continued appointment and training of the Teaching Assistant shall depend on satisfactory progress in the postgraduate study.

(v) The Postgraduate training would normally take place at Bowen University. However, in exceptional cases, approval may be granted for the training to be undertaken in another University in Nigeria.

C. OBLIGATIONS OF THE TEACHING ASSISTANT

(i) Appointees shall obey all rules and regulations of the University.

(ii) An appointee shall perform duties assigned to him/her by the Head of Department.

(iii) When sponsored for higher degrees, awardees shall pursue the degree programmes on full-time basis.

(iv) Awardees shall fulfill, to the letter, all the obligations of their bonds with the University.

(v) To pay all the prescribed fees as approved by the Postgraduate School from time to time e.g. application form fee, examination fee, acceptance fee, etc.

D. ALLOWANCE
The University will pay a monthly allowance of N40, 000 to a Teaching Assistant and approved fees for the Postgraduate training.

E. METHOD OF APPLICATION

Candidates are required to apply through their Heads of Departments who will make recommendation and forward same to the Registrar within four (4) weeks from the date of publication of this adcertisement.

a. Full names with surname in capitals
ii. Post desired and departments
iii. Date of birth, town and state of origin
iv. Nationality
v. Religion and denomination
vi. Current postal address including G S M telephone numbers and e-mail address
vii. Permanent home town address
viii. Marital status
ix. Names and ages of children
x. Institutions attended with dates
xi. Academic qualifications
xii. Working experience
xiii. Present employment, status, salary and employer
xiv. Extra curricular activities
xv. Names and addresses of three referees (two of whom must be authorities in candidate’s field of study) who should forward reports directly to Registrar, Bowen University, Iwo.

Dr. K. A. Ogunleye
Registrar

6th March, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 2016/2017 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

FIRST SEMESTER

S/N ACTIVITIES 1ST SEMESTER
1 BBSF Executive Resumes for 2016/2017 session 09-09-16
2 All Fresh Students Resume for 2016/2017 session 14-09-16
3 Registration for Fresh students begins 16-09-16
4 All Returning students resume and registration begins 2015/2016 21-09-16
5 Lectures begin for all students 22-09-16
6 Registration for returning students ends 30-09-16
7 Late Registration with penalty begins for returning students 04-10-16
8 Orientation for fresh students 06-10-16
9 *  MB; BS Part III Examinations 07-10-16 to 16-11-16
10 COMMENCEMENT LECTURE 20-10-16

11

Continuous Assessment Weeks

17-10-16, 14-11-16,

12-12-16

12 Late Registration with penalty closes for returning students

24-10-16

13 CONVOCATION WEEK FOR 2016/2017 BEGINS 01-11-16
14 CONVOCATION LECTURE 03-11-16
15 FOUNDATION DAY 04-11-16
16 CONVOCATION DAY ( Saturday) 05-11-16
17 *  MB; BS Part II Examinations

14-11-16 to 28-11-16

-11-15

18 Lectures end for all students for First Semester 14-12-16
19 CHRISTMAS BREAK BEGINS 17-12-16
20 Students return from Christmas break 08-01-17
21 MATRICULATION 19-01-17
22 First Semester Examination Begins 20-01-17
23 *  MB; BS Part I Examinations 16-01-17 to 28-01-17
24 First Semester Examination Ends 30-01-17
25 INTER-SEMESTER BREAK 31-01-17 to 12-02-17
26 Senate for consideration of the First Semester Results 23-02-17

       SECOND SEMESTER

S/N ACTIVITIES 2ND SEMESTER
1 All students resume and registration begins 20-02-17
2 Lectures begin for all students 21-02-17
3 Registration for Second Semester ends 27-02-17
4 Late registration with penalty for all students begins 28-02-17
5 Late registration with penalty for all students closes 03-03-17
6 2017 set of Clinical students resumes in BUTH 27-03-17
7  *  MB; BS Part II Examinations begin 20-03-2017
8 *  MB; BS Part III Examinations begin 23-05-17
9 *  MB; BS Part IV Examinations begin 10-04-17
10 *  MB; BS Part IV Examination ends 20-04-17
11 Continuous Assessment Weeks

06-03-17, 03-04-17,

02-05-17

12 Lectures end for all students 19-05-17
13 Second Semester Examinations Begin 26-05-17
14 Second Semester Examinations End 07-06-17
15 Senate for Consideration of Second Semester Results 29-06-17
16 End of Session 30-06-17
17 Extended Remedial Programme/Registration Begins 27-06-17
18 Extended Remedial Programme Lectures Begin 28-06-17
19 Extended Remedial Programme Lectures End 03-08-17
20 Extended Remedial Programme Examinations Begin 07-08-17
21 Extended Remedial Programme Examinations End 12-08-17
22 Senate for Extended Remedial Programme Results 05-09-17

    Notes:

      (a)  Teaching and Examinations

1st Semester - 15 weeks of lectures, plus 2 weeks for examinations = 17 weeks for the semester

2nd Semester - 14 weeks of lectures, plus 2 weeks for examinations = 16 weeks for the semester

            Extended Remedial Programme - 7 weeks, including (1) one week for examinations

      (b) Breaks

            (i)         Christmas - 3 weeks and 3 days

            (ii)        Inter-semester - 2 weeks

     (iii)       Long Vacation            - 11 weeks

     (iv)       Easter (2017) - Good Friday (April 14, 2017); Easter Monday (April 17, 2017)  

i BBSF Executive Resumes for 2017/2018 Session 08-09-17
  ii Fresh Students Resume for 2017/2018 Session 11-09-17 and 12-09-17
iii Registration for fresh students begins 15-09-17
iii All returning Students Resume for 2017/2018 Session 18-09-17
iv Registration for returning students begins 18-09-17
v Lectures Begin for all Students 18-09-17
vi Sale of Admission Forms March to August, 2017

 

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT FOR VACANT TEACHING STAFF POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following teaching positions in the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, Bowen University, Iwo:

1. Professor
Applicants are required to possess the following:
Qualification: B.Sc. (Computer Science); M.Sc. (Computer Science); Ph.D (Computer Science).
Professional qualification will be an added advantage.

Experience: (i) At least 10 years university teaching and administrative experience.
(ii) Evidence of teaching, mentoring and supervision at postgraduate level.

Research: Outstanding research in the relevant field within Computer Science.

Publication: 30 publications in reputable national and international journals.

Qualities: Commitment; self-motivation; team spirit; good communication skills; honesty; ability to work in harmony with co-workers; eagerness and willingness to add to
their Knowledge base and skills; problem solving skills.
2. Reader
Applicants are required to possess the following:
Qualification: B.Sc. (Computer Science); M.Sc.(Computer Science); Ph.D (Computer Science). Professional qualification will be an added advantage.

Experience: (i) At least 8 years university teaching and administrative experience.
(ii) Evidence of teaching, mentoring and supervision at postgraduate level.

Research: Outstanding research in relevant field within Computer Science.

Publication: Minimum of 20 publications in reputable national and international journals.

Qualities: Commitment; self-motivation; team spirit; good communication skills; honesty;
ability to work in harmony with co-workers; eagerness and willingness to add to
their Knowledge base and skills; problem solving skills.
3. Senior Lecturer
Applicants are required to possess the following:
Qualification: B.Sc. (Computer Science); M.Sc. (Computer Science); Ph.D (Computer Science).
Professional qualification will be an added advantage.

Experience: (i) At least 6 years university teaching and administrative experience.
(ii) Evidence of teaching, mentoring and supervision at postgraduate level.

Research: Outstanding research in the relevant field within Computer Science.

Publication: Minimum of 10 publications in reputable national and international journals.

Qualities: Effective communication skills; leadership skills; ability to co-exist with others,
as well as team spirit.

4. METHOD OF APPLICATION
Candidates are required to submit twelve (12) type-written copies of their applications, Curriculum Vitae and credentials giving information in the following format:
I. FULL NAMES:(Surname first in capital, followed by comma and other names not in capital letter except the first letter).
a. DATE OF BIRTH:
b. TOWN/STATE OF ORIGIN:
c. MARITAL STATUS:
d. SEX
e. NUMBER OF CHILDREN WITH AGES:
f. NAME AND ADDRESS OF NEXT-OF-KIN:
g. NATIONALITY:
h. RELIGION/DENOMINATION:
i. PERMANENT HOME ADDRESS:
j. CURENT HOME/POSTAL ADDRESS
k. TELEPHONE/GSM NO:
l. E-MAIL ADDRESS:
m. DEPARTMENT:
n. FACULTY/COLLEGE:
II. FIRST ACADEMIC APPOINTMENT (with date)
a. CURRENT POST (with date):
b. DATE OF LAST PROMOTION
c. CURRENT DESIRED
d. DATE OF CONFIRMATION OF APPOINTMENT:
e. DATE LAST CONSIDERED FOR PROMOTION:
III. UNIVERSITY EDUCATION (with dates):
IV. ACADEMIC QUALIFATION(S) (with dates and granting bodies):
V. PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION(S) AND DIPLOMA(S) (with dates):
VI. SCHOLARSHIPS, FELLOWSHIP AND PRIZES (WITH DATES): (in respect of Undergraduate and Postgraduate work only)
VII. DETAILS OF TEACHING EXPERIENCE: Previous Teaching, Administrative and Managerial Work Experience:
a. Work Experience at other Universities (specify):
b. Courses Taught at other Universities: Flowing from vii b
c. Work Experience at Bowen University, Iwo:
d. Course Taught Within Bowen University System:
e. Graduate Study Supervision:
VIII. HONOURS AND DISTINCTION:
IX. MEMBERSHIP OF LEARNED SOCIETIES:
X. RESEARCH:
a. Completed:
b. In progress:
c. Dissertation and Thesis:
XI. PUBLICATIONS:
a. Books already published:
b. Chapters in Books already published:
c. Articles that have appeared in learned journals:
d. Manuscripts Accepted for Publication:
e. Articles that have appeared in Refereed Conference Proceedings:
f. Major Conferences Attended in the Last Five years with papers presented.
g. Patents:
h. Technical Reports:

Signature:…………… Date:…………….
Note to indicate: On-shore publications-L
Off-shore publications-*F

5. CLOSING DATE

All applications must reach the office of the Registrar not later than 4 weeks from the date of this publication. The envelope containing the application should indicate at top right corner the position applied for.
Applications are to be forwarded to:
The Registrar,
Bowen University,
P.M.B. 284,
Iwo, Osun State,
Nigeria.

Dr. K. A. Ogunleye
Registrar

February 20, 2017