Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the vacant position of DIRECTOR, MEDICAL SERVICES in the University of Lagos, Akoka.
(a) THE INSTITUTION
The University of Lagos was established in 1962 by an Act of Parliament of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to encourage the advancement of learning. It is located in the urban and commercial city of Lagos with the main campus in Akoka and two other campuses in Yaba and The College of Medicine at Idi-Araba. The University caters for both Full time and Part Time students with an overall population of over fifty-thousand (50,000) made up of undergraduates and postgraduates’ students. It has a staff strength of over five thousand (5,000).
(b) THE JOB
The Director of Medical Services is responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the organisation and functioning of the Medical Centre of the University. He/She is also responsible for coordinating the treatment of members of staff and their families as well as the students of the University.
Prospective candidates should possess M.B.B.S., B.D.S. or equivalent medical degree plus NYSC Discharge Certificate or Evidence of Exemption. Candidates must have SSCE/NECO/WASSC/GCE O’Level credit in five (5) subjects including English Language and Mathematics. Fellowship of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria or its equivalent is compulsory. A higher degree will be an advantage. In addition, he/she must be duly registered with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria and have a minimum of twenty (20) years post-qualification experience in clinical medicine and public health work in comparable health institution. Applicants must be ICT compliant. In addition, there will be IT proficiency test for all applicants. Candidates should not be older than sixty (60) years on assumption of duty.
(d) CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of Director, Medical Services of Federal Universities in Nigeria and as may be determined from time to time by the Federal Government of Nigeria and the University of Lagos Governing Council. Some of the conditions of service are stipulated in the Regulations Governing the Conditions of Service of Senior members of staff in the University of Lagos.
The successful candidate shall hold office for a period of five (5) years from the effective date of appointment with additional one (1) year subject to satisfactory performance as may be determined by appropriate University Laws and the Governing Council of the University of Lagos.
(f) METHOD OF APPLICATION
Applications, which must be in thirty (30) copies, should be accompanied with the same number of relevant certificates and credentials. In addition, applicants must forward thirty (30) copies of detailed Curriculum Vitae containing the following information:
- Names in Full
- Place and Date of Birth
- Permanent Home Address
- Nationality at Birth
- State/Local Government Area/Ward
- Marital Status
- Number and Ages of Children
- Degree (including Dates/Class Institutions) and any other qualifications and distinctions.
- Professional Qualifications.
- Statement of Experience including full details of former and present posts.
- Vision for the University in the next five years (not more than five hundred (500) words.
- Other activities outside current employment.
- Proposed date of availability for duties, if appointed.
- Names and addresses of three referees
- Publications (If any)
(g) CLOSING DATE
Applications and supporting papers should be forwarded to: The Deputy Registrar, Human Resources Management Directorate, Room 274, Second Floor, Senate House, University of Lagos, Akoka. Applicants must indicate the post for which application is made at the top left corner of the envelope. Applicants are also expected to visit www.recruitment.unilag.edu.ng to complete the online application form and must attach the acknowledgement print-out to the hard copies of their applications. The documents should reach the Deputy Registrar, Human Resources Management Directorate not later than forty-two (42) days from the date of this publication.
In addition to stating names and addresses of three Referees, applicants should request their referees to forward references on their behalf to: The Deputy Registrar, Human Resources Management Directorate, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos.