Regional Centre for Training in Aerospce Surveys (RECTAS) Recruits Professor

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5 Aug, 2011

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The Regional Centre for Training in Aerospce Surveys (RECTAS) is an Inter-Governmental Organisation established in 1972 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) at lle-lfe, Nigeria, for capacity building in Geoinformatics and related fields (seewww.rectas.org).

Job Description

The Centre hereby invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for regular (tenure) or sabbatical appointments in the following academic specialisations and positions:

Academic Specialisation:

  • Photogrammetry
  • Geographical Information System
  • Cartography

Duties – candidates must have ability to:

  • Provide administrative and academic leadership for the department
  • Conceive and execute existing and new programmes and courses in the relevant fields
  • Serve as team leader in the initiation and prosecution of research projects
  • Supervise students’ research work
  • Give lectures in area of specialisation
  • Carry out such other duties as may be assigned by the Executive

 

Required Skills or Experience

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Academic Position:

  • Professor – RP8 ($19,608 – $33,895)

Note: RECTAS exchange rate is $1 = CFA 600
RECTAS teachers in English & French languages. Francophone candidate are encouraged to apply

Qualification and Experience:

  • Professor – RP8 ($19,608 – $33,895): PhD with 15 publications (at least 3 in international peer reviewed and indexed journals and a maximum of 3 conference proceedings);
  • At least 15 years experience (not less than 10 years in a University or research institution) and ability to initiate scientific research, supervise MSc & PhD research & attract international grants
  • Demonstrable expertise and analytical research skills in applying Photogrammetry or Cartography or Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software (ILWIS, ARCGIS, ERDAS IMAGINE, Database Design, etc)

 

How To Apply

A candidate should submit a written application with a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and attach scanned copies of relevant qualifications (degrees, diploma and certificates). The Candidate should state clearly the academic specialisation and position of interest; as well as his/her current position and salary. The CV should contain the names and addresses of three referees.

All applications with supporting documents should be forwarded to:

The Executive Director
Regional Centre for Training in Aerospace Surveys (RECTAS)
Off Road 1, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Campus
P. M. B. 5545
lle-lfe, Nigeria
Closing 15th Aug, 2011

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