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 (

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


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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