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Internal and External Advertisement for Academic Staff

Wellspring University is a private University located in Benin-City that operates on Christian principles and ethics. The University was licensed by the Federal Government in 2009 and runs both undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following vacant positions in the University.

  1. Department of Business Administration : Professor

Areas of Specialization: Strategic Management, Marketing Management, Financial Management, Production and Operations Management, Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour.

  1. Department of International Relations: Professor

Areas of Specialization: Foreign Policy initiatives, International Security, Strategic Studies, Conflict Resolution International Economic Relations and Area Studies

  1. Department of Computer Science: Professor

Areas of Specialization: Software engineering, Computer Network/Security and Information Technology.


A candidate for this post should normally possess a good first degree and a doctorate degree in the respective field with not less than ten (10) years of teaching and research experience in a University or comparable institution of higher learning. A strong proof of continuing research with appreciable evidence of scholarly publications in reputable journals published both locally and internationally is required in addition to evidence of ability to supervise post-graduate students including doctorate students in areas of expertise and must have been an Associate Professor for a minimum of three years. Candidates who have been Senior Lecturer for a minimum of six years may be considered for appointment.


Detailed application ten (10) copies should include candidate’s Curriculum Vitae as follows:

  • Names in full
  • Place and Date of Birth
  • Home Address
  • Present Postal Address
  • Gender
  • E-mail
  • Phone Number (Mobile)
  • Nationality at Birth
  • State/Local Government Area/ Ward
  • Marital Status
  • Number and Ages of Children
  • Secondary and Post Secondary Education (including dates and Institution)
  • Academic and Professional qualifications (including Distinctions with dates)
  • Statements of experience including full details of former and present post
  • Current Research
  • Details of Publications including: Authorship; Candidates should state their contributions; evidence to support the contribution should be produces where possible.
  • Date of publication
  • Other activities outside current employment
  • Names and addresses of three referees
  • Proposed date of availability for duties, if appointed

In addition to stating the names and addresses of the referees, applicants should request their referees to forward reference on their behalf directly to: The Registrar, Wellspring University, Benin-City, Edo State.

NB: Applicants should include a bound copy of their publications to their application.

(D)         CLOSING DATE

Application and supporting materials should be forwarded to: The Registrar, Wellspring University, indicating the post at the top left corner of the envelope. Applicants are also expected to submit electronic copy of their application to recruitment@wellspringuni.edu.ng .

The application should reach the Registrar not later than three weeks 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 Registrar, Wellspring University Benin-City, Edo State.