Reader (Agriculture) Job in Nigeria

 The Ignatius Ajuru University of Education is a multi-campus University with its main campus at Rumuolumeni Town in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. The other campuses are located at Ndele in Emohua Local Government Area and St. John's Diobu in Port Harcourt City Local Government Area of Rivers State. The institution which is the second University of Education in Nigeria started as a College of Education in June 1971, and was affiliated to the University of Ibadan.

Consequent upon the approval of His Excellency, Sir Siminalayi Fubara, GSSRS, Governor of Rivers State and Visitor to Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Reader (Agriculture)

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers

Faculty: Agriculture

Job Description
We require Lecturers who can teach in the following Departments:

  • Agricultural Economics & Extension
  • Animal Science & Fisheries
  • Crop and Soil Science.


  • A candidate must possess a Ph.D in the relevant field from a recognized University, and must have been a Lecturer II for three at least (3) years with relevant academic publications.

Conditions of Service

  • Salary Scale: CONUASS 3
  • All successful candidates will be on probation for two (2) years continuous service after assumption of duty, thereafter they will retire at the age of 65.
  • Other conditions are as stated in the Regulations governing staff conditions of service in Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt.

Application Closing Date
Wednesday; 24th July, 2024 (11.59 pm).

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Apply online

Application Procedure

  • Select your preferred job by clicking on the "Teaching Positions" button, click on the Faculty, look for the department and proceed with your application process.
  • All submissions should be addressed to: "The Acting Registrar, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, P.M.B. 5047, Port Harcourt".


  • Persons who are above 50 years of age are not eligible to apply.
  • Candidates must state their Local Government and State of origin and show evidence when required to do so.
  • Computer literacy is an added advantage.
  • All applications and corrections should be completed not later than the deadline.
  • Each candidate should nominate three (3) referees who should also be required to forward references on their behalf under confidential cover to the following email address: or .
  • A candidate must not apply for more than one position.
  • For enquiries, e-mail: or .