Applications are  invited from  qualified candidates for a sabbatical position tenable at University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria as follows:

1.     Eligibility

Applicants must be  experienced academic scholar of not less than Senior Lecturer or equivalent with good written and oral communication in English and must be ICT compliant.

2.    Core Functions might include any of:

-          Conducting research and publishing reports.

-          Preparation of research proposals for funding and contribution to the general development of research capacity in the University.

-          Supervision of postgraduate students.

-          Limited teaching in undergraduates, short time courses and postgraduate programmes.

-          Establishing networks and linkages with other national and international research institutions and funding organizations.

3.    Entitlements

If the application is successful, the applicant will enjoy 

the following:


a.  For Professor :  $19,803 (N3,010,082) payable in 6 instalments (6 months);  $39,606 (N6,020,163) payable in   12 instalments (12 months)

b.  For other categories:  $14,656 (N2,227,053) payable in 6 instalments (6 months); $29,313 (N4,455,506)  payable in 12 instalments (12 months).

           Subsidized accommodation

           Return ticket to and from Ilorin to his/her Country.

           Access to the University Services and facilities.

           Expatriate Supplementation.

 B.   Method of Application

It is required that applicants submit at least a five – page proposal and a one – year plan on how he/she intends to undertake the research and publish his/her works in the chosen area.

All application must be made electronically.  Click here to download the application form

The following must be attached with the form:

i.         A letter of interest

ii.     A copy of Curriculum Vitae University of Ilorin format.

iii.       Evidence that the applicant is a staff of a Higher Institution.

C.   Deadline for Submission of Application

        15th September of every year


Application should be forwarded to:

The Director

Centre for International Education

University of Ilorin


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