Advertisement for Academic Staff (Faculty) and other Senior Positions


The American University of Nigeria (AUN) was licensed in 2003, in line with the provisions of the Education Act (National Minimum Standards and Establishment of Institutions), which allowed individuals, persons and organisations other than the Federal Government to establish universities. AUN invites applications for full-time academic staff (faculty) for all academic ranks in these areas:


School of Arts and Sciences

  • Anthropology & Sociology
  • Communication & Multimedia Design
  • Economics
  • English Language & Literature
  • History
  • Math & Statistics
  • Natural & Environmental Sciences
  • Petroleum Chemistry
  • Philosophy
  • Politics & International Studies


School of Information Technology & Computing

  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Software Engineering


School of Engineering

  • Systems/Industrial Engineering


School of Business & Entrepreneurship

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Strategic Management


School of Law

  • Clinical Legal Education
  • Jurisprudence & International Law
  • Private & Business Law


AUN also invites applications for these Senior Administration positions:

  • Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences
  • Dean of the School of Engineering
  • Dean of the School of Information Technology & Computing
  • Dean of the School of Law
  • Dean of the School of Graduate Studies


For academic staff (faculty) and Dean positions, PhD or other doctorate is required. Nigerian citizens and residents with educational credentials and experiences in an American Style System is preferred. For Dean positions, candidate must provide evidence of experience as Head of Departments (HoD’s)/ Chairperson for at least 3 years with preference given to 5 years’ experiences. All positions to begin either Fall (August) 2020 or Spring (January) 2021.


Candidates for all positions should apply with their detailed Curriculum Vitae [CV], providing information on the following:

  • Full Name
  • Current Contact Address [including telephone numbers and e-mail address]
  • Place and Date of Birth
  • Nigeria State of Origin
  • Current location in Nigeria
  • Family details: marital status, number and ages of children
  • Academic Qualifications [including Class of Degree; copies of certificates to be enclosed]
  • Professional Qualifications [copies of Certificates to be enclosed]
  • Post-Graduation/Professional qualification employment
  • Current Employment
  • Name and Addresses of three [3] Referees, who should be able to attest to the candidate’s standing and abilities, professionally, managerially, as well as morals, character and integrity




All applications are to be submitted electronically to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. not later than four (4) weeks from the date of this publication. Please visit our website for more information:



Shortlisted candidates will be required to make themselves available for an electronic or an in-person interview with the appropriate search committee at a date that will be duly and formally conveyed to such candidates officially.


Acting Registrar
American University of Nigeria