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VACANCY: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Recruitment (44 slots)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Academic Staff Recruitment 2017:
The Directorate of Technical Aid Corps, Ministry of Foreign Affairs is by this notice, inviting suitably qualified Nigerians, for recruitment as Volunteers into the Nigerian Technical Aid Corps Scheme.

The Technical Aid Corps Volunteer Programme
Experienced Nigerian professionals and experts are recruited to serve under the TAC Scheme as “Volunteers” for a period of two years. The professionals must be holders of university degrees or its equivalent with a minimum of three years post qualification experience. Volunteers are recruited strictly on the basis of specific requests from the ACP Countries.

The Scheme is however intended for Nigerian professionals willing to serve abroad alone without their families.

Prospective Volunteers would be required to render lecturing and research services in the Universities of Rwanda and The Gambia, respectively in the capacities below:

Job Title: Lecturers
Locations: Rwanda and The Gambia
Departments: Chemistry, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Estate Management and Valuation, Design Technology, Architecture, Mining and Geology, Human Anatomy, Emergency Medicine, Obstetric/Pediatric/ Regional Anesthesia, Intensive Care, Medical Imaging Science, Epidemiology, Medical Entomology, Histopathology, Dietetics, Health Informatics, Health Supply Chain Management, Biomedical Equipment Management, Peri-operative Nursing, Nephrology Nursing, Oncology Nursing, Peridontology, Prosthodontics, Restorative Dentistry, Library Science, Physical Education, Performing Arts, Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Irrigation and Drainage, Agricultural Engineering and Environmental Management, Soil Science & Horticulture, Aquaculture, Agronomy, Forestry Pathology, Forestry Economics, Management Studies, Economics, Journalism and Communication, Neonatology Track.

Summary 
The Scheme is an important tool of Nigerian Foreign Policy, designed to foster South-South Cooperation by way of providing manpower assistance in specific areas of interest on request from African, Caribbean and Pacific (APC) Countries.
Prospective candidates must be highly proficient and must possess the required core competences in the underlisted fields of study.
Core Competences

Teach all levels in corressponding department.
Review and update Curriculum Vitae
Eligibility

PhD with 4 years teaching experience

Job Title: Senior Lecturer
Locations: Rwanda and The Gambia
Faculty: Law

Summary 
The Scheme is an important tool of Nigerian Foreign Policy, designed to foster South-South Cooperation by way of providing manpower assistance in specific areas of interest on request from African, Caribbean and Pacific (APC) Countries.
Prospective candidates must be highly proficient and must possess the required core competences in the underlisted fields of study.
Core Competences

Teach all branches of Law.
Review and update Curriculum Vitae
Eligibility

LLM/PhD with 4 years teaching experience

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO THE VOLUNTEERS 
The Nigerian government is responsible for the following:
– Payment of onshore and offshore allowances to the Volunteers.
– Payment of resettlement allowance.
– Provision of return passages to Volunteers. Volunteers are however not entitled to baggage allowance.
– Limited fringe benefits such as leave grants.
– In the event of the death of a nuclear family member such as Parents, Spouse or of-spring of a Volunteer, the Government shall be responsible for the passage of the Volunteer from his or her post to Nigeria and back, strictly subject to the prior approval of the Directorate. In line with the practice of the Directorate, it shall as of necessity be represented as the funeral of the deceased.

RESPONSIBILITY OF RECIPIENT COUNTRY TO VOLUNTEERS 
– Provision of reasonably furnished accommodation.
– Payment of utilities such as water, electricity and gas.
– Provision of free medical services.
– Provision of transportation where applicable.
– The recipient country shall freely deploy each volunteers to any part of the country at his own expense. It is pertinent to note that the internal deployment of volunteers is the sole responsibility of host State.
– The recipient country shall grant the volunteer exemption for payment of local income tax. It shall accord to the volunteers “First arrived privileges” which grants exemption from all taxes imposed by raising of important of personal effect used of Volunteer with (12) twelve months of their arrival or as it is applicable in a particular country. personal effects may be defined as household goods and articles such as a motor vehicle, airconditioners, refrigerators, washing machines and other electronic gadgets which must accompany the volunteers or be imported within twelve (12) months of arrival in their respective recipient countries.
– Local sales of such items shall however be made only with the formal consent of the appropriate host authority and shall be liable to import duties, if sold to person not entitled to similar privilege.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit a type written application with the following details below:

Curriculum Vitae
Photocopies of relevant certificates (All foreign certificates are to be authenticated by the Federal Ministry of Education)
All applications should be addressed and sent to:
Director (Programmes),
Directorate of Technical Aid Corps,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
No. 35 Alex Ekwueme Way,
Jabi District,
P.M.B. 102,
Garki Main Post Office,
Abuja.

Note: Candidates who had previously undergone orientation exercise and who possess the above qualifications are still eligible and therefore need not apply.

Application Deadline 20th September, 2017.