Graduate Assistant Job – CONUASS 1 at FUD

The Federal University of Dutse seeks Graduate Assistants. Federal University Dutse was established in 2011. It is located in the ancient city of Dutse the Jigawa State capital. The University seeks to attract a diverse and international Faculty of Students body to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationship with many universities and higher educational institutions in Nigeria and across the world. FUD is offering a broad range of degree programs in Humanities, Natural and the Social Sciences, Agricultural Science and also in Medicine. Faculties in offerings are Faculty of law, faculty of engineering and faculty of management science to take up this year.

Graduate Assistant – CONUASS 1 (Full Time)

Location: Dutse, Jigawa State

Job Details:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a Graduate Assistant position in the following departments:

  1. Biochemistry
  2. Biological Science
  3. Chemistry
  4. Environmental Science
  5. Mathematics
  6. Microbiology and Biotechnology
  7. Computer Science.
  8. Agricultural Economics and Extension
  9. Animal Science
  10. Crop Science
  11. Fisheries & Aquaculture
  12. Forestry & Wildlife Management.
  13. Physics.
  • Candidates should be holders of a Bachelor’s Degree from recognized Universities.

Additional Information:

  1. Although, Federal University Dutse (FUD) encourages young postdoctoral and midcareer aspiring academics. FUD reserves the right to demand additional qualities from a potential member of the community.
  2. Federal University Dutse will not appoint and promote at the same time, and will place candidates at a salary scale appropriate to their qualifications and experience.
  3. FUD will not entertain any petition for upgrade of salary or adjustment in rank once a candidate has been appointed and acceptance letter submitted.
  4. All appointed staff are required to be physically and actively resident in the respective departments. FUD does not have staff housing.
  5. Further, all applicants are expected to be fully computer literate and comprehensively familiar with internet and online technologies of instruction,
  6. In compliance with Federal Character Commission regulations, FUD will consider employing applicants from the six Geopolitical Zones in Nigeria and reserves the right to ensure this balance in its short-listing of potential employees.
Salary Scale

The salary and other conditions of service for Graduate Assistants are similar to what obtains in the Nigeria University System. Candidates will be offered position commensurate with their qualifications and experience.


Method of Application

Candidates interested in the position of Graduate Assistants are required to submit twenty (20) copies of their Applications and Curriculum Vitae giving information about themselves supported by photocopies of Qualifications, Publications, Work experience, Present address (where applicable), in the following Order:

  1. Full names with surname in Capital
  2. Functional Email and phone contacts
  3. Post desired and Department
  4. Date of Birth, Town and State of Origin, Geopolitical Zone
  5. Nationality
  6. Current Postal Address
  7. Permanent Home Address (with Telephone No.)
  8. Marital Status
  9. Names, Number and Ages of Children
  10. Name and Address of Spouse
  11. Name and Address of Next of Kin
  12. Institutions attended with dates
  13. Academic/Professional Qualification with dates
  14. Work Experience from Date & Status of First Appointment
  15. Present Employment, status, salary and employer
  16. List of publications in details i.e Books, Journals, Contributions to Books, Papers presented at National/International Conferences. FUD will not accept letters from editors indicating acceptance for as yet unpublished works.
  17. Extra-curricular activities and any other relevant information
  18. Name and Address of three (3) Referees.

All Applications should be addressed and sent to the address below with the post applied for and Department indicated at the top-left corner of the sealed envelope containing the application:
The Registrar,
Federal University Dutse,
Senate Building,
Ibrahim Aliyu By-pass,
P.M.B. 7156, Dutse,
Jigawa State.


  1. Reports from three (3) referees, two (2) of which must be authorities in the candidate’s area of specialization should be independently sent to the Registrar. Candidates whose Referees did not submit their report directly to the Registrar on or before the Closing Date above will not be shortlisted for the interview.
  2. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.

Deadline: Application Closes on the 2nd of September 2019.

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