Assistant/Associate Professor in Information Systems

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The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa. The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world.

The goal of AUN is to train the future leaders of Africa and to serve as both a stimulus and agent of economic development throughout the region.

To that end, all students, regardless of academic specialization, will receive high-level training in information technology, entrepreneurship and in arts and sciences, all of which are the key to future sustainable development. AUN is committed to providing the skills and the leadership essential to advancing the continent's pressing social and economic challenges.

Department: School of Information Technology and Computing 

The American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for an Assistant/Associate Professors in Information Systems. This position is a multi-national one; Open to both National and Expatriate.


Summary of Position:

Successful candidates will possess a PhD in Information Systems (or a related discipline) from a reputable University. Preference will be given to candidates who have prior teaching experience in courses related to information security, information systems audit, LAN administration, database administration, database security, and business analytics. Another important requirement for these positions is experience in teaching and supervising graduate students on the Information Systems track.


Position Requirements:

  • PhD in Information Systems (or a related discipline) from a reputable University 
  • At least five(5) years of teaching and research experience garnered at a reputable
  • University including supervision of undergraduate and post-graduate student 
  • research works
  • Must possess verifiable evidence of scholarly publications in reputable 
  • conferences or journals
  • Substantive experience in IT and business information systems 
  • Professional certifications in the field will be a plus
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and theories of classroom teaching
  • Should be proficient in use of ICT and online tools and e-resources for teaching and research


Other Requirements, Abilities for the Position:

  • Appropriate academic credentials, as well as successful post-secondary teaching experience.
  • Experience in Africa or other parts of the developing world is a plus.
  • A strong commitment to development
  • An understanding of the essential values of academic integrity, civility, collegiality, and diversity in a community of learners 
  • A demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, cultural diversity, and equal opportunity


How to Apply: 

Suitably qualified candidates should submit their resumes, cover letters and references Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

AUN is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race creed, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status.



American University of Nigeria

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)





Job Type


Minimum Qualification

MPhil / PhD

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years