2016 / 2017 Shell Sabbatical Attachment Programmes for University Lecturers

The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is Nigeria’s oldest energy company, and has a long term and continuing commitment to the country, its people and the economy. As one of the world’s leading energy companies Shell plays a key role in helping to meet the world’s growing energy demand in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways.

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited – We hereby announce the commencement of the 2016/2017 Sabbatical Attachment Programmes

Sabbatical Attachment for University Lectures

Duration: 12 months (non renewable)

Job Description
The sabbatical programme offers University lecturers an opportunity to undertake research that would contribute to Shell Exploration and Production Companies in Nigeria (SEPCiN), while offering them avenues to acquire industry-related experience.
The programme also offers opportunities for lectureship at the Centre of Excellence in Geosciences and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Benin in the following disciplines: Petroleum Geology Geophysics and, Petroleum Engineering.
Discipline Areas
Environment (Environmental Monitoring Restoration, Biodiversity and Impact Management);
Social Performance (Social Impact Assessment and Management)
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics & Public Health.
Exploration (Regional Geology)
Position Requirements
Senior lecturers and above (Candidates who will be over 60 years by January 2, 2017 need not apply).
Applications from persons who have previously participated in the Programme will not be considered.
Application Closing Date
11th May, 2016

Method of Application
Applications from candidates should consist of:
An application letter
A curriculum vitae including applicant’s contact phone number, email address, as well as contact information of three referees, and
A titled, one page summary of how the candidate intends to add value to the SEPCiN business the one-year programme. Sabbatical positions are highly competitive. Selection will be based on proposals that are relevant to SEPCiN business objectives.
All documents should be mailed to: and copy

Note: Shell will never demand a fee to process or consider your application. Anyone who makes such a demand is not an authorized Shell representative and you are strongly advised to decline such approaches.

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