2014/2015 Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) Sabbatical Attachment for University Lecturers




The sabbatical programme offers university lecturers an opportunity to undertake research that would contribute to Shell Exploration & Production Companies in Nigeria (SEPCiN) business, 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.

(a) Position

Senior Lecturers and above (Candidates who will be over 60 years by October 31, 2015 need not apply).

(c) Discipline Areas

Regional(Petroleum)Geology; Specialist Geology (Biostratigraphy, Sequence  Stratigraphy, Sedimentology, Sedimentary Petrography);Geophysics; Civil/Structural Engineering;Environment(Environmental Monitoring, Restoration, Biodiversity and Impact Management);Geomatics(Remote Sensing and GIS, Environmental Mapping and Monitoring); NGO/ Corporate Communication, Information and Impact Management; Sustainable Community Development; Obstetrics & Gynaecology; Paediatrics & Community Health; Occupational Health.

(d) Method of Application:

Applications from candidates should consist of:

(i) an application letter,

(ii) curriculum vitae including applicant’s contact phone number, email address, as well as contact information of three referees and

(iii) A one-page summary of how the candidate intends to add value to the SEPCiN business during the one-year programme.

Sabbatical positions are highly competitive. Selection will be based on proposals that are pertinent to SEPCiN business objectives.


All documents should be mailed to: shellnigeria@shell.com no later than April 7, 2014.


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