Lagos Business School Job Vacancy for an Experienced Research Fellow

Lagos Business School(LBS) seeks to recruit to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Research Fellow

Job Location: Lagos

Educational Qualification:

  • At least a PhD Degree or its equivalent preferably in the field of social science and management
  • Previous cognate publication in learned journals is a plus
  • Relevant professional membership

Years of Experience:

  • Minimum of ten years post graduate research experience.
  • Demonstration of international research experience.


  • Qualitative and quantitative research methodology skills
  • Sector expertise in telecommunications, power, transport
  • Stakeholders management
  • Proposal writing skills
  • Excellent proficiency in computer usage including statistical package
  • Working knowledge of managing funding organizations

Job Specification(s): ESSENTIAL DUTIES/KEY JOB ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to the following:

  1. To be responsible for the general management of the Centre
  2. To develop projects to strengthen and expand the existing programme of research in CIPRA
  3. Design and conduct a successful programme of investigation. Present research at national and international conferences and meetings as appropriate
  4. Publish research output in high quality peer reviewed national and international journals on infrastructure development
  5. Develop research network locally and internationally in support of the research programmes of the centre. Monitor activities of similar research centres in other institutions and explore areas of collaboration.
  6. Initiate and contribute to high quality proposals for external research funding of CIPRA programmes.
  7. Develop and maintain relationship with public and private sector organizations, NGOs etc. aimed at advancing the CIPRA research objectives, attracting funding and capacity building
  8. Supervise Research Assistants at the centre, facilitate knowledge transfer, coaching and mentoring
  9. Provide report on assigned responsibilities by the Centre Director and on the activities of the Centre.
  10. To maintain close liaison with the Director of the Centre to ensure delivery of high quality output to meet the vision of the Centre.
  11. Schedule meetings and act as secretary of the Advisory Board of the Centre
  12. To perform other relevant duties that may arise from time to time


  • Number of research output
  • Number of published work from the centre
  • Research funding attracted
  • Quality and quantity of collaborations developed
  • Feedback from funding organizations and stakeholders

Apply Before: Not Specified

How to Apply: Interested candidates should forward their CVs to

Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted. 

LBS offers equal employment opportunity to all applicants


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