2021 Shell (SPDC) JV Sabbatical Attachment for University Lecturers

Apply for the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) Joint Ventures, JV 2021 Cycle of Sabbatical Attachment for University Lecturers Nationwide.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the 2021 Cycle of Sabbatical Attachment for University Lecturers in Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC.

The sabbatical attachment offers university lecturers from the rank of Senior lecturer and above, opportunity to undertake research or other activities that would contribute to Shell Companies in Nigeria. It also offers them avenue to acquire industry-related experience and lectureship at any of the SPDC JV Centres of Excellence (CoE).

RECOMMENDED: 2021 Shell (SPDC) Postgraduate Research Internship for University Students.


12 Months (Non-renewable)


  • Environment: Impact Assessment, Biodiversity, Environmental Management, and Ecotoxicology/Biostatistics.
  • External Relations: Social Performance - Social Impact Assessment and GMoU Implementation,
  • Community Health: Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecology and Pediatrics.
  • Exploration: Geology and Geophysics.
  • Oil Spill Response: Groundwater Remediation and Mongrove Replanting & Management.
  • UniBen CoE: Geology and Petroleum Engineering.
  • Nigerian Content Development: Process and Project Engineering.


  • Applicants are expected to submit the following in the online form:
  • A summary of how the candidate intends to add value to the SCiN business during the 12 months sabbatical (400 words maximum)
  • Personal and educational details.
  • Relevant Work Experience
  • Maximum of three (3) referees
  • Application letter stating team/discipline of interest.
  • Research Proposal including: Study background, technical objectives, /methodology/data required, and expected outcome (1300 words maximum).


Interested and qualified candidates should:

  1. Application is free and only possible online through the link above. No application by email would be accepted.
  2. Applicants should have a valid email and phone number.
  3. Applicants for Sabbatical position must have relevant teaching and practical experience in indicated disciplines.
  4. Multiple applications will attract disqualification penalty.
  5. Only Shortlisted candidates would be contacted.
  6. No upload of document is required, relevant documents would be requested from shortlisted candidates.


22nd September, 2020.