Shell Nigeria 2019/2020 Sabbatical Attachment Program for University Lecturers

Shell Nigeria 2019/2020 Sabbatical Attachment Program for University Lecturers: University lecturers are hereby invited to apply for the 2019/2020 Sabbatical Attachment at Shell Nigeria. The program which is a yearly program seeks to engage university lecturers during their sabbatical leave in meaningful ventures within shell business and in turn gets the numerous benefits attached.

Program Type: Sabbatical Attachment

Company: Shell Nigeria

Program Duration: The sabbatical attachment will last for 1year (i.e 12 months), Not renewable.

Program Location: Program will be taken in Nigeria

Slots: Not Stated

Program Level: Internship is open for Masters and PhD students

 Ref No:  Nil

Minimum Qualification: Must be a university lecturer.


About the Company

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.

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Program Description

  • The sabbatical attachemnt offers University lecturers from the rank of Senior Lecturer and above an 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)

Teams / Discipline 

  • 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 Mangrove Re-planting & Management.
  • UniBen CoE: Geology and Petroleum Engineering.
  • Nigerian Content Development: Process and Project Engineering.

Application Procedures

Interested and qualified candidates are expected to submit the following:

  • A duly signed one-page application letter stating team/discipline of interest.
  • A Curriculum Vitae including, applicant’s phone number, email address, as well as three referees with their contact information.
  • A titled one-page summary of how the candidate intends to add value to the SPDC’s business during the 1 2-month sabbatical attachment.
  • Scanned copy of the data page of applicant’s international passport or National Driver’s Licence.

All documents should be sent to: [email protected]


  • Applicants should not send any additional document apart from those listed under “Method of Application.”
  • Applications from persons who have previously benefited from the sabbatical leave attachment in any Shell Companies will not be considered. Applicants must have relevant teaching and practical experience in indicated disciplines. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline: 15th April, 2019.

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