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Dr. Eric Etim Offiong


Forestry & Wildlife Res. MGT.


Lecturer I


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About Dr. Eric Etim Offiong

PERSONAL SUMMARY A committed lecturer with over 10 years of experience at leading university in Nigeria, University of Calabar. Teaching students from various social and cultural backgrounds,. Possessing excellent administrative, verbal communication and written skills along with constructive and effective teaching methods that promote a stimulating learning environment. Able to work in a managerial role or as part of team and having the proven ability to successfully work to tight schedules and deadlines. Currently looking for suitable academic opportunities in universities or colleges of further education. CAREER HISTORY LECTURER 1– University of Calabar, Calabar. August 2008 first Appointment. Responsible for carrying out teaching and research duties. Involved in the administration of degree and postgraduate courses as well as responsible for organizing lectures and supervising seminars and tutorials. Involved in the research and designing of new courses and materials. Assessing students course work and material. Involved in the set up of exams and the marking of results. Responsible for the departmental administrative tasks. Providing mentoring, advice and support to students on a personal level. Implementing University research projects and involved in its publication. Carrying out staff appraisals. Prepared monthly reports for senior managers. Actively leading class discussions and encouraging debate. Delivering lectures to groups of students and using advanced teaching techniques to inspire and motivate them for higher level qualifications and then employment. Responsible for organizing open evenings and giving demonstrations to students and parents on the colleges commitment to high quality education and training. Organized, implemented and monitored programmes and assessments. Was responsible for preparing learning material for courses and devising relevant practical activities. Involved in course team activities and curriculum development for students. Participated in the interviewing of potential students. Experience of applying for external grants. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Teaching Being aware of curriculum developments and industry developments. Ability to maintain high standards of achievement, behavior, discipline and punctuality amongst students. Knowledge of health and safety issues. Aware of all current Equality and Diversity legislation. Management Managing students by providing guidance and feedback to help them strengthen their skills and knowledge base. Excellent time management skills to ensure targets are met and plans completed efficiently. Involved in devising future plans to remain student focused. Able to contribute to the intellectual life and debate of an academic organization by conducting research which will enhance its reputation as a research-led teaching institution. Willing to take responsibility for the quality of teaching delivered and to make necessary changes to improve quality and maintain standards. Able to organize conferences and establish contacts with the wider academic community.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving CertificateSt. Michael Primary School, Oban, Akamkpa Local Government Area19711976
West African School CertificateImmaculate Conception Seminary, Mfamosing, Akamkpa Local Government Area19771982
B.Sc (Ed)University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State19961999
M.Sc Degree in Environmental ManagementUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State20052006
M.Sc Degree in Forestry and Wildlife (Environmental Forestry)University of Uyo, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State20062008
Ph.D Degree in Environmental Management (Toxicology)Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Abia State20102014

S/N Publication
Sijeh Agbor Asuk, Eric Etim Offiong & Nzube Michael Ifebueme (2018). Species Composition and Diversity of Mangrove Swamp Forest in Southern Nigeria. International Journal of Avian and Wildlife Biology, 3(2): 166-171.
Udofia, S.I., Eric, E.E., Ekpa, N.E. & Archibong, I.E. (2018). Assessment of Richness and Diversity of Medicinal Plants Species Conserved in Homegardens of Etinan Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. 4(2): 21-38
Ita, P.B. & Offiong, E.E. (2018). Efficient Processing and Optimal Wood Utilization: A Panacea for Forest Conservation and Poverty Alleviation in Rural Communities in Nigeria. Journal of Forestry, Environment and Sustainable Development, 4(2): 73-76
Olajide, O. & Offiong E.E. (2016). Assessment of Rainforest Trees in Cocoa Agroforests in Cross River State, Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Agriculture, Food and Environment, 12 (1): 95-98
Ekpo, F.E., Asuquo, M.E. & Offiong, E.E. (2014). Effect of Diesel Oil Polluted Soil on Proximate Compositions and Mineral Elements of Scent Leaf (Occimum Gratisimum) in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. International Research Journal of Environmental Science, 3(9): 14-18.
Offiong, E.E. & Ita, P.B. (2013). Non-Timber Forest Products for Food Security and Development in Nigeria. American Journal of Social Issues and Humanities, 3(4): 159-168
Ita, P.B. and Offiong, E.E. (2013). Medicinal Plants Used at Traditional by Rural Communities in Cross River State, Nigeria. American Journal of Social Issues and Humanities, 3(4): 169-179
Otu, D.O, Offiong, E.E. & Olajide, O. (2012). An Assessment of Timber Trees Producing Valuable Fruits and Seeds in Cross River State. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 18: 11-14
Ita, P.B. & Offiong, E.E. (2012), Sustainable Management of Rainforest in Southern Nigeria. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 18: 117-121.
Offiong, E.E. & Ita, P.B. (2012). Climate Change and Agricultural Production. Global Journal of pure and Applied Sciences, 18: 25-31
Ikogiwheye, V.U. & Offiong, E.E. (2009). The Geographical Information System (GIS): A Tool for Sustainable Forest Management: A Multidisplinary Journal, 18: 34-37.
Offiong, E.E (2009). The Impact of the Department for International Development (DFID) on Community Participation in Forest Resources Management in Cross River State. A Multidisplinary Journal, 18: 119-124.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Conference of Nigeria Ecological Society of Nigeria.Offiong, E.E. (2007). Ecological Survey of Commercially Valued Rainforest Trees in Cocoa Plantation in Cross River State. 2007-12-122007-12-22
Forestry Association of Nigeria Held in Umuahia Abia StateOffiong, E.E. (2008). Climate Change: The Role of Pests and Vulnerability of Forest Resources, in Popoola L. 696-7022008-03-072008-03-13