Director, School of Graduate Studies (SGS) at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology


Job Description

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, announces for the information of the Academic Community and the General Public, the following vacancies, effective, 1ST NOVEMBER, 2024:

Title: Director, School of Graduate Studies (SGS)

Job Summary

• The Director, School of Graduate Studies is the Head of the School. The Director shall be responsible for providing leadership to the School and for maintaining and promoting good governance in accordance with policies and procedures prescribed by the Act and Statutes of the University.
The Person

The Director of Graduate School:

• Must be a Professor or equivalent Grade.
• Must have a drive to champion the University’s vision to be the leading hub for advancing applied research and innovation.
• Must be able to collaborate with Industry and other key stakeholders to convert research outputs to practical useful resources to impact the country.
• Must be able to attract grants and funds for the Graduate Students Research Fund (GreF) and introduce innovative activities aimed at transforming the School of Graduate Studies.
• Must be a distinguished scholar with capacity to motivate and direct staff.
• Must possess excellent communication & interpersonal skills and be sound and impartial in judgement.

Terms of Appointment

• The Appointment, which is full-time, shall be for THREE (3) YEARS in the first instance before attaining the compulsory retiring age of SIXTY (60). The appointment may be subject to renewal for another term of Three (3) Years (after evaluation of performance) altogether making a maximum of Six (6) Years. The Candidate may opt to be a Faculty Member after serving the Six-Year Term.
• Salary and fringe benefits attached to the post are attractive.

Location: Kumasi

How To Apply For The Job

Interested Candidates are requested to submit SIX (6) copies of application package comprising an Application Letter together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, a 3-paged Vision Statement (font style – Times New Roman; font size – 12; and line spacing-1.5) and Names and Addresses of Three (3) Referees.

Applications should be forwarded under REGISTERED COVER marked “APPLICATION FOR DIRECTOR, SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES” to reach the following addresses, not later than, 31ST JULY, 2024.

The Chairman
Search Committee for Director
School of Graduate Studies
The Registrar
Kwame Nkrumah University of
Science and Technology, Kumasi
Private Mail Bag
University Post Office
Kumasi
Ghana

OR

The Chairman
Search Committee for Director
School of Graduate Studies
The Office Manager
Universities of Ghana Overseas Office
Ghana Universities House
321 City Road
London ECIV ILJ
United Kingdom

Closing Date: 31 July, 2024

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