5 Jul 2023

Dean at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology

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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, 2023:


The Position

The Dean is the Head of the Faculty/School and shall be responsible to the Provost for providing leadership to the Faculty/School and for maintaining and promoting efficiency and good governance in accordance with policies and procedures instituted by the University.

Qualification Required & Experience

The Person

• Must be of professorial rank or equivalent grade in an analogous institution.
• Must be able to attract grants and funds for research and must be able to drive the academic agenda of the Faculty/School.
• Must exhibit a high sense of industry and organizational skills and must be above reproach.
• Must possess excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
• Must be able to establish rapport between industry and the Faculty/School for common purpose.
• Must be sober with maturity and drive for sound and impartial judgement
• Must be able to serve a THREE-YEAR Term of Office before attaining the compulsory retirement age of SIXTY (60).


• In the case of the School of Medicine and Dentistry, applicant for the position of a Dean must be a qualified/distinguished Medical Practitioner registered under the Ghana Medical and Dental Council.
• In the case of the School of Nursing and Midwifery, applicant for the position of a Dean must be a qualified/distinguished Practitioner registered under the Nursing and Midwife Council of Ghana.
• For Dean, Faculty of Law, the applicant must have a TERMINAL DEGREE and must be a qualified/distinguished Legal Practitioner registered with the General Legal Council and a Member of the Professional Body.

Terms of Appointment

• The appointment, which is full-time, shall be for THREE (3) YEARS in the first instance and may be subject for renewal for another term of three (3) years. The candidate may opt to be a Faculty Member after serving the two-term of six-years before attaining the statutory retirement age of 60.
• 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 with the following:

• Application Letter with Curriculum Vitae, including Names and Addresses of Three (3) Referees; and,
• A Two (2) Paged Statement of Candidate’s Vision for the respective Faculty/School/Office.

Applications should be forwarded under REGISTERED COVER to reach the following address, not later than 31ST JULY, 2023.

The Registrar
Kwame Nkrumah University of
Science and Technology
Private Mail Bag
University Post Office

Closing Date: 01 August, 2023

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