30 Jan 2021

Director / Dean of School at Ghana Atomic Energy Commission

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The Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, established by an Act of Parliament, Act 588 of 2000, as the sole Agency in Ghana responsible for all matters relating to peaceful uses of atomic energy, invites applications for the following position: Director / Dean of School of Nuclear and Allied Sciences (SNAS)

The Position

• The Director / Dean is responsible for directing the administrative, scientific, technical and educational functions of SNAS.
• The Dean will report to the Director-General

Duties / Key Responsibilities

• The Dean is to work closely with the Director-General to implement policies of the commission
• It is his/her responsibility to initiate new research proposals in accordance with the international Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) approved country Programme Framework (CPF) for Ghana and coordinate research, scientific, technical and educational activities at SNAS
• Set the priority goals of research activities at SNAS in line with the commission’s policy
• Drive the research and technical operations of SNAS
• Develop and implement the appropriate strategies and systems for effective coordination monitoring and evaluation of research work at SNAS
• Ensure a sound working environment conducive for the publication of research output
• Ensure the availability of funds for research purposes at SNAS
• Cultivate and develop relationships with alumni and industry partners
• Teaching and learning
• Any other job that may be assigned by the Director General

The Person

• Must be a citizen of Ghana and an accomplished research scientist

Qualification Required & Experience

• Must possess a higher degree (PhD, DSc and DPhil) in either Nuclear or related field
• Must be of minimum rank of Principal Research Scientist or Associate Professor
• Must possess a good sense of direction and managerial leadership
• Must have excellent research, analytical and conceptual capabilities to be able to innovate for performance improvement
• Must be able to demonstrate maturity, integrity, assertiveness, self-confidence and a broad knowledge of the Nuclear, Biotechnology and other related fields so as to be able to promote the image of GAEC at national and international
• Must have proven ability to organise and co-ordinate research and educational activities at SNAS and to motivate research project leaders to combine research excellence with cost effectiveness and relevance
• Must have excellent inter-personal and communication skills so as to be able to inspire research and supporting students and staff
• Must not be more than 55 years

Terms of Appointment

• The position is for 5 years but may be renewed for a second term
• Must be able to serve a full term of 5 years

Location: Legon, Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Application forms may be obtained at the commission’s cash office at a fee of GH500.00 download from the GAEC website https://gaecgh.org and GH500.00 paid at the ccash office upon submission of the forms

A written application together, with a completed application form, should be submitted to the Director General at the address below:

The Director General
Ghana Atomic Energy Commission
P.O.Box LG 82,
Legon Acra

The application should also include:

• Complete CV of applicant with names and addresses for the referees
• A two(2) page vision statement.

Closing Date: 05 February, 2021



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