Deans Needed At KNUST

The Kumasi-based Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has made the following job openings known to the academic community and general public:


The aforementioned roles are effective, 1st November 2023.

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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 interpersonal skills.

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  • 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).

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  • In the case of the School of Medicine and Dentistry, applicant must be a qualified/distinguished Medical Practitioner registered under the Ghana Medical and Dental Council.

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  • In the case of the School of Nursing and Midwifery, applicant 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.
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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

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Application Guide For The Position Of: Dean

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:

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

Closing Date: 31st July, 2023.

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