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New Vacancies At Ho Technical University

Posted on :

22 Nov, 2016

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Education Jobs in Ghana

The origin of the Polytechnic goes back to 1968. It was established as a Technical Institute with the primary objective of providing pre-technical education. By 1972, the institute had made tremendous progress in upgrading of the courses offered. Consequently the pre-technical programmes gave way to courses in the Engineering and Vocational fields, e.g. Basic Engineering, Agricultural and Mechanical Engineering, Building Technology and Business Education.

In 1986, the Institute became a Polytechnic. It however continued to operate as second cycle institution, until 1993 when the Polytechnic was upgraded to a fully-fledged tertiary institution by the enactment of PNDC Law 321 and charged with the responsibility of training students in the technical and vocational skills to the Higher National Diploma [HND] level. Subsequently, in 2007, Polytechnics were given the mandate by the Polytechnics Act 745 to award their own degrees to the highest level.

Job Description

Job Title: Professors

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill vacancy in the following faculties and departments of the university:

A. Faculty of Engineering: 

Department of Civil Engineering

Specialization:

  • Structural Engineering
  • Highway and Transportation Engineering

Department of Electrical! Electronic Engineering

Specialization:

  • Power Electronic and Control System
  • Electrical! Electronics
  • Telecommunication System

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Specialization:

  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • Production! Manufacturing Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering

B. Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology 

Department of Agro-Enterprise Development

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Specialization: Animal Science! Animal Health (Veterinary)

Department of Computer Science

Specialization: Computer Engineering

Department of Food Science and Technology

Specialization: Food Science! Food Technology

C. Faculty of Art and Design 

Department of Industrial Art

Specialization: 

  • Painting
  • Graphic Design
  • Sculpture

Job Summary

Successful candidates will be expected to teach and research and offer any other academic and administrative services to the University and its public.

Required Skills or Experience

  • A candidate seeking appointment as a professor must:
  • Possess a PhD in the relevant field of specialization.
  • Have served for at least four (4) years as an associate professor.
  • Have at least Twenty (20) publications in refereed journals since appointment as a lecturer, at least five (5) of which should have been published after promotion to associate professor.
  • Must be a member of a recognized and relevant professional body
  • Provide other evidence of research/invention/innovation.

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should forward their application letter, CV, copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts of academic records to

The Secretary of the Search Committee
C/o The Registrar,
Ho Technical University,
Box HP 217,
Ho – Ghana.

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