University of Cape Coast: Professors – School of Medical Sciences

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9 Mar, 2012

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The University of Cape Coast in Partnership with the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center in the USA with hire three program staff and an office manager for the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Technical Support Services (METSS) Project that will be based in North Labone, Accra. These two Universities will work with the United States Department of Agriculture to provide the Economic Growth Office of the USAID/Ghana Mission Technical Assistance for its economic growth and food security programs. This project began in 2010 and may continue through September, 2013, depending on funding from the U.S. Government. The duration of the employment agreement with the University of Cape Coast will be determined by the availability of funds for the METSS Project.

Job Description

The UCC School of medical Sciences (UCC-SMS) is poised to become a pace-setter in medical education. Driven by a greater awareness of the health needs of the population, UCC-SMS seeks to provide a unique and innovative curriculum that will produce Doctors who are competent, compassionate and committed to the medical profession. Our approach to medical education is to create a learning environment that will challenge students to think analytically.

Academic Staff Appointments:
As part of the drive to provide quality medical education to health professionals of the future, we are recruiting personnel into academic position.


Applications are invited from suitable qualified candidates for the above position in the SCHOOL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, University of Cape Coast.

Areas of Specialization:

  • Anatomy, Embryology, Histology, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology;
  • Pathology, Chemical pathology, Haematology, Cytology & Cytogenetics, Microbiology, Parasitology;
  • Surgery, Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Physical and Exercise Medicine, Internal Medicine, Orthopaedics, Otolaryngology, Ophthalmololy, Anaesthesia & Pain Management, Public Health, Psychiatry, Medical Imaging (Radiology);
  • Behavioural Science, Medical Education

Successful candidates will be required to teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, supervise graduate and undergraduate research and project work, and offer academic counselling to students.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Candidates must possess Ph.D/M.Phil/M.Sc in the relevant areas of specialization. In addition, they must have a minimum of two (2) years experience as Associate Professor or have considerable number of years of teaching/research experience at a University or a comparable institution with not less than 20 refereed publications since appointment as a Lecturer.
  • Appointment to the grade of Professor will be based on evidence of internationally recognised scholarship and expertise in the applicant’s field of practice, research and teaching with not less than 10 years experience

How To Apply

Further particulars and application forms are obtainable from the Office of the RegistrarUniversity of Cape Coast with whom completed application forms should be lodged, not later than 31st March, 2012.

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