Vacancies - Institute for Environment and Sanitation Studies (IESS) - College of Basic and Applied Sciences University of Ghana

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENT AND SANITATION STUDIES (IESS)

COLLEGE OF BASIC AND APPLIED SCIENCES

UNIVERSITY OF GHANA

 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the following positions in the Institute for Environment and Sanitation Studies in the College of Basic and Applied Sciences, University of Ghana (females are encouraged to apply).

 

1. RESEARCH FELLOW/SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW IN ENVIRONMENTAL STATISTICS

The preferred candidate must:

· Have a PhD in Statistics or Mathematics with strong expertise in environmental statistics from a reputable University;

· Exhibit understanding in the use of a wide spectrum of statistical techniques

· Demonstrate ability to synthesise and analyse data in appropriate ways, effectively and accurately communicate the results of these analyses;

· Exhibit understanding of the importance of variability and uncertainty, and of the way in which these may be quantified;

· Be able to tackle problems in climate, pollution, extreme events, risk assessment, environmental epidemiology, ecology compliance issues, agriculture, etc.;

· Demonstrate capacity to attract grants for cutting edge research and students’ training;

· Not exceed 40 years of age by August 1, 2020.

For the position of Senior Research Fellow, in addition to the requirements stated above, the individual should have at least 5 years of relevant experience in an academic or research institution with at least 10 publications in reputable scientific journals.

 

2. RESEARCH FELLOW/SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW IN ENVIRONMENTAL MODELLING

The preferred candidate must:

· Have a PhD in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Marine Science, Computational Science, Mathematical Science, or related field with strong expertise in modelling from a reputable University;

· Exhibit skills in Satellite Remote Sensing, GIS application and programming

· Be able to produce theoretical and physical models for environmental data management

· Demonstrate the ability to analyse and organise large data sets using specialized computer software programs and data modelling applications and theory

· Be able to utilize drone technology to produce three dimensional imaging and mapping for geographical models

· Demonstrate the ability to use computer software applications to develop real-time and time-lapse modelling

· Demonstrate capacity to attract grants for cutting edge research and students’ training.

· Not exceed 40 years of age by August 1, 2020.

For the position of Senior Research Fellow, in addition to the requirements stated above, the individual should have at least 5 years of relevant experience in an academic or research institution with at least 10 publications in reputable scientific journals.

 

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Interested applicants should download Application Form UAB FORM 1A from the University of Ghana website: www.ug.edu.gh/hrodd

The complete application pack (Hardcopy) should be sent to:

The College Secretary

College of Basic and Applied Sciences

University of Ghana

Legon,

Accra-Ghana

Or soft copy to: cbas@ug.edu.gh

 

The application pack should contain the following:

• Completed application form for Academic Staff Positions (UAB Form 1A).

• An up to date Curriculum Vitae

• Copies of transcripts, academic and/or professional certificates.

• Names and addresses of three referees

 

Deadline for submission of applications is Sunday, May 31, 2020.