UNIVERSITY OF GHANA
Regional Institute For Population Studies
The Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS) is a research and training institute at the University of Ghana. A joint initiative between the United Nations and Government of Ghana, RIPS was set up in 1972 to train demographers in English speaking African countries and to undertake research in population sciences. As the focus of Population issued have evolved at national level, many African countries establish training institution in their respective countries; however RIPS continues to train and collaborate with other African institution in many areas of population and health research.
RIPS seeks to promote and strengthen the capacity of African population scientists, and has been ably supported by a number of funding agencies notably The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation in the U.S.A. Over the years, RIPS has trained many scientists, some of whom have gone on to occupy positions in which they play roles in the Africa population agenda. Our growing body of graduates continues to contribute to research that shape national and international policy.
The research interest of faculty member’s cut across multidisciplinary social science disciplines. In addition to receiving a well rounded academic understanding of research, the RIPS training curriculum equips graduates with analytical research skills and practical field experience and modern research trends. Mentorship support is provided at all levels in Ghana and during sandwich programs with our international affiliates.
POST-DOCTORAL DIASPORA AFRICAN RESEARCHER
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS
- SENIOR LECTURERS
Applications are invited from persons with the requisite qualifications and background in the following specified areas.
- A PhD in population-related fields.
- An inclination to publish or a record of publishing in international peer reviewed journals
- Author investigator-initiated research grant proposal
- Initiated research grant proposals
Remuneration: Very attractive
Interested applicants are to download application from UAB 1(A) from the University of Ghana website
Complete application forms with detailed resume, copies of certificates and transcripts and names of three (3) referees should be addressed to
University of Ghana
P.O. Box LG 25