Vacancy - Faculty Appointments in the Department of Family & Consumer Sciences College of Basic & Applied Sciences (CBAS)

CALL FOR APPLICATION FOR FACULTY APPOINTMENTS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCES

COLLEGE OF BASIC & APPLIED SCIENCES (CBAS)

The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Ghana invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for appointment as Lecturer in the under listed areas:

i. Clothing and Textiles

ii. Family & Child Studies

iii. Family Resource Management

iv. Foods and Nutrition

Primary duties and responsibilities:

The successful candidate will:

· Teach undergraduate and graduate courses.

· Supervise research work of undergraduate and graduate students.

· Conduct scholarly research and publish the results.

· Follow the code of conduct established by the University of Ghana

· Provide services to the Department, the University and Professional Organizations when the need arises.

· Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualification:

a) Lecturer in Child Studies:

The applicant must:

i. Possess a PhD in Family and Consumer Sciences with specialization in Child Studies, Human Development, Family Science or in a closely related field of study.

ii. Be able to teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses in Child Studies.

iii. Have a strong practical background in Child Studies or Child Study Laboratory experience.

iv. Have a strong research background and the ability to translate research findings into applied practice.

v. Be able to teach other courses in Family and Consumer Sciences when the need arises.

· Prior educational background in Home Science/Family and Consumer Science/Home Economics with a specialization in Child Studies would be an added advantage

· Teaching experience, in a reputable university or a comparable institution, will be an added advantage.

b) Clothing and Textiles:

The applicant must:

i. Possess a PhD in Family and Consumer Sciences with specialization in Textiles and Clothing; Fashion Design and Social-Psychological aspects of Clothing.

ii. Be able to teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses in Clothing and Textiles

iii. Have the flair for the design and construction of garments (fabrics)

iv. Have a strong research background and the ability to translate research findings into applied practice.

v. Be able to teach other courses in Family and Consumer Sciences when the need arises.

· Prior educational background in Home Science/Family and Consumer Science/Home Economics with a specialization in Clothing and Textiles would be an added advantage

· Teaching experience, in a reputable university or a comparable institution, will be an added advantage.

c) Family Resource Management:

· The applicant must:

i. Possess a PhD in Home Economics/Family and Consumer Sciences with specialization in Family Resource Management or in a closely related field of study.

ii. Be able to teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses in Family Resource Management or Women Development and Family Welfare.

iii. Have a strong research background and the ability to translate research findings into applied practice.

iv. Be able to teach other courses in Family and Consumer Sciences when the need arises.

· Prior educational background in Home Science/Family and Consumer Science/Home Economics with a specialization in Family Resource Management would be an added advantage

· Teaching experience, in a reputable university or a comparable institution, will be an added advantage.

d) Foods and Nutrition:

· The applicant must:

i. Possess a PhD in Food Science/Nutrition or in a closely related field of study.

ii. Be able to teach and develop undergraduate courses in Foods and Nutrition and graduate courses in Food Utilization and Community Nutrition.

iii. Have a strong research background and the ability to translate research findings into applied practice.

iv. Be able to teach other courses in Family and Consumer Sciences when the need arises.

· Prior educational background in Home Science/Family and Consumer Science/Home Economics with a specialization in Food Science and Nutrition would be an added advantage

· Teaching experience, in a reputable university or a comparable institution, will be an added advantage.

Remunerations:

The salary and conditions of service for the position are similar to what pertains in Ghanaian Public Universities.

Mode of application:

· Applications should include a completed application form for Academic staff positions (UAB FORM 1A) to be downloaded from the University’s website at https://www.ug.edu.gh/hrodd/forms/senior-members

· The application should include copies of transcripts, academic and/or professional certificates, a curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, names and addresses of at least three referees.

· Interested applicants who may have questions regarding the position may contact:

· Interested applicants may submit a complete application package (hardcopy) to:

The College Secretary

CBAS, University of Ghana,

Legon, Accra – Ghana

 

Deadline for submission of application: 4th May, 2020