Senior Level Administrative Positions - College of Health Sciences


The University of Ghana, hereby, invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the senior level administrative positions in the College of Health Sciences listed below, to take effect from 1st August, 2019.




Objectives of the College: The College shall advance the objectives of each of its constituent Units by these specific objectives, to:


(a)       Promote health through education, research and service;


(b)      Provide promotive, preventive and curative services to meet the health needs of the nation and the global community through world class excellence in teaching, research and dissemination of knowledge;


(c)       Produce highly qualified and competent health professionals and medical scientists; and,


(d)      Promote development of sustainable health programmes.



POSITION (1):            Dean, School of Nursing and Midwifery


REPORTING TO:        Provost, College of Health Sciences


The School of Nursing and Midwifery comprises the following Departments:

Adult Health

Community Health Nursing

Maternal & Child Health

Mental Health

Education, Research & Administration



POSITION (2):            Dean, School of Pharmacy


REPORTING TO:        Provost, College of Health Sciences


The School of Pharmacy has the following Departments:

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Pharmaceutics and Microbiology

Pharmacognosy and Herbal Medicine

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy.



POSITION (3):            Dean, School of Public Health


REPORTING TO:        Provost, College of Health Sciences


The School of Public Health has the following Departments:

Department of Biological, Environmental and Occupational Health

Department of Biostatistics

Department of Community Health

Department of Epidemiology and Disease Control

Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management

Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health

Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences





The successful candidate must:

(a)      Be of professorial status from an academic/research institution or a person from industry eligible for that position;


(b)      Be capable of providing academic leadership especially in the area of teaching, research and extension in the relevant disciplines;


(c)      Provide evidence of managerial and administrative leadership and capacity to promote a collegial working environment in the School;


(d)      Demonstrate capacity to attract funding for research and development; and,


(e)      Have the vision and the drive to oversee the growth and development of the School.



A Dean is responsible for providing leadership to the School and for maintaining and promoting the efficiency and good order in accordance with the policies and procedures prescribed by the University Act and Statutes, or as may be determined by the Council, the Academic Board and the School Management Committee.

The Dean is to ensure that the approved programmes and functions of the School are duly carried out by members of the School.


The Dean is also responsible for the general administration of the School in respect of human, financial and material resources within the general framework of University policy.




A Dean shall hold office for three years on terms and conditions recommended by the Appointments Board and is eligible for re-appointment for a further term of up to three years.


Method of Application

An applicant is required to submit the complete application pack to the Registrar, University of Ghana, P. O. Box LG 25, Legon, Accra, Ghana (Hardcopy) or (Soft Copy).

The application pack should contain the following:

i.           Completed application form for Senior Level Administrative Positions (UAB Form 1C) to be downloaded from the University’s website at


ii.         An up to date Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant academic and/or professional certificates.


iii.       A statement of about 2,500 words (not more than five pages) indicating how one intends to use the period in office to address relevant issues that will ensure that the University achieves its mission and vision.  The UG strategic plan can be downloaded at:


Further information about the University of Ghana may be found on the university website at

Only shortlisted applicants would be contacted.



Applications should reach the Registrar not later than the close of day on Monday, 25th February, 2019.



14th January, 2019.