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Lecturers at the University of Cape Coast

7Applications are invited from suitably qualified, results-oriented, and highly motivated individuals for appointment to the under-listed positions in the Department of Data Science and Economic Policy, School of Economics, College of Humanities and Legal studies, University of Cape Coast, Ghana: Lecturers Areas of Specialization• Data Science (including Machine Learning and Artificial and Intelligence)• Economic Modelling and Policy Analysis• Computational Economics• Applied Econometrics. Ability to provide practical guidance with the application of computer soft skills to the quantitative analysis of real and complex socio-economic datasets, interpret and report outputs from the analysis is essential. Qualification Required & Experience• The minimum academic requirement is a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in any of the areas of specialization.• Teaching experience, in a reputable university or a comparable institution, will be an added advantage. Job Description• Successful candidates.

Director At University of Cape Coast

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for appointment as Director of Information Technology Services at the University of Cape Coast. Duties and Responsibilities: Reporting to the Vice-Chancellor, the Director of Information Technology Services shall oversee the establishment of the Directorate into a viable functioning setup within the University. The key responsibilities of the Director include: Provide leadership for the development of a progressive IT environment within the University and all the distance learning centers; Develop policies, programs and schedule that include privacy and security oversight for academic and administrative information processing and computer services to meet the goals and objectives of the University Develop, direct, and manage all computing and IT strategic plans of the University; Oversee the development of the University’s IT investment, advise senior management on strategic systems conversions and integration in support of institutional goals and objectives; Oversee the design, and facilitated the integration of sound IT architecture, technology standards and best practices for the University; Ensure the identification and installation of appropriate and progressive IT infrastructure that can support administration (e.g. networks, server platforms, communication lines, equipment, etc) Interact with senior decision makers on implementation of new applications and changes to existing computer systems and software as far as the capture, storage, processing and communication lines are concerned Qualification Required & Experience Candidates seeking appointment to this position must possess one of the following: PhD in Computer Science/Computer Engineering /MIS with at least four (4) years relevant experience as a Deputy Director (IT) in a University or a similar institution of higher learning or at least twelve (12) years relevant post graduate experience in computer system operation/application development and training in system analysis/design methodology; Information and Communication Technology Specialist with MBA/MSc/MPhil in Computer Engineering/MIS with at least fifteen (15) years working experience at senior management level Plus: Experience in strategic planning and execution Experience in change management and negotiating.

Post Doctoral Fellows x3 at University of Cape Coast

The Centre for Coastal Management (CCM) at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) invites applications for a 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowship on the Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience (ACECoR) Project in Ghana, from eligible and interested candidates. Job/Research Area Includes areas of research priority for the CCM’s ACE oR Project, Coastal Geomorphology and Engineering, Blue Economy, Climate Change Adaption and Mitigation, Disaster Risk Management and Migration and Ecosystems and Biodiversity. Qualification Required & Experience Eligibility/Qualification: suitable applicants must have completed their PhD studies within the past three years (from 2017). The postdoctoral fellow must have a background in one or combination of the following areas; Fisheries and/or Aquaculture, Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM), Oceanography, Climate Science, Economics, Environmental Sciences, Sociology and other fields related to the research priority (quantitative and qualitative and good knowledge and application of Geographic Information System (GIS) and remote sensing (RS) are required and will give suitable candidates a competitive advantage Job/Position Description The Fellows will work within the scope of the priority/thematic areas of research at AC oR and will be assigned the following responsibilities.

Accountant at University of Cape Coast

The Accountant will work closely with the Directorate of Finance of the University of Cape Coast, through the Centre Director, and will have responsibility for the general administration of all financial and accounting matters of the center for Coastal Management. This include: taking custody of all accounting documents, ensuring that project advances and impress are properly disbursed and accounted for, exercising due and proper care over the financial resources of the center to guard against any form of embezzlement, fraud and other irregularities\ Key Responsibilities The key responsibilities include: Assisting the project team with budget preparation for projects funding applications Preparation of annual projects operational budgets as well as the monitoring of the budgets Processing accurately and promptly all accounting transactions of the Centre such as operating expenses, consultancy payments and vendor payments Preparing and submitting in a timely manner, all statutory payments such as taxes and social security deductions Liaising with the procurement section of the University for all procurement activities of the center Ensuring compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures Reviewing the monthly operational results and preparing monthly and quarterly performance reports Ensuring that accurate and timely financial statements are prepared in accordance with contract agreements with funders Generating and submitting quarterly, interim, ad-hoc and annual financial reports on individual projects, certified by the Director of Finance, to the Centre Director and funders Following up on project advances and timely liquidation of advances Assisting in the project audit by internal auditors as well as external auditors Maintaining proper records of revenue and expenditure, assets and liabilities and report quarterly and annually to the center director and the director of finance.

Associate Professor

Applications are invited from suitably qualified, results-oriented and highly motivated individuals for appointment to the under listed positions in the Department of Data Science and Economic Policy, School of Economics, College of Humanities and Legal studies, University of Cape Coast, Ghana: Associate Professor Areas of Specialization • Data Science (including Machine Learning and Artificial and Intelligence) • Economic Modelling and Policy Analysis • Computational Economics • Applied Econometrics Ability to provide practical guidance with the application of computer soft skills to the quantitative analysis of real and complex socio-economic datasets, interpret and report outputs from the analysis is essential. Qualification Required & Experience Associate Professor • Applicants must have a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in any of the areas of specialization. He/she should have not less than seven (7) publications in a refereed journal since appointment as Senior Lecturer or a total of twelve (12) publications in a refereed journal since appointment as Lecturer. • Applicants must have taught in a reputable university or a comparable institution for a minimum of four (4) years as Senior Lecturer. Location: Cape Coast How To Apply For The Job Further particulars and application forms are obtainable from the Office of the Registrar, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast; the Vice Dean, School of Economics via: [email protected] or the Head of the Department of Data Science and Economic Policy via [email protected] / [email protected] Completed application forms should be submitted to the Registrar, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast Closing Date: 17 March, 2022 Females are particularly encouraged to apply

Accountancy Chair

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) in collaboration with The Institute of Charted Accountants, Ghana (ICAG), is looking for an experienced, results-oriented and motivated individual for the position of CHAIR OF ACCOUNTANCY. The successful candidate is expected to provide professional, research advice and mentorship to promote UCC and ICAG Key Responsibilities: Facilitate the development of programs in Accountancy to the highest international standards. Develop innovative graduate and undergraduate programs in Accountancy including doctoral programs. . Teach and supervise graduate students in Accountancy. Conduct research jointly approved by the ICAG and the UCC. Develop case studies in Accountancy in collaboration with industry and commerce which is of relevance to business in Ghana Disseminate research findings through high-quality publications in refereed journals and participation in local, international and ICAG conferences . Develop a strong Accountancy research group at UCC. Forge strong links between UCC and ICAG. Submit Annual Report on activities through the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast to ICAG. Deliver at least, two public lectures in a year. Tenure of Office: The appointment, which is full-time, shall be for two (2) academic years in the first instance and may be renewed after evaluation of performance Conditions of Service: Salary and fringe benefits attached to the position are attractive and will be specified in the instrument of appointment. Qualification Required & Experience Candidates must be internationally acclaimed scholars of professorial status. They must be individuals of stature and integrity with exemplary leadership, interpersonal and communications skills, zeal, energy and the capacity to carry the responsibilities outline above. They must also have a PhD in accounting or related discipline Candidate must also show evidence of the following qualities: Demonstrated capacity to manage a Chair. Ability to foster and promote good internal and external relations; Proven capacity to provide strong, visionary leadership and innovation; Devoted and able to commit full-time attention to the business of the Accountancy Chair.

Deputy Director of Finance at University of Cape Coast

Duties/Responsibilities The Deputy Director of Finance shall be responsible for: assisting the Director of Finance in the performance of his/her duties supervising the preparation of Central Administration Annual Operational Budget supervising the preparation of University Annual Operational Consolidated Budgets monitoring of Central Administration Operational Budgets by issuing timely management reports to spending officers supervising and certifying the preparation of Central Administration Cash Books and Bank Reconciliation Statements preparation of the University’s Annual Government Budget preparation of Monthly Payroll Returns to National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE) supervising the preparation of monthly returns on revenue expenditure incurred out of Internally Generated Fund to NCTE, Ministry of Education (MoE) and Ministry of Finance & Economic Planning (MoFEP) liaising with officials of NCTE, MoE, MoFEP and the Controller and Accountant General’s Department on issues of release of government subvention supervising preparation of University’s Statutory Accounts, (Consolidated Financial Statements) liaising with external auditors in the conduct of statutory audit preparation of Management’s responses on external auditors’ findings Qualification Required & Experience Candidates seeking appointment to this position must: possesses a first degree in Accounting/Finance/Auditing possess a Master’s degree in relevant area be a member of a recognized professional body and in good standing have ten (10) years relevant post qualification experience or be a serving Deputy Director of Finance or must have served as a Senior Accountant in an analogous institution for at least five (5) years has a minimum of twelve (12) papers (cumulative) in relevant professional area. Seven (7) of the papers should have been authored after appointment or promotion to the rank of Senior Accountant show in his/her curriculum vitae impact/achievements in the area of specialization have two (2) assessors’ reports.

Systems Librarian

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for appointment to the positions of Systems Librarian at the Rank of Senior Assistant Librarian and Assistant Librarian. Job Summary The Systems Librarian shall coordinate and manage the Integrated Library information Systems of the University of Cape Coast Library System. He/ She will lead in the design, implementation and maintenance of the Integrated Library Information Systems. Focusing on visibility, accessibility, sustainability and performance. The Systems Librarian shall also automate the workflow and optimize operations of the University Library Systems. Responsibilities Provide broad support, solution and standard for the Integrated Library Information Systems. Design, Implement and maintain the Library Management Systems. Manage and Support the Library websites and the E-library. Manage and support the University Institutional Repositories (IR). Manage and support library hardware and software that support library services and operations eg. KOHA, Dspace, EZProxy, LibGuide etc. Manage and support Library Servers and Networks. Qualification Required & Experience PhD or MPhil or MSc (Research) in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems or Information Science. Professional certificates in Librarianship and ICT will be an advantage. Evidence of Research and Scholarly Publications. Considerable work experience in the following: Academic Library settings or environment. Library automation / Integrated Library systems and technologies. Client server environment UNIX, LINUX, ORACLE, MySQL, XML, PIN etc. Knowledge of cataloguing principles including MARC and MARC 21 Knowledge of web development and data use management Programming language (HTML, CSS, Java script, Python etc.) NB: Systems Librarian at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian must have a PhD and Publications. Systems Librarian at the rank of Junior Assistant Librarian or Assistant Librarian must have a minimum of MPhil or MSc or MA (Research). Location: Cape Coast How To Apply For The Job Interested applicants who meet the above criteria should please submit completed application forms (obtainable from the university website: Senior Members Application Form – Teaching or Office of the Director, Directorate of Human Resource, University of Cape Coast and comprehensive curriculum vitae, together with relevant supporting documents to: The Director Directorate of Human Resources University of Cape Coast Cape Coast.

Lecturers at University of Cape Coast

Applications are invited from suitably qualified, results-oriented and highly motivated individuals for appointment to the under listed positions in the Department of Data Science and Economic Policy, School of Economics, College of Humanities and Legal studies, University of Cape Coast, Ghana: Lecturers Areas of Specialization• Data Science (including Machine Learning and Artificial and Intelligence)• Economic Modelling and Policy Analysis• Computational Economics• Applied Econometrics. Ability to provide practical guidance with the application of computer soft skills to the quantitative analysis of real and complex socio-economic datasets, interpret and report outputs from the analysis is essential. Qualification Required & Experience• The minimum academic requirement is Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in any of the areas of specialization.• Teaching experience, in a reputable university or a comparable institution, will be an added advantage. Job Description•

Lecturers at University of Cape Coast

Applications are invited from suitably qualified, results-oriented and highly motivated individuals for appointment to the under listed positions in the Department of Data Science and Economic Policy, School of Economics, College of Humanities and Legal studies, University of Cape Coast, Ghana: Lecturers. Areas of Specialization• Data Science (including Machine Learning and Artificial and Intelligence)• Economic Modelling and Policy Analysis• Computational Economics• Applied Econometrics. Ability to provide practical guidance with the application of computer soft skills to the quantitative analysis of real and complex socio-economic datasets, interpret and report outputs from the analysis is essential. Qualification Required & Experience• The minimum academic requirement is Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in any of the areas of specialization.• Teaching experience, in a reputable university or a comparable institution, will be an added advantage. Job Description• Successful candidates will be required to teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, supervise students’ theses, conduct research and engage in community/outreach service, among others.

Senior Lecturer at University of Cape Coast

Applications are invited from suitably qualified, results-oriented and highly motivated individuals for appointment to the under listed positions in the Department of Data Science and Economic Policy, School of Economics, College of Humanities and Legal studies, University of Cape Coast, Ghana: Senior Lecturer. Areas of Specialization• Data Science (including Machine Learning and Artificial and Intelligence)• Economic Modelling and Policy Analysis• Computational Economics• Applied Econometrics. Ability to provide practical guidance with the application of computer soft skills to the quantitative analysis of real and complex socio-economic datasets, interpret and report outputs from the analysis is essential. Qualification Required & Experience. Senior Lecturer• Applicants must have a minimum of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in any of the areas of specialization with at least four (4) years teaching/research experience as a Lecturer.• The applicant should also have a minimum of five (5) publications in a refereed journal. Job Description• Successful candidates will be required to teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, supervise students’ theses, conduct research and engage in community/outreach service, among others.

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