Dean, School of Nursing and Midwifery / Dean, University of Ghana Dental School in University of Ghana Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana

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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 2023.


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

  • Promote health through education, research and service;
  • 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;
  • Produce highly qualified and competent health professionals and medical scientists; and,
  • 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 has the following Departments:

  • Adult Health
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Mental Health
  • Education, Research and Administration

POSITION 2: Dean, University of Ghana Dental School

REPORTING TO: Provost, College of Health Sciences

The University of Ghana Dental School has the following Departments:

  • Biomaterial Sciences
  • Oral Biology
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Pathology and Medicine
  • Orthodontics and Paedodontics
  • Preventive and Community Dentistry
  • Restorative Dentistry

Qualifications And Attributes

The successful candidate for each position must:

  • Be of professorial rank from an academicesearch institution or a person from industry eligible for that position;
  • Be capable of providing academic leadership especially in the area of teaching, research and extension in the relevant disciplines;
  • Provide evidence of managerial and administrative leadership and capacity to promote a collegial working environment in the School;
  • Demonstrate capacity to attract funding for research and development; and,
  • Have the vision and the drive to oversee the growth and development of the School.


  • The Dean is responsible for providing leadership to the School and for maintaining and promoting 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.


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

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applicants are required to submit the complete application pack addressed to the Registrar, University of Ghana, through (Electronic copy only). Hard copy applications will not be accepted.

The application pack should be submitted as a single PDF file and should contain the following:

  • Completed application form for Senior Level Administrative Positions (UAB Form 1C) to be downloaded from the University’s website at
  • An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant academic and/or professional certificates.
  • 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:

Closing Date: 23 December, 2022

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Company: University of Ghana

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana

Application Deadline: N/A

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