Call for Applications: The Kwame Nkrumah Chair in African Studies

Plazo de solicitud: Sunday, 31st Marzo, 2019.

The University of Ghana, Legon, is pleased to invite applications for the position of Occupant of the Kwame Nkrumah Chair in African Studies, para comenzar agosto 1, 2019.

The Kwame Nkrumah Chair in African Studies was established at the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana in honour of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, Pan African luminary and Ghana’s first president, for his contributions to the intellectual life of the African World, and for his projection of Africa on the world stage.

We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates in any discipline relevant to the study and understanding of Africa. The successful Applicant will be a scholar or public figure who has a strong understanding of African/Africana/pan-African Studies, has a strong research and publishing record, and has attained distinction in his or her discipline. He or she may also be a public intellectual or artist well versed in the indigenous knowledge and cultures of Africa.

Responsabilidades

Applicants should be committed to pursuing their own research agendas, collaborating and sharing their expertise with other researchers, and developing interdisciplinary exchanges.

Specifically, the Chair will be expected to:

  • Ofrecer conferencias públicas, incluida una conferencia inaugural, que será publicada por la Universidad;
  • Conduct research and/or create and establish a social or cultural project;
  • Producir un manuscrito publicable sobre la investigación que emane de la tenencia, cuando corresponda;
  • Prepare un informe detallando los resultados logrados al final del período de tenencia;
  • Ayudar a la Universidad a recaudar recursos para aumentar la dotación de la Cátedra Kwame Nkrumah de Estudios Africanos;
  • Asistir en publicitar y participar en el Bienal Kwame Nkrumah Festival Intelectual y Cultural.

Condiciones

Appointments will typically be for one academic year (August 1 – July31) but with the possibility of extension for a second year.

Salary will depend on the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant but will typically be at the level of Professor (disclosure upon short listing). The Chair will also be provided with:

  • Devuelva un boleto de clase ejecutiva o equivalente desde su ubicación a Accra.
  • Recogida en el aeropuerto.
  • Alojamiento de oficina que incluye una computadora, impresora, acceso a internet y los materiales de oficina necesarios.
  • Un asistente de investigación y / u otro personal de apoyo.
  • Alojamiento y seguro médico.
  • Una beca de investigación.

Metodo de APLICACION

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 registra@ug.edu.gh (Soft Copy).

The application pack should contain the following:

  • Completed application form for Senior Level Administrative Positions (UAB Form 1C) to be downloaded from www.ug.edu.gh/hrodd.
  • una carta de presentación que expresa interés,
  • un curriculum vitae,
  • a proposal for the programme of work to be carried out during the period of the tenure (max 5 pages)

Applicants must arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to the Registrar.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and they may be invited for a face-to-face interview. The successful candidate will be informed by June, 2019.

FECHA DE CIERRE

Applications should reach the Registro not later than the close of day on Sunday, 31st Marzo, 2019.

Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their files are complete by this date.

Para más información comuníquese con:

registra@ug.edu.gh; dtsikata@ug.edu.gh; iasadministrator@ug.edu.gh

Tel: +233 (0)302-213820/213850 extension 2153/2051

Para más información:

Visite la página web oficial de la Cátedra Kwame Nkrumah de estudios africanos

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