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Appointment of Provosts

THE COUNCIL of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, announces for the information of the Academic Community and the General Public, vacancies for the Position of PROVOSTS to the following Colleges of the University:

  1. College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  2. College of Health Sciences
  3. College of Humanities and Social Sciences


The Provost is the Head of the College. The Provost shall be responsible for providing leadership to the College and for maintaining and promoting the efficiency and good governance of the College in accordance with policies and procedures prescribed by the Act and Statutes of the University.


  1. Must be of Professorial Rank or equivalent Grade.
  2. Must be a distinguished scholar with capacity to motivate and direct staff.
  3. Must exhibit a high sense of industry, leadership qualities and organisational skills and must be above reproach.
  4. Must possess excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
  5. Must be visionary, business-oriented and able to establish rapport between industry and the University for common purpose.
  6. Must be sober with maturity and drive for sound and impartial judgement.
  7. Must be able to attract grants and funds for Research and Development activities for the College.


  • The Appointment, which is full-time, shall be for THREE (3) YEARS in the first instance and may be subject to renewal for another term of Three (3) Years (after evaluation of performance) altogether making a maximum of Six (6) Years before attaining the compulsory retiring age of SIXTY (60) for public office holders. The Candidate may opt to be a Faculty Member after serving the Six-Year Term.
  • The Successful Applicant shall be expected to assume duty by AUGUST 01, 2020.
  • Salary and fringe benefits attached to the post are attractive.


Interested Candidates are requested to submit an Application Letter together with Six (6) copies of the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae, including Names and Addresses of Two (2) Referees; and,
  • A Two-Page Statement of Candidate’s Vision for the College.

Applications should be forwarded under REGISTERED COVER marked “Application for Provost, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources” OR Application for Provost, College of Health Sciences”, OR Application for Provost, College of Humanities and Social Sciences to reach the following addresses, not later than, Tuesday, 31st March, 2020.

The Chairman

Search Committee for Provosts

C/o The Registrar

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

Private Mail Bag

University Post Office

Kumasi - Ghana


The Chairman

Search Committee for Provosts

C/o The Office Manager

Universities of Ghana Overseas Office

Ghana Universities House

321 City Road


United Kingdom