Ashesi University is seeking applicants with a Ph.D., M. Phil, or Master’s degree in a relevant field for a full-time faculty position teaching courses such Social Theory, African Studies Electives, Leadership, Written & Oral Communication, and/or Text & Meaning.

Ashesi University College is a world class liberal arts university located at Berekuso, approximately an hours’ drive from Accra, Ghana’s capital city. Presently, Ashesi University College offers a liberal arts core curriculum and majors in Business Administration, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, and Engineering. Ashesi Faculty have multicultural backgrounds and share a passion for teaching and a dedication to the needs of students, with collaborations across a wide range of research interests.

General Requirements for Faculty Positions:

  • PhD, M. Phil, or Master’s degree with teaching and research experience in a relevant field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Passionate about applying best practices in pedagogy to the teaching of courses in the humanities at the undergraduate level
  • Demonstrated capability in the use of computer technology
  • Familiarity with the liberal arts method of instruction; an undergraduate education at a liberal arts college is a plus
  • Willingness and ability to teach and continuously evolve cross-disciplinary liberal arts curricula

Prospective faculty should submit the following as part of their application

  • Brief overview of research interests
  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • A one to two-page statement of teaching philosophy, explaining the benefits of the proposed approach to teaching and learning
  • Names and contact addresses of three professional references, of whom at least two can directly attest to teaching and student counselling capabilities or potential

Application Process

Send application documents to jobs@ashesi.edu.gh

  • Successful applicant will begin teaching start date in January 2017