Academic City College Recruitment for Faculty Assistants / Teaching Assistants

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Academic City College Recruitment for Faculty Assistants / Teaching Assistants.


Academic City College Ghana is a premium tertiary education institution designed to nurture and develop the intellectual capital on the African continent. We have a dedicated focus on innovation-driven learning through new contexts and paradigms, within a transformative learning environment. Our premium teaching talent is facilitated with a state-of-the-art campus in Haatso, Accra, including amphitheater-style lecture halls, student-engaging classroom designs, latest technology/equipment, a venture incubator, and a modern-design engineering workshop. Comparable to educational institutions abroad, Academic City aims to drive holistic student development with a strong emphasis on activity-based learning, supplemented with entrepreneurial thinking, ethical decision-making, and social-emotional learning.

Job Description

  • Company: Academic City College
  • Location: Ghana
  • State: Accra
  • Job type: Full-Time



Faculty Assistants will be assisting lecturers in their activities of teaching, research, and projects. For the role of FAs, Academic City College is looking for recent graduates and/or early-career professionals who want to make a career in academia. FAs will be responsible for performing teaching or teaching-related duties to assist faculty members, professors, department heads and other faculty. Support conduct of assessment activities, grades tests and homework, and records grades in the grade book. Assigns material in class as needed.

The core responsibilities of the Faculty Assistants will be

  • Assist faculty members with classroom instruction, exams, record keeping, and other miscellaneous projects.
  • Tutor or mentor students
  • Perform laboratory research
  • Clean labs and set up or remove specimens
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  • Obtain materials needed for classes, including texts and other materials
  • Prepare presentations for lectures
  • Deliver lectures
  • Hand out assignments and grade papers
  • Proctor examinations
  • Record grades and inform students of their final grades
  • Arrange for teaching observations
  • Meet with students during office hours
  • Help professors and teachers develop course plans
  • Assist with student conferences
  • Lead discussion sections
  • Teach undergraduate courses
  • Create and write materials such as a syllabus, visual aids, answer keys, supplementary notes, and course websites
  • Correspond with students on Blackboard or related inter-campus communication system
  • Provide librarians with assistance cataloging or displaying collections
  • Enforce laboratory rules
  • Take attendance and record responses
  • Record lectures were given by a professor


Bachelors or Masters in a relevant subject area

Areas of study

  • Business: Marketing, Accounting, Banking & Finance, Human Resource Management
  • Social Sciences: Journalism, Mass Communication, Mass media,
  • Engineering: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Technology
  • Sciences: Physics, Chemistry


  • Working knowledge of the subject area/s.
  • Communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Development and use of appropriate learning/teaching materials.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Computer literacy.

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective teacher/learner relationships with students.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their CV and a one-page cover letter to [email protected]

The subject line of the email should be “Application for < Role, Your Name >”

Application Deadline: 30th September 2019.


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