Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) Recruitment for Lecturers & Research Fellows

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for the Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) Recruitment for Lecturers & Research Fellows.

The Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) is a Government of Ghana institution established in 1999 with the mandate to educate students in public management and development. The institution is backed by Act of Parliament, 647 of 2003. The institute is under the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development.

Job Description

  • Company: Institute of Local Government Studies
  • Location: Ghana
  • State: Accra
  • Job type: Full-Time

Job Titles:

  • Senior Lecturers/ Senior Research Fellows
  • Lecturers/ Research Fellows

Areas of Specialization

  • Public Policy and Management
  • Corporate Leadership and Governance
  • Organisational Development and Change Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Geographic Information System
  • Statistics
  • Development Studies
  • Gender Studies and Managing Diversity
  • Local Economic Development
  • Strategic Management
  • Law
  • Social Protection Ethics
  • Business Development
  • Community Development
  • Development and Land-Use Planning
  • Public Financial Management
  • Project Management
  • Public Sector Budgeting
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Human Resource Management
  • Climate Change and Environmental Management
  • Valuation and Property Rating Development Communication
  • Agric-Business and Value Chain Analysis

Academic Qualifications

Applicants must hold a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree related to the areas of specialisation indicated above from a recognised institution as well as teaching, research and community service or policy engagement experience.

Job Summary

Successful candidates will be responsible for

  • Teaching assigned courses under the institute’s accredited academic programmes
  • Conducting institutional research and consultancy assignments
  • Facilitating sessions on continuous professional development and competency-based training programmes.

Terms Of Appointment

  • Successful candidates could be appointed Into full-time or part-time positions (please indicate your preference).
  • Duty posts are the Accra and Tamale Campuses (please indicate your preference).
  • Remuneration is attractive.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should submit application letters indicating how their qualification(s) and experience match the requirement of the selected position, together with the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae with full contact information of two (2) referees;
  • Photocopies of relevant certificates and other relevant supporting documents. Applicants with foreign qualifications most attached verification reports from the National Accreditation Board.

SHORTLISTING & INTERVIEW. Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for interviews scheduled for January 2020. Deadline for submission of applications: The closing date for the submission of applications is December 31, 2019. All applications should be addressed to: The Registrar Institute of Local Government Studies P.O. Box LG 549, Legon-Accra Delivery may be by courier or personal at the Accra Campus, Ogbojo, Accra Soft copy version should be sent to [email protected]



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