University of Cape Coast (UCC) Recruitment 2024/2025

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for the University of Cape Coast (UCC) Recruitment 2024/2025

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) was established in October 1962, primarily to serve as a leader in teacher education in the country. It was elevated to the status of a full and independent University by an Act of Parliament in 1971 (Act 390) and subsequently the University of Cape Coast Law 1992 (PNDC Law 278). It is an equal opportunity University, uniquely placed to provide a quality education through the provision of comprehensive liberal and professional programs that challenge learners to be creative, innovative and morally responsible citizens. The University of Cape Coast currently has a total student population of 70,300 comprising 21,617 Regular students, 8,152 Sandwich students, and 40,531 Distance Learning students.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Professor

Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to take up lectureship positions in the:



Fields of Specialization:

i. Coastal Engineering
ii. Structural Engineering
iii. Agricultural Engineering (Machinery)
iv. Mechanical Engineering (Thermo-fluids)
v. Mechanical Engineering (Design and Manufacturing)
vi. Chemical Engineering
vii. Renewable Energy Engineering (Solar/Wind/Biomass)
viii. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
ix. Computer Engineering

Job Description

• Successful candidates will be required to teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise students’ theses, conduct research, and engage in community/outreach services, among others.

• We particularly seek candidates with a commitment to high-quality original research for advancing knowledge to address the challenges of sustainability and sustainable development in their specialized fields.
• Candidates will be required to do pioneering research relevant to the water-energy-climate-health-agriculture and artificial intelligence nexus, including renewable energy, sustainable agriculture, sustainable and resilient infrastructure, wastewater treatment and re-use, public health improvement, risk and resilience analysis, sustainable chemical, electrical and mechanical manufacturing, and sustainable coastal development.

Applicants are also expected to show evidence of a commitment to:

• equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment; and
• the advancement of research and scholarship, grantsmanship, and willingness to learn new approaches and techniques of teaching and researching.

Qualification Required & Experience

The candidate must:

• Possess a Ph.D. with specialization in the relevant field of study listed above or a closely related academic area;
• Have a strong research background and professional experience;
• Must have taught for a minimum of two (2) years as an Associate Professor in the relevant area of specialization in a reputable university or a comparable institution;
• Have not less than eight (8) publications in refereed journals since appointment as Associate Professor or a total of twenty (20) publications in refereed journals since appointment as Lecturer;
• Be recognized internationally on account of research carried out in the area of specialization; and
• Have experience in and committed to excellent teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Location: Cape Coast

How to Apply

Interested applicants should download an Application Form from the University of Cape Coast website at

Completed application forms together with a detailed CV/resume and photocopies of relevant certificates and names and addresses of three referees who are familiar with the applicant’s academic/professional competence should be forwarded to:

The Registrar
University of Cape Coast
Cape Coast, Ghana

For inquiries, please contact:

The Dean, School of Sustainable Engineering

Tel: +233 (0) 50 202 0731

Email: [email protected]

Application Deadline: 20 December, 2023


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