Accountancy Chair Vacancy @ UCC College Of Humanities and Legal Studies School Of Business

university-of-cape-coast-ucc-1We are glad to inform the general public that Accountancy Chair Vacancy at University of Cape Coast (UCC) College Of Humanities and Legal Studies School Of Business.
The University of Cape Coast (UCC) in collaboration with The Institute of Charted Accountants, Ghana (ICAG), is looking for an experienced, results-oriented and motivated individual for the position of CHAIR OF ACCOUNTANCY. The successful candidate is expected to provide professional, research advice and mentorship to promote UCC and ICAG.


  • Facilitate the development of programmes in Accountancy to the highest international standards.
  • Develop innovative graduate and undergraduate programmes in Accountancy including doctoral programmes.
  • Teach and supervise graduate students in Accountancy.
  • Conduct research jointly approved by the ICAG and the UCC.
  • Develop case studies in Accountancy in collaboration with industry and commerce which is of relevance to business in Ghana.
  • Disseminate research findings through high-quality publications in refereed journals and participation in local, international and ICAG conferences.
  • Develop a strong Accountancy research group at UCC.
  • Forge strong links between UCC and ICAG.
  • Submit Annual Report on activities through the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast to ICAG.
  • Deliver, at least, two public lectures in a year.

Candidates must be internationally acclaimed scholars of professorial status.  They must be individuals of stature and integrity with exemplary leadership, interpersonal and communications skills, zeal, energy and the capacity to carry the responsibilities outlined above.  They must also have a Ph.D in Accounting or related discipline.


  •  Demonstrated capacity to manage a Chair.
  • Ability to foster and promote good internal and external relations;
  • Proven capacity to provide strong, visionary leadership and innovation;
  • Devoted and able to commit full-time attention to the business of the Accountancy Chair.

The appointment, which is full-time, shall be for two (2) academic years in the first instance and may be renewed after evaluation of performance.

Salary and fringe benefits attached to the position are attractive and will be specified in the instrument of appointment.

The salary of the occupant shall be paid by University of Cape Coast.
Office accommodation shall be provided by UCC.
ICAG shall provide a supplementary salary of US$1,000.00 a month over the period.
ICAG shall provide a grant of US$18,000.00 for research per annum for the Chair (subject to possible adjustments on renewal).

How to Apply for the Job

Interested persons who meet the condition above should submit copies of their application and comprehensive Curriculum Vitae to:
The Acting Director
Directorate of Human Resource
University of Cape Coast
Cape Coast
Candidates should request three (3) referees to submit reports of them directly to the above address. 

Application Closing Date

The closing date for submission of application is, Friday, 24th February, 2017.                                                                                                                     


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