Job description for Faculty: Business & Management role at Ashesi University in Berekuso

Date Posted: 74 weeks ago

Faculty: Business & Management

Employment Type - full-time

Employer's Proposed Salary - Not provided

Application Deadline - Not provided

Job Description

The Head of the Business Administration Department at Ashesi University invites applications for Assistant Professorships, or higher, of Business & Management.

Ashesi’s mission is to propel an African renaissance by educating ethical, entrepreneurial leaders with the concern, courage, and compassion needed to transform their continent. Located in Ghana, this non-profit, multidisciplinary university combines a rigorous liberal arts core with degree programs in Computer Science, Business Administration, Management Information Systems, and Engineering. Ashesi is a recognised centre of educational excellence and innovation in Ghana and is a high-impact contributor in Africa’s higher education landscape.

Faculty at Ashesi make high-impact contributions to Ashesi’s mission and are recognised as thought leaders in academia and industry. As a 'teacher' at Ashesi, you will be helping shape our curriculum, strengthening our teaching and learning model, and working with some of the brightest students across Africa. And as a scholar, you will be working with motivated colleagues and students to uncover new knowledge in your chosen field.

About the Role
The Assistant Professors (or higher) of Business & Management (Lecturer or higher in the UK), will be teaching courses that include (but are not limited to) the following fields: Finance Investments Economics International Trade & Policy Entrepreneurship Design Thinking Marketing & Strategy.

The Business Administration department seeks to prepare students to help address some of Africa’s most pressing business challenges and equip students with the skills needed to start and/or scale up business ventures.

General Requirements
• A Ph.D. with teaching and research experience in any of the fields above or a related field (a master’s degree with relevant teaching experience will also be considered for adjunct and assistant lecturer positions)
• Willingness to teach in a participatory learning environment.
• Willingness to engage in research and supervise undergraduate projects.
• Demonstrated capability in the use of technology for teaching.
• Excellent written and verbal communication.
• Familiarity with the liberal arts method of instruction.
• Ability to design curriculum with experience in business management.
• Industry experience is an advantage.

Prospective faculty should submit the following as part of their application:
• A Curriculum Vitae
• A one- or two-page statement of teaching philosophy and professional development interest, explaining the benefits of the proposed approach to teaching.
• Name and contact addresses of three professional references, of whom at least two can directly attest to teaching and student counselling capabilities or potential.

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Selection Process
Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Ashesi University does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Ashesi University is building a faculty and staff committed to excellence and equity and encourages applications from people who value same.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview and may also be asked to conduct an academic seminar

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