Ghana Atomic Energy Commission Recruitment 2021

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Ghana Atomic Energy Commission Recruitment 2021.

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The Ghana Atomic Energy Commission is the state organization in Ghana involved with surveillance of the use of nuclear energy in Ghana. It is similar in aim to the Ghana Nuclear Society, with the difference being that the GNS is a nonprofit organisation, whereas the GAEC is part of the parliament of Ghana.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Vacancy For Director General

The Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, established by an Act of Parliament, Act 588 of 2000, as the sole Agency in Ghana responsible for all matters relating to peaceful uses of atomic energy, invites applications for the following position: Director General

The Position

• The Director General is the Chief Executive of GAEC and is responsible for the day to day administration as wll as the research, development education functions of the commission
• The Director General is responsible for the implemention of the commission’s strategic plan and for initiating new directions in research and development and human capacity building activities of the commission

Specific Areas of Operation includes working with:

• Governments
• International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
• Atomic Energy Authorities of other countries
• Other international agencies
• Research institutions and universities, both local and international

The Person

• Must be a citizen of Ghana and an accomplished research scientist

Duties / Key Responsibilities

• Advise Government on nuclear programmes in pursuit of national development
• Set the priority goals of research activities within the commission in line with government policy
• Drive the research and technical operations of GAEC, including commercialization of research output
• Develop and implement the appropriate strategies and systems for effective coordination, monitoring and evaluation of research work within the institutes
• Ensure a sound working environment, which is conducive for the publication of research output
• Ensure the availability of funds for research purposes

Qualification Required & Experience

• Must be a (PhD, DSc and DPhil) in nuclear and/or allied sciences
• Must have sound knowledge and experience in nuclear sciences and/or nuclear and allied sciences
• Must be a distinguished scholar with a capacity to motivate and direct staff
• Must possess good organizational skills and exhibit a high sense of responsibility and leadership
• Must possess excellent communication and inter-personal skills and capacity to manage and control crisis situations
• Must be innovative, business-oriented and able to establish rapport between the commission and potential user agencies (such as industry, Agriculture, Health, etc)
• Must have the ability to attract research funding
• Must not be more than 55 years by February 1, 2022.

Terms of Appointment

• The appointment, which is full time, will be for 5 years full term in the first instance and may be subject to renewal for a second term.

Location: Legon, Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Application forms may be obtained at the commission’s cash office at a fee of GH500.00 download from the GAEC website https://gaecgh.org and GH500.00 paid at the ccash office upon submission of the forms

A written application together, with a completed application form, should be submitted to the Director General at the address below:

The Director General
Ghana Atomic Energy Commission
P.O.Box LG 82,
Legon Acra

The application should also include:

• Complete CV of applicant with names and addresses for the referees
• A two(2) page vision statement.

Closing Date: 25 February, 2021


Job Vacancy For Director / Dean of School

The Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, established by an Act of Parliament, Act 588 of 2000, as the sole Agency in Ghana responsible for all matters relating to peaceful uses of atomic energy, invites applications for the following position: Director / Dean of School of Nuclear and Allied Sciences (SNAS)

The Position

• The Director / Dean is responsible for directing the administrative, scientific, technical and educational functions of SNAS.
• The Dean will report to the Director-General

Duties / Key Responsibilities

• The Dean is to work closely with the Director-General to implement policies of the commission
• It is his/her responsibility to initiate new research proposals in accordance with the international Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) approved country Programme Framework (CPF) for Ghana and coordinate research, scientific, technical and educational activities at SNAS
• Set the priority goals of research activities at SNAS in line with the commission’s policy
• Drive the research and technical operations of SNAS
• Develop and implement the appropriate strategies and systems for effective coordination monitoring and evaluation of research work at SNAS
• Ensure a sound working environment conducive for the publication of research output
• Ensure the availability of funds for research purposes at SNAS
• Cultivate and develop relationships with alumni and industry partners
• Teaching and learning
• Any other job that may be assigned by the Director General

The Person

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• Must be a citizen of Ghana and an accomplished research scientist

Qualification Required & Experience

• Must possess a higher degree (PhD, DSc and DPhil) in either Nuclear or related field
• Must be of minimum rank of Principal Research Scientist or Associate Professor
• Must possess a good sense of direction and managerial leadership
• Must have excellent research, analytical and conceptual capabilities to be able to innovate for performance improvement
• Must be able to demonstrate maturity, integrity, assertiveness, self-confidence and a broad knowledge of the Nuclear, Biotechnology and other related fields so as to be able to promote the image of GAEC at national and international
• Must have proven ability to organise and co-ordinate research and educational activities at SNAS and to motivate research project leaders to combine research excellence with cost effectiveness and relevance
• Must have excellent inter-personal and communication skills so as to be able to inspire research and supporting students and staff
• Must not be more than 55 years

Terms of Appointment

• The position is for 5 years but may be renewed for a second term
• Must be able to serve a full term of 5 years

Location: Legon, Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Application forms may be obtained at the commission’s cash office at a fee of GH500.00 download from the GAEC website https://gaecgh.org and GH500.00 paid at the ccash office upon submission of the forms

A written application together, with a completed application form, should be submitted to the Director General at the address below:

The Director General
Ghana Atomic Energy Commission
P.O.Box LG 82,
Legon Acra

The application should also include:

• Complete CV of applicant with names and addresses for the referees
• A two(2) page vision statement.

Closing Date: 05 February, 2021

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