Job Vacancy For Director, Biotechnology and Nuclear Agriculture Research Institute

The Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, established by an Act of Parliament, Act 588 of 200, as the sole agency in Ghana responsible for all matters relating to peaceful uses of atomic energy, invites applications for the following position: Director, Biotechnology and Nuclear Agriculture Research Institute

Job Summary

The Director of the Biotechnology and Nuclear Agriculture Research Institute (BNARI) is the Officer appointed by the Commission and charged with the responsibility of directing the administrative, technical and commercial functions of the Institute.


•   The Director is to work observe with the Director-General to implement policies of the institute.
•   Manage, coordinate and steer an nuclear research programmes. projects and activities throughout the nation.
•   Help develop expertise in the Of nuclear science and biotechnology.
•   Initiate new research proposals in accordance with the International Atomic Energy (IAEA'S) approved programme for Ghana and coordinate research. scientific, technical and commercial activities in the institute.
•   Enhance the application of nuclear science and in the field of education and training for Socio-economic development of the country.
•   Set the priority goats of research activities within the institute line with the Commission's policy.
•   Drive the research and technical operations of the institute. including Commercialization af research output.
•   Develop and implement the appropriate strategies and systems for effective co- ordination, monitoring and evaluation of research work within the institute.
•   Ensure a sound working environment conducive for the publication of research output
•   Ensure the availability of funds for research purposes in the institute and
•   Any other job that may be assigned by the Director General

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Must be of a minimum rank of principal Research Scientist/principal Scientific Officer/Associate Professor
•   Must possess a higher degree (PhD, DSc and D.Phil) in the relevant area or related
•   Must not be more than 55 years

Tenure: All the positions are for five (5) years only but may be renewed for a second term

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Application forms may be obtained at the GAEC Cash Office.

A written application together with nine (9) copies of the completed application forms should be lodged with the Director-General at the address below:

The Director-General
Ghana Atomic Energy Commission
P.O. Box LG 80
Legon Accra

The application should also include:

•   A complete curriculum Vitae (cv) Of the applicant With names and addresses of three referees
•   A two (2)-page Vision Statement for the position of a Director and Head of Department

Closing Date: 26 July, 2019
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