Ashesi is seeking applicants with a Ph.D., M. Phil, or Master’s degree in a relevant field for a full-time faculty position teaching courses such Social Theory, African Studies Electives, Leadership, Written & Oral Communication, and/or Text & Meaning.

Ashesi University College is a world class liberal arts university located at Berekuso, approximately an hours’ drive from Accra, Ghana’s capital city. Presently, Ashesi University College offers a liberal arts core curriculum and majors in Business Administration, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, and Engineering. Ashesi Faculty have multicultural backgrounds and share a passion for teaching and a dedication to the needs of students, with collaborations across a wide range of research interests.

General Requirements for Faculty Positions:

  • PhD, M. Phil, or Master’s degree with teaching and research experience in a relevant field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Passionate about applying best practices in pedagogy to the teaching of courses in the humanities at the undergraduate level
  • Demonstrated capability in the use of computer technology
  • Familiarity with the liberal arts method of instruction; an undergraduate education at a liberal arts college is a plus
  • Willingness and ability to teach and continuously evolve cross-disciplinary liberal arts curricula

Prospective faculty should submit the following as part of their application

  • Brief overview of research interests
  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • A one to two-page statement of teaching philosophy, explaining the benefits of the proposed approach to teaching and learning
  • Names and contact addresses of three professional references, of whom at least two can directly attest to teaching and student counselling capabilities or potential

Application Process

Send application documents to

  • Successful applicant will begin teaching start date in January 2019