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: The Director of the Biotechnology and Nuclear Agriculture Research Institute (BNARI)
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, scientific, technical and commercial functions of the Institute.
Duties/Key ResponsibilitiesThe Director Is to work closely with the Director-General to implement policies of the Institute.
Manage, coordinate and steer all nuclear research programmes, projects and activities throughout the nation.
Help develop expertise in the field of nuclear science and biotechnology.
Initiate new research proposals In accordance with the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA's) approved programme for Ghana and coordinate research, scientific, technical and commercial activities in the institute.
Enhance the application of nuclear science and biotechnology in the field of education and training for socio-economic development of the country.
Set the priority goals of research activities within the institute in line with the Commission's policy.
Drive the research and technical operations of the institute, including Commercialisation of research output.
Develop and implement the appropriate strategies and systems for effective co-rdination, 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
The position is for five (5) years only but may be renewed for a second term.