Inter University Council for East Africa Senior Higher Education Research Coordination Officer Jobs in Uganda
Inter University Council for East Africa Senior Higher Education Research Coordination Officer Jobs in UgandaBackground Information
The Inter University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) is a strategic institution of the East African Community (EAC) responsible for coordinating the development of human resources and research in the EAC Higher Learning Institutions.
The main objectives of IUCEA are to (i) facilitate networking among universities in East Africa, and with universities outside the region; (ii) provide a forum for discussion on a wide range of academic and other matters relating to higher education in East Africa; and (iii) facilitate maintenance of internationally comparable education standards in East Africa so as to promote the region’s global competitiveness in higher education.
In order to fulfill its current mandate and to meet all its objectives, IUCEA now wishes to recruit a qualified person for the position of Senior Higher Education Research Coordination Officer (P2) on a Temporary Basis from qualified individuals from any of the EAC Partner StatesSenior Higher Education Research Coordination Officer
Higher Education and Research Support Systems
Higher Education and Research Support Systems (HERSS)
Research and Innovation Coordination
Job Reports to:
Principal Innovation and Outreach Officer
The job holder will provide support in management of research information system for higher education and research institutions in the Community, and a higher education research repository.
S/He will participate in the development and coordination of higher education research projects/programmes,Promoting research in higher education and establishing and maintaining a repository and research management information system
Duties and Responsibilities
Documenting higher education capacity in the Community to guide sharing of resources among higher education institutions in the region
Promoting research in human capacity needs and emerging issues in the Community for enhancing sustainable socio-economic development and regional integration
Advising higher education institutions with respect to promotion of equity and the evelopment of regional human resources in the Community
Providing information to higher education institutions in the region on developments in higher education and research in other parts of the world
Work closely with other EAC institutions involved in research including EASTECO, EAHRC, LVBC and LVFO.
Key Performance Indicators
Higher education information system developed and periodically updated
Repository of higher education research established and operationalized
Resource capacity of higher education institutions documented
Number and quality of research projects/programmes and publications on higher education in the region
Minimum Job Requirements
Academic QualificationsHave Master’s degree from a recognized institution in areas of Science.
Technology and Innovation
A PhD will be an added advantage
Have at least 5 years’ experience in teaching/ lecturing at least at the rank of Senior Lecturer or equivalent in a recognized higher education or research institution, 3 years in Management of Research
Must have sound knowledge of research management
Have sound knowledge of information technology management
Have sound experience in research proposal and report writing and project evaluation
Be conversant with academic programs in higher education institutions and the multiple challenges and global pressures facing them
Have good interpersonal and communication skills
Have sound computer knowledge and skills
Tenure and Remuneration
This is a temporary position.
The successful applicant for the post shall be appointed for 12 months, renewable once upon satisfactory performance.
A comprehensive remuneration package commensurate with the EAC P2 and immunities and privileges shall be offered to the suitable candidate.
Additional details on these packages may be obtained from the undersigned.
Not more than 55 years.
How to Apply
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
The successful candidate shall be notified of his/her appointment by the last week of June 2018
The deadline for submission of applications to the IUCEA Secretariat is 25th March, 2019
Application letters should be accompanied with the following:
Certified copies of the applicants degree awards
Up to date and comprehensive Curriculum Vitae
Addresses of three referees, one of which should be of the current immediate supervisor
Proof of Nationality/copy of passport bio data page
Applications marked “Application for the Post of Senior Higher Education Research Coordination Officer addressed to:
The Executive Secretary
Inter-University Council for East Africa
Plot M833, Kigobe Road
P.O. Box 7110, Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256 414 256 251/2
Fax: +256 414 342 007
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