Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) Principal Innovations and Outreach Officer in Uganda
Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) Principal Innovations and Outreach Officer in Uganda The job holder will provide leadership in the coordination of innovations and outreach for higher education institutions.
S/He will coordinate activities to enhance innovations undertaken in higher education institutions in the region.
Duties and Responsibilities
Promoting the development of viable research, innovations and outreach programmes to address socio-economic needs in the East African Community.
Facilitating development of joint research, innovation and outreach projects among higher education and research institutions in the region.
Facilitating linkages between higher education institutions and the business community through development of collaborative research and innovation programmes and projects.
Facilitating organisation of regional conferences, workshops, and seminars to disseminate research results to stakeholders.
Facilitating exchange of information between researchers and the general society related to research, innovation and outreach activities: identification, execution and monitoring and evaluation.
Key Performance Indicators
Research management information system and outreach activities available and periodically updated,
Number of research projects/programmes developed and funded,
Number of intra- and inter-institutional research networks established ,
Number of regional seminars, conferences, and workshop organised,
Minimum Job Requirements
Have a Masters’ degree in Science, Mathematics, ICT, Engineering or related fields from a recognized institution.
A PhD is an added advantage.
Have at least 5 years’ experience in teaching and/or research at the rank of Lecturer or equivalent in a recognized higher education or research institution, 3 years at Senior Management level.
Must have sound knowledge of research, innovation and outreach services delivery by higher education or research institution
Have sound experience in research proposal and report writing
Be conversant with academic programs in higher education and the multiple challenges and global pressures facing them
Have good interpersonal and communication skills
Have sound computer knowledge and skills
How to Apply
The deadline for submission of applications to the IUCEA Secretariat is 6th April, 2020.
Application letters should be accompanied with the following:
Certified copies of the applicant’s degree awards
Up to date and comprehensive Curriculum Vitae
Addresses of three referees, one of which should be of the current immediate supervisor.
Applications marked “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF …….
Applications shall be sent to the following address:
The Executive Secretary
Inter-University Council for East Africa
P.O. Box 7110, Kampala, Uganda
Tel +256 414 256 251/2
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