Inter-University Council for East Africa Principal Innovations and Outreach Officer Jobs in Uganda

Inter-University Council for East Africa Principal Innovations and Outreach Officer Jobs in Uganda

Job Summary

Minimum Job Requirements

Academic Qualifications

  • Have a Masters’ degree in Science, Mathematics, ICT, Engineering or related fields from a recognized institution. A PhD is an added advantage.

    Work Experience

  • 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.


    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Promoting the development of viable research, innovations and outreach programmes to address socioeconomic 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,


  • Project management, Research and development, Research planning, Data analysis


  • Post-graduate education

  • Applications are invited from qualified individuals from the EAC Partner States.

  • Candidates from the Republics of South Sudan, Rwanda, Kenya and Burundi are especially encouraged to apply since the recruitment will
    be subjected to the EAC Quota System.

    Tenure and Remuneration

  • As per the EAC Staff Rules and Regulations, the successful applicant for this post shall serve for a five-year term renewable once.

  • A comprehensive remuneration package commensurate with the EAC Professional Job Grades and Diplomatic status shall be offered to the suitable candidate.

  • Additional details on these packages may be obtained from the undersigned.

    Age Limit

  • Applicants should not be more than 55 years as the EAC retirement age is 60 years.


  • The successful candidate shall be notified of his/her appointment by the 2nd week of April to give him/her enough time to also give notice to his/her employer.

    Submission of Applications

    Application forms should be downloaded and filled online accompanied by 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.

  • Any other relevant supporting documents

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Inter-University Council for East Africa Principal Innovations and Outreach Officer Jobs in Uganda

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