IUCEA Principal Innovations and Outreach Officer Jobs in Uganda

IUCEA Principal Innovations and Outreach Officer Jobs in Uganda

Job Purpose

  • 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 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,

    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 5years 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.

    Key Competencies

    • 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

    For more information and job application details, see; IUCEA Principal Innovations and Outreach Officer Jobs in Uganda

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