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Science Officer (Research Registration & Management)

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Job purpose:
The Science Officer (Research Registration and Clearance) provides assistance in the clearance of study protocols submitted to UNCST, and issuance of a research permits in accordance with the National Research Guidelines and applicable laws related to research regulations.
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities and social sciences or physical or life sciences or Public Health or Environmental Science;
  • Training and proven experience in Research ethics is an added advantage;
  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar field;
  • Ability to work with a broad range of stakeholders;
  • Excellent computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office packages and database management skills;
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Age: not more than 35 years.


  • Real-time completeness check of study protocols and assign them to the respective personnel for further actions;
  • Track all study protocols submitted and regularly update Principal Investigators on their progress;
  • Assist in tracking study expiry and send out reminders to Principal Investigators for their action;
  • Compile documentation of registered studies to be submitted to the Research Secretariat for Clearance;
  • Dispatch Research permits from the Office of the President to the respective Principal Investigators;
  • Perform other UNCST tasks as may be assigned from time to time.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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