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Muni University   |   Kampala, Uganda   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Senior Researcher

  • Post-graduate education
  • Research, academy
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

Job reference: Muni NEW-ADVERT ACD 1.1/2018

To promote efficient research and innovation activities; to create and manage technology innovations and to manage patent issues on behalf of the University.

Mode of Application:

  1. The application letter should bear the title of the post and the reference number specified against the vacancy.
  2. Applicants should attach three sets of certified photocopies of their certificates, Academic Documents, and three recent certified passport size photographs, a typed and signed CV and any other relevant documents.
  3. The application must include the applicant’s telephone contact, e-mail address and telephone numbers of three referees.
  4. An applicant should not apply for more than two posts.
  5. An applicant who shall not formally receive communication from the University on completion of the selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.
  6. For the post of a security Guard, an applicant who has served in the armed forces and has left service should attach his/her discharge letter.

Hand written or typed applications letters should be submitted in triplicate


  1. Initiates the development of policies and procedures for research management.
  2. Established and oversee research infrastructure development for Muni University.
  3. Identify sources of funding and seek grants to support research, training, and community development programs.
  4. Establish partnerships with other academic units and institutions, research institutions, organizations, and industries on multi and Trans-disciplinary research.
  5. Participate in developing and implementing research and vocational training programs for the Research & Development and Innovation Centers.
  6. Prepare and deliver research/project management courses to staff and students.
  7. Provide and facilitate workshops, meetings, conferences, seminars, and other activities relevant to research management.
  8. Handle research and publications databases at Muni University.
  9. Produce regular reports and updates on research and development activities of the Office of Research.
  10. Represent Muni University and actively participate in public and scientific fora.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Kampala
Area of work: Research, academy
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required skills: Training requirements analysis; Data collection; Innovation processes; Research planning; Event management
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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