UNCST Entry Level Jobs – Science Officer-Trainee (Intellectual Property Management)




Organization: Uganda National Council for Science and
Technology (UNCST)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The Uganda National Council
for Science and Technology (UNCST) is a statutory organization mandated
facilitate and coordinate the development and implementation of policies and
strategies for integrating Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) into the
national development process.  UNCST was
established by CAP 209, under the Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic
Development.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • The
    job holder will be take lead in organizing monthly Intellectual Property
    (IP) Clinics at UNCST including consulting on and drawing up program,
    identifying participants and facilitators and inviting them for the
    Clinic;
  • Conduct
    pre and post evaluation of participants at each IP Clinic;
  • Write
    reports/proceedings of each IP Clinic held;
  • Update
    and maintain a database of IP Clinic participants;
  • Disseminate
    information about the IP Clinics to stakeholders;
  • Render
    support in developing appropriate background materials, information
    leaflets, brochures and other educational material on IP;
  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Science Officer-Trainee (Intellectual Property
    Management) should possess a Bachelor’s degree in physical, natural or
    engineering sciences;
  • A
    minimum of two years’ experience in a busy work environment
  • Ability
    to work with a broad range of stakeholders and partners;
  • Excellent
    communication and strong analytical skills.
  • Prior
    experience in the same field is an added advantage
  • High
    degree of integrity and commitment
  • Possess
    the ability to work independently and in a multi-cultural environment
  • Highly
    computer literate
  • Age: less than 35 years
How to Apply: 
All candidates are strongly
encouraged to send their applications, with copies of Curriculum Vitae and
relevant academic documents not later than to the following address:
Executive Secretary,
Uganda National Council for
Science and Technology,
Plot 6, Kimera Road, Ntinda,
P.O. Box 6884, Kampala.
Uganda
Email to: info@uncst.go.ug
NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be
contacted. UNCST does not charge any recruitment fee.
Deadline: 29th June 2015 by
5:00p.m

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