No Experience Research Officer Job Careers – Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation

Job Title:         Research Officer
Organisation:  Ministry of Science, Technology and
Duty Station: Kampala,
Ref. No.: HRM 147/286/01
Salary Scale: Uganda
Government Scale U4 
Reports to: Senior Research
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Tasked with gathering information for
formulation of policies, guidelines, procedures and standards for research and
Participate in Research and Development for
value addition on Science Technology and Innovation products;
Participate in the development of artisans and
other Scientific Knowledge Interlocutors for adoption at community level;
Take part in product development and
commercialization programs for indigenous, emerging and Local Scientific
Providing support in the formation of partnerships
among knowledge generators (researchers); knowledge transformers
(industrialists and entrepreneurs) and end users (Consumers).
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should be a Ugandan who
possesses an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Sciences; or Physical
Sciences; or Industrial Sciences; or Medical Sciences; or Agricultural
Sciences; or Computer Science; or Engineering from a recognized
Age: 21 years and above
How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and interested
Ugandans should fill in the Application Forms/Public Service Form No.3 (2008), download here in triplicate and PSC
Summary Form (one form), download here and send to the
Secretary, Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 7080, Kampala. Uganda
The Application and Summary Forms are also obtainable from the Public
Service Commission Office, 2nd Floor, Farmers House, Parliament Avenue, Kampala
or Ministries/Departments and District Service Commission Offices. The
Application forms should bear the title of the post followed by the Reference
Number specified against the vacancy. The appropriate Advert Title e.g. “PSC
EXTERNAL ADVERT [GRE] NO.3/2017” should be clearly indicated on the top of each
first page of the Application Form No. 3 (2008). Applicants should attach three
sets of photocopies of their certificates and testimonials. Applicants
subsequently shortlisted for oral interviews shall be required to present
certified copies and original of their academic transcripts and certificates at
the time of sitting the Oral Interviews.
Applicants should attach three (3) recent certified passport size
photographs and should apply for a maximum of only two (2) posts clearly
indicating the first and second choice against the post applied for.
Deadline: 5th
December 2017

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