Science Officer (Research Registration & Management) Job Careers – Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST)


Job Title:    Science Officer (Research
Registration & Management)

Organization:  Uganda National Council for Science and
Technology (UNCST)

Duty Station:  Kampala,


About US:

The Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST) is a
government agency established in 1990 by an Act of parliament (CAP 209). The
UNCST under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MoSIT) is
mandated to develop and implement strategies for integrating Science and
Technology (S&T) into the national development process.


Job Summary:  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.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

time completeness check of study protocols and assign them to the respective
personnel for further actions;

all study protocols submitted and regularly update Principal Investigators on
their progress;

in tracking study expiry and send out reminders to Principal Investigators for
their action;

documentation of registered studies to be submitted to the Research Secretariat
for Clearance;

Research permits from the Office of the President to the respective Principal

other UNCST tasks as may be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities and social sciences or physical
or life sciences or Public Health or Environmental Science;

and proven experience in Research ethics is an added advantage;

At least
3 years of experience in a similar field;

to work with a broad range of stakeholders;

computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office packages and database management

communication skills (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills;

to work independently and as part of a team;

Age: not
more than 35 years.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified interested candidates are encouraged to apply
online at the link below




Your application documents (your application letter and Curriculum vitae)
should be received in soft copy as one pdf file. Address your application to:
Head, Human Resources, Uganda National Council for Science and Technology, Plot
6, Kimera Road, Ntinda, P.O. Box 6884, Kampala, Uganda.


Deadline: 30th October
2020 by 5:00pm


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