Science Officer (Technology Transfer) Jobs – Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST)


Job Title:    Science Officer (Technology

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 (Technology Transfer) will provide support towards the development and
promotion of appropriate S&T through technology transfer and adaptation.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

support towards establishment of S&T science parks and Innovation centres;

of pilot projects and demonstrations of new technologies or STI innovations;

in the development of the necessary plans, including business/master plans for
the UNCST infrastructure programs;

synergies with the regional centers of excellence in the development of
regional S&T Infrastructure;

support to upcoming program portfolios in different S&T strategic fields;

closely with science and technology-based institutions to support appropriate
technology management services and technology transfer systems;

any other UNCST tasks as necessary and as may be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree (Hons) in bio-systems or agricultural

A minimum
of 3 years of experience in a similar field;

level of confidence in relating with S&T stakeholders;

interpersonal skills and ability to work with stakeholders and partners;

to work independently and as part of a team;

good reporting and writing skills;

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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