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

 

Job Title:    Senior Science Officer
(Research Registration & 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
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 Senior
Science Officer (Research Registration & Management) will conduct quality
assurance of study protocols submitted to UNCST, to ensure that they meet the
requirements of registration and issuance of a research permit in accordance
with the National Research Guidelines and applicable laws related to research
regulation.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Conduct
quality assurance checks of study protocols to identify areas of non-compliance
before final clearance;

·       
Track
all submissions and regularly update Principal Investigators on the progress of
their clearance;

·       
Track
study expiry and send out reminders to Principal Investigators for their
action;

·       
Develop
monitoring schedules of registered study protocols for compliance;

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

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Masters in Public Health or Health Service Management or
any health-related field;

·       
Bachelor’s
Degree in Humanities and Social Sciences or Physical or Life Sciences or Public
Health or Environmental Science;

·       
Training
and proven experience in Research Ethics;

·       
Proven
Experience in Research Regulatory Affairs;

·       
Demonstrate
thorough understanding of local and international research guidelines &
Regulations;

·       
Ability
to work with a broad range of stakeholders and partners;

·       
Excellent
computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office packages and database management
skills;

·       
Excellent
communication skills (written and verbal);

·       
Ability
to work independently and as part of a team;

·       
Experience:
At least 6 year of experience in a similar field;

·       
Age: Not
more than 40 years.

 

How to Apply:

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

 

Click
Here

 

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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