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Director of Research, Innovation and Industrialisation: Gwanda State University

  • Gwanda

Gwanda State University

DUE : 03 FEB 2023

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the above post.
Gwanda State University is an equal opportunities employer. Female candidates and differently abled people are encouraged to apply.

The Director of Research, Innovation and Industrialisation is responsible for the following;
Initiating, implementing, monitoring and evaluating policies, systems and procedures dealing with university research, innovation and industrialisation
Providing leadership, oversight and direction to faculties and departments in all research, innovation and industrialisation matters
Superintending over the establishment and operations of innovation hubs and industrial parks
Developing performance benchmarks and quality monitoring and evaluation frameworks for the institution’s innovation hubs and industrial parks
Developing mechanisms for promoting innovation and production of goods and services
Facilitating and coordinating collaborations with industry leading to the setting up of industrial hubs and parks
Putting in place mechanisms for the protection of intellectual property
Developing a research, innovation and industrialisation culture and agenda for Gwanda State University
Developing a mentoring programme for emerging researchers and innovators

Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate must be a prominent academic with a proven track record of scholarship, research, publications, collaborations, networking and resource mobilization. He/she must have;
A minimum of a PhD.
At least five (5) years post qualification experience.

Conditions of Service
Medical Aid, Leave and Pension Benefits are offered. The information on salary and other benefits will be made available to the short-listed candidates.

Soft copies in a single continuous PDF file of each of the following: application letter, certified copies of educational and professional certificates, national identity card, birth certificate and curriculum vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications and previous employment and experience, present salary, date of availability, telephone number, email address, names and addresses of three referees including email addresses should be sent to or hand delivered to:
Deputy Registrar
Human Resources Section
Gwanda State University
Epoch Mine Campus
P O Box 30

The closing date for the receipt of applications is Friday, 03 February 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.