Position: Manager Research

  1. Job title: Manager Research, Grants and Sponsorship

Reports to: Vice Chancellor

Duty Station: Kirumba, Masaka

No of vacancies: 01

Role definition: To develop and implement research policies and strategies, and a framework for tracking avenues of potential research grants and sponsorship of academic programs in line with the research and development objectives.

Key result areas/responsibilities:

  1. Develop a University research strategy/agenda and identify funding opportunities in line with the academic needs and research policies and procedures
  2. Develop an annual work planning and budget for research activities and the funding program in line with MRU budgeting framework.
  3. Plan and implement research training programs to build capacity of staff in proposal writing, report writing and publication
  4. Disseminate calls for proposal announcements to staff and encourage eligible ones to apply according to the research strategy
  5. Organise national and international academic conferences and invite academic professional and practitioners to present papers in line with research policies
  6. Mobilise conference sponsors and business exhibitors as a means of generating funds to facilitate research activities in line with MRU research strategy
  7. Institute a research committee of experienced researchers within the University to serve as reviewers and evaluators of qualifying research projects in line with the funders’ guidelines
  8. Recognise and reward staff who have excelled in acquiring research grants and accumulating peer reviewed publication in recognised journals.

Qualification and experience

  1. Any master’s degree with plan A research experience
  2. At least one research publication
  3. PhD is an added advantage
  4. Three (3) years of experience in research area
  5. Relevant international experience in research funding
  6. Qualified understanding of accounting, finance, marketing, human resource and leadership principles
  7. Ability to analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, trend reports, research agenda

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