University Of Zimbabwe (UZ)

Innovation Lead: Creative Arts and Social Entrepreneurship

University Of Zimbabwe (UZ)
Apr. 06, 2023
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Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the above post which has emerged in the University of Zimbabwe Innovation Hub.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supporting product development and prototyping at the Innovation Hub within their; area of expertise.
  • Offering expert advice, capturing and protecting innovations arising from the University's research community.
  • Generating new and robust ideas during intellectual property development towards commercialisation.
  • Identifying and mobilizing strategic resources and partners to support product development.
  • Capacity strengthening in design thinking, prototyping and entrepreneurship.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Masters Degree or equivalent in the desired field from an accredited institution. Experience with interacting with students and/or teaching and learning, and research processes at University level.
  • A demonstrated experience in product development.
  • Proven track record in multidisciplinary research, collaboration and/or management of partnerships.


How to Apply

All applications will be treated in strictest confidence. Six copies of applications, including a curriculum vitae, giving full personal particulars indicating full name, place and date of birth; certified copies of national identification, birth certificate, proof of qualifications, employment and experience, present salary, telephone number and names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to:

Deputy Registrar,Human Resources

University of Zimbabwe

P.O. Box MP 167

Mount Pleasant


Or Hand delivered to the Administration Block, door number 113.

NB: Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 06 April 2023

University Of Zimbabwe (UZ)

The University of Zimbabwe is a public university in Harare, Zimbabwe. It opened in 1952 as the University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, and was initially affiliated with the University of London. It was later renamed the University of Rhodesia, and adopted its present name upon Zimbabwe's independence in 1980.

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