University Of Zimbabwe (UZ)

Innovation Lead: Drugs Pharmaceuticals and Health Systems

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

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