Academy of Medical Sciences (AMS); and Bingu School of Culture and Heritage (BISCH). In addition, the University has Centres, including (i) Centre for Strategic Studies, (ii) Centre for Clinical Studies, (iii) Centre for Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management, and (iv) MUST Institute for Industrial Research and Innovation (MIIRI).
The University would like to engage a suitably qualified person to fill the position of Senior Research Fellow–Technology Commercialisation and New Venture Development tenable in the MIIRI.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE JOB
Reporting to the Director for MIIRI, the Senior Research Fellow–Technology Commercialisation and New Venture Development shall be responsible for the development and implementation of strategy and initiatives that will serve to advance the commercialization of innovation and technologies created by MUST students and stakeholders to support the entrepreneurial culture and programmes at the University. The Senior Research Fellow is responsible for primary oversight and management of new initiatives of Technology Commercialization (TC) and New Venture Development (NVD).
This position will provide leadership and develop programmes to align the strategy and activities of these two groups for the benefit of the faculty, the University and the local ecosystem.
Among others, the Senior Research Fellow shall be expected to perform the following duties:
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications and requirements should submit their applications, together with detailed curriculum vitae plus copies of certificates (where applicable) not later than Friday, 29th January, 2021. The Curriculum Vitae must include the following: the candidate’s names in full; date of birth; academic qualifications; innovation and research experience; names and email addresses of three traceable referees.
Applications must be submitted by email to:
Malawi University of Science and Technology
P.O. Box 5196
All application letters must be duly signed. Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged