University of Zimbabwe is looking for 2 Innovation Leads

2 x Innovation Leads

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2 x Innovation Leads

  • Post Date:April 26, 2022
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Master’s Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Education
Job Description

Research and Innovation Directorate: Vacancies

2 positions have emerged in the University of Zimbabwe Innovation Hub has Innovation Leads  in the following areas of expertise:

  • Innovation Lead Creative Arts and Social Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation Lead Drugs Pharmaceuticals and Health Systems

Reports to: Manager, Innovation

The ideal candidate will be responsible for:

  • 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 commercialization.
  • Identifying and mobilizing strategic resources and partners to support product development.
  • Capacity strengthening in design thinking, prototyping and entrepreneurship


Applicants should have:

  • 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
  • A Proven rack record in multidisciplinary research, collaboration and/or management of partnerships


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 Administralion Block,
Door number 113.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is Friday 29 April 2022.

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