Research Manager

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Research Manager

  • Post Date:April 5, 2022
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  • Career Level Manager
    Qualification Doctorate Degree
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry Education
Job Description

The Midlands State University Research and Innovation Office is dedicated to support students and staff research and innovation endeavours. As a result, the University is seeking highly qualified, knowledgeable, experienced, and committed individuals to assist in research support, intellectual property management services, technology transfer, and business development. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the post of RESEARCH MANAGER in THE RESEARCH AND INNOVATION OFFICE.


  • An earned Doctorate degree.
  • Tenured academic with at least two years of university teaching experience post tenure.
  • At least ten publications with experience in research, innovation and commercialisation activities.


The following are the responsibilities of the Research Manager:

  • Managing the entire University research portfolio.
  • Maintaining a critical mass of strong and productive researchers.
  • Enable uptake of outputs to the innovation hub.
  • Establishing and sustaining strong, strategic, and mutually beneficial research partnerships.
  • Monitoring the University’s research and knowledge transfer activities.
  • Research capacity development of early career and mid-career researchers.
  • Responsible for Editorial and Publications issues.
  • Responsible for all research ethics, research integrity, and research impact issues.
  • Carry out any other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.


Applicants must submit copies of applications with the following: Application letter, certified copies of certificates, and Curriculum Vitae giving full details of names, place, and date of birth, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact telephone number (s), and names and email addresses of three referees to:

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resources)
Midlands State University
P Bag 9055

For the electronic version, please send to: [email protected]

Application documents must be in a single scan pdf format. The closing date for applications is Friday 08 April 2022.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates shall be communicated to.

NB: Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer.  In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.