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Ministry of Science and Technology
Category: Directors
National Commission on Science and Technology (NCST)

Job Purpose

Under the direction of the Director General, the incumbent is responsible for promoting and leading cutting-edge research, including collaborative and interdisciplinary research related to the goals of the NCST while providing support to assist in the strategic planning for the Commission to ensure that the objectives are aligned with its mandate.


Salary: $2,515,136.00 per annum
Travelling Allowance: $707,448 per annum with a motor vehicle
Travelling Allowance: $ 286,536 per annum without a motor vehicle

Additional details may be viewed on the Ministry’s website:

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Minimum Required Qualification and Experience

• A Master’s Degree in Natural, Applied Sciences or related field from a recognized tertiary institution; plus
• Five (5) years’ relevant experience in the related field conducting multidisciplinary research producing creative interpretation analysis and evidence-based writing;
• Evidence of attracting research funding through competitive grant or other relevant schemes; and Spanish as a foreign language would be an asset.
Deadline: September 24, 2018

Contact Information
Name: The Permanent Secretary
Address: Ministry of Science and Technology
PCJ Building, 1st Floor
36 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10
Telephone: N/A
Fax: N/A

Ad Post Date: 2018-09-10



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