Developing Science Globally
Developing Science Globally

Research and Grant Writing Associate

Department of Materials Science & Engineering at Jimma University ( is an international community of about 20 researchers coming from different countries. The Department has strong connection with leading research groups in Europe and North America. We have numerous joint projects with different countries, and thus, there is a growing need for preparing proposals for research funds and grants.

There is an immediate position for a grant writer to assist our researchers in preparing technical proposals. Candidates should have a master degree (preferably in science or engineering) and two years grant writing experience. The selected candidate must have demonstrated the ability to write in a clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive manner.

✍ In addition to the fixed salary (depending on work experience), the grant writer may receive stipend from successful proposals.

✍ Upon success in proposal writing, the grant writer can be transferred to one of our partner groups in Europe or North America.

✍ This is an exceptional opportunity to develop your career in grant writing, as you can directly work with several funding agencies in different countries.

✍ Working in Africa is a unique experience, and this international community is the only place in which one can earn this experience without dealing with cultural differences.


Jimma University
Nationally first-ranked university with over 40,000 students, 3,000 staff, 60 departments spread across 7 campuses. Department: Department of Materials and Engineering
City: Jimma
Country: Ethiopia

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