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Marconi Lab Career Opportunities

The Makerere University AI lab in the Department of Computer Science, College of Computing and Information Sciences, and the Marconi Society Lab in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Makerere University, are implementing a joint research project titled: “ICT Platform for the Pathogen Economy (IPPE).”

The project is a commercial Integrated AI-driven platform for screening diseases of national priority, including COVID-19, cervical and breast cancer. The research project is funded by the Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) Secretariat at the Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation in Uganda to help develop a robust software platform to support their critical internal business processes.

We are a multidisciplinary consortium of computer science, data science, bioinformatics, engineering, epidemiology, and public health experts. We are looking for outstanding individuals to contribute to realizing the project objectives and outcomes.

Available vacancies

Business Development Manager

Terms of Employment

Fixed term, 4 months contract with possibility to extend

Line Manager


Start Date



We are seeking an experienced Business Development Manager to extend our research and drive business growth through the exploration of new and untapped business opportunities and relationships. You will be part of a multidisciplinary team of researchers from Makerere University and report to the management team. As a business development manager, you will develop a network of contacts to attract new clients, research market opportunities, oversee product growth, identify trends and customer needs and build a sales pipeline for short/medium/long term in accordance with targets. You will work closely with the management team and a team of researchers to ensure that the agreed objectives and results are met.


Note: The job descriptions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the jobs.
How to apply: In case you are qualified, follow this link and apply with your CV, motivation letter and academic documents to the position of interest.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; for the earliest consideration, submit your application by February 08, 2023