CLOSING DATE: 21 November 2018 AT 23:59.
BACKGROUND: The Moses Kotane Institute (MKI) is an entity of the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government through the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA). Its mandate is to provide internationally recognised quality research driving the economic development and innovation in the province. It does this by providing timely and accurate research to support the attainment of radically transformed, inclusive and sustainable economic growth for the province in partnerships with public and private sector. It is also funded mainly by EDTEA and other stakeholders.
PURPOSE: MKI requires individuals, academics, experts who hold PhDs or post-doctoral status, and who are knowledgeable in the following sectors: Maritime, Oceans economy, Manufacturing (with specific focus on automotive, electronics, chemical, leather/footwear, clothing & textile, renewable energy, agri-processing & food subsectors), Information and communication technology, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Agriculture, Tourism, Environment, Rural economy and Township economy, to be part of Research Quality Assurance and Review Panel.
SCOPE: You will be requested to contribute and provide input on terms of reference for research projects, as well evaluate research reports by reviewing and providing quality assurance to ensure that the reports are of high-quality international standard. This Quality Assurance and Review Panel has an advisory role to Moses Kotane Institute in as far as research agenda and projects are concerned. For each research, you will be required to submit an evaluation and quality assurance report based on your evaluation.
SUBMISSION: All proposals and copies required on all 10 items below must be submitted via e-mail to Sinenhlanhla.Ngqulunga@Moseskotane.Com. Hand deliveries will NOT be accepted. Submissions after the closing date will not be considered. The closing date for submission is 21 November 2018 at 23:59.