Tuesday, 30 July 2019

AHRI Clinical Core Internship Opportunity 2019

The Africa Health Research Institute is searching for a Clinical Core Intern who will be responsible for assisting with the coordination and execution of functions related to the implementation and monitoring of TB and HIV research projects in the KZN region. They will also focus on the collection and verification of data. Perform literature searches and interpret information to provide feedback on technical activities. The successful candidate will be based in our Durban site.


The Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) is a multidisciplinary, independent research institute based across two sites in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Our goal is to become a source of fundamental discoveries into the susceptibility, transmission and cure of HIV, TB and related diseases. We also seek ways to improve diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

1. Assist in coordination of research activities including research administration and regulatory compliance
2. Assistance with general implementation of research studies
3. Logistics at site

Minimum Qualification
1.Postgraduate Degree in Health or Social Science disciplines
2.Must possess a valid South African Code B Driver’s License and own vehicle

Minimum Experience
1.Computer literacy and working knowledge of Microsoft Office software
2.This is an entry level position with limited experience.

Skills Required
1.Good verbal and written communication skills in English;
2.Accuracy and precision;
3.Must be able to work under pressure;

Knowledge and Abilities Required
1.Good knowledge of HIV/AIDS and TB
2.Knowledge of the scientific research process
3.Ability to capture and organise data electronically
4.Ability to write reports

Job Closing Date: 13/08/2019


AHRI reserves the right in special circumstances to accept late applications or to extend the above date in order to facilitate further searches. Furthermore, AHRI reserves the right not to make an appointment. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date.

AHRI is fully compliant with South African labour law and is committed to employment equity. This position is open to South African applicants and valid work visa holders.

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