Monday, 12 August 2019

AHRI Research Psychology Internship Opportunity 2019

The AHRI Research Psychology Intern is 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.

The intern will 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.

To achieve this, we bring together leading researchers from different fields, use cutting edge science to improve people’s health, and help to train the next generation of African scientists.

Our research is truly collaborative: we work with over 60 academic and clinical institutions in South Africa, and elsewhere in Africa and the world.

AHRI’s major funders are Wellcome Trust and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Our academic partners are the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) and University College London.

Minimum Qualification 
1.Post graduate degree in health or social science

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

Knowledge and Skills Required
1.Must possess a valid South African Code B Driver’s License and own vehicle
2.Good knowledge of HIV/AIDS and TB
3.Knowledge of the scientific research process
4.Ability to capture and organise data electronically
5.Ability to write reports

1.Fluency in English and isiZulu

Job Closing Date: 01/09/2019


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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