|Location||Durban, Durban, South Africa|
The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) strives to improve the nation’s health and quality of life by funding and conducting relevant and leading health research. It further aims to promote equity, career development and progression. The organisation prides itself on six values: pioneering, partnering, excellence, respect, integrity and citizenship.
RESEARCH TECHNOLOGIST: RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Duration: One - Year Contract
The SAMRC’s HIV Prevention Research Unit requires suitably qualified and experienced Research Assistants to perform project related duties such as, administration of informed consent to study participants, study document management, and assisting with various general administrative duties at clinical research sites in the Durban region.
Conduct interviews with study participants
Data collection of the highest quality, in accordance with Good Clinical Practice Principles
Administration, documentation, quality control/assurance and indexing of informed consent documents for study participants
Assist with data capturing, quality control/assurance, and related aspects of data management as designated by the relevant study Principal Investigator
Study documentation management
Assist with translations of research-related documents
Creating and updating study specific logs
Assist Study Coordinator with report writing
Assist with participant follow-up
Planning meetings and/or workshops and document minutes
1-2 years accredited course or certificate post matric
2 years relevant experience in research or related environment
Proven experience as a data entry clerk
Good writing skills
Strong computer skills in MS Office packages
Fluent in English and isiZulu
Diploma/degree in any research related field
A Code 8 manual drivers’ license is essential for the above post, as the incumbent will be required to drive the company vehicle when necessary.
Effective organisational skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team
Ability to multitask and work under pressure
Willing to work outside normal working hours when required.
Interested candidates can send their CV