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SAMRC: Jobs / Vacancies (Feb 2020) – Scientist

South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) hereby invites applications for recruitment to the post of Scientist. The application will close on 19th February 2020.

Location: Cape Town
Salary: R361, 043 per annum

South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) advertised post is as follows:

  • Scientist, 1-year Contract, REFERENCE NUMBER (R294A)


  • Honour’s degree in a related field i.e. social science/criminology/public health
  • At least two years of research experience in conducting gender-based violence research
  • Understanding of qualitative, quantitative and intervention research methods
  • Ability to develop quantitative and qualitative data collection tools
  • Experience with developing and managing questionnaires using Redcap Software
  • Skilled and experienced in qualitative and quantitative data analysis and data management
  • Training in research ethics, monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience in facilitation, staff training and supervision
  • Good knowledge and experience of using various computer software packages including Office package (including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
  • Must be willing to travel within South Africa
  • Fluency in speaking and writing in English and an African language
  • Valid South African driver’s license.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team.

How to apply

Visit the following Web Site to complete an online application.