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Applications are invited for the following positions

Radiologist - Closing date: 28 July 2016
Clinical Programme of the TB Prevalence Survey - Tuberculosis Platform, Pretoria

The job holder is required to provide significant input into the design and implementation of the chest x-ray components of the survey. The main objective of this position is the overall management and responsibility of the portfolio of components of the survey pertaining to the clinical management of TB cases diagnosed during the survey.
Unit Director - Closing date: 29 July 2016
Cochrane South Africa, Cape Town

The Director position calls for a senior researcher with international standing, proven leadership skills and the ability to enhance and maintain a centre of excellence that facilitates the generation and dissemination of Cochrane Reviews, methodological research and primary research to enhance evidence-informed healthcare and policy.
Fieldworker - Closing date: 29 July 2016
Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, Cape Town

The Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit is looking for experienced field workers who will be responsible for recruiting, conducting interviews and project administrative duties for the Young Women’s Health CoOp. The Young Women’s Health CoOp study is a joint project between Research Triangle Institute (RTI) International and the South African Medical Research Council that focuses on substance using young women (aged 16-19) in Mitchell’s Plain and Gugulethu.  We require experienced fieldworkers who will be trained to conduct various study activities. 
Health counsellors/interventionist - Closing date: 1 August 2016
Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, Cape Town
The Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit is looking for experienced health counsellors who will be responsible for conducting behavioural interventions that address substance use, sexual risk behavior and  aim to reduce risk for HIV. The Young Women’s CoOp Study is a joint project between Research Triangle Institute (RTI) International and the South African Medical Research Council that focuses on reducing HIV risk among substance using young women (aged 16-19) in the communities of Mitchell’s Plain and Gugulethu. 
Project manager - Closing date: 1 August 2016
Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, Worcester
The Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit is looking for an experienced, energetic and organized person with good analytic skills to co-ordinate and manage various research projects within the unit. The successful candidate will dedicate 80% of their time to project TRUST, a cohort study examining the impact of alcohol use on TB treatment outcomes and 20% of their time on other projects in the unit. 
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28 July, 2016
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