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The Medical Research Council strives to improve the nation's health status and quality of life through relevant and excellent health research aimed at promoting equity and development. The organisation's focus is to take its research to the public.

Closing date: 30 July 2014 | Senior Scientist
Diabetes Discovery Platform , Cape Town

A post has become available for a Senior Scientist in the Diabetes Discovery Platform. The Diabetes Discovery Platform is a dynamic research platform within the Strategic Health Innovation Partnerships of the South African Medical Research Council.
Closing date: 31 July 2014 | Senior Scientist
Health Systems Research Unit, Cape Town

The Unit requires the services of a Senior Scientist with a Public Health and/or Epidemiology background to work on a large collaborative HIV health systems research project focussing on monitoring and evaluation of HIV prevention and care programmes for children and adolescents.
Closing date: 3 August 2014 | Clinician
HIV Prevention Research Unit, Durban

A dedicated, suitably qualified and experienced clinician is required to work with the Principal Investigator and Clinical Research Site Leader in managing the clinical aspects of HIV prevention and treatment trials. 
Closing date: 8 August 2014 | Talent Resourcing and Remuneration Specialist
The Medical Research Council seeks a dynamic, broadly based human resources professional with proven leadership skills to direct and manage the Talent and Remuneration function of the MRC. He/she will also provide an effective and efficient human resource specialist function that is aligned with the organisational strategic goals of the MRC.
Closing date: 8 August 2014 | Quality Assurance/Quality Control Officer
HIV Prevention Research Unit, Durban

Job holder will be jointly managed and report to investigators and managers. Job holder will conduct internal monitoring to ensure compliance with SA and ICH GCP and HSP requirements within clinical research. 
Closing date: 14 August 2014 | Health counsellors
Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, Pretoria

The Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit in Pretoria is looking for individuals experienced in conducting psychosocial interventions and counselling for a research study in and around Tshwane.

In return the MRC offers a total cost of employment remuneration package that includes the organisation's contribution towards fringe benefits.
The MRC fully subscribes to the principles of Employment Equity and the embracing of diversity. Disabled persons are welcome to apply.

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28 July, 2014
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