South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC)
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Applications are invited for the following positions

Senior Scientist - Closing date: 30 September 2016
Health Systems Research Unit, Cape Town Office

Lead one standard review (under supervision); Conduct rapid syntheses ( this must involve all negotiations with a client until completion of the product); Conduct database searches and grey literature searches; Retrieve full text articles and Upload and manage searches on electronic platforms like Covidence.
Project Manager - Closing date: 5 October 2016
Tuberculosis Platform, Pretoria Office

The Tuberculosis Platform seeks to employ a Project Manager to assist the Principal Investigator with operational and administrative aspects of the National TB Prevalence Survey.  The Project Manager will be tasked to communicate with stakeholders, organise and schedule meetings, develop and implement the monitoring and evaluation strategy for the Prevalence Survey.
Postdoctoral Fellowship - Closing date: 14 October 2016
Biomedical Research and Innovation Platform, Parow, Cape Town

Applications are invited for a NRF funded Postdoctoral Fellowship under the Professional Development Programme. The primary aim of this project is to use a rodent model to investigate how epigenetics orchestrate the development of obesity, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, and to elucidate the mechanisms whereby an aspalathin-enriched rooibos protects against these disorders. Techniques used in this study will include animal handling, as well as various in vivo assays. It would be an advantage if the applicant has a background in DNA methylation analysis.
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We push the boundaries between the known and the unknown to further our knowledge of human existence.

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