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

Director - Closing date: 30 April 2016
SAMRC Office of AIDS/TB Research, Cape Town/Durban or Pretoria

Lead the MOA/TBR vision and implement the MOA/TBR business plan; Bring together and facilitate the interactions of established nationally/internationally recognized South African HIV/AIDS and TB researchers and together with these researchers develop a scientific agenda that addresses clinical, basic science and public health questions that are relevant to South Africa; Facilitate, support and grow the South African HIV/AIDS and TB research community while ensuring that the autonomy of individual researchers and groups is retained; Develop new joint research opportunities and attract research funding for HIV/AIDS and TB research in South Africa.
Health counsellor - Closing date: 4 May 2016
Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, Cape Town

The Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit is looking for an experienced health counsellor who will be responsible for conducting a trauma-informed behavioural intervention for reducing substance use and linking women to health services. The Pretreatment CoOp Study is a joint project between Research Triangle Institute (RTI) International and the South African Medical Research Council that focuses on helping substance using young women who have experienced violence in the community of Nyanga. 
Pre-award and Compliance Administrator (Chief Officer) - Closing date: 6 May 2016
Project & Management Accounting Office, Parow, Cape Town

The South African Medical Research Council receives substantial funding from various local and international funding institutions. The Project & Management Accounting Office is responsible for all centralized pre- and post-award research administration functions. A very rewarding career opportunity exists for a proactive and dynamic individual to provide pre-award administrative support to principal investigators (PI’s) when developing funding proposals, and to ensure that pre- and post-award compliance requirements are adhered to on all research contracts/grants.
Laboratory LDMS Technician - Closing date: 10 May 2016
HIV Prevention Research Unit, Durban

The HPRU Clinical Research Laboratory requires a suitably qualified/experienced Laboratory Data Management System (LDMS) Technician to manage and coordinate sample storage and shipments within a large bio repository.
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Technician - Closing date: 10 May 2016
HIV Prevention Research Unit, Durban

The HPRU Central Routine Laboratory requires a suitably qualified/experienced LIMS Technician to manage a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) called LABWARE and all laboratory data required for the efficient functioning and smooth running of the laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements and produce quality data.
Medical Technician (Laboratory Specimen Receiving) - Closing date: 10 May 2016
HIV Prevention Research Unit, Durban

The HPRU requires suitably qualified/experienced Medical Technician – (Laboratory Specimen Receiving) to manage the integration of pre-analytical, analytical and post analytical processes with the aim of providing optimal laboratory service under the supervision of a medical technologist.
Medical Technologist (Clinical Pathology) - Closing date: 10 May 2016
HIV Prevention Research Unit, Durban

The HPRU Central Routine laboratory requires qualified and experienced Medical Technologists to manage and coordinate bench specific testing and quality assurance for the efficient functioning of the Central Routine Laboratory in order to meet statutory and clinical requirements and produce quality data.
Medical Technologist (Research Sites) - Closing date: 10 May 2016
HIV Prevention Research Unit, Durban

The HPRU Clinical Research Site Laboratory requires a suitably qualified/experienced Medical Technologist to manage and coordinate a peripheral rapid point of care test laboratory, to ensure study objectives are met. The incumbent will ensure a high level of quality assurance thereby enabling optimal data endpoints within an acceptable turnaround time.
Operations Assistant - Closing date: 10 May 2016
HIV Prevention Research Unit, Durban

The HPRU requires a skilled/experienced Operations Assistant to support the Operations Department with the development and maintenance of site infrastructure as per funder requirements, and to provide operational support to the Westville office as well as clinical research sites in the Durban region.
Pharmacist - Closing date: 10 May 2016
HIV Prevention Research Unit, Durban

The HPRU requires a skilled/experienced Pharmacist to establish and maintain a research pharmacy and to implement internal policies and procedures for the safe and proper management and accountability of study products as well as non-investigational drugs.  An important aspect of this job is to ensure regulatory compliance of all aspects of the Pharmacy and Pharmacy systems with the South African Pharmacy Council and the Medicines Control Council.
Quality Assurance/Quality Control Officer - Closing date: 10 May 2016
HIV Prevention Research Unit, Durban

The HPRU requires a Quality Assurance/ Quality Control Officer to conduct internal monitoring at clinical research sites within the Durban region, to ensure compliance with SA and ICH GCP and HSP requirements. Quality assurance activities will include working within the framework of approved protocols and regulatory documentation.
Research Assistant - Closing date: 10 May 2016
HIV Prevention Research Unit, Durban

The HPRU requires suitably qualified/experienced Research Assistants to perform project related duties such as, administration of informed consents to study participants, study document management, and assisting with various general administrative duties at clinical research sites within the Durban region.
Social Science Research Assistant - Closing date: 10 May 2016
HIV Prevention Research Unit, Durban

The HPRU requires suitably qualified /experienced Social Science Research Assistants to collect and manage qualitative data within various research projects at clinical research sites in the Durban region.
Chief/Senior /Specialist Biostatistician - Closing date: 19 May 2016
Biostatistics Unit, Cape Town

The Biostatistics Unit offers a challenging biostatistics career in health and clinical research within a dynamic environment. The Unit has a number of methodological research programmes such as longitudinal data analysis, and spatial data analysis.  The successful candidate will have an individual research portfolio and contribute to these programmes. All areas of expertise in biostatistics will be considered.
    
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