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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: 21 August 2015 | Food Composition Database Compiler - Chief Research Technologist (entry)
Biostatistics Unit, Parow Valley
The SAMRC has the mandate to compile the South African Food Composition Database. Applications are currently being awaited for a dietician/nutritionist/ consumer scientist/food scientist to assist with the execution of the responsibilities of this activity within the South African Food Data System (SAFOODS) of the Biostatistics Unit at the SAMRC in Parow Valley, Cape Town.
Closing date: 28 August 2015 | Research Integrity Officer
Office of the Vice President, Cape Town or Pretoria
The SAMRC in its desire to execute its mandate in conducting medical research at the highest ethical standard wishes to employ a research integrity officer whose job will be to provide oversight, guidance, training and support for the MRC ethics committee and its researchers. The SAMRC is seeking a person with experience in clinical research management.
Closing date: 4 September 2015 | Data Manager
Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, Pretoria
The Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit (ATODRU) conducts research and policy analysis locally, nationally and internationally. Its goal is to generate knowledge and propose policy and other interventions that will lead to a reduction in alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD) use and the associated burden experienced by individuals and society.

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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