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

Vice - President: Research, Cape Town - Closing date: 2 December 2016
SAMRC Head Office, Cape Town, South Africa

The VICE - PRESIDENT: RESEARCH, CAPE TOWN will be responsible for enhancing the quality of science and health impact of research that is funded by the SAMRC with an emphasis on cutting edge, solution driven research and transactional research.  The Vice-President: Research, Cape Town and the Vice-President: Research, Pretoria will work together with the Executive Management Committee to ensure integration of the research conducted and funded by the SAMRC in both its Intra - and Extra-mural research units.  The allocation of roles and responsibilities will take into account the expertise of the successful candidate.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 2017 - Closing date: 23 January 2017
SAMRC Microbial Water Quality Monitoring Centre, University of Fort Hare Alice, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

A postdoctoral fellowship is available in the SAMRC Microbial Water Quality Monitoring Centre at the University of Fort Hare, Alice, South Africa to anchor its Molecular Microbial Ecology and Bioinformatics Projects. The incumbent must be able well versed in molecular microbial ecology techniques including PFGE, DGGE, TGGE, cloning, Conventional and Real-Time PCR, and Phylogenetic analyses and bioinformatics tools including Next Generation Sequencing (NGS).

SAMRC Values

We push the boundaries between the known and the unknown to further our knowledge of human existence.

We celebrate the capacity of collective minds toward a common goal.

Distinction is in everything we do.
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