Job opportunities

Job opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining the SAMRC team.

Dedicated to improving the nation’s health and quality of life, the SAMRC relies on the knowledge, skills and professionalism of our staff.

Successful candidates have the opportunity to work with some of the world’s most innovative researchers and partner institutions to ultimately build a healthy nation for all.

Positions currently available for applications:

Information Technology Support Technician - 19 July 2018 23:59
Information Technology Services Division, Cape Town
The SAMRC has a Microsoft Active Directory network consisting of more than 1000 users. The IT Support Technician will be required to provide 1st and 2nd Level support for office applications, desktops and video conferencing. Installing desktops telephones and printers will account for additional duties.
Senior Scientist/Specialist Scientist - 27 July 2018 23:59
Environment and Health Research Unit, Johannesburg (Doornfontein Campus of UJ)
The South African Medical Research Council’s Environment and Health Research Unit (EHRU) requires a suitably qualified and experienced Senior Scientist (level 2) / Specialist Scientist (Entry) to oversee key EHRU research projects. Applicants should have a keen interest in, and suitable qualifications and research experience related to environmental or public health.
Project Manager - 27 July 2018 23:59
Environment and Health Research Unit, Johannesburg (Doornfontein Campus of UJ) or Durban
We are seeking a dynamic and self-driven individual with expertise and experience in the conduct of epidemiological studies related to the environment, climate and public health. The candidate will be part of a team working on existing and new projects, in some of which s/he will assume a leadership role. Key responsibilities include management of research projects, quality control and assurance, staff support and supervision, generation of income, publication of research findings and participation in research translation activities.
Specialist Scientist - 29 July 2018 23:59
Centre for Tuberculosis Research, Cape Town
A position for a Specialist level scientist is currently available for appointment at the CTR based at Stellenbosch University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. We are looking for a dynamic, established researcher to enhance the CTR’s research in tuberculosis (TB). The candidate will take part in and lead research that will result in the production of multiple, internationally recognised scientific outputs, the supervision of post graduate students and the generation of income. The candidate will assist in the scientific leadership of the CTR.
Social Science Research Assistant - 31 July 2018 23:59
Environment and Health Research Unit, Durban
The South African Medical Research Council, Environment and Health Research Unit (EHRU) requires a suitably qualified and experienced Social Science Research Assistant to collect and manage qualitative data within various research projects at the EHRU.