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:

Senior Scientist - 27 May 2018 23:59
Cochrane South Africa, Cape Town
Cochrane South Africa is an intramural unit at the SAMRC. Its vision is that healthcare decision-making within Africa will be informed by high quality, timely, and relevant research evidence. We seek to appoint an experienced scientist with a strong background in public health, systematic reviews and qualitative and/or quantitative research. The post holder will be expected to make a substantial contribution to the Unit’s research on evidence informed policy development and implementation. In particular, the researcher will work on the Collaboration for Evidence Based Public Health and Health Care Project (CEBHA+) including conducting policy relevant systematic reviews, developing policy briefs and communicating findings to relevant partners. In addition, they will contribute to the units Knowledge Translation programme including exploring clinical guideline and health policy work in South Africa. The successful candidate will be required to take up the position as soon as possible.
Fieldworker - 28 May 2018 23:59
Non-Communicable Disease Research Unit, Cape Town
The Non-Communicable Diseases Research Unit is looking for field workers who will be responsible for recruiting of participants, the conducting of interviews and project administrative duties for the South African Diabetes Prevention Programme (SA-DPP). The SA-DPP aims to conduct a study to prevent the development of diabetes in various communities in the Cape Town area. We require fieldworkers who will be trained to conduct various study activities.