Monday , February 26 2024

Wits Rhi Vacancies – Researcher

Website Wits Health Consortium

Job Description:

To lead the research activities, project coordination and support publications related to climate change and health within the NIH HE2AT Center and EU HIGH Horizons programme

Job Responsibilities:

  • Write research protocols.
  • Develop and design research tools and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Conduct or provide oversight for fieldwork (data collection, interviews, etc.)
  • Monitor the progress of research projects.
  • Obtain ethical approval from relevant regulatory bodies.
  • Train the Research Team and other relevant staff.
  • Disseminate research findings internally and to universities and other stakeholders such as the community, Community Advisory Groups, Government and media.
  • Publish scientific publications.
  • Compile conference presentations.
  • Stay abreast with relevant research findings and collaborate closely with other investigators on related studies.
  • Respond to funding opportunities to advance the programme research agenda.
  • Write progress reports to stakeholders including networks and funders.

Job Requirements:

  • Familiarity with data analysis software.
  • Ordered, systematic and analytical in approach to research
  • National and international travelling.
  • Working overtime or over weekends may be required from time to time.
  • Strong writing skills. Experience in public health will be an advantage.
  • Certification in good clinical practice.
  • Being contactable after working hours.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience in implementing independent projects
  • Experience working in an environment that involves the application of public health approaches.
  • Management of Research Programme with a research record of an ongoing output evidenced by at least twenty published refereed papers.
  • MBBCH or PhD in appropriate discipline.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience within health research

Job Details:

Company: Wits Health Consortium

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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