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Nineteen (19) job vacancies and internships at CSIR

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The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, commonly known as the CSIR, is hiring for nearly twenty positions, and ScholarlyAfrica.com is pleased to bring you these exciting job and career opportunities.

CSIR a world-class African research and development organisation established through an Act of Parliament in 1945.

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About the CSIR

The CSIR undertakes directed, multidisciplinary research and technological innovation that contributes to the improved quality of life of South Africans.

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The CSIR’s shareholder is the South African Parliament, held in proxy by the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation.

Regards its hiring culture, CSIR says: “We hire great people from diverse backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because we are EPIC. We pursue Excellence, celebrate People, personify Integrity, and welcome Collaboration.”

External applicants and CSIR employees may both apply

The following job opportunities and internships are vacant at the CSIR, and a call has been made for suitable candidates to apply.

Note that:

  • External applicants can view and apply for current vacancies at the CSIR on this page. Applicants will be required to register before submitting an application.
  • Employees of the CSIR are required to apply via the CSIR Intraweb.

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List of 19 job vacancies at CSIR

Scroll through the table below listing all the available job opportunities at the time of publishing, as well as the job location and relevant closing dates.

To view more details for your preferred job opportunity and to also apply, click in the respective “Action” column. This will take you to the job’s full dashboard.


Ref#TitleDivision/Portfolio/ClusterLocationClosing dateAction
312221Digital Transformation SpecialistManufacturingScientia – Pretoria24-Jun-2022View/Apply
312231Doctoral Studentship:BiophotonicsManufacturingScientia – Pretoria07-Jul-2022View/Apply
312238Internship: ArchitectFacilities Management and Security ServicesScientia – Pretoria28-Jun-2022View/Apply
312239Internship: Quantity SurveryorFacilities Management and Security ServicesScientia – Pretoria28-Jun-2022View/Apply
312230Masters Studentship: BiophotonicsManufacturingScientia – Pretoria07-Jul-2022View/Apply
312082Principal Embedded Hardware/Firmware Engineer: Internet of ThingsNext-Generation Enterprises and InstitutionsScientia – Pretoria04-Jul-2022View/Apply
312210Principal Researcher: Pavement DesignSmart MobilityScientia – Pretoria01-Jul-2022View/Apply
312171Principal Software DeveloperNext-Generation Enterprises and InstitutionsScientia – Pretoria12-Jul-2022View/Apply
312229Research Development and Innovation (RDI) Communication Practitioner – Western…CommunicationsStellenbosch06-Jul-2022View/Apply
312219Research Group Leader: Biodiversity and Ecosystems ServicesSmart PlacesStellenbosch30-Jun-2022View/Apply

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Ref#TitleDivision/Portfolio/ClusterLocationClosing dateAction
312234Research Group Leader: Information and Cyber Security CentreDefence and SecurityScientia – Pretoria01-Jul-2022View/Apply
312220Research Group Leader: Novel LasersManufacturingScientia – Pretoria24-Jun-2022View/Apply
311761Research Group Leader: Pavement Design and ConstructionSmart MobilityScientia – Pretoria06-Jul-2022View/Apply
311759Senior Product OwnerNext-Generation Enterprises and InstitutionsScientia – Pretoria27-Jun-2022View/Apply
312226Senior Researcher: Chemical EngineeringAdvanced Agriculture and FoodScientia – Pretoria28-Jun-2022View/Apply
312172Senior Software DeveloperNext-Generation Enterprises and InstitutionsScientia – Pretoria08-Jul-2022View/Apply
312232Senior Software Developer: Artificial IntelligenceNext-Generation Enterprises and InstitutionsScientia – Pretoria05-Jul-2022View/Apply
311783Senior Software Developer: Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)Next-Generation Enterprises and InstitutionsScientia – Pretoria07-Jul-2022View/Apply
312167Software EngineerDefence and SecurityScientia – Pretoria24-Jun-2022View/Apply

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