Are you a Junior Researcher looking to get experience in the field?
Epicentre Health Research is looking for Junior Researchers/ Data Collectors to conduct study data collection in Gauteng.
The contract is for a 2-month period and will provide valuable experience for young researchers.
After undergoing training and working on the project, you will be able to conduct research that is consistent, rigorous and which upholds the highest degree of ethical standards.
Travel will be required within Gauteng. You will undergo training on Good Clinical Practice, advanced data collection techniques and Ethical Research practices amongst other things.
We are looking for:
✔ Matric qualification, a minimum.
✔ But a tertiary qualification, would be an added advantage.
✔ Relevant working experience in research or similar field.
✔ Ability to follow research instructions and implement the study protocol.
✔ Good communication skills and an outgoing personality.
✔ High level of integrity and professionalism.
✔ Intermediate to Fluent in either isiZulu, English, Afrikaans or Sesotho.
✔ Willing to travel in Gauteng.
✔ Target driven and outgoing personality.
✔ A valid driver’s license and comfortable driving will be to your advantage.
✔ Be prepared to be trained in the collection of dry blood samples.
Fieldwork teams will be given locations that they need to visit as determined by the study protocol. They will go to the sampled house and introduce the study to the head of the household.
They will collect data and a specimen from these households. Transport and a monthly salary for the duration of the project are included.
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