Research Technologist

Website South African Medical Research Council - MRC

Job Description:

Liaise with relevant provincial and district authorities, fieldworkers, facility managers, project manager and co-investigator to plan data collection.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor progress of research activities and generate regular and ad-hoc reports as required using excel and/or statistical analysis tools.
  • Manage/supervise fieldworkers’ performance at study site including staff training.
  • Communicate the research outputs.
  • Organization and management of data, including data entry and record keeping.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage all logistics and operational aspects of the project and field sites.
  • Management of equipment used during data collection at study site.

Job Requirements:

  • Fluent in Xitsonga or Tshivenda
  • Willing and able to travel.
  • At least 1-year recent experience working on an environmental/public health project in research setting.
  • Code 8/10 driver’s license
  • Experience in writing project reports.
  • A 3-year qualification (diploma/degree) in any health/social science or business administration

Job Details:

Company: South African Medical Research Council - MRC

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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