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The Medical Research Council, South Africa’s premier organisation for undertaking and funding medical research, is seeking to appoint individuals to fill the following positions. It is seeking internationally recognised leaders for dynamic teams of researchers engaged in programmes of knowledge generation that will impact substantially on health policy, innovation, services and other interventions.

Applications are invited for the following positions, based in Cape Town:

 

Unit Director:

Health Systems Research Unit

(Ref. R656)

The  role   of  the   Unit  Director   is  to  provide:  •  Strategic   scientific leadership – evidenced by the number and impact of the Unit’s peer-reviewed journal publications, research funding generated, impact of research on health policy  and   other   outputs   • Administrative  leadership •  Leadership  through personal scientific achievements – evidenced by a personal track  record  in publications and fundraising, and supervising postgraduate students.

The ideal applicant will need: • A PhD • Evidence of international  recognition in the field • Management experience • A track record of high impact publications and fundraising.

Unit Director: Non-communicable

Diseases Research Unit

(Ref. R657)

The  role   of  the   Unit  Director   is  to  provide:  •  Strategic   scientific leadership – evidenced by the number and impact of the Unit’s peer-reviewed journal publications, research funding generated, impact of research on health policy  and   other   outputs   • Administrative  leadership •  Leadership  through personal scientific achievements – evidenced by a personal track  record  in publications and fundraising, and supervising postgraduate students.

The ideal applicant will need: • A PhD • Evidence of international  recognition in the field • Management experience • A track record of high impact publications and fundraising.

 

Cost-to-company remuneration packages in the region of R1 000  000 per annum will be negotiated in accordance with qualifications and experience.

To apply, please submit a detailed CV and a covering letter outlining experience relevant to the key responsibilities of the post and the contact details of three referees to: Human Capital Management Division, MRC, PO Box 19070, Tygerberg 7505  or fax: 086  742-8365 or e-mail: recruitment@mrc.ac.za

Closing Date: 13 September 2013

Please quote the relevant reference number in the subject line of your e-mail, CV and all other communication. Certified copies of your ID and highest formal qualifications must be submitted with this application.

The MRC retains the right not to make an appointment. The Medical Research Council fully subscribes to  the  principles of  Employment Equity and these principles will be applied in the appointment for this position. Disabled persons are welcome to apply.

 

THE MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (MRC) STRIVES TO IMPROVE THE NATION’S HEALTH AND QUALITY OF LIFE THROUGH PROMOTING AND CONDUCTING RELEVANT AND RESPONSIVE HEALTH RESEARCH.

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