•Have graduated with a Master’s degree and is already registered for a PhD in the Social Sciences/Humanities or a relevant field at an accredited tertiary institution in South Africa;
•The successful applicant must be a South African or South African after naturalisation
•Computer literacy including MS Office and appropriate software packages, including MS Excel, MS Access, SPSS or Stata or SAS;
•Good planning and organisational skills, including the ability to working well under pressure;
•Good communication skills (verbal as well as report writing);
•A sound conceptual grounding in a discipline and in quantitative or qualitative research methods;
•Be able to operate within very tight deadlines;
•Be prepared to work as part of multi-year, multi-institutional partnership projects between the HSRC, government departments, universities and other partners.
Please note the following:
•Ensure you use Google Chrome or Firefox from a computer or laptop, and not a cell phone
•Only your CV can be uploaded on the first page after you have registered/logged in.
•ALL OTHER DOCUMENTS can be uploaded on the “Document” tab on your profile
•Attachments must be less than 2 MB.
•Should you have any HR enquiries please send your query citing reference number to [email protected]
•Should you experience problems applying online, please send your applications to [email protected] Clearly indicate the reference number in the subject line.
•For further information, not applications please e-mail Prof Sharlene Swartz on [email protected]
Details about the HSRC can be found at www.hsrc.ac.za
Only applications that comply with the listed above requirements will be considered.
Closing date: 13th November 2020. We encourage applicants to submit prior to the closing date. If you do not receive any response from us within eight weeks, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Only candidates who are interviewed will be advised of the outcome of their application.
The HSRC reserves the right not to make an appointment.
APPLICATIONS FROM RECRUITMENT AGENCIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.