Fieldworker Coordinator (1 Year Contract): Centre For Rural

Job Description

Asenze Research ProjectAsenze is a Research Project located in the Centre for Rural Health within the Schoolof Nursing and Public Health at the University of KwaZulu-Natal with partners includingthe University of Columbia and National Institutes of Health (NIH). This study will focuson adolescents and the interrelationships between the development of riskybehaviours (drug and alcohol misuse and unprotected sex) and the development ofexecutive function in the context of early and ongoing adversity, and the role of familysupport. The focus will be on these interrelationships with a view to identifying bothearly and concurrent determinants of adolescent risk and resilience that willcontribute to the development of effective preventive and supportive interventions.The Research Project Field Work Coordinator will work as part of a multi-disciplinaryteam to manage daily project activities and will be responsible for coordinating thefield workers to implement a research project in 5 districts within the Valley of 1000 Hills,KwaZulu-Natal.

Responsibilities + Skills


Appropriate experience in staff supervision at coordinator levelA valid drivers license


Senior certificate and 2 year relevant post matric qualificationProficiency in Computer packages

Job Summary

  • Published on: Wednesday, 17th June 2020
  • Designation: Fieldworker Coordinator (1 year contract): Centre for Rural Health
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: 0
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, 17th June 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: University of KwaZulu Natal.
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  • The College of Humanities, the largest of UKZN’s four Colleges, is the home of critical thinking, social commentary and robust intellectual debate. It is aptly referred to as “The Soul of the University.”A complex and strategic College, the Humanities comprises six diverse, yet complementary Schools which are located across three of UKZN’s five campuses: Edgewood – situated in Pinetown; Howard College – situated in Durban; and Pietermaritzburg.The College of Humanities is committed to the University’s vision of advancing African scholarship and actively contributes to the intellectual development of the region and the world through teaching and learning, research, development and community engagement. It represents a significant repository on the continent, playing a critical role in the enhancement and promotion of arts, culture, social sciences and education.The College boasts vibrant research, teaching and learning units, many of which are internationally recognised.

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