Job Description

The Research Assistant will be working in an established unit which falls under the auspices of

the Perioperative Research Group. The Perioperative Research Group currently has 3 research

offices based at King Edward VIII Hospital, Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital and Grey’s

Hospital. These offices are involved in a number of international, national and local

perioperative outcome studies and trials. The Research assistant will participate in local,

national and international trials.

Responsibilities + Skills

Nursing Degree, clinical technologist or equivalent degree


recruit patients, collect and enter datatranslate (verbal/written) where necessary relating to the study protocolsubmit data electronically and be comfortable with electronic data capture andmanagement, and follow up patients as per protocol


Previous experience as a Research assistantEvidence of working with word-processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, email andinternet packages (Especially Excel, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office

Job Summary

  • Published on: Wednesday, 25th December 2019
  • Designation: Research Assistant (6 months fixed term appointment) -
  • industry: Education
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, 25th December 2019

About the Company

  • Company Name: University of KwaZulu Natal.
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  • Company Profile:
  • 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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