Research Assistant (Part-Time - 25 Hours/week)

Job Description

Main purpose of the job:To conduct outcome assessments and interviews with women (their partners), and anthropometric measurements on their infants.Location:Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic HospitalKey Performance Areas:Conduct outcome assessments with women and their partnersConduct assessments and measurements for infantsSchedule and follow-up on participant appointmentsManage scheduled appointments and visits in accordance with the study protocolMaintain accurate and up to date study recordsAssist with data collection capture and managementCompile relevant reports and feedback on project activitiesTake ownership and accountability and demonstrate effective self-managementEnsure quality of data collected is of the highest standard

Responsibilities + Skills

Fluency in at least two local languages including EnglishHigh levels of computer literacy and advanced use of MS Office, experience using REDCap will be an added advantageA valid drivers license (24 months) is required


Degree or tertiary qualification is preferable, but not essential, minimum of matric is however requiredGCP and Research Ethics certification are required


Experience working with children and families, preferably in a health and research environmentCandidates with experience conducting clinical assessments including anthropometry are desirable

Job Summary

  • Published on: Monday, 10th February 2020
  • Designation: Research Assistant (Part-Time - 25 hours/week)
  • industry: Education
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: 44
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Monday, 10th February 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: University of the Witwatersrand.
  • Address: 1 Jan Smuts Avenue, Braamfontein 2000, Johannesburg, South Africa
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  • Wits University is taking the lead in reimagining trendy Braamfontein to further our contribution in delivering high level scarce skills for the global knowledge economy. Our location in Johannesburg, the economic and industrial heartland of the African continent, places us in good stead to interact with the public and private sectors, civil society and other social agents to effect meaningful change in society. 

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