Tracing Fieldworker (10 Month Contract, Renewable), Centre F

Job Description


Asenze is a Research Project located in the Centre for Rural Health within the School

of Nursing and Public Health at the University of KwaZulu-Natal with partners including

the University of Columbia and National Institutes of Health (NIH). This study will focus

on adolescents and the interrelationships between the development of risky

behaviours (drug and alcohol misuse and unprotected sex) and the development of

executive function in the context of early and ongoing adversity, and the role of family

support. The focus will be on these interrelationships with a view to identifying both

early and concurrent determinants of adolescent risk and resilience that will

contribute to the development of effective preventive and supportive interventions.

The Fieldworker will be required to track and find research participants, conduct

Responsibilities + Skills

Atleast 1 years experience conducting child/adolescent assessmentsExperience in the use of GPS to trace research participantsProficiency in Microsoft Excel and WordFluency in isiZulu


Senior certificateValid Drivers License


3 years relevant experience working within a reserach project , with

Job Summary

  • Published on: Friday, 29th November 2019
  • Designation: Tracing Fieldworker (10 month contract, Renewable), Centre for Rural Health
  • industry: Education
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Friday, 29th November 2019

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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