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Job Opportunity at Wits Health Consortium, Data Analysts

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Gauteng

Website Wits Health Consortium

Wits Health Consortium (Pty) Limited (“WHC“) is a wholly owned Company of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (South Africa) under its Faculty of Health Sciences.

Job Opportunity at Wits Health Consortium, Data Analysts. Wits Health Consortium invites applicants to apply For Data Analysts Job Vacancy.

Wits Health Consortium (Pty) Limited (“WHC“) is a wholly owned Company of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (South Africa) under its Faculty of Health Sciences. WHC provides Faculty with a legal framework within which to operate the research and other activities necessary to support its academic objectives. In addition WHC offers a range of products and services to the Academics conducting these activities in order to assist with the management thereof.

VACANCY
Job title: Data Analysts (2 Years fixed term contract)
Type: Permanent  ☐  Fixed Term  ☒  Temporary  ☐
Main purpose of the job: To contribute to development and maintenance of an extensive archive of scientific data.
Location: Agincourt- Bushbuckridge (Mpumalanga Province)
Closing date: 18 July 2021
Submit detailed CV to: [email protected]
Advert reference number: AGIN_00_DA
In accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and subsequent amendments thereto.

Background

The Agincourt data infrastructure supports an exceptional health and population data resource resulting from two decades of health and socio-demographic surveillance, a form of longitudinal population registration, coupled with observational and intervention studies along the life course. These involve collaborations with an interdisciplinary network of leading global scientists. The successful candidate will join a talented and hardworking team addressing some of the country and region’s most pressing health and development challenges. Work links closely to leading R&D networks. Personal academic and professional development is encouraged.The MRC/Wits Agincourt Research Unit is an exceptional health and population research centre in the Wits School of public health. The school has several strong divisions including epidemiology and Biostatistics, and a sister Demography and Population studies programme.

Required minimum education and training

A PhD in Statistics / Epidemiology/ Demography/ Data Analytics/ Bioinformatics/ Data Science or other highly quantitative and computational field.

Required minimum work experience

Minimum of 2 years Data management experience working experience in a low- or middle-income country

Should you be interested in applying for this vacancy please visit the Wits Health Consortium https://ssc.witshealth.co.za website for the job specifications

Should you be interested in applying for this vacancy, please send an email to [email protected]. The subject heading of the email must read AGIN_00_DA and the job title of position applying for. Please include: A cover letter (maximum one page) outlining your interest and suitability for the position. A detailed CV including three contactable referees. Certified qualifications and transcript Certified ID copy and driver’s license

To apply for this job please visit witshealth.co.za.

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