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16 Apr 2018

Human Sciences Research Council Internship

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Job Description

The Human Sciences Research Council Internship is available for interested candidates from all over South Africa. For the Master’s research internship position, we are seeking an applicant with interests in science communication research and in following a transdisciplinary approach to research. The internship experience is intensive and is suited for self-driven emerging scholars who are able to work as part of larger teams. The appointed intern will be provided with pertinent training and will gain research experience whilst completing their Master’s degree.

Human Sciences Research Council Internship Key Responsibilities
In addition to completing their degrees, the research intern is required to participate in all aspects of the research process as he/she work on research projects. Among other duties, he/she will participate in the following activities under supervision:

The conceptualisation of projects;
The formulation of research questions and writing of funding proposals;
The submission of research proposals for ethical review;
Implementation of research projects and policy dialogues;
Collection and analysis of data;
Write-up of research findings including research reports, conference presentations, policy briefs, and manuscripts for journal publication;
Assist with project management and administration.

Human Sciences Research Council Internship Requirements
Applicants for the Masters internship must have graduated with a B-degree degree and be eligible to register or have recently registered for a Masters in the Social Sciences and Humanities;
Candidates must have an interest in practices and research that seeks to enhance the use and impact of scientific research;
Computer literacy including MS Office and appropriate statistical packages;
Good planning and organisational skills, including the ability to working well under pressure;
Good communication skills (verbal as well as report writing);
A sound conceptual grounding in a discipline and in qualitative or quantitative research methods;
Applicants must be South African citizens or citizens of another African country, and already registered at a South African tertiary institution.
The ability to speak or an interest in learning either Kiswahili or Portuguese will be an additional recommendation for appointment.

Closing date
2 May 2018

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