Jun 06, 2018

Research and Administrative Assistant

  • Durban, South Africa
Full time Research

Job Description

Provide technical and administrative assistance to Prof Richter on various large- scale research projects, mostly in the field of Early Childhood Development
Conduct literature reviews
Analyse, summarize and visually present data
Co-ordinate local and international travel
Arrange meetings and workshops
Prepare manuscripts for journal submission
Edit and format reports and other documents
Maintain and update several publication databases
Assist in the operations of CoE-Human

A post-graduate degree in Social Science, Economics, Public Health, Humanities or Development
Knowledge and experience managing and/or working on research projects
Experience in using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Strong organizational skills and time management
Ability to work independently and take initiative on a variety of tasks
Good interpersonal skills and professional communication

Interested applicants should send a letter of enquiry with their C.V. to:

Professor Linda Richter, Director of the Centre of Excellence in Human Development via email

The DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Human Development (CoE-HUMAN) at the University of the Witwatersrand seeks to appoint a research assistant in a full- or part- time capacity on a 6-12 month contract. This position is based in Durban and reports directly to Professor Linda Richter.

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