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Research internship available at the CSSR

Date Released: Mon, 7 September 2015 15:40 +0200

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals for a one year research internship located in the Critical Studies in Sexualities and Reproduction research programme of Rhodes University. The successful candidate will join a team of researchers studying alcohol use during pregnancy. S/he will be primarily responsible for logistical arrangements, training data collectors, overseeing the data collection process, collecting data where necessary, coding data and performing statistical analyses.


  • A relevant social science Masters or Doctoral degree or evidence of substantial progress in a Masters  or Doctoral degree;
  • Experience in conducting quantitative research or evidence of significant training in quantitative research;
  • Valid driver’s license.

Applications should be sent to Megan Reuvers on m.reuvers@ru.ac.za and should contain the following:

  • Covering letter, including information on experience or training in quantitative research
  • Academic record
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Sample of writing
  • Letter of recommendation from past or present research supervisor

The successful candidate will be expected to reside in Grahamstown, but will travel extensively throughout the Eastern Cape. S/he will receive a taxable stipend of R120 000. The internship will run from January to December 2016.

For more information, please contact Prof Catriona Macleod on c.macleod@ru.ac.za.

Closing date:  25 September 2015

Source:Catriona Macleod