Postdoctoral Research Fellow X1 (2 Years)

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow X1 (2 Years)

A Postdoctoral Research Fellow X1 (2 Years) vacancy is available at our Client, Wits Health Consortium in the division of The Centre for Health Policy at the University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg.

Background


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.



  • The Centre for Health Policy is seeking to appoint a highly motivated post-doctoral fellow for a 2-year position with a strong interest in health equity and social justice and passionate about research, to work within the SARChI programme.

  • The post-doctoral research fellow will work with the existing team to conduct evidence syntheses, as well as further their experience in health systems and policy research.

  • The Centre for Health Policy (CHP) is situated within the School of Public Health at the University of the Witwatersrand.

  • CHP is committed to building capacity in health policy and systems research, offering a nurturing, supportive environment that emphasizes mentorship and skills-development for people passionate about a career in the field.

  • We offer a dynamic environment in which to conduct cutting-edge, multi-disciplinary health systems and policy research; to engage in national & international policy debates; to participate in international consortia, as well as publish.

  • CHP’s current research focuses on health systems, human resources, health care financing, access to health care, implementation research, as well as systematic and rapid reviews for decision-making.

  • Our work includes policy engagement and postgraduate teaching.

  • We have an established national and international reputation, and our success is built on innovation and diversity.

  • We are seeking an outstanding individual to join our existing and growing team.


Requirements



  • Relevant doctoral degree in Public Health/ Sociology/ Political Science/Development Studies

  • Possess knowledge in Public Health, health systems or health policy

  • Experience in conducting systematic reviews and evidence syntheses

  • Good understanding of the financial, human resource and governance dimensions of health systems

  • Demonstrate innovative thinking with respect to methods and approaches


TO APPLY



  • Only if you do meet the minimum job requirements and experience as mentioned above, you may submit a detailed updated CV - Please Apply Online

  • Please take note that the applicants who do not adhere to the above criteria will not be considered for the respective position.

  • The closing date for all applications is 14 February 2020.



  • Wits Health Consortium will only respond to shortlisted candidates.

  • Candidates who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date can consider their applications to be unsuccessful.

  • 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.


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