PHD STUDENT - FOUR (4) YEAR SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY X2
Desmond tutu Health Foundation
Cape Town, City of Cape Town Metro, City of Cape Town Metro
5d ago

Requirements :

Master’s in a health-related field

Ability to register as a doctoral student in January or February 2022 at the University of Cape Town (UCT)

Working experience in qualitative and some quantitative research in evaluation of public health interventions

Minimum 1 year experience in statistical analyses

Knowledge of statistical software

Computer literate in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet, email, acrobat

Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills

Willingness to learn new research skills and methodologies

A mature and responsible attitude towards work, with the ability to take ownership of projects

Ability to influence and build interpersonal relationships

Quality oriented

Resilient, proactive and adaptable

Advantageous :

Experience of engagement with stakeholders in the public health sector and community level

Experience in ethics submissions and evidence with peer reviewed publications

Proficiency in isiZulu or isiXhosa

Responsibilities : Review literature relevant to objectives of PhD in evidence led co-created health systems interventions for people living with multiple long-term conditions (MLTC) in South Africa

Design and write doctoral research protocol

Apply for relevant ethical and regulatory approvals

Work independently to collect and analyse data and write-up of thesis

Attend regular supervision with primary and secondary supervisor

Keep accurate records of study progress according to project timelines

Complete required training on information governance and data protection

Develop skills through access to post graduate research training programmes

Attend conferences and disseminate findings

Write articles for publication in peer-reviewed journals

Present progress and findings to supervision panel as well as relevant stakeholders

Remuneration, depending on scholarship agreement rate.

KTU Vision fit : To improve the quality of primary healthcare for underserved communities through pragmatic research, evidence-based implementation, evaluation, and engagement of health systems, their planners, providers and patients.

Values fit : Passion Innovation Progress Integrity Respect Excellence

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