AHRI is always looking for talented and motivated staff to join our multidisciplinary team. We offer a highly diverse, professional and supportive environment with opportunities for development and growth.

AHRI Vacancies Careers

Biorepository Laboratory Technician

Thu, 16 09 2021 12:58:59|Durban, KwaZulu-Natal|Negotiable

AHRI is looking for a self motivated, driven Laboratory Technician who will form part of the Biorepository team and work as part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team in the Diagnostic Research Laboratory of AHRI. The incumbent, will be required to perform various laboratory based duties and functions, such as receiving and processing of various biological samples, including PBMC Isolation, from different studies, preparing samples for storage and ...

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Biomedical Intern

Thu, 16 09 2021 12:56:08|Durban, KwaZulu-Natal|Negotiable

This position is responsible for assisting in a broad range of biorepository activities at the AHRI Durban Laboratory needed to manage the life cycle of biological specimens. Duties include receiving, processing, distribution, retrieval and storage of biospecimens. Additional duties include biospecimen inventory management, preparation of specimen kits, maintenance of study specific documentation and quality control checks of physical and electro...

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SANTHE Programme Manager

Thu, 16 09 2021 12:51:00|Durban, KwaZulu-Natal|Negotiable

The Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) is an independent, transdisciplinary scientific research institute based across two campuses in the province of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) in South Africa. The Programme Manager is responsible for the management of a large international multi-year scienceand training programme portfolio. This is a full-time position. AHRI is fully compliant with South African labour law and is committed to employment equity....

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Enrolled Research Nurse

Tue, 14 09 2021 08:39:01|Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal|Negotiable

The purpose of the position is implementation of the core protocol for research study. The successful candidate will be expected to follow procedures according to study protocols The position involves physical and telephonic data collection and providing appropriate primary health care to study participants following referral from home and community. The position is based at Somkhele campus.

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Enrolled Research Nurse

Mon, 13 09 2021 09:16:15|Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal|Negotiable

The purpose of the position is implementation of the core protocol for research study. The successful candidate will be expected to follow procedures according to study protocols The position involves implementation of research study protocol through SOPs. It will require incumbent to partner with DoH ART Nurses at research study clinics to facilitate research study participant recruitment through consent and enrol research participants. The succ...

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Social science postdoc opportunity

Thu, 2 09 2021|POSTDOC / Vaccine hesitancy study

Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) seeks a postdoctoral candidate to work on a new project exploring vaccine hesitancy from the perspective of frontline healthcare workers.

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Why work at AHRI?

At AHRI we provide competitive employee benefits, encourage Continuing Professional Development, and have open and honest two-way communication with our staff.

AHRI employee benefits include:

• Medical aid
• Retirement fund
• Death, disability and funeral cover
• Long-service awards
• Leave
• Bursaries

At AHRI we encourage Continuing Professional Development (CPD), and have a strong focus on management development.

AHRI offers a wide range of career opportunities within various disciplines. These include nursing (research), clinical research, basic science research, immunology, pharmacology, biorepository, social science and epidemiology research, statistics, data management and analysis, information technology and security, human resources, finance and administration, procurement, technical and maintenance, operations, communications, and community engagement.

About AHRI as an employer

AHRI is a values-driven organisation. As an employer we are committed to staff engagement and development. Our culture is one of high performance and partnership.

AHRI’s remuneration and benefit offerings are benchmarked against industry standards. Management development programmes are offered to encourage innovation, critical thinking, proactiveness, continuous development and life-long learning.

Recruitment process

Candidates should familiarise themselves with our recruitment process to know what to expect. Our recruitment process typically follows these steps:

• Complete the online application form or, only if requested in a specific advert, forward your CV to the indicated email address
• Should your application match our criteria, you may be shortlisted and invited for an interview and assessment
• Our selection process includes employee risk assessments for shortlisted candidates
• Should your application be successful, our human resources department will provide you with a formal letter of offer and will contact you with information to facilitate your on-boarding process.

Important information before you apply to join AHRI

South African visas

If you are not from South Africa and are interested in collaborating, studying or working at AHRI you need to go here to find out more about the different types of visas that you can apply for. You will also need to visit the South African Embassy in your country as they may require more or different information.

We’re here to help!

AHRI’s Human Resources Department will assist you every step of the way to ensure that your relocation to South Africa runs smoothly. If your question can’t be answered above, please contact