Careers

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

Research Laboratory Technician

Mon, 22 01 2018 12:16:55|Negotiable

The AHRI Laboratory Technician’s main responsibility is to work with primary human immune cells and TB strains in a 3D tissue culture model. They will be assisting a PhD student in his project that revolves around these techniques. This will involve working in a Bio-Safety Leve 3 (BSL3) laboratory environment, for which extensive training will be given. In addition, the candidate will help with routine lab tasks, including sample processing (hu...

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Grants Administrator (Legal)

Mon, 22 01 2018 11:45:49|Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa|Negotiable

The Grants Administrator is an entry-level position that will provide support to the AHRI Grants Officer in the administration of national and international research grant awards. She/he will be responsible for the support of smooth handling of the research and financial administration portfolio within the AHRI Grants Office. The portfolio revolves around both the pre-award and post-award phases. This includes the administration of a number of re...

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Grants Administrator (Finance)

Mon, 22 01 2018 11:44:54|Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa|Negotiable

The Grants Administrator will provide support to the AHRI Grants Officer in the administration of national and international research grant awards. She/he will be responsible for the support of smooth handling of the research and financial administration portfolio within the AHRI Grants Office. The portfolio revolves around both the pre-award and post-award phases. This includes the administration of a number of research grants; participate in mu...

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Data Coordinator

Mon, 22 01 2018 11:41:37|Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa|Negotiable

The clinical data coordinator is required to provide data management support to the data management team. This through assisting the Head of Research Data Systems with coordinating activities which relate to research data management administrative tasks, recording of study data. The Data Coordinator will also be expected to interact with clinical study staff and data encoders to ensure data is of the highest quality, provide training on CRF comp...

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Biorepository Internship

Mon, 22 01 2018 11:33:42|Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa|Negotiable

This position is responsible for assisting in a broad range of biorepository activities needed to manage the life-cycle of biological specimens. Duties include 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, as well as routine temperature monitoring and checking of equi...

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POP-C Clinical Specimen Driver

Fri, 19 01 2018 16:21:16|Mtubatuba, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa|Negotiable

The Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) is one of South Africa’s largest independent, interdisciplinary research institutes. AHRI aims to become a source of fundamental discoveries into the susceptibility, transmission and cure of HIV and TB and related diseases, seeking ways to improve diagnosis, prevention and treatment. AHRI’s principal funders are Wellcome Trust and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Our academic partners are Univer...

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Research Study Coordinator

Wed, 17 01 2018 15:38:18|Mtubatuba, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa|Negotiable

AHRI is looking for a Research Study Coordinator to work within the Multilevel HIV prevention programme and will be primarily responsible for leading and coordinating community peer navigators working on interventions under the HIV prevention program, this may include delivering sexual and reproductive health and antiretroviral based HIV prevention. The successful candidate will be expected to provide oversight of the research interventions. This...

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POP-C Clinical Research Assistant X7

Fri, 12 01 2018 18:45:32|Somkhele, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa|Negotiable

The Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) is one of South Africa’s largest independent, interdisciplinary research institutes. AHRI aims to become a source of fundamental discoveries into the susceptibility, transmission and cure of HIV and TB and related diseases, seeking ways to improve diagnosis, prevention and treatment. AHRI’s principal funders are Wellcome Trust and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Our academic partners are Univer...

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Grants Administrator (Science)

Fri, 12 01 2018 16:24:26|Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa|Negotiable

The Grants Administrator is an entry-level position that will provide support to the AHRI Grants Officer in the administration of national and international research grant awards. She/he will be responsible for the support of smooth handling of the research and financial administration portfolio within the AHRI Grants Office. The portfolio revolves around both the pre-award and post-award phases. This includes the administration of a number of re...

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POP-C Professional Research Nurse X3

Fri, 12 01 2018 16:00:46|Somkhele, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa|Negotiable

The Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) is one of South Africa’s largest independent, interdisciplinary research institutes. AHRI aims to become a source of fundamental discoveries into the susceptibility, transmission and cure of HIV and TB and related diseases, seeking ways to improve diagnosis, prevention and treatment. AHRI’s principal funders are Wellcome Trust and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Our academic partners are Univer...

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POP-C Enrolled Research Nurse x7

Fri, 12 01 2018 15:01:53|Somkhele, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa|Negotiable

The Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) is one of South Africa’s largest independent, interdisciplinary research institutes. AHRI aims to become a source of fundamental discoveries into the susceptibility, transmission and cure of HIV and TB and related diseases, seeking ways to improve diagnosis, prevention and treatment. AHRI’s principal funders are Wellcome Trust and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Our academic partners are Univer...

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Chief Operations Officer (COO)

Mon, 08 01 2018 14:33:59|Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa|Negotiable

The Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) is one of the leading health research institutes on the continent with a complement of over 500 researchers and support staff who work at its Durban and Somkhele research campuses. Collectively the different AHRI campuses have approximately 20 years of research experience in KwaZulu-Natal. AHRI’s academic partners are the University College London and the University of KwaZulu-Natal while its princip...

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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 hrdurban@ahri.org