AHRI’s Social Science and Research Ethics Department is looking for a Masters Student to work on an independently directed research project related to our Multi-Morbidity study.

The Multi-Morbidity study aims to describe the care provided to people living with HIV and other long-term conditions (such as diabetes and high blood pressure) in the Hlabisa sub-district area, and to describe the perceptions and experiences of patients and health care workers. The results of this study will contribute to preparing for future large-scale delivery and evaluation of improved care models.

AHRI’s Social Science and Research Ethics Department has a multidisciplinary approach to research including qualitative, quantitative and participatory visual methods.

In the context of this Masters Fellowship, strong knowledge and experience in qualitative methods will be essential. Ability to work independently, strong skills in social science methods and interest in multi-morbidity are essential.

Minimum criteria:

  1. An honours degree in a social science discipline
  2. A postgraduate qualification indicating interest in continuing education
  3. Highly motivated, self-directed and capable of conducting research

About the Fellowship: 

  • This is a year-long project
  • A stipend will be paid to the successful candidate
  • The project is based at our Somkhele research campus.

How to apply:

To apply, email us a detailed CV, cover letter and a research statement describing your research interests and a competitive proposal for a unique research project (max three pages) to education@ahri.org by Sunday, 10 June 2018.