The Aurum Institute is offering a great opportunity to suitably qualified and experienced person to contribute towards our mission to improve the health of people and communities we work in through innovation in Clinical Research. We are focused on preventative vaccine research for communicable diseases , including HIV, COVID and RSV with an expanding portfolio. The position below has become available at the Aurum Pretoria Research Site. You are welcome to apply should you meet the requirements of the position.
Job Title: Research Doctor (Principal Investigator)
Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: 2022/01/04/03
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
The Research Doctor (Principal Investigator) takes overall responsibility for all aspects of the clinical trials assigned to them. This includes the accurate, timely, complete, ethical and efficient processing of study volunteers in accordance with the Study Protocol and procedure manual, and Good Clinical Practice.
Technical Work Responsibilities:
Liaise with Internal and External Stakeholders for the specific clinical trials
Apply relevant clinical knowledge and skills within protocol guidance
Apply knowledge and understanding of communicable diseases
Oversee Research Study-related tasks, such as regulatory processes, recruitment and retention of participants, quality assurance processes, laboratory and pharmacy processes.
Attending and conducting training activities relevant to the specific clinical trial
Reporting and record keeping relevant to the specific clinical trial
Research-related administrative duties
Performance management of staff conducting the specific clinical trial
Bachelor’s degree from college or university in Medicine
Registered Medical Practitioner with the HPCSA
At least 2 years’ experience as a Principal Investigator of a Clinical Trial is mandatory
Extensive experience as a research clinician is required with Principal Investigator experience in a minimum of two clinical trials.
Proficient personal computer skills
Proficient in written and spoken English and fluency in other local languages would be advantageous
SA Citizen or valid work permit to work in South Africa
Valid Driver’s License
Willing to work overtime when required.
Meticulous attention to detail and open to quality review of all work done
Aurum welcomes applications from all persons with disabilities:
Whilst all applications will be carefully considered, only short-listed applicants will be interviewed. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of the closing date, this will mean that your application has been unsuccessful. All interviewed applicants will receive feedback as part of our continued drive towards people development
Application Deadline: 14/01/2022
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All appointments are subject to the preferred candidates obtaining the necessary security clearance, reference checking, and competency assessment. We embrace employment equity and are committed to the achievement of fair and equal representation of our workforce. Preference will be given to internal applicants and candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.