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HumanJobs - DST-NRF Internship Programme 2012/13

Region: Gauteng Other


Reference: 80125/3

Introduction : DSTNRF Internship Programme 2012/13

Minimum Requirements : No Desired Education...

Full Description : DSTNRF Internship Programme 2012/13The National Research Foundation (NRF) is responsible for the management of the DSTNRF Internship Programme, in which unemployed Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) graduates and postgraduates are offered the opportunity to acquire practical work experience through mentoring and exposure to a research environment. This opportunity is also offered to those unemployed graduates and postgraduates who are interested in research management, research support and administration at public higher education institutions and research agencies through a partnership with the Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA). Applications are invited from candidates in the following areas of specialisation or disciplines who are willing to be placed in the provinces stipulatedProvince GautengAreas of Specialisation for Placement&bull Biotechnology &bull Microbiology &bull Health Science &bull Public Health &bull Epidemiology &bull Molecular Genetics &bull Human Geography &bull Consumer Science &bull Biochemistry &bull Food Science &bull Physiology &bull Molecular & Cell Biology &bull Health Biotechnology &bull Immunology &bull Innovation Management &bull ICT &bull Research Management & Administration &bull Mining &bull Biological Science &bull Analytical Chemistry &bull Physics &bull Electronics &bull Chemistry &bull Mechanical Engineering &bull Metallurgical Engineering &bull Chemical Engineering &bull Polymer Science &bull GIS &bull Geography &bull Hydrology &bull Nanotechnology &bull Remote Sensing &bull Environmental Science &bull Pharmaceutical Sciences &bull Biocatalysis &bull Bioprocess Engineering &bull Algology &bull Process Chemistry &bull Molecular Biology &bull Food Science & Technology &bull Genetics &bull Protein Chemistry &bull Applied Enzymology &bull Organic Chemistry &bull Library & Information Science &bull Science & Maths Education &bull Science Policy &bull Environmental Studies &bull Nature Conservation &bull Horticulture &bull Conservation Biology &bull Environmental Management &bull Zoology &bull Botany &bull Plant Sciences &bull Biodiversity &bull Science Communication &bull Statistics &bull Ecology &bull Polymer Technology &bull Electrical Engineering &bull Civil Engineering &bull Textiles &bull Clothing &bull Mathematics &bull Agricultural Management &bull Agronomy &bull Crop Science &bull Electrochemistry &bull Virology &bull Molecular Modeling &bull Computational Biology &bull Material Science &bull Software Development &bull Pharmacy &bull Biology &bull Nuclear Engineering &bull Inorganic Chemistry &bull R&D Knowledge Development &bull R&D Sustainable Development &bull R&D Peace and Security &bull R&D Governance and Democracy &bull Electronic Engineering &bull Mechatronic Engineering &bull Software Engineering &bull IT &bull Technology Management &bull Research and Innovation &bull Science Education &bull Applied Physics &bull Earth Science &bull Geology &bull Political Science &bull Development Studies &bull Engineering Seismology &bull Seismology &bull Lab Technology &bull Network Support &bull R&D Psychology & Industrial PsychologyRequired qualificationsOnly university graduates with Bachelor&rsquos, Honours, BTech, MTech or Master&rsquos degrees may apply. People holding National Diplomas need not apply.RemunerationInterns will receive a monthly salary ranging between R5 445 and R7 260 per month, depending on the level of qualification.Who is eligible to applyUnemployed South African university graduates and postgraduates in the Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) fields are eligible. NonSouth Africans need not apply. Applicants should not be older than 35 years. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply.PlacementSuccessful applicants will be placed in various institutions throughout the country and should thus apply for a position available in the province where they would like to be placed. The NRF does not pay relocation costs to appointed applicants who have to relocate to faraway provinces.DurationThe Internship Programme is offered for a period of 12 months. Successful applicants will be required to sign an internship contract for the duration of the internship period.How to applyAll applications must be submitted online at on &ldquoVacancies Internship&rdquo). Please also attach scanned certified copies of qualifications, academic records and a South African Identity Document.NB Applicants may only submit a maximum of two applications. No emailed or faxed applications will be considered.Enquiries Monwabisi Mfihlo, tel. (012) 4814023 or Sello Raseruthe, tel. (012) 4814388/4050Closing date 19 October 2011NB Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If no correspondence has been received within four months of the closing date, applicants should consider their applications unsuccessful. Successful applicants will commence their internships on 1 April 2012.

Type : Perm & Temp

Category : Science and Technology