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Internship Programme for Health Data Science or Bioinformatics Graduates at AHRI


Work Level Skilled Job Type Contract Salary Market Related Duration 1 - 2 Years EE Position Yes Location Durban


Description The Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) is recruiting an Informatics Intern to join the Sigal Lab. The Informatics Intern will work with large datasets generated through multiple research projects. The incumbent will learn and perform data sourcing, wrangling, cleaning, biostatical analyses, and database upkeep. The incumbent will contribute to building capacity in bioinformatics and big data analytics. The incumbent will be eligible to apply to the University College London degree program in accordance with AHRI policies at time of application following the one-year internship (to be confirmed).

Requirements Minimum Qualifications

  1. Honours degree in Health Data Science or Bioinformatics with a final mark of 70% or above.

Minimum Experience

  1. A strong foundation in mathematics

  2. Good skills in computer programming, with experience of at least one high-level programming language (e.g. Python/R)

AHRI is fully compliant with South African labour law and is committed to employment equity. AHRI reserves the right in special circumstances to accept late applications or to extend the above date in order to facilitate further searches. Furthermore, AHRI reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Applications Closing Date: 8 September 2023 Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date.

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