Search

DPRU Vacancies: Researcher Analyst posts

16 May 2019 - 09:15
Apply Now

VACANCIES: Researcher Analyst & Senior Researcher Analyst

If you're seeking a career in policy research and comply with the criteria below, we invite you to apply for the above permanent positions, for appointment as soon as possible. The successful candidate(s) will be involved in the DPRU’s research activities and will be expected to participate in other research-related tasks within the Unit.

The DPRU specialises in academically rigorous socio-economic research with a focus on labour market issues, poverty and inequality. Our research clients include national and provincial government departments, local and international donors, and international agencies.

Closing date: 19 May 2019

Requirements for the two post levels are as follows:

Senior Research Analyst: Reference number: E19233

Minimum requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Economics;
  • Three years’ relevant research work experience;
  • Experience in leading research projects and managing teams of researchers;
  • Good working knowledge of STATA;
  • Appropriate analytical and empirical skills in economics and economic policy;
  • Experience in writing research proposals;
  • Excellent writing skills and presentation skills;
  • High-level proficiency in Excel and Word;
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines; and
  • The ability to work both independently and within a team.

Research Analyst: Reference number: E19234

Minimum requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Economics;
  • Two years’ relevant research work experience;
  • Good working knowledge of STATA;
  • Appropriate analytical and empirical skills in economics and economic policy;
  • Excellent writing skills and presentation skills;
  • High-level proficiency in Ms Excel and Ms Word;
  • An ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines; and
  • An ability to work both independently and within a team.

Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience within the UCT pay ranges. 

For further information and details on how to apply, please search through the UCT vacancies page or click below to view the full adverts and job descriptions:

Senior Research Analyst
View advert | View job description    
Research Analyst
View advert | View job description    

UCT is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity and redress in achieving its equity targets. Our Employment Equity Policy is available at www.uct.ac.za/downloads/uct.ac.za/about/policies/eepolicy.pdf. For this post we seek particularly to attract black (i.e Africans, Coloureds & Indians) South African candidates. UCT reserves the right not to appoint.