Data Management Intern

Company Africa Health Research Institute
Reference # DATMANINTERN/001/2018OCT
Published 06/03/2019
12 Months
Location Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa; Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Duration _12_Months
Research Data Management is a significant part of the scientific research process aimed at ensuring that research data are efficiently managed and curated in accordance with the best data management practices. High quality research data result into sound and trustworthy scientific output. Data discrepancies regardless of the type of research can adversely bias the outcome of the research. Therefore, meticulous attention is needed when handling research data. The purpose of the Data Management Intern is to learn all the aspects involved in managing Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) research data and maximizing access by AHRI scientists to high quality research data.
Job Functions Research
Industries Academic,Healthcare,Medical,Ngo / Non-Profit,Pharmaceutical / Medical / Healthcare / Hygiene,Research,Science & Technology
The Data Management Intern is required to assist with managing data related to Clinical and Population research studies.
He/She is responsible for the creation, updating, maintenance and validation of AHRI population research databases, for maintaining a high level of population level data quality and for the provision of computerised reports of these data. He/She is a key member of the Research Data Management Department team.
An Honour’s degree in computer science/information technology
Job Closing Date 29/03/2019
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