Closing Date: 25 February 2013
About the job:
CSIR Built Environment (BE) unit aims to support South Africa’s competitive performance and the welfare and the quality of life of its people through knowledge-generation for the development of an efficient and globally competitive built environment system.
These positions offer an excellent opportunity for newly qualified graduates to work in a team under the mentorship and guidance of researchers in undertaking theoretical, practical and contract research projects. The positions are based in Pretoria and Stellenbosch.
- Conduct basic desktop research and literature searches.
- Develop research skills and write reports.
- Assist with related laboratory and field investigations.
- Collect, clean and analyse data.
- Any other duties job related tasks.
Qualifications, skills and experience:
- A Bachelor’s degree in architecture, building physics, chemistry, mathematical statistics, chemical, civil or mechanical engineering.
- Excellent computer presentation skills.
- Good interpersonal and team skills.
- Ability to work independently as well as in an interdisciplinary team.
- Must be self-motivated.
- Problem-solving and solution-seeking orientation.
- Must have good communication, presentation and writing skills.
- Reliable and possess good work ethics.
- Strong report writing skills.
Applicants must be South African citizens.
How to Apply
PLEASE NOTE THAT FEEDBACK WILL BE GIVEN TO SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES ONLY.
Should you experience any problems in submitting your application, please contact the CSIR Recruitment Centre at [email protected]. Please do not submit your application to this mailbox.
The CSIR gives preference to candidates who meet the job requirements and who will add to the cultural and gender diversity of the organisation. By applying for this position at the CSIR, the applicant understands, consents and agrees that the CSIR may solicit a credit and criminal report from a registered credit bureau and/or SAPS (in relation to positions that require trust and honesty and/or entail the handling of cash or finances) and may also verify the applicant’s educational qualifications and employment history.The CSIR reserves the right not to appoint if a suitable candidate is not identified.