Closing Date: Saturday 20th of October 2018
Organization NMISA
Employment Type Bursary
Province South Africa
Town/City South Africa
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Undergraduate Bursary: Btech / Hons Electronic Engineering X1.

Project: Watt Balance.

Bursary Allowance: R 90 000.00 Per Annum


The aim of the studentship is to develop an electronic unit that will be used in the mobile Watt balance. The unit will consist of the electronic components to measure current and voltage, data processing to determine the mass and display of the results. The system must be automated as far as possible to allow the unit to be used at exhibitions. If you want to further your education and be part of this exciting new project, this is the studentship you have to apply for. The student should register with Cape Peninsula University of Technology for 2019 academic year The full costs of registration and tuition; residence fees and allowance for prescribed books and necessary requirements. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to gain work experience at NMISA during vacations.


Minimum Qualifications, Skills And Experience 

  • Undergraduate students who are registered fulltime at a recognised South African university in any of the fields listed above with an average of ≥ 60%
  • 3 year degree/ diploma within the following field: Electronic Engineering
  • Keen interest in research and development of new ideas
  • Thinking outside the box
  • Sound mathematical and statistical knowledge.
  • Ability to prepare scientific reports
  • Computer literacy
  • Computer modelling skill will be an added advantage


Person Specification

  • The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities and competencies:
  • A keen interest in applied and experimental based physics/ electronics
  • Deadline conscious
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Good reasoning ability focused on problem solving with independent, proactive action
  • Good planning and organising skills with analytical approach to work tasks
  • Compliant in order to follow organisational and laboratory rules such as policies and procedures
  • Honesty and ethical behaviour is of the utmost importance when delivering on assigned tasks within the NMISA
  • Ability to function within a team to achieve a common goal



  • Interested and suitably qualified persons may forward all supporting documentation required (updated CV, certified educational qualifications, certified academic record and certified ID.)
  • To apply for the position email NMISA Human Resource at  careers@nmisa.org
  • Only candidates with all supporting documents will be considered for the position.
  • Clearly indicate which position you are applying for.


Closing date for applications: 20 October 2018


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