|Closing Date:||Friday 4th of January 2019|
RIA is a cross cutting Programme that seeks to extend and enhance the use and impact of scientific research and manage the HSRC’s relationships, reputation and brand. We add value to the core business of the HSRC which is to conduct basic and applied research, inform public debate, and provide evidence-based policy advice. As knowledge brokers – researchers and practitioners– we work at the nexus of policy development, programme implementation and social action.
RIA consists of the following sections: Science Communication, Implementation Science & Data Analytics, Policy & Research Impact, and Research Communication.
As part of developing the required capacity to achieve its mission, RIA wishes to appoint suitable candidates to the following positions:
For the Masters research internship position, we are seeking an applicant with interests in science communication research and in following a transdisciplinary approach to research. The internship experience is intensive and is suited for self-driven emerging scholars who are able to work as part of larger teams. The appointed intern will be provided with pertinent training and will gain research experience whilst completing their Master’s degree.
In addition to completing their degrees, the research intern is required to participate in all aspects of the research process as he/she work on research projects. Among other duties, he/she will participate in the following activities under supervision: