Intern Medical Scientist

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A limited number of positions on a 2 year fixed-term contract are available for Intern Medical Scientists (Grade TC1), for the 2022/2023 intake at the below training centres.

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University – (Ref. GAUSMU-1117-001)
Anatomical Pathology-x2, Chemical Pathology-x3, Haematology-x1, Medical Microbiology-x2, Virology-x2

University of Cape Town (Ref. WNCUCT-1117-001)
Anatomical Pathology-x1, Chemical Pathology-x2, Genetic Counselling-x3, Haematology-x1, Human Genetics-x2, Immunology-x1, Virology-x1,

University of the Free State (Ref. FNWUFS-1117-001) +1
Haematology-x1, Human Genetics-x3, Medical Microbiology-x2, Virology-x1

University of KwaZulu-Natal (Ref. KZNUKZN-1117-001)
Anatomical Pathology-x1, Chemical Pathology-x1, Haematology-x2, Virology-x2

University of Pretoria (Ref. GAUUP1117-001)
Anatomical Pathology-x1, Haematology-x1, Medical Microbiology-x2

University of Stellenbosch (Ref. WNCUS-1117-001)
Chemical Pathology-x1, Haematology-x2, Medical Microbiology-x1, Virology-x2

University of the Witwatersrand (Ref. GAUWITS-1117-001)
Anatomical Pathology-x1, Chemical Pathology-x2, Genetic Counselling-x3, Haematology/Molecular Biology-x2, Human Genetics-x4, Immunology-x2, Medical Microbiology-x1, Virology-x2

National Institute for Communicable Diseases (Ref. NICD–1117– 001)
Haematology/Molecular Biology-x2, Medical Microbiology-x3, Virology-x3

National Institute of Occupational Health (Ref. NIOH–1117–001)
Anatomical pathology-x1, Chemical Pathology-x2, Medical Microbiology-x2

During this period, candidates will attain, under supervision, discipline specific knowledge, experience and undergo training to perform diagnostic procedures and medical science research as prescribed in the standard operating procedures in order to qualify for registration as an Independent Medical Biological Scientist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). The Intern Medical Scientist will receive a stipend depending on qualifications .

Stipend : R126 858 ( NQF 8) ■ R160 222 (NQF 9) ■ R193 584 (NFQ 10).

Requirements: ■ 4 year BSc degree or Honours degree in a medical/clinical pathology discipline. Only graduates with pathology courses will be shortlisted.

Interested persons who meet the requirements are invited to send their concise CV’s, ID, qualification(s) and academic transcripts to email address: [email protected] . Very important; please indicate the name of the University/centre and discipline in your email subject line (e.g. University of Pretoria, Immunology). Enquiries can be directed to the same email address above.

Applicants must ensure that their applications have been received. Due to inherent job and operational requirements, the applicable pre-employment screening and relevant qualification verifications will be performed on successful candidates. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not heard from the NHLS within 2 months of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful. Incomplete applications or applications that do not follow the instruction above will not be considered.

The NHLS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The NHLS Employment Equity targets will guide the filling of positions. For further information about the NHLS, please visit [email protected].


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