HSRC Senior Research Specialist Vacancies – Closing Date of Recruitment 30 September 2022

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HSRC Senior Research Specialist Vacancies Recruitment 2022 Closing Date of Recruitment 30 September 2022

HSRC is hiring for Senior Research Specialist Jobs in Pretoria location at present. Job seekers who have desired qualifications can take one step as soon as applying. Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) is a lovely company where you can work. Currently, HSRC Vacancies 2022 is available for South African job seekers.

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Employer HSRC
Recruitment Name HSRC Senior Research Specialist Recruitment 2022
Profile Name Senior Research Specialist
Salary ZAR 1160042.00 Per Year
Location of Job Jobs in Pretoria
Job Type Pretoria Government Jobs 2022
Vacancies Name Job Jack HSRC Vacancies 2022
Last Date to Apply 30 September 2022

HSRC Recruitment 2022 Senior Research Specialist Post Job Description

People who are interesting to apply for this HSRC Vacancies should be read below full job description before using:-

The Developmental, Capable and Ethical State (DCES) is a research division within the HSRC and employs a multi-disciplinary group of social scientists who conduct numerous empirical and policy-related studies.

The DCES division is looking to appoint suitably qualified professionals to take on the position of Senior Research Specialist. This position supports and assists the Divisional Executive and the Strategic Leads in implementing the five-year strategic plan of the HSRC. The Developmental, Capable and Ethical State (DCES) division conducts transdisciplinary, intersectional, policy and programme-relevant research. The two over-arching questions that guide the research interventions are:

  • How to strengthen democracy through transparent governance, accountable leadership and reinvigorated public participation/ civic engagement; and
  • How to ensure sustainable development through peace, human and social security

A developmental, capable, and ethical state is not possible without ensuring peace and sustainable security within South Africa and beyond its borders. In order to work towards a more socially cohesive citizenry and safer and resilient communities, it is necessary to focus on building a “better South Africa, a better Africa, and a better world.”

The Vision of DCES is for it to be a national, regional, and international hub for transformative research in the interests of a just and equal society.

The Mission of DCES is for it to conduct cutting-edge research in the areas of peace, human security, sustainability, democracy, governance and citizenship in an engaging manner that focuses on building a better life for all.

The successful applicant/s will preferably be based in Pretoria


Permanent appointment 

Reference: SRS – 09/2022

Minimum Requirements
  • A doctorate (Ph.D.) in the social or economic sciences or related disciplines;
  • An established research career as evidenced by publications. For SRS/M – at least seven (7) peer-reviewed publications in accredited academic journals some of which to be first / sole-authored coupled with several years’ experience post Ph.D. qualification
  • Excellent writing skills necessary for publication in internationally accredited peer-reviewed academic  journals, and for drafting briefing papers and reports;
  • Record of raising funds for research.
  • An interest in one of the priority research areas of DCES will be an advantage;
  • A sound grounding in research methods, especially quantitative approaches, will be a strong recommendation;
  • The versatility to apply quantitative and qualitative methodologies to challenging subject matter across disciplinary boundaries will be advantageous
  • Intellectual and personal integrity, imagination and drive;
  • A strong user orientation, based on a commitment to social research that makes a difference;
  • The ability and enthusiasm to engage as a team player in large scale multidisciplinary research projects, to manage research teams, and to mentor and train team members.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Conducting high-level scholarly research which meets the challenge of peer review, and has both strategic and policy relevance;
  • Responding to requests for tenders and formulating grant applications;
  • Managing research teams and large-scale long-term research projects;
  • Proposal writing to secure external funds;
  • Mentor fellow employees and emerging researchers;
  • Deliver high-quality results and reports to meet set budgets and deadlines;
  • Network with major users and funders of social science research to understand their research needs;
  • Communicate research findings through modalities like policy briefs;
  • Publish in refereed journals;
  • Build national and international research links; and
  • Manage staff and build capacity within the division

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