Overall Purpose of the Position: 

To assist in clinical drug trials and evaluate the safety and efficacy of novel treatment or diagnostic options respecting strict ethical and scientific standards.

Key Performance Areas (KPA’s) & Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Performing duties required by a sub-investigator or principal investigator on clinical trials
  • Providing clinical care and support to trial participants
  • Assisting with medical trial procedures
  • Working with a multidisciplinary team that includes laboratory, pharmacy, administrative and clinical staff, as well as public health representatives
  • Helping to manage and coordinate projects
  • Ensuring that ethical, regulatory and other network-related trial requirements are adhered to
  • Assisting with training of other staff

Ideal Requirements

  • Relevant MBCHB
  • Current HPCSA registration
  • At least 2 – 3 years’ experience as a medical doctor
  • Passion for, and preferably some experience in, the field of clinical research
  • Good Clinical Practice certificate (preferable)

Key Personal Inherent Characteristics

  • Confidentiality
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent inter-personal skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent follow up skills
  • Professionalism
  • Accountability
  • Efficient and effective under pressure
  • Flexible and able to work at all TASK sites (Bellville, Brooklyn and Delft)

Contract Type: 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

We are always on the lookout for talented doctors to join our clinical research team. If you are interested, please reach out to us at: vacancies@task.org.za  

Meeting our employment equity goals will be acknowledged during the recruitment process.