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Requirements:

A minimum of BA Honours/ BSc Honours degree or equivalent with relevant experience working with communities. This position is non-remunerated. Travel related cost will be appropriately covered.

The advertised position of community representative to serve in the Human and Clinical Trials Research Ethics Committee at the University of Venda will be for a period of 3 years.

Roles and responsibilities of community representative
• Ensure that proposed research responds to the needs and expectations of the community.
• Advocate for the wellbeing of research participants.
• Ensure that informed consent is appropriate.
• Secure access of research participants and the community to research benefits.

Enquiries about the position should be addressed to:

Professor Pascal Bessong
Chairperson: Human and Clinical Trials Research Ethics Committee
Email: pascal.bessong@univen.ac.za

Ntsieni Mashau
Deputy Chairperson: Human and Clinical Trials Research Ethics Committee
Email: Ntsieni.Mashau@univen.ac.za

All applications should be submitted to:

Ms Vanecia Khoza
Secretariat: Human and Clinical Trials Research Ethics Committee
Email: Vanecia.khoza@univen.ac.za

Closing date: 22 October 2021

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