Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Health Sciences at Stellenbosch University, 2012 /13 South Africa

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The postdoctoral project will focus on the qualitative analysis of the data, specifically focusing on the isiXhosa language interviews, using well described and accepted qualitative assessment processes to add depth to the current study findings. An understanding of medical and healthcare terminology and the Western Cape public sector health system would be a prerequisite to developing the full potential of the data. The successful candidate will be expected to: draft a protocol for the qualitative analysis, carry out an appropriate literature review, carry out an analysis of a sample of the caregiver interviews data using appropriate tools, and write up the results in the form of a publishable paper or papers

1. Successfully obtained their PhD in the health sciences within the last 5 years, 2. First language fluency in isiXhosa, and a fluency in English (both spoken and written language), 3. Extensive experience in qualitative analysis of interview data, 4. Experience with applicable software and analysis of qualitative outcomes, 5. Knowledge of medical and healthcare terminology, 6. Knowledge of the South African healthcare system (Western Cape public sector, highly advantageous), 7. Ability to work independently, and

Deadline: 15 June 2012

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