Tuesday, December 6, 2011
KWAZULU-NATAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR TUBERCULOSIS AND HIV
Student Research Experiences at K-RITH: Summer 2012
K-RITH’s research center is being built at the Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine in Durban, South Africa.
The KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV (K-RITH) seeks world-class scientists to join our groundbreaking research centre at the epicentre of the tuberculosis and HIV epidemics. Our goal is to conduct outstanding research that encompasses basic science and human biology on TB and HIV and translate those scientific findings into new tools to control the deadly diseases.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 31st JANUARY, 2012
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
For more information: email Victoria Kasprowicz, K-RITH’s Director of Education and Training at Victoria.firstname.lastname@example.org
K-RITH is a collaboration between the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa. Our goal is that discoveries made in the heart of the TB and HIV epidemics will drive innovation to control the deadly diseases. We know that an emphasis on basic science will lead to rational interventions and clinical solutions to many of the problems facing the area.
Experience Scientific Research in Africa!
K-RITH is offering students the opportunity to join its vibrant and productive research community in the ‘Summer’ (African winter). Outstanding undergraduate and post-graduate students with an interest in an academic scientific career are encouraged to apply for an 8-10 week research experience from June-August 2012. Students join labs doing cutting-edge research right at the very heart of the HIV and TB epidemics.
All positions will be based at our state-of-the art, 4,000-square-metre facility, which is being built on the campus of the Nelson Mandela School of Medicine in Durban, South Africa.