There exist positions for third- and fourth-year students to perform vacation work in June/July 2012 in the field of micro manufacturing.
These areas involve manipulation of biosensor surfaces for molecular detection.
Project: A novel micro cantilever able to detect bacteria in water samples. Students studying in the area of life sciences (BSc) are invited to apply.
Successful applicants will be given specific tasks within the specified project and will be expected to perform laboratory work and literature studies. Projects worked on could lead to final-year project topics or postgraduate study direction.
Travel and accommodation costs will be paid for by the students. The working time at the CSIR will be a minimum of four weeks.
Should you meet the above requirements, please go to the URL indicated below in order to apply; select position reference number 301245; complete the application form and attach your CV, academic results and specific project of interest www.csir.co.za/apply.php.
The CSIR gives preference to candidates who meet the job requirements and who will add to the cultural and gender diversity of the organisation. By applying for this position at the CSIR, the applicant understands, consents and agrees that the CSIR may solicit a credit and criminal report from a registered credit bureau and/or SAPS (in relation to positions that require trust and honesty and/or entail the handling of cash or finances) and may also verify the applicant’s educational qualifications and employment history.
Location: Pretoria, CSIR
Field: Biochemistry / Microbiology
Closing Date: 08 June 2012