Data Capturer Job Opportunity at the University of Cape Town

Data Capturer Job Opportunity at the University of Cape Town

Data Capturer Job Opportunity at the University of Cape Town. The University of Cape Town is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Data Capturer.

If you meet the requirements and are interested in contributing to groundbreaking research, we encourage you to apply. The application deadline is November 17, 2023.

About the University of Cape Town

Established in 1829, the University of Cape Town is the oldest university in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa.

The Centre for TB Research Innovation (CTBRI) Unit, situated at the University of Cape Town Lung Institute, is at the forefront of tuberculosis and airways disease research.

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Job Details

  • Position: Data Capturer
  • Contract: 6-month Fixed Term
  • Working Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Data Capturer Job Opportunity at the University of Cape Town


The selected candidate will be responsible for:

  • Accurate data entry for multinational research projects in tuberculosis, HIV, and vaccine trials.
  • Error checking and query investigation.
  • Quality control checks of research documentation.
  • Timely completion of data entries and response to data queries.
  • Accurate document filing.
  • Other research-related duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Matric (Grade 12) or equivalent.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in electronic data capturing.
  • General computer literacy.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Access.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (Fluency in English).
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Willingness to work in a TB environment.


  • Fluency in another South African Language (Afrikaans or Xhosa).
  • Previous research experience.
  • Knowledge about TB and HIV.
  • ICH Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Certification.
  • Familiarity with Research Documentation Standards.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit an application form, cover letter, and updated CV to: [email protected]. Applications will only be accepted via email.

Reference (in subject line): Data Capturer: CTBRI-0006

Closing Date: November 17, 2023

Only shortlisted candidates responding with the correct reference will be contacted and may be required to undergo a competency test.

If you do not receive a response within 30 days of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.


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