• Opportunities for Post Graduate, Masters, PhD and Post-Doctoral candidates


    Join a DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in HIV Prevention

    If you are a Masters, PhD or Post-Doctoral student, you are invited to be part of a dynamic and diverse research team with opportunities to collaborate with leading South African and international AIDS scientists conducting cutting-edge research in:

    HIV Prevention and Epidemiology

    HIV Pathogenesis and Vaccines

    Disciplines include epidemiology, clinical trials, virology, immunology, infectious diseases medicine, bioinformatics, statistics, ethics and health policy.

    Mentorship will be provided by leaders in their respective fields with access to a vast network of researchers.

    Candidates with exceptional talent in research and a strong desire to pursue a career as researchers are invited to apply. Visit the CAPRISA website, and click the training icon. Download the fellowship application form and send it with a detailed CV to, quoting Ref.CoE/2018 in the subject line.

    Deadline for applications: 31 August 2017

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Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa

CAPRISA was created in 2001 and formally established in 2002 under the NIH-funded Comprehensive International Program of Research on AIDS (CIPRA) by five partner institutions; University of KwaZulu-Natal, University of Cape Town, University of Western Cape, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, and Columbia University in New York. CAPRISA is a designated UNAIDS Collaborating Centre for HIV Prevention Research. The main goal of CAPRISA is to undertake globally relevant and locally responsive research that contributes to understanding HIV pathogenesis, prevention and epidemiology as well as the links between tuberculosis and AIDS care.