The average salary for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in South Africa is R253,211.
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Job Description for Postdoctoral Research Associate
Postdoctoral research associates generally assist tenured professors and/or senior researchers and work in a university environment or laboratory, though they also work independently. They often assist principal investigators in performing experimental investigations; on behalf of principal investigators, they may provide guidance to laboratory technicians and/or support staff. They may need to utilize recording devices or use statistical procedures for research relevant to their assigned field…Read more
Postdoctoral Research Associate Tasks
- Design, perform, and evaluate experiments and their results.
- Create presentations, diagrams, and graphs to convey results to funders, the public and other researchers.
- Write up results in lab notebooks as well as for publication.
- Maintain, inspect, and use laboratory and equipment.
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Popular Skills for Postdoctoral Research Associate
Skills in Research Analysis, Data Analysis and Statistical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Postdoctoral Research Associate
An early career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R244,847 based on 44 salaries. A mid-career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R286,957 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Postdoctoral Research Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R425,000 based on 5 salaries.
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