When you join team CSIR, you become part of a remarkable organisation distinguished for its excellence in research and commitment to making an impact in people’s lives. To achieve these goals, highly skilled people are required – which is why we are always looking for bright, passionate people to embark on this journey with us.

Are you ready to make your mark? Search through our pages and take your first step towards being part of TEAMCSIR!


From bursaries to studentships, seize available rewarding and challenging opportunities and launch your career with us!


If you are looking for a career with a leading science organisation that believes in developing and growing employees, then the CSIR is the organisation for you.


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CSIR Career guide

The CSIR’s multidisciplinary nature perfectly positions the organisation to help solve the increasingly complex problems of our time.

CSIR on-boarding

CSIR new employees are required to complete the on-boarding forms and submit them to the CSIR Human Resources department.

Be at the cutting edge of scientific exploration

Since its establishment in 1945, the CSIR has remained one of the continent’s top research, development and innovation organisations.