The International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID) is committed to the control of infectious diseases around the world. ProMED is ISID’s Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases, an independent internet-based infectious disease surveillance and reporting system that provides timely and accurate information to healthcare and public health workers around the world. ProMED was instrumental in alerting authorities and the general public to the anthrax-poisoned letter threat in 2002 and the outbreak of SARS in 2003, and now reaches readers in over 185 countries through its ProMED-mail e-mail service, website, Facebook, and Twitter channels.
The ProMED Project Manager will coordinate all ISID-managed aspects of the project. The Project Manager will work closely with counterparts based throughout the US as well as international collaborators.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
- Coordinate with principal investigators to prepare project progress reports, budgets, outreach materials, and funding proposals.
- Recruit, enroll and engage members via the Internet and in face-to-face meetings at conferences and other venues.
- With ProMED senior editors, other content experts, and an instructional design consultant, produce, enhance and update instructional modules in innovative surveillance for field epidemiology trainees.
- With trainers: schedule, deliver, and evaluate face-to-face courses at regional and international meetings.
- Schedule, deliver, and evaluate content-equivalent online courses or webinars for field epidemiologists.
- Apply the capabilities of the online platform to enhance communications, especially new disease reporting, with regional ProMED staff and members.
- With ProMED editors and collaborators, evaluate and improve training materials, communication platform and tools, and qualitative and quantitative data collection.
- Master’s degree in public health or related field.
- Experience in health-related project management, including personnel and task coordination, budget and finances, and written and oral reporting.
- Software usage experience beyond standard desktop applications, such as organizational databases and internet- or intranet-based communication and data-sharing platforms.
- Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines as well as be flexible with changing priorities.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams of colleagues, consultants, and partners.
- Demonstrated multi-cultural sensitivity, high level of professionalism with strong interpersonal skills and effective communication style.
- Ability to independently identify and analyze problems and recommend effective solutions.
- Eligible for employment in the U.S.A.
- Knowledge of and interest in global infectious diseases and epidemiology.
- Experience in on-site and/or on-line professional development or workforce training, curriculum development and teaching
- Experience in social media-based outreach campaigns.
- Start-up experience in establishing organizational infrastructure and procedures.
- Skills in additional languages
This position offers the rare opportunity for a creative and motivated professional to engage in international public health and disease surveillance at a very meaningful, practical, interpersonal and inter-organizational level. This part-time position is based at ISID in Brookline, Massachusetts and requires periodic domestic and international travel. For the successful candidate, ISID will offer a salary that is commensurate with skills and experience as well as an excellent benefits package. ISID provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
Please send a cover letter summarizing interests and qualifications along with a curriculum vitae to email@example.com, with the subject line: Program Manager, ProMED.
Web Address http:www.promedmail.org
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RTI International – Wednesday, October 19th from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Room L-303
RTI is a nonprofit research institute with more than 4,100 employees working across a broad array of topics. This includes more than 600 people working in the social, policy, health, and economics research area. In addition to headquarters in North Carolina, there are offices in Washington DC, Chicago, Atlanta, San Francisco and Waltham MA. Representatives from RTI (including BUSPH alums!) will be on campus to discuss their organization and opportunities for MPH and doctoral candidates.
Public Consulting Group – Thursday November 3rd 5:00 – 5:50pm Room L-311
Public Consulting Group is a market leader in delivering outstanding financial and operational results to education, health, human services, and other government clients. Representatives from PCG (including BUSPH alums!) will be on campus to discuss their organization and opportunities for MPH candidates.
Abt Associates – Thursday November 10th from 1:00 – 1:50pm Room L-311
Abt Associates is a global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, climate change, and international development. Representatives from Abt (including BUSPH alums!) will be on campus to discuss their organization and opportunities for MPH and doctoral candidates.
Fenway Health is a Boston-based community health center (CHC) dedicated to enhancing the wellbeing of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and all people in our neighborhoods and beyond through access to the highest quality health care, education, research and advocacy. In addition, The Fenway Institute is an interdisciplinary center for research, training, education, and policy development, focusing on national and international health issues.
AIDS Action Committee is an AIDS Services Organization (ASO) working to stop the epidemic and related health inequities by eliminating new infections, maximizing healthier outcomes for those infected and at risk, and tackling the root causes of HIV/AIDS. Representatives from FH and AAC (including BUSPH alums!) will be on campus to discuss their organizations and opportunities for MPH and doctoral candidates.
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Are you interested in The Report being released by The Lancet Commission on Essential Medicines Policies coming out this November? Do you like to tweet and want to help spread the word about The Lancet Commission on Essential Medicines Policies via twitter and other social media platforms?
International Nurse and Physician Educators (Visiting Faculty) Wanted | Apply to the Global Health Service Partnership
The Global Health Service Partnership, Seed Global Health’s flagship program with the Peace Corps and the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), partners with countries in sub-Saharan Africa to tackle critical health care provider shortages by sending U.S. physicians and nurses to serve as volunteer educators and work alongside local faculty to educate and mentor the next generation of medical and nursing professionals.
The Global Health Service Partnership is accepting applications from U.S. physicians and nurses interested in serving as visiting faculty at medical and nursing schools in Liberia, Malawi, Swaziland, Tanzania and Uganda. GHSP is an opportunity to make a lasting impact in strengthening health care delivery in resource-limited settings. By helping train the next generation of local physicians and nurses, GHSP Physician and Nurse Educators make a sustainable investment in improving health outcomes in areas with the greatest need.
Volunteers are deployed for one-year assignments beginning in July 2017. Physician applicants must be board-eligible or board-certified in a clinical specialty. Nurse applicants must have a BSN and at least three years of clinical experience (advanced degrees and specialized board certification are preferred). All applicants must be U.S. citizens and have an active U.S. clinical license.
GHSP is a Peace Corps Response program, which offers high-impact assignments for qualified professionals. Benefits for volunteers include transportation to and from country of service, monthly living stipends, housing, comprehensive medical care, a readjustment allowance, and paid vacation days. Seed Global Health offers debt repayment awards of up to $30,000 for qualified volunteers.
The Technical Services Unit is comprised of three teams – the Integrated System Strengthening Team, the Implementation Learning Team, and the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Team. The Technical Advisor I for Program Documentation will sit within the Implementation Learning Team. This team fosters intentional critical thinking about Pathfinder’s programs for improving the quality of implementation through routinely capturing, sharing, adapting, and applying knowledge in Pathfinder programming. The Implementation Learning Team covers program learning, knowledge management, and technical documentation.
The position will develop technical publications in close collaboration with TSU’s Technical Advisor II for Program Learning and Technical Advisor I for Program Documentation, conducting interviews with field- and headquarters-based staff, reviewing and analyzing available program information including quantitative performance data and qualitative information. The position will synthesize and analyze these points of information to develop coherent, case study-like technical discussion of projects’ technical approaches, their design and the contexts to which they were designed to respond, their implementation, performance, and the lessons and recommendations that can be derived from projects’ experiences for consideration by implementers and decision-makers seeking to attempt similar technical approaches in future contexts. On an as-needed basis, this position will also develop short, web-based content.
- Write original content for publications highlighting project implementation experiences, challenges, lessons learned, and accomplishments, ensuring content dialogues with relevant global literature and discussion specific to the publication’s given technical SRHR focus area.
- Work with project leads and country teams to capture critical concepts for articulation to external audiences; as well as supplementary information for internal organizational learning purposes.
- Advise on targeted dissemination strategies to ensure technical publications reach priority audiences.
- Work with Technical Advisors, Program Directors, and External Relations staff to prioritize products to be developed and their corresponding timelines;
- Participate in development and monitoring of publications timelines to ensure deadlines are met;
- Work closely with editor and graphic designer to produce and finalize products;
Prepare summaries to announce products on project website and via social media channels;
- Under guidance of other technical advisors within TSU, develop skills of Pathfinder field staff in production of technical publications.
- Work with headquarters and field staff to utilize lessons captured in technical publications to inform practice and programs.
- Work closely with the ISL Team to advance program learning at Pathfinder, insert a learning agenda into projects, and document salient lessons generated by projects.
- Disseminate program learning at regional and international professional meetings.
- Edit Pathfinder’s technical documents as needed (e.g., conference abstracts, presentations).
- Coordinate dissemination of technical publications to appropriate target audiences.
- Increase Pathfinder’s technical visibility through contributing to social media, including participating in technical listserv discussions, writing blog posts, and contributing to other social media platforms.
- Presenting on behalf of Pathfinder at external technical events, including conferences, webinars and other technical events hosted by Pathfinder or partner organizations.
- Required Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Public Administration or related field;
- Minimum of three years progressively responsible work related to Public Health, International Relations, Development Studies, Women’s Studies, Communications, or related field (two year’s experience will be acceptable if candidate has a Master’s degree in Public Health related field).
- Excellent writing skills, with an ability to write technical content clearly, concisely, and in an engaging manner, drawing from a variety of data sources under tight timelines;
- Familiarity with design of visual representation of data, including diagrams, charts, and graphs;
Qualitative and quantitative data analysis skills;
- Ability to write technical content clearly and compellingly, drawing from a variety of data sources and working under tight timelines;
- Excellent organizational skills with an emphasis on being thorough, detail-oriented, with ability to multi-task and meet deadlines;
- Excellent computer skills to include proficiency with Microsoft Office products;
- Fluent in written and spoken English;
- Ability to travel internationally up to 20%;
- Commitment to the mission, vision and values of Pathfinder International.
- Master’s degree in related field strongly preferred;
- Previous experience studying or working in a developing country or countries;
- Editing experience a plus;
- Fluency in French, Portuguese, or other language;
- Familiarty with Adobe InDesign a plus.
Banyan Global, an international development consulting firm, is recruiting a full time Gender Practice Manager to provide strategic vision to its growing gender practice and oversee gender projects. This position is responsible for overseeing a portfolio of gender projects, managing staff, new business development and providing technical assistance related to gender integration and women’s empowerment. This position is based in Washington, DC with travel abroad. The Gender Practice Manager will oversee global programming, including:
- Managing the gender practice, including headquarters and field staff.
- Working with Banyan Global’s senior management to set direction for the practice.
- Providing oversight to Banyan Global’s ADVANTAGE IDIQ.
- Developing and managing partnerships for the implementation of Banyan Global’s gender programming.
- Managing and designing new gender projects and ensuring quality of deliverables.
- Providing direct technical assistance, such as gender assessments and surveys, designing and conducting training on gender mainstreaming and other related topics, designing and conducting research on gender topics.
- Serving as liaison to USAID and other donors for project interventions and deliverables.
- Recruiting and managing consultants that support the gender practice programs.
- Leading new business development for the gender practice.
- Writing project reports and preparing internal documentation as required.
• At least ten years of experience in gender and women’s empowerment in international development or related field.
• Experience working with USAID, governments and donor agencies.
• Field-based experience working on gender topics, including gender analyses and assessments.
• Experience in proposal writing, teaming, and the overall bid process.
• Capacity to work effectively in different cultures.
• Experience managing teams.
• Excellent communication and computer skills.
• Ability to work independently.
• Working proficiency in another language is preferred.
Salary is commensurate with experience. Banyan Global is an equal opportunity employer. No visa sponsorship for international candidates is provided.
At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Critical Care Program and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included. Apply here.
This Clinical Research Specialist will be responsible for:
- Managing, coordinating and implementing study projects.
- Supervising database development and the collection, entry, and reporting of clinical, research, and laboratory specimen data.
- Developing grant submissions and reporting.
- Providing supervision for study implementation in study communities, clinical sites, main office, and laboratories.
- Developing and implementing systems to continuously improve study implementation and data quality.
- Regularly reviewing data quality and designing solutions to resolve queries in the field or laboratories.
- Developing case report forms and study protocols.
- Documenting key processes, events, and meetings during the course of the projects.
- Reporting regularly to investigators on study progress.
- Preparing reports and other documents as requested by the investigators or donor.
- Developing and conducting trainings for study staff.
- Oversee and manage all supplies, equipment, and files.
- Managing ethical review submissions, amendments, and reporting.
- Draft and edit scientific portions of grant submissions to federal government, foundations, and research agencies.
To qualify, you must have:
- Master’s degree in health science, public health, epidemiology or a closely related field.
- Expertise in biostatistics and computerized analytic methods.
experience in a public health, community health or clinical research setting.
- Three or more years of demonstrated leadership, project management skills, supervision of teams and technical expertise in the conduct of research studies.
- Demonstrated excellence in implementing research activities and programs, knowledge of research populations.
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently, under supervision, and as part of a team of collaborators, stakeholders, and research staff and to ensure quality of research practices.
- Experience in project management, preferable in international settings.
- Experience liaising with Institutional Review Boards, other regulatory organizations, and academic and governmental institutions.
- Experience with grant, research protocol, report and manuscript writing.
- Strong database management and knowledge of statistical methods frequently used in public health research.
- International travel as needed.
- Long term commitment preferred.
- Please provide a writing sample with resume and 3-5 reference.
Come join our vibrant team here at Boston University School of Public Health Center for Global Health & Development (CGHD). We are located on the 3rd floor in the Crosstown building and have many Project Administrators who are part-time students in the program. You will be working hands on with faculty and professor’s in the Department of Global Health and Center for Global Health & Development and be heavily involved in the research project administrative work. It is great experience to work on a global scale while still working for a university like Boston University here in Boston.
The job description is below, click here to apply!
Any questions contact Deirdre Pierotti.
- Operationally and administratively manages specific scientific research projects for the Center. Responsible for programmatic research activities including: managing bugets and resource allocation, reporting, operational planning; managing the first related activities of the projects operating in developing countries.
- Project Coordination: Communicate with technical staff on status of projects; coordinate project meetings and travel; provide logistical and administrative support to project teams.
- Contract Management: Understand all contractual requirements of project; track due dates of financial and technical reports; ensure compliance with donor regulations and processes for securing approvals, purchasing supllies, travel restrictions.
- Financial Management: Maintain financial records; track and review expenditures; process financial transactions; provide financial reports to PIs monthly.
- Information Management: Track project “projects” (publications, posters, presentations); maintain project documentation (electronic and hard copy); compile IRB documents
Bachelor’s Degree/3-5 years of experience required
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Boston, Massachusetts, United States