The Fund for Global Health works on advocacy for global health solutions with the greatest potential to avert preventable death and disability. Current efforts include grassroots lobbying to increase U.S. foreign assistance for selected global health programs, and negotiating with the World Bank. Interns work on a team which is recruiting and training student interns and citizen volunteers, and urging key Members of Congress on the subcommittees of Appropriations to increase U.S. funding levels for programs addressing maternal and child health, immunization, and tuberculosis. Continue reading “Volunteer/Intern”
Category: Global Health
Stony Brook University is inviting applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work on a 5-year, NIH-funded study in Malawi to examine the role of adverse childhood experiences in shaping divergent HIV risk trajectories during adolescence. The project will be collecting new rounds of prospective data directly from over 3,000 children as they move through adolescence.
The Postdoctoral Associate will work under the co-supervision of the two Principal Investigators (Dr. Rachel Kidman at Stony Brook University and Dr. Hans-Peter Kohler at the University of Pennsylvania). The candidate will be involved in all aspects of data collection in Malawi; will contribute to data analyses; and will be expected to prepare research manuscripts and presentations. The position will travel to Malawi to oversee fieldwork and liaise with local research teams. The candidate will be encouraged to develop their own research questions within the scope of the project. The starting date will be spring or early summer 2017, depending on the candidate’s availability.
Applications can be completed at https://stonybrooku.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=1700097.
A student worker is needed to assist in a project focused on early childhood development in Africa and Asia with Dr. Abbie Raikes. Duties to include:
- Preparation of manuscripts for publication;
- Preparation of training materials to post on a new online community for training on child development in sub-Saharan Africa;
- Work on literature reviews as needed;
- Other duties as assigned.
Experience in data management and analyses preferred; strong writing and communication skills required.
Estimated 10-15 hours a week, beginning as soon as possible and extending through the end of May, 2017.
Please send resume directly to Dr. Raikes.
The Class of 2017 Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program application launched today and closes at 11:59:59pm (Eastern Time) on Thursday, December 1, 2016.
The announcement can be found on USAJOBS (www.USAJOBS.gov) by searching for “Presidential Management Fellows” during the open period.
To learn more about eligibility and how to apply, please review the “Become a PMF” section on the PMF website at www.pmf.gov. This section also provides the “2017 PMF Assessment Preparation Guide” to prepare for the on-line assessment.
TEPHINET is recruiting three consultants for Zika-related positions. Below, please find the links to the descriptions/application forms for each position. Please note that, in order to view and submit the application form on each page, you must be registered and logged into www.tephinet.org – if you view these links without logging in, you’ll see only the descriptions.
Public Health Advisor: http://tephinet.org/content/public-health-advisor
Birth Defects Specialist: http://tephinet.org/content/birth-defects-specialist