Closing Date: 23.09.2016
If you are an individual who resonates with the idea of assuming a leading role in a resolute regional public health effort, and who is truly passionate about using your keen and innovative mind and your devotion to bring about social change to support this all-important global agenda of malaria eradication, this position will certainly appeal to you. This exciting position aims to manage and provide expertise in the malaria field trials. Working under the mentorship of UCSF faculty/ MEI project leads Drs Michelle Hsiang at UT Southwestern and Roly Gosling at UCSF, you will be involved in the day-to-day management of field teams deploying different interventions including focal mass drug administration, screening and treatment of community members, and reactive vector control. This position offers a great amount of autonomy; thus the incumbent must be able to make independent sound decisions in compliance with the project objectives.
This is a full-time position, based in Katima Mulilo, Zambezi Region, Namibia, with possible time in San Francisco, California at the University of California, San Francisco Mission Bay Campus once field-based data collection is complete. It is currently fully funded for one year.