Current vacancies with Roll Back Malaria Partnership and partner organisations:
- University of California San Francisco Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI): Team Lead
- The Global Fund: Senior Disease Advisor, Malaria
RBM Partner Vacancy: University of California San Francisco Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI), Team Lead
The UCSF Global Health Group (GHG) seeks a dynamic and talented individual to provide ongoing leadership and development of the Malaria Elimination Initiative, and scientific and programmatic direction and guidance to its work.
This position is full-time, based in San Francisco, California, with an anticipated start date not later than July 2017. The appointee will be a member of the faculty of the University of California, San Francisco. The position is fully funded for two years with a strong expectation of continuation based on funding. Extensive international and domestic travel is entailed.
An MD and/or PhD is required with a strong background in malaria and/or infectious diseases and epidemiology, together with an exceptional track record in program leadership, team management, and grant writing/fundraising.
Candidates may apply for the position by February 12, 2017 on UCSF’s recruitment portal at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/apply/JPF01211
For more information on this position, please contact MEI’s Chief Operating Officer Jeremy Alberga at Jeremy.Alberga@ucsf.edu
The Global Fund is a 21st-century organization designed to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics.
Founded in 2002, the Global Fund is a partnership between governments, civil society, the private sector and people affected by the diseases. The Global Fund raises and invests nearly US$4 billion a year to support programs run by local experts in countries and communities most in need.
The Senior Disease Advisor, Malaria supports the Senior Disease Coordinator, Malaria in providing leadership and strategic guidance on malaria to the Global Fund , collaborating across the Secretariat and external partners.
The Senior Disease Advisor, under the oversight of the Senior Disease Coordinator, is expected to take the lead on specific technical areas within the malaria portfolio, and as such be the focal point for correspondence from within, as well as from outside, the Secretariat. S/he will contribute towards the development of policy and guidance within the Global Fund, as well as at global level through regular interaction with the relevant technical agencies.
Applications by 13th February, 2017