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Recent Vacancy for TRACE National Coordinator at ICAP (Columbia University)

ICAP is a global health leader situated at Columbia University, ICAP has worked since 2003 with one central goal: to improve the health of families and communities.

Working hand-in-hand with individuals at every level of the health system–from patients to health care providers to government officials – ICAP is dedicated to delivering high-performing health system strengthening initiatives that provide quality and affordable health care. The organization tackles the world’s most pressing health threats and, in collaboration with partners around the world, implements transformative solutions to meet the health needs of individuals.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: TRACE National Coordinator

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time

Description
ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, seeks highly qualified candidates to serve as National Coordinator for the Tracking with Recency Assays to Control Epidemic (TRACE) project in Nigeria.

The TRACE project is a multi-year, multi-country initiative funded by CDC through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) to establish HIV recent infection surveillance systems in countries nearing epidemic control in order to detect, characterize, monitor, and intervene on recent infection among newly diagnosed PLHIV in real-time. Under this project, ICAP works collaboratively with CDC and provides technical assistance to Ministries and Health and other local partners.

Reporting to the ICAP Nigeria Country Director, the National Coordinator for TRACE in Nigeria will provide day-to-day management of operational and technical project activities, will serve as a member of the Nigeria recency technical working group, and will play a lead role in the generation of project updates and reports for submission to CDC, the Ministry of Health and ICAP headquarters.

Requirements
ICAP seeks highly qualified and experienced candidates to fill the National Coordinator position by
mid-October, 2019. Successful candidates will possess:

  • An Advanced Degree in Epidemiology, Demography, Public Health or a related Health, Medical or Social Science discipline;
  • At least 8 years of experience in the management of large-scale health or development projects;
  • Demonstrated competence in the analysis of disease surveillance data; and
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate teams of technical experts with varied backgrounds.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: ICAP-Jobs@cumc.columbia.edu using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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