Sunday, 24 November 2013

Implementation Science Public Health Specialist Job at US Embassy

Job Title: Public Health Specialist-Implementation Science

Employer: Embassy of the United States of America

Duty Station:  Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 4th December 2013

The US Embassy is seeking an individual for the position of Public Health Specialist- Implementation Science at the Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC).

Basic Function of Position
The primary function of this position is to guide the development, implementation and dissemination of CDC/PEPFAR supported research
and evaluation in HIV/AIDs epidemiologic studies, in the program areas of Care and Treatment (C&T) and Human and Institutional Capacity Building (HICB) by providing scientific technical support to produce a high quality, high impact scientific portfolio. As part of this work, the scientist will build capacity in research skills within PEPFAR/CDC Tanzania, Government and local partners, working with other members of the science office team and using one to one mentorship and other training techniques, to ensure stronger science skills are developed in-country. Furthermore the role involves developing and refining the portfolio of science projects undertaken by these program areas by working with relevant Branch Chiefs and Program Officers to continuously assess progress and strategic direction and provide advice to Senior Management to achieve a well-balanced, timely, and strategic range of scientific activities. The position also involves secondary mentorship of a Science Office Fellow within the same program areas through regular meetings and day to day support to create a supportive learning environment for the trainee.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required is available at:  or
Hard copies of the Universal Application for Employment (UAE) DS-174 form is also available at gate 3 at the American Embassy.

All ordinarily resident (or) applicants must have the required work and/or residency permits to be eligible for consideration.

How to Apply
Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application: 1) Universal Application for
Employment (UAE) DS-174 form is available at above link; or 2) A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1 -24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicant's work experience attached as a separate sheet; or 3) A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE 4) Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

Submit Application To
American Embassy
Human Resources Office P.O. Box 9123
Dar es Salaam
Point Of Contact
Telephone: 2294000, Ext: 4137/414814233/4024 Fax: 2294726