The Department of Epidemiology, at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, studies the frequency, distribution, and determinants of disease in humans, a fundamental science of public health. In addition to pursuing ground-breaking global research initiatives, we educate and prepare future medical leaders and practitioners as part of our mission to ignite positive changes in the quality of health across the world.
Background in maternal and child health, obstetrics, pediatrics, health program management and leadership in low-income countries preferred
Substantial experience in applied research or academic administration preferred
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite preferred
Experience with maternal and child health research programs preferred
Experience or knowledge of Ethiopia-based programs a plus
Knowledge of and interest in low-resource health systems strongly preferred
Strong writing skills and exceptional oral and written communication skills preferred
Excellent problem-solving, communication, supervisory, and organizational skills preferred
Handles and prioritizes multiple program activities, balances conflicting priorities, and handles confidential information appropriately. Must exhibit tact and diplomacy in inter-cultural settings preferred
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success leading collaborative projects and achieving exceptional operational results and will possess a strong reputation for being an organized and dynamic manager is preferred
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 48942BR
About Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.