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Laboratory Advisor – Cote d’Ivoire PHIA

Full-Time

ICAP at Columbia University is an international non-profit organization that aims to ensure the wellness of families and communities by strengthening health systems around the world.
In partnership with the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ICAP will conduct Population-based HIV Impact Assessments (PHIA) in specific PEPFAR-supported countries. Each PHIA will define the status of the national HIV epidemic, guide allocation of resources based on evidence, and integrate capacity building of Cote d’Ivoire stakeholders in the design, conduct, analysis, and use of PHIAs.
ICAP, in partnership with the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is planning to conduct a PHIA to estimate the population-level impact of the national HIV prevention, care and treatment programs in Cote d’Ivoire. In addition to providing important programmatic information to the MoH and relevant stakeholders, this assessment of the national HIV program is of great value to HIV researchers and public health experts around the world.

OVERALL JOB FUNCTION

Reporting to the ICAP Project Director for the Cote d’Ivoire PHIA, the Laboratory Advisor will be responsible for overseeing the laboratory component of the PHIA within Cote d’Ivoire. The Laboratory Advisor will also work closely with the in-Cote d’Ivoire sub-contracted/partner lab organization, CDC, MoH, and survey teams to ensure that laboratory samples are correctly collected, processed, and transported and that results are returned in a timely manner. This position is grant funded.

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Application Instructions

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates should email their applications, including a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and cover letter to: icap-jobs-cotedivoire@columbia.edu. Please indicate position being applied for in the subject line and do not attach certificates. The closing date for receiving applications is 1st September 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NOTE: These are local hire positions and the successful candidates will be employees of ICAP in Cote d’Ivoire and subject to the local terms and conditions of employment which includes a competitive salary and benefits package.

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