Agency: U.S. Agency for International Development
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Federal Status Eligibles, meaning, those who are on Federal career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service, or who have reinstatement eligibility, or who have eligibility under a special hiring authority (i.e. VEOA, Schedule A, Peace Corps, ICTAP, or interchange agreement).
"Since its founding in 1961, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has invested in innovative, cost-effective solutions that save millions of lives..."
US Agency for International Development (USAID) is an independent Federal Government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. With headquarters in Washington, D.C., USAID fosters transformational development around the world to support economic growth and trade; agriculture and the environment; education and training; democracy and governance; global health; global partnerships and humanitarian assistance. The Agency operates in four regions of the world: Sub-Saharan Africa; Asia and the Near East; Latin America and the Caribbean; and Europe and Eurasia. USAID employees in the Civil Service and Foreign Service, as well as individuals employed through Personal Service Contracts, must adhere to our Counter Trafficking in Persons Code of Conduct. For more information on the Agency, please click on the link: www.usaid.gov.
The Bureau for Global Health, Office of Health, Infectious Diseases and Nutrition, Nutrition Division, (GH HIDN NUT) is seeking a Health Science Specialist to become a part of a dynamic team of public health professionals who are at the forefront of an international public health program. In this role you will report directly to the Division Chief and be responsible for seeking effective approaches to the solution of problems, and acquisition of new knowledge for improving human nutrition, primarily related to maternal and child health in developing countries. For more information on the Bureau, please click on the following link: http://www.usaid.gov/who-we-are/organization/bureaus/bureau-global-health.
If you are interested in applying for this position you are encouraged to read the vacancy announcement in its entirety, and apply following the instructions listed under "How To Apply".
Note: Announcement number AID-13-0138-DM is concurrently open with this announcement. The area of consideration for that announcement is US Citizens and Nationals.
- Must meet time in grade by the closing date of this announcement
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET level security clearance
- Males born after 12/31/1959, must be registered with the Selective Service
- May be required to serve a 1-year probationary period
- Occasional travel to developing countries; up to 25%