Agency: U.S. Agency for International Development
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"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 Population and Reproductive Health, Research, Technology, and Utilization Division (GH PRH RTU) is responsible for providing strategic direction, technical leadership and support to field programs in population, voluntary family planning and related reproductive health. It manages international programs that advance and apply state-of-the-art technologies, expand access to quality services, promote healthy behaviors, broaden contraceptive availability and choices, and strengthen policies and systems to address family planning and reproductive health needs in developing countries. GH PRH RTU is seeking a Health Science Specialist to work under the direction of the Division Chief and who will further the efforts of the Division. Please see the major job duties described under the "Duties" section of this announcement. For more information on the Bureau For Global Health 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 13-0225-DM is concurrently open with this announcement. The area of consideration for that announcement is 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 or Peace Corps, CTAP/ICTAP or interchange agreement).
- Must be a US Citizen or National
- 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
- Travel requirement to developing countries; up to 20%