Job Title:Health Science Specialist
Agency:U.S. Agency for International Development
Job Announcement Number:14-0008-DM
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|$105,211.00 to $136,771.00 / Per Year|
|Wednesday, November 13, 2013 to Wednesday, November 20, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full-time - Permanent|
|1 vacancy -
District of Columbia, DC View Map|
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Current USAID Agency employees only, meaning, those who are currently on competitive civil service career-conditional or career appointments at USAID.|
"Since its founding in 1961, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has invested in innovative, cost-effective solutions that save millions of lives..."
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) is a key partner in the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and works closely with other USG agencies on this initiative in more than 90 countries. USAID is also a key player in the Global Health Initiative, which seeks to shift the focus of USG assistance from Agency and disease-specific programs to a more integrated and synergistic approach across all aspects of Global Health.
This USAID position is located in the Bureau for Global Health, the Office of HIV and AIDS, Technical Leadership and Research Division (GH OHA TLR). As a Health Science Specialist you will play a key roll within a Division that is responsible for providing technical, research, and programmatic expertise to help the Agency and its Missions to develop strategies and programs that respond to USG, USAID and congressional compliance and budget priorities. You will provide technical expertise in all aspects of research including implementation sciences research, problem solving and development of best practices for HIV and AIDS programs in developing countries. You will work in collaboration with interdivisional teams promoting sustained HIV and AIDS programs in prevention, care and treatment, cross-sectoral work, including integrating HIV and AIDS specific applications with broader health sector approaches.
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 this position you are encouraged to read the entire vacancy announcement, and apply following the instructions listed under "How To Apply".
- 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
- Frequent travel to developing countries; up to 30%