Agency: U.S. Agency for International Development
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If you are a status eligible candidate; please apply for this vacancy under announcement number 14-0080-DH.
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. Our work supports economic growth and trade; agriculture and the environment; education and training; democracy and governance; global health; global partnerships and humanitarian assistance. We operate 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 information on the effort to counter all forms of human trafficking, including the procurement of commercial sex acts and the use of forced labor, visit http://www.state.gov/g/tip. For more information about USAID, visit http://www.usaid.gov.
With the establishment of the U.S. Global Development lab (Lab), the position will be moved to that organization with no change in duties and responsibilities. For more information go to: www.usaid.gov/what-we-do/science-technolog-and-innovation
The Office of Science and Technology (OST), aims to transform USAID into the global leader in development by pioneering scientific, technological and research-motivated approaches to traditional development challenges. The OST is one of the pillars of the USAID Forward reform agenda. The goals of the OST are to advance revolutionary, multi-disciplinary applied research; accelerate global understanding of complex development problems through data and analytics; create novel, transformative approaches for development, to accelerate development solutions; and catalyze global action to achieve sustainability and scale to improve efficacy of development practice and reduce cost.
- U.S. Citizen or national
- Relevant experience (see Qualifications below)
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance
- Males born after 12/31/1959, must be registered with the Selective Service
- Direct Deposit/Electric Funds Transfer is required