Shrinking the Malaria Map

UCSF Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI)

Opportunities

Senegal Mass Drug Administration Project Coordinator, MEI

Malaria Elimination Initiative, Global Health Group, University of California San Francisco

Location: Senegal
The MDA Project Coordinator will be the focal point in Senegal for UCSF’s technical leadership for an operational research study evaluating time-limited mass drug administration (MDA) in the context of optimized malaria control. This role will be responsible for working in close partnership with the implementing partner to help oversee the study by providing key logistical, partnership, and administrative support to ensure the overall smooth facilitation of the study.

Please note: Application materials should be submitted in English. Preference for applicants already located in or near Senegal.

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Program Associate, MEI

Malaria Elimination Initiative, Global Health Group, University of California San Francisco

The Program Associate is a member of the MEI Operations Team who provides programmatic and administrative support to the MEI Team and its activities in the US, Europe, Africa and Asia. Responsibilities will include: setting up subcontracts, independent consultant agreements, amount-based purchase orders, vendor agreements; monitoring and tracking invoices and maintaining partner relationships; booking complex international travel; processing travel advances and expense reimbursements; and leading logistical arrangements for MEI local and international meetings and events. The MEI team, comprised of approximately 30 faculty and staff operates at a very fast pace, with multiple simultaneous projects occurring at all times and in many countries. The MEI Program Associate must, therefore, bring excellent time management, problem-solving and critical thinking skills, along with a “can-do” attitude. S/he must be able to work in a fast-paced work environment, be flexible and able to adjust to new projects and priorities as they arise. This is a full time, fully grant-funded position through March 31, 2021, with the possibility of extension based on performance and receipt of funding, reporting to the MEI Associate Director.

Please note: This is a full time, fully grant-funded through March 31st, 2021 with the possibility of extension.

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