ICAP Epidemiologist Jobs in Kenya
ICAP Epidemiologist Jobs in KenyaPosition Summary ICAP at Columbia University is seeking an experienced and qualified expert to fill the role of Epidemiologist for ICAP’s proposed CDC-funded project, Strategic Use of Surveillance and Epidemiology to Support HIV Epidemic Control in Kenya under PEPFAR (CDC-RFA-GH20-2042).
Reporting to the Strategic Information (SI) Lead, the Epidemiologist will support the development, refinement, and implementation of HIV surveillance and epidemiology efforts and contribute to building sustaingable capacity at the Ministry of Health (MOH) in these domains.
The position is based in Kenya.
The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding
Leads/supports development of surveillance, epidemiologic study and select survey protocols in collaboration with Ministry of Health and CDC
Supports the preparation and conduct of surveillance and survey implementation trainings, as needed
Collaborates with the health informatics team to improve data visualization tools for case based surveillance, including recent infection surveillance, and clinic/population based surveys
Collaborates with geospatial analytics and cost analysis teams to enhance analytic content of surveillance and survey reports, presentations, and publications
Leads/supports development and monitoring of data quality assurance measures in surveillance and survey activities
In collaboration with the MOH and CDC, develops and conducts activities to strengthen the capacity to design and implement epidemiologic studies as well as analyze, disseminate, and effectively use data from these studies to formulate programs and policies
Leads and/or assists in the generation and presentation of project reports, publications, and presentations
Advanced degree in public health, with a specialization in epidemiology
Experience, Skills, and Minimum Qualifications
Proven experience with analytical and epidemiological skills ane preferably some experience in geospatial analyses and cost analyses, and strategies for capacity-building at national and sub-national levels
Minimum of 8 years of experience working on international public health projects either in the headquarters of an international organization or in resource-limited settings in the field
Minimum of 5 years of experience in conducting surveillance and survey projects
Ability to analyze issues, draw valid conclusions, and make recommendations; to prepare and present comprehensive statistical and narrative reports; to conduct effective presentations
Strong knowledge of statistical and database software, including SAS and MS Access, preferred
Fluent English oral and written communication skills
Previous experience in Sub-Saharan Africa
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; ICAP Epidemiologist Jobs in Kenya
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