Postdoctoral Research Fellow
The Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases at **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. has a position opening for a global health research training fellowship. This is a 2-year mentored training opportunity focused in HIV prevention and global women?s health research. The trainee will be based in Lusaka, Zambia for the majority of the fellowship. Responsibilties of the position will include, but are not limited to: ? Participating in the design and development of research projects ? Providing oversight to research activities in Zambia, including project administration and implementation ? Participating in the development of conference abstract, conference presentations, and manuscripts to disseminate study findings ? Gaining experience in the conduct of research in resource-constrained settings ? Working with mentors ? both from the US and abroad ? to develop and then monitor a plan for careerdevelopment
Preferred candidates will have previous experience conducting HIV- related clinical or social research. Preferred candidates will also have a strong publication record and demonstrated experience in research study design and project implementation. Fellowship competencies include: -Full understanding of framing research question, research design & methods and project implementation - Understanding of NIH structure and approaches to obtaining funding in global health research (specific to the fellows area of study) and other government/foundation funding mechanisms. -Demonstrated proficiency in oral and poster presentations, scientific/manuscript writing, grant writing -Understanding of mentor/mentee relationship, professional networking and engaging in career building activities and opportunitiesThe post-doctoral trainee should have completed highly relevant doctoral training in medical, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, public health or veterinary medicine or related areas and have been awarded a MD, PhD or equivalent terminal degree.
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