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Social Sciences Research
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200HE Requisition #
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Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree with a focus in Public Health, Science, Epidemiology, Public Policy or Health Policy, Health Services Research, Health Informatics or Health Information Sciences, Computer Science, Statistics, or closely related field.
  • At least 12 years of experience in disease surveillance, response activities, and communicating data for action.
  • Knowledgeable of Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) framework. 
  • Experience with information systems requirements gathering and systems analysis. 
  • Knowledge of and experience with DHIS2 and related software platforms for surveillance.
  • Experience in building individual and institutional capacity in governmental organizations and NGOs around disease surveillance data management, analysis and use.
  • Experience in designing, implementing, and evaluating disease surveillance systems at the field level in collaboration with host country Ministries of Health. 
  • Demonstrated experience bringing subject matter expertise and international best practices to his/her field. 
  • Fluency in English oral and written communication (professional fluency in French or Portuguese is a bonus).
  • Professional experience in either sub-Saharan Africa or SE Asia or both
  • Willingness and ability to travel frequently and internationally up to 25% of the time.


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Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 


RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.
 
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