CDC Science and Research Program Specialist at American Embassy Kigali Mission Rwanda

By | December 17, 2019

CDC Science and Research Program Specialist

Vacancy Announcement: KIGALI-2019-036

The Embassy of the United States of America in Kigali is recruiting for the position of CDC Science and Research Program Specialist. The position is open to All Interested Candidates/All Sources and available to start immediately.

Duties: The incumbent manages the submission and scientific clearance process of all CDC supported research projects, manuscripts, and abstracts. S/he actively supports and facilitates the protocol and/or manuscript development, review and clearance process for all research projects, public health evaluations, surveys, and special study protocols including the ethical review and institutional review board (IRB) process for all research activities funded by HHS/CDC and carried out by implementing partners in Rwanda. The incumbent advises CDC technical staff and implementing partners on scientific clearance requirements and process for any proposed activities funded by HHS/CDC that require ethical review and scientific clearance. S/he facilitates training sessions and orientation of new employees and staff of partner organizations related to the research and manuscript clearance process. Additionally, the incumbent maintains and updates all files and documentation associated with the clearance process and CDC Rwanda’s research agenda.

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