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Job Title: Sr. Epidemiologist | CVE
Job Number: 27797
Organization: Task Force for Global Health
Posted: 10/22/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Decatur,  GA    USA
Compensation: Unclassified
Position Description: POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Task Force for Global Health (TFGH), in close collaboration with the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is recruiting a senior epidemiologist to provide technical assistance to Ministries of Health (through collaborations with WHO, UNICEF, and other GPEI partners) for managing outbreak responses and for surveillance and early detection of poliovirus circulation. POSITION BACKGROUND: Rapid detection of poliovirus transmission as well as immediate and effective response to polio outbreaks is one of the highest priority objectives of GPEI. For rapid detection, strong acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance at national and subnational levels is critical. Detection of any case should be followed by rapid outbreak response to interrupt any transmission through intensified SIA campaigns, and continued enhancement of AFP surveillance.

Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree in a field related to area of research or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. International travel required.

Organization Description: BACKGROUND: The Task Force for Global Heath began its work serving as Secretariat for a coalition of several multilateral organizations, contributing to all four Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) objectives, achieving success in developing influenza immunization programs and building a hepatitis elimination center. The Center for Vaccine Equity was founded to build on the Task Force’s experience in immunization and drug donation programs. Working through collaborative partnerships with critical stakeholders and partner organizations, the Center is focused on guiding the development of innovative vaccine procurement and delivery programs. CVE BACKGROUND: The Center for Vaccine Equity (CVE) works to assure all people have equal access to life-saving vaccines and antiviral agents by expanding availability, supporting vaccine impact studies, and building delivery systems that facilitate access in developing countries. CVE also serves as Secretariat for a number of global health partnerships that advance this mission.

Closing Date: 1/22/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Almeta Collins,  Sr. Epidemiologist | CVE
Contact Location: 325 Swanton Way

Decatur   GA  30030
United States
Contact Location: 325 Swanton Way
  Decatur   GA  30030
  United States
Contact Phone: 404-371-0466 6894
Contact Fax: 404-371-1087
Contact Email:
Web Address:
How to Apply: The Task Force hires staff through the Emory University Human Resources office. Visit to apply for a position through the Emory University Human Resources website.

Additional Information: We’re Looking for Exceptional Talent Who Share Our Vision.

If you share our vision for global health equity and are looking for a meaningful career opportunity, we invite you to consider applying for a position with us. A list of current vacancies can be found here. All applicants for current vacancies must apply through the Emory Human Resources Careers website.

All Task Force staff members are employees of Emory University. Emory University offers competitive pay and a generous compensation package including paid time off, tuition benefits, free parking, and flexible work schedules. Our location in downtown Decatur also provides our employees access to restaurants, coffee shops, and fitness clubs within walking distance of our campus. For more information about Emory’s pay scale and benefits, visit here.

The Task Force is an equal opportunity employer and does not consider race, color, gender, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, disability, or any prohibited factor under applicable law in hiring or promotion decisions.

Web Site Delete Date: 1/22/2019