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Job Title: Assistant Director of Global Health Programs
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Organization: Emory University
Posted: 5/23/2024
Type: Full-Time
Classification: International Health
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA    USA
Position Description: Assistant Director (Global Health) Programs

JOB DESCRIPTION: Assists (or directs) the strategic planning, development, and implementation of global health related programs in the Emory Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine. Activities are focused on a variety of National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded research training programs including tuberculosis-related research training programs in Ethiopia and the country of Georgia as well research training and career development programs for junior faculty at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia and health professional multidisciplinary educational programs at several collaborating Ethiopian academic institutions. Collaborates with representatives and collaborators from public health, academic (university) and research institutions in Ethiopia and in the country of Georgia as well as collaborators from private, government, and international agencies. Represents our Emory research training global health programs in various national and international fora. Instructs and helps train our Fogarty trainees in Ethiopia and Georgia. Monitors progress toward achieving established objectives, goals, and deadlines. Helps implement tracking mechanisms and outcome metrics of interest and collaborates on evaluation activities as well as helping to ensure adherence to NIH and Emory University program guidelines and requirements. Opportunities to design and implement new initiatives, conduct research in collaboration with program faculty at Emory and in Ethiopia and Georgia, publish papers on program outcomes and collaborate on publications with Emory and in-country (international) faculty. Helps ensure that the goals and specific aims of these research training programs are met. Drafts progress reports and helps develop grant applications in collaboration with program faculty. Ensures implementation of team science training, mentorship training and leadership training activities and oversees distance learning training in collaboration with Emory faculty. Develops and monitors budgets related to program activities. May supervise staff as well as interns and students (e.g., graduate students, undergraduate students). Opportunities for travel to Ethiopia and Georgia to help implement in-country research training programs in collaboration with our in-country collaborators. Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree (e.g., MPH or MSPH degree or related degree) in a field related to a specific program is required; excellent organizational skills; experience with evaluation, education, and/or training is highly desirable.

For more information, please email Dr. Henry Blumberg, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine ( and include a CV.

Qualifications: MPH or equivalent degree (see position description)

Organization Description: Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine

Closing Date: 8/23/2024
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Contact Name: Henry Blumberg,  Assistant Director of Global Health Programs
Contact Location: 49 Jesse Hill Jr Drive SE

Atlanta   GA  30303
United States
Contact Location: 49 Jesse Hill Jr Drive SE
  Atlanta   GA  30303
  United States
Contact Phone: 404-251-8716 
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