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|Vacant Positions||1||Salary||$2000 up|
|Term||Full Time||Year of Exp||10-15 Year|
|Function||Research / Development||Industry||NGO / Non-Profit|
|Publish Date||2021-02-08||Close Date||2021-03-31|
SUSTAINING TECHNICAL AND ANALYTIC RESOURCES
FELLOWSHIP TITLE: Senior Technical Advisor for Laboratory Strengthening
HOST ORGANIZATION: National Center for TB and Leprosy Control, Ministry of Health
LOCATION: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
POSITION LEVEL: Senior Technical Advisor
TRAVEL: 40% estimated domestic travel
STAR PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Sustaining Technical and Analytic Resources (STAR) is a project of the Public Health Institute (PHI) in partnership with the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID). STAR is a Global Health talent hub. Through fellowships, internships, and strategic partnerships, STAR supports building the capacity of diverse global health professionals and organizations at all levels to make inclusive, collaborative, and innovative contributions to global health. STAR participants collaborate in the development of systems and tools that strengthen and sustain the local and global health response. https://www.ghstar.org/ Sign up with our listserv.
ABOUT THE FELLOWSHIP
The STAR Fellowship is a two-year global health and learning opportunity with:
FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION
USAID is a leader in the global fight against tuberculosis (TB) and supports anti-TB efforts in high burden TB countries. Embedded advisors are a key component of the USAID Administrator's TB Accelerator initiative that aims to reach the UN General Assembly TB Declaration targets as well as to build the capacity and commitment of the host governments to ensure TB self-reliance through evidence-based TB programs.
The Senior Technical Advisor for Laboratory Strengthening, (Senior Advisor) shall provide state-of-the-art technical expertise to support the National Tuberculosis Programs (NTP) to implement their National TB Strategic Plans (NSPs). The Senior Advisor will provide technical support and capacity building to the National TB Program to prepare for the expansion of molecular diagnosis, culture and drug susceptibility testing, implementation of connectivity and quality assurance.
The Senior Advisor will receive technical direction from the National Center for Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control (CENAT) Director and the CENAT Laboratory Manager will serve as the Point of Contact. The Senior Advisor and CENAT will coordinate and work in close collaboration with USAID/Cambodia and the USAID/Washington TB team to ensure alignment of the Senior Advisor tasks with NTP.
Essential Duties and Outcomes:
Strategic capacity building support and mentorship to NTP’s laboratory officers on culture and drug susceptibility testing:
Improved implementation of culture, DST, molecular testing, and connectivity:
Improved coordination of TB laboratory activities nationwide:
Anticipated learning outcomes: * approximate 10% time
All applicants are required to apply for this position through STAR’s online recruitment system at https://www.ghstar.org/, which allows you to store your CV/resume and separate cover letter describing your qualifications and experience, interest and familiarity with issues relating to this position, and how this position relates to your career goals is required for each application. Position will remain open until filled.
|Contact Person||: STAR Recruitment|