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HJF is seeking a Technical Advisor for HIV Case Finding to support the US Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) located on Rockledge Drive in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to MHRP.
The incumbent is responsible for assisting the Technical Director, Prevention and Behavior in providing technical support in the execution and monitoring of HIV Case Finding, behavioral and prevention interventions and research for the Medical Affairs team, Department of International HIV Prevention and Treatment (IHPT) to support the prevention, care, and treatment initiatives executed overseas (OCONUS) by the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), U.S. Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) under funding provided by President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). In this role, the incumbent will provide technical assistance to the execution of a case finding and prevention portfolio spanning bio-medical and behavioral interventions. The individual may serve as an investigator for selected IHPT research projects in addition to working with country teams to develop and execute small- and large-scale program evaluations and research studies. The incumbent’s technical skills may be leveraged across MHRP-wide research protocols, as needed.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree Required. Master’s degree in public health or international development preferred.
Minimum Experience: 6-8 years of experience related to behavioral, prevention and operational topics in the area of HIV/AIDS. International work experience is preferred.
Physical Capabilities: Incumbent will be based in Bethesda and travel to program sites in Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Uganda, as required, sponsored by MHRP to assist program personnel or provide TA to all USG sites as part of inter-agency ISME activities.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: Incumbent will work under the supervision of the Technical Director for Behavior and Prevention.
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.