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Job: Project Manager/Field Coordinator Malaria

March 10, 2017 - 13:58 -- MalariaWorld Jobs

 

Position: Project Manager/Field Coordinator
International Center of Excellence for Malaria in India
Organization: New York University
Closing Date: May 15, 2017




We are seeking a dedicated Project Manager/Field Coordinator to work as part of an NIH-funded, multi-investigator team studying malaria in India. The Center is one of 10 NIH International Centers of Excellence for Malaria that form a network of sites across the malarious world (see https://www.niaid.nih.gov/research/india-icemr). The Coordinator will be based in the Department of Biology at New York University, but travel 2-4 times per year to India to work at our field sites.

The Coordinator will be responsible for two main areas:

(1) Setting-up research at a new malaria field site in India
Activities include: researching/literature mining latest malaria molecular biology tools and publications; hiring, training and overseeing staff in sample collection, processing, and basic molecular biology techniques; purchasing epidemiology and molecular biology research equipment for the site; developing materials and presentations for training and educational sessions and seminars; developing molecular epidemiology or genomics research project(s).

(2) Providing coordination for Center activities
Activities include: managing and coordinating the transfer of funds between the US and India; purchase and maintenance of scientific equipment and supplies at Indian sites; organizing and coordinating scientific meetings; organizing travel for collaborators; processing reimbursements; drafting Center reports and budgets; keeping track of expenditure; IRB protocol renewals; and interacting with researchers, NIH program staff, NYU administrators and Indian collaborators.

Candidates should have a Masters (MPH preferred) or Doctoral degree and a background in biology. Computer literacy and good oral and written communication skills also required. Candidates with experience in basic molecular biology, and/or research in malaria, and/or global public health, and/or working in India, as well as those fluent in Hindi and/or other Indian languages will be particularly welcome. The position is available immediately.

Please e-mail a letter of interest and resume/CV to jane.carlton@nyu.edu

Jane Carlton, PhD
Director, Center for the Study of Complex Malaria in India
Department of Biology
New York University
12 Waverly Place
New York, NY 10003
 

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