Surveillance Lead at ICAP

Surveillance Lead  

Job no: 492862
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Tanzania – Dar es Salam
Categories: Strategic Information/Surveillance/Monitoring & Evaluation

ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, seeks highly qualified candidates to serve as a Surveillance Lead – Tanzania. The incumbent will oversee all aspects of the surveillance systems strengthening component of the CDC-funded projects.

ICAP seeks highly qualified and experienced candidates to fill the Surveillance Lead positions by April 20th, 2020. The successful candidate will hold an advanced degree in public hand health, international development, with a specialization in epidemiology, infectious disease detection, surveillance, and diagnostics. The incumbent will have at least 7 years of progressive experience in national/international infectious disease surveillance with a focus on geospatial analyses, cost analyses, and strategies for capacity-building at national and/or international levels. At least 5 years of which were spent in a senior project leadership role.


The incumbent will have a demonstrated track record working with the implementation of field-based surveillance methodologies, which includes analysis of epidemiological investigation data using new or existing methodologies and techniques. The successful candidate must also be proficient in written and spoken English and be willing to travel regionally/locally or overseas approximately 40% of the time.

Please find the full job description here. Download File Surveillance Lead.pdf

The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding.

Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status.

Advertised: 19 Mar 2020 E. Africa Standard Time
Applications close: 20 Apr 2020 E. Africa Standard Time

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