Global Health Project Coordinator

Website Global Health Initiative

Job Description:

The Project Coordinator will ensure coordination among all study team members, including those based at Brown University, the University of Florida, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences. The Project Coordinator will be based on campus at Brown University, but will travel occasionally to Dar Salaam, Tanzania and assist research staff with various aspects of study preparation, including developing study protocols, purchasing of local and international supplies, and applying locally for study approval from Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences’ local Institutional Review Board. The Project Coordinator will also aid the site-PI in Tanzania with overseeing data collection, data management, and quality assurance. The project manager will support the study by assisting investigators with preparing manuscripts for submission based on the results of the various studies under this protocol.

The Project Coordinator will convene monthly virtual meetings that will involve all key personnel under this proposal at all collaborating institutions. Furthermore, the Project Coordinator will remain in regular communication with all members of the study team to ensure seamless coordination throughout the study. Finally, the Project Coordinator will make regular trips between the United States and Tanzania to support both US and Tanzanian investigators with various aspects of the project.

This is a fixed-term position with an end date of 4/30/2028, which may be extended based upon available funding.


Job Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Required: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Public Health or Health Sciences
  • Required: 2-5 years of relevant research experience
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Research experience with human subjects, with a demonstrated interest in working in a low-or middle-income country.
  • Experience working with IRB applications and grant/IRB reporting preferred
  • Knowledge of research study design, data collection and data management

Job Competencies

  • Strong attention to detail and organization required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively on team, set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • High level of cultural competency
  • Ability to travel within both the United States and Tanzania
  • Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive community

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