Epidemiologist – University of California San Francisco – Nairobi

Key Roles & Responsibilities:
Key responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, providing the following services to Global Programs and/ or its affiliates:
Provide leadership and oversight on assigned HIV surveillance projects
Maintain collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MoH), CDC-Kenya and other agencies and institutions, and key partners
Develop survey protocols, tools and training materials
Develop and review analysis plans, provide interpretation for analysis and write up results.
Develop and support implementation plans for assigned projects
Provide feedback and guidance to the statistical team on analysis and statistical outputs
Facilitate and lead dissemination of surveillance data t`hrough preparation of presentations, reports and scientific manuscripts
Work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team
Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Minimum Requirements:
A Master’s or PhD degree in epidemiology or related field is required
Minimum of eight years working in epidemiology, public health, surveillance or related field is required
Demonstrated knowledge of concepts of disease surveillance and epidemiology
Experience and technical expertise with surveillance systems and surveys using varying sampling methodologies
Experience preparing survey and surveillance protocols, technical reports and scientific manuscripts
Experience capacity building on surveillance and epidemiological methods
Strong interpersonal skills in working teams with varying areas of expertise to accomplish project objectives
Demonstrated strong communication skills; ability to effectively communicate both orally and written complicated epidemiological information to non-technical persons
Proficiency in either SAS, STATA or R statistical software packages
Fluency in English required

Method of Application
All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed in the minimum requirements above with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. All applications must include the following:

Cover letter
Current CV with names and telephone numbers for three referees
Applications must be sent by email to HR.Kenya@ucglobalprograms.org with the email subject Epidemiologist by, February 28, 2023.