Research Manager (Madagascar) / Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Harvard Medical School)
The Research Manager will work closely with PIVOT’s leadership to launch and coordinate implementation and clinical research initiatives to evaluate PIVOT interventions, and to serve as the central coordinator for PIVOT’s broad ranging research partnerships. In addition, this person will work to build both internal organizational capacity and national capacity for conducting field-based public health research in Madagascar. They will be expected to organize trainings, provide frequent mentorship to Malagasy students and work closely with PIVOT managers to help them evaluate their programs. The Research Manager will also hold a joint postdoctoral fellowship appointment in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School under the supervision of Dr. Matt Bonds.
Qualified candidates will hold graduate degrees in a public health related field with research experience in limited resource settings, a track record in operational research or field epidemiology, French and English language proficiency and a demonstrated commitment to global health and social justice.
Referral Nurse for Maternal and Child Health (Madagascar)
The Referral Nurse for maternal and child health will take on a mentoring role, supporting the implementation, ongoing improvement, and monitoring & evaluation of all activities tied to maternal and child health, as well as reproductive health. They will work directly with the coordinator of medical programs to expand the annual program planning for MCH and reproductive health, including the defining of priorities and activities, the outlining of clinical protocols, and active participation in educational initiatives and social programs for mother and children.
Ideal candidates will hold nursing degrees with specializations in MCH or reproductive health, experience working in developing countries, French and English language proficiency and a demonstrated commitment to global health and social justice.
Clinical Mentor for District Hospital (Madagascar)
The Clinical Mentor for the district hospital is expected to improve quality of clinical care through excellent patient care, supportive mentorship, design of program and clinical protocols, and educational initiatives. They will work closely with, and under the umbrella of, the Coordinator of Medical Programs to help improve the medical programs. They will work directly with the Ifanadiana district hospital medical teams, referral and social workers, as well as MoH staff in all three levels of intervention.
Qualified candidates will hold an MD, have considerable clinical experience in a hospital setting, at least three years of experience in a resource-poor international setting, French and English language proficiency and a demonstrated commitment to global health and social justice.