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Research Development Officer - University of Global Health Equity

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Location: (Rwanda)
Full-time position
Closing Date: open until filled
Job #11401
Posted: May 3, 2017

The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is currently recruiting a Research Development Officer (RDO) to join our academic team. The position details and link through which to apply are included below.

UGHE, an initiative of Partners In Health, is a groundbreaking health sciences university in Rwanda focused on training the next generation of global leaders in health care delivery. The university launched in September 2015 with its flagship degree program: the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery (MGHD). Through an academic experience uniquely rooted in the values of equity, students are empowered to drive transformational, systemic changes to the health system. The RDO would play an integral role in supporting the students of the MGHD program, along with the growth of interdisciplinary and equity-focused health science research at UGHE.

Members of the UGHE community are tenacious and resolute in their drive to attain social justice, make common cause with those in need, listen to and learn from others, and operate with honesty and humility as they uphold academic integrity and intellectual curiosity. UGHE seeks individuals committed to these values to join the team.

Thank you for your consideration, and please distribute this opportunity widely within your networks.


HR Manager, UGHE


Position Details:

Research Development Officer: The Research Development Officer (RDO) will build and support the MGHD’s culminating practicum capstone; an eighteen month mentored health project that students carry out at their workplace, accompanied by deliverables, mentorship, and a learning model that supports executing an independent project.  The practicum capstone  allows students to gain hands-on experience in the research and design, implementation and management, and analysis and dissemination of their project.  The RDO ensures that this vision is executed by collaborating with course faculty, the UGHE teaching and learning team, and leaders across the Rwandan health sector to create robust, rigorous, and well-mentored practicum experience in responsive, dynamic, and pedagogically-innovative ways.

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