The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing military medicine. We serve military, medical, academic and government clients by administering, managing, and supporting preeminent scientific programs that benefit members of the armed forces and civilians alike. Since its founding in 1983, HJF has served as a vital link between the military medical community and its federal and private partners. HJF's support and administrative capabilities allow military medical researchers and clinicians to maintain their scientific focus and accomplish their research goals.
The Medical Affairs team, Department of International HIV Prevention and Treatment (IHPT), Henry M. Jackson Foundation (HJF) seeks a Technical Director for HIV Case Finding. IHPT supports the prevention, care, and treatment activities overseas (OCONUS) of the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), U.S. Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) as part of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
Under the Senior Technical Director for HIV Prevention and Testing, the Technical Director for HIV Case Finding supports case-finding and testing for prevention services in four African countries and the Philippines. As a senior member of IHPT's Medical Affairs team in Bethesda, Maryland, the Technical Director for HIV Case Finding will collaborate with the Technical, Program Quality, and Strategic Information departments. The Technical Director may occasionally collaborate on IHPT’s research projects and protocols and work with country teams to develop and execute field-driven research studies.
Provide technical assistance to MHRP’s international PEPFAR programs to understand epidemic dynamics at sub-national levels and develop strategies to find unidentified HIV-positive individuals. Support IHPT’s PEPFAR programs to design and implement targeted, evidence-based case-finding interventions with fidelity (e.g., provider-initiated testing and counseling, index testing, social network strategies or other community-based case finding strategies, and HIV self-testing).
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Incumbent will be based in Bethesda and travel to MHRP program sites in Kenya, Nigeria, Philippines, Tanzania, and Uganda and, as required, provide technical assistance to all USG sites as part of inter-agency ISME activities
Education and Experience
The likely salary range for this position is $104,200 USD to $130,000 USD annually based on a 40-hour work week. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensations or salary. Final salary will be determined based on market analysis, experience, and education.
Some positions or sites may require that the incumbent be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination may be required.
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, education and credentials, a criminal background check, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check if applicable. Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.
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Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.