Careers in Global Health

Opportunities at UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences

Senior Advisor, Business Development (50%)

Information - Req 63032BR
The Senior Advisor, Business Development works closely with the Director of Program Development and Strategy on the Institute for Global Health Science’s (IGHS) efforts to identify and develop funding opportunities with a focus on bilateral and multi-lateral funders, engages partners, and leads the development of competitive funding applications, participates in awards management and strategic communications. The Senior Advisor leads organizational engagements with internal and external partners to identify and solicit opportunities for partnerships and collaborations and works closely with other members of IGHS senior leadership to contribute to initiatives aimed at improving IGHS’s, and UCSF’s, overall strategic positioning as a successful contributor to global health. S/he directly supervises staff who have individual responsibility to manage bilateral and multi-lateral awards, including implementation of technical work.  S/he will identify, build and then indirectly manage a team engaged in business development from teams across IGHS.

Program Manager, RADR 

Heluna Health/SFDPH posting 
Under the direction and guidance of the Medical Director – RADR, this position is a member of the RADR team’s core workforce and is responsible for managing a significant workforce funded by Strengthening STD Prevention and Control for Health Departments (PCHD) and the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Prevention and Control of Emerging Infectious Diseases (ELC3).  This position also formulates program strategies and goals for DPC as a supervisor with the Reserve for Accelerated Disease Response (RADR). This is a temporary, grant-funded, full time, benefited position. Employment is provided by Heluna Health.

Project Director, South Africa Country Programs

Information - Req 62880BR
Global Strategic Information (GSI) is seeking a Project Director, South Africa Country Programs, who will report to the Deputy Director of Country Program. This position will be responsible for staff management, coordination, and oversight of technical program design, implementation, evaluation, information dissemination, and generation of new program funding for activities taking place under GSI’s South Africa portfolio. This position requires high-level technical input on programmatic decisions falling under the scope of GSI’s South Africa portfolio, with a focus on quality improvement, and expanding the portfolio through identifying and responding to future funding opportunities and the hiring of new staff. The Project Director will direct and oversee high-level projects, such as the Optimizing Performance through Quality Improvement (OPQI) for TB and HIV Care in the Republic of South Africa (RSA). The Project Director will be responsible for developing and implementing the overall scope of work, in partnership with CDC-South Africa Quality Improvement Division, PEPFAR funded Direct Service Partners, and the RSA Department of Health (DoH). 

Director of Staffing and Operations

Information - Req 62429BR
This position is responsible for planning, developing, implementing, administering and managing departmental academic and staff recruitment, onboarding, advancement, professional development, and separation processes. Reporting to the Director of Finance & Administration, this position manages the Institute for Global Health Sciences (IGHS) human resources/staffing needs of the programs housed within IGHS including the staffing/HR needs of IGHS programs of both our domestic and international programs with support from direct reports and assumes accountability for decisions made by subordinates. This position leads and manages the STAR recognition program and professional development program. In addition, this position oversees the Facilities team that oversees the space on the 2nd and 3rd floors of Mission Hall at 550 16th Street on the UCSF Mission Bay campus.

Communications and Program Coordinator - UC Global Health Institute

Information - Req 62428BR
The Communications and Program Coordinator independently oversees a comprehensive communications program for a unit or school with moderately complex communications requirements. The communications program usually includes written, visual, digital and electronic communications. Works with management to develop and execute organizational communication and market branding strategy. Designs and implements information campaigns.

Global Programs Accountant

Information - Req 60974BR
This is a highly specialized position that supports the financial management of UCSF’s six foreign offices in Africa and one in Asia, referred to as Global Programs for Research and Training. The Global Programs Accountant works closely with the local financial staff from UCSF’s Global Programs offices and central units at UCSF (Controller’s Office, Office of Sponsored Research, Academic Departments) to track and reconcile foreign expenditures incurred under Global Programs offices while ensuring alignment with University of California systems and policies as well as local laws and sponsor policies. 

MEI Donor Transition Technical Specialist

Information - Req 62155BR
The Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI) is hiring a Senior Technical Specialist to join the Advocacy, Finance, and Sustainability team. The Sr. Technical Specialist will lead MEI's donor transition portfolio, including leading research, technical assistance, policy, and advocacy activities in support of national malaria programs with a focus in the Asia Pacific region. 

Senior Instructional Designer

Information - Req 61960BR
The VTA+ Senior Instructional Designer will work with a dynamic and innovative team of subject matter experts, training managers, M&E specialists, LMS administrators, support staff, and community-based partners to design and develop new training and educational curriculum and materials for the VTA+, including online self-study modules, instructional videos, activity guides, presentations and other multimedia content related to communicable disease intervention and pandemic response.

Learning Management and Design Specialist

Information - Req 61959BR
The VTA+ Learning Management and Design Specialist will work with a dynamic team of subject matter experts, training managers, M&E specialists, instructional designers and learning management administrators to support day to day operations of the VTA+ learning management system, including deploying, testing, and monitoring online self-study modules, instructional videos, and other multimedia content related to communicable disease intervention and pandemic response. The Specialist will also work to support new and ongoing instructional design projects.  

Clinical Research Coordinator

Information - Req 61965BR
The CRC will perform independently or with general direction at the fully operational journey level of the series to execute, manage, and coordinate research protocols, as directed by the Clinical Research Supervisor and/or Principal Investigator (PI); may coordinate the data collection and operations of several concurrent clinical research studies under the guidelines of research protocols, UCSF and regulating agency policies. 

Deputy Director, CHESA

Information - Req 61910BR
The Deputy Director for the UCSF Center for Health Equity in Surgery and Anesthesia will lead strategic development of CHESA. They will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with UCSF collaborators and local and international stakeholders; directing leadership events and activities; providing high-level support to the leadership and CHESA faculty; developing programmatic initiatives and activities; advising and developing budget allocation plans; and establishing an innovative development strategy and donor outreach

Full-time ladder rank faculty position at Associate or Full Professor rank 

Full posting
The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in partnership with the Institute for Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) invites applications for a full-time ladder rank faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor rank.This new faculty member will play an active role in shaping our Pandemic Preparedness work at IGHS and across UCSF. We are looking for highly skilled, passionate, and visionary applicants who can help develop, grow and sustain new programs across IGHS. We prioritize candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

Faculty, Institute of Global Health Equity Research
Head: Research Projects and Training

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Contribute to IGHER’s research, and research training program by leading: the growth of programs in research consisting of multiple and varied research projects; and the development and delivery of a suite of research related education and training programs. Apply here

Ongoing Opportunities

Child Family Health International (CFHI) Programs

Intensive and immersion programs with various locations and start dates

Global Health Fellows Program II Internships, USAID

Fellowships announced throughout the year

Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP)

Partnership between the Peace Corps, PEPFAR, and Seed Global Health
Information; résumés accepted anytime

NIH Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars

Fogarty International Center (FIC), National Institutes of Health

NGO Abroad

Volunteer Nursing Opportunities

Unite For Sight's Global Impact Corps

Global health volunteer and education experience for students and professionals