The following is a job announcement forwarded by a colleague of Don’s:
Do you want to put your computer skills to use helping to improve AIDS treatment in Sub-Saharan Africa?
The Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health is soliciting applications for a Programmer/Trainer. Responsibilities of the position include programming, computer training, and research study documentation in support of HIV/AIDs and TB clinical trials being conducted in collaboration with the Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
This position is based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania where we have a large, dynamic team working closely with our team in Boston.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. Knowledge of programming languages and database design. Experience with Basic programming, preferably Visual Basic is a plus. Willingness to learn SAS, a statistical programming language. Ability to teach Microsoft Office products and other computer skills.
Additional Qualifications: Excellent technical, computer, analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills, strong interpersonal, service and communication skills, and the ability to work independently, under supervision and as part of a team.
Please send resume, list of references, and cover letter describing your interest in working in Tanzania and any experiences you have had that prepare you for living and working in another culture.
Harvard School of Public Health
Department of Nutrition