Domestic & International Fellowships
Data Science Advisor
FELLOWSHIP TITLE: Data Science Advisor
HOST ORGANIZATION: Supply Chain for Health Division, Office of HIV/AIDS, Bureau for Global Health, United States Agency for International Development
LOCATION: Arlington, VA
POSITION LEVEL: Mid-Career Technical Advisor
TRAVEL: 25% estimated travel
APPLICATION LINK: https://recruitment.ghstar.org
STAR PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Sustaining Technical and Analytic Resources (STAR) is a project of the Public Health Institute (PHI) supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Health (GH) Bureau. Its purpose is twofold: (1) Through individual fellowships, STAR will help strengthen the capacity of diverse American and low-and-middle-income country (LMIC) health professionals at all levels to make innovative contributions to global health (GH); and (2) STAR will create ground-breaking opportunities for both US and LMIC GH academic institutions and other groups, including professional associations, to create systems for open-access knowledge sharing, resulting in effective partnerships. STAR’s individual and institutional participants are contributing to the development of self-sustaining systems and tools that will produce global citizens with the full spectrum of relevant health competencies. STAR is managed by the Public Health Institute and implemented in partnership with Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH).
ABOUT THE FELLOWSHIP
The STAR Fellowship is a two-year global health and learning opportunity with:
FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION
The Bureau for Global Health’s Office of HIV and AIDS (OHA) is the locus of technical leadership for HIV and AIDS programming implemented by USAID. The Office provides input into USG decisions concerning the strategic allocation of financial and human resources in the sector and supports USAID headquarters and field missions in designing and implementing effective HIV and AIDS programs. Within OHA, the Supply Chain for Health (SCH) Division provides strategic and technical leadership on supply chain issues to ensure adequate quantity and quality of essential commodities for people affected by HIV/AIDS and related infections. SCH is responsible for managing the largest public health supply chain in the world. The SCH Division is hiring two Data Science Advisors who will be members of the Supply Chain Technical (SCH/SCT) Branch in SCH.
The Data Science Advisor (Advisor) will provide technical guidance to USAID, interagency partners, Ministries of Health, and implementing partners in the design, development, improvement, and maintenance of information systems that strengthen central procurement operation and supply chain for HIV/AIDS commodities, and host country capacity to ensure a safe, secure, reliable, and sustainable supply chain system.
The Advisors will work closely with and receive technical direction from the Supply Chain Technical (SCH/SCT) Branch Chief, who will serve as their Onsite Manager.
Essential Duties and Outcomes:
Enhance quality of data science and analytical support across OHA:
Build agency capacity on data analysis:
Anticipated learning outcomes:
All applicants are required to apply for this position through STAR’s online recruitment system at https://www.ghstar.org/, which allows you to store your CV/resume and separate cover letter describing your qualifications and experience, interest and familiarity with issues relating to this position, and how this position relates to your career goals is required for each application.
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