DESIGN X HEALTH FELLOW, OAKLAND & SUB SAHARAN AFRICA
We’re looking for public health leaders who wish to develop professional experience in youth-centered design. We are offering a seven month fellowship in youth-centered design and evaluation for a public health professional. The Fellow will complete introductory training on youth-centered approaches for the design and evaluation of approaches to improve adolescent health and livelihoods. They’ll work collaboratively in small teams with experienced health designers to design, prototype and implement solutions that improve young people’s health and financial futures in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
Have at least five years of professional experience in public health and/or international development
Are creative, curious and dedicated to working in partnership with young people and their communities
Have worked or lived in the regions where we currently run projects
Thrive in a collaborative, fast-paced environment
Enjoy and have prior experience of training or mentoring others
Appreciate and are comfortable with the complexity of global health challenges
Are truly able to combine the art of creative problem solving with the rigor of meticulous evaluation
Are able to quickly build rapport with youth and communities, and can navigate sensitive or taboo topics with ease and delicacy
Are hungry to develop new skills and share your expertise with others within a growing organization that is committed to learning
Passionate about improving young people’s lives
Experienced in qualitative and quantitative evaluation and relevant analysis methods and tools
Development of qualitative and quantitative research tools
Graduate level training in public health or related discipline (including social sciences, medical anthropology, international development, economics, health management and policy, medicine etc.)
Professional competence in French
This is a full-time, salaried role, based in Oakland, California. It involves 30 - 40% international travel. All costs related to international travel and field work are covered. Applicants must be legally able to work and live in the US from June 2017 - December 2017 in the USA. Please note that we cannot sponsor visa applications for this role.
To apply, send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 21st 2017. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.