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Francophone Entomologist

About Credence Management Solutions LLC/Global Health Training, Advisory and Support Contract

Credence Management Solutions employs hard-working, passionate individuals who bring innovation, accountability, and a growth mindset to the many missions we support across the US Federal Government. Employee empowerment is part of the fabric of our corporate culture through which we emphasize opportunity, recognition, reward, and retention. At Credence, we follow the principles of servant leadership and believe that serving and supporting others is critical to both our individual and collective achievements. We have only one measure of success. Yours. We are hiring for positions under the Global Health Training, Advisory, Support Contract (GHTASC) in support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Global Health (GH). These roles deliver institutional support services in a wide range of technical areas at the junior, mid-, senior, and expert levels.

Duties

The Francophone Entomologist will be a member of the Malaria Division within the Office of Infectious Disease. They will be assigned to the Vector Monitoring and Control Team (VMCT), which has primary responsibility for providing technical and programmatic expertise to PMI’s 30 partner countries. The Francophone Entomologist will provide entomological support to USAID at headquarters, missions and PMI country teams, technical counterparts, implementing partners, ministries of health, and USAID cooperating agencies. S/he will work with other technical experts within the VMCT at both USAID and CDC. Specific duties may include:

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree and 6 years, Bachelor’s and 10 year, Associate’s and 12 years, or high school and 14 years of relevant experience in entomology, vector control, public health, or a related field;
  • US Citizenship or US Permanent Residency with the ability to obtain and maintain a Facility Access clearance is required. For Permanent Residents, this means having resided in the US for at least 3 of the past 5 years;
  • Experience in the area of vector monitoring and control in low and middle income country settings and experience providing strategic, technical, and operational leadership in low and middle income countries;
  • Experience in entomologic data analysis and interpretation;
  • Knowledge of public health development programs and global malaria priorities is desirable;
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to communicate complex technical information to a wide range of audiences in English and French
  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time.

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Equal Opportunity Employment

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The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.

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