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Regional Biostatistician at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Title: Regional Biostatistician

Department: Research

Location: Based in Africa; Candidates must have work authorization in one of our following countries of operation: Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, DRC, Eswatini, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania or Zimbabwe

Reports To: Senior Director Biostatistics & Research Data Management

Classification: Full-time

How will you fight for an AIDS-free generation?

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation seeks an Africa-based Biostatistician with experience in health-related research design, data management support, and statistical analysis to work as a key member of the EGPAF Research Team. Under the leadership of the Senior Director, Biostatistics and Research Data Management s/he will support the development of proposals and protocols for laboratory, clinical, and implementation research and rigorous program evaluations in EGPAF-supported countries.  This will include contribution to the study design, sample size determination, data collection methods, and data analysis plan. The biostatistician will be responsible for conducting the study analyses and contributing to the presentation/publication of study results.  The incumbent will work in close collaboration with the research, technical, and strategic information and evaluation teams in the US, Geneva, and country offices in the field.

No two days are alike at EGPAF, but what can you expect in this role?

  • Support HIV, TB and other emerging infectious diseases laboratory, clinical and implementation science research, surveillance, impact evaluation, and program evaluations
  • Collaborate with principal investigators in developing study methodology, sampling strategies, data collection and management, and statistical approaches for research proposals and protocols.
  • Advise data managers on procedures to oversee the collection of, cleaning, validation and maintenance of high-quality research data
  • Write and execute statistical methods and analysis sections of protocols, reports, and peer-reviewed publications;
  • Design templates and develop specifications for status reports, analysis tables, graphs, and data listings for use in research publications and ad hoc reporting
  • Participate in the implementation of research and data analysis capacity-building initiatives for country staff and partners
  • Provide training for less experienced employees engaged in the collection, tabulation and analysis of statistical research data

To be successful, you will have:

  •    PhD in Biostatistics with at least 3 years of experience. A Master’s degree in Biostatistics with significant experience (>6 years) in public health research design and data analysis may be considered.
  •   Experience with design and analysis of research in Africa is required, experience in HIV/AIDS and/or TB research, will be an advantage
  • Strong data management and statistical computing skills including Stata and/or SAS and/or R programming skills
  • Excellent analytical and mathematical skills
  • Excellent English interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative and work both independently as well as part of a team
  • Willingness and ability to travel regionally up to 30%

Bonus points if you have:

  •     French and/or Portuguese language skills a plus


Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is on a mission to create a world where no mother, child, or family is devastated by HIV and AIDS, and we are making an impact. We are a proven leader in the global fight to end HIV and AIDS, and an advocate for every child to live a full and healthy life into adulthood. For more than 30 years, EGPAF has been a leader in meeting urgent needs in pediatric HIV and AIDS in the world’s most affected regions. We carry out our values of passion, innovation, teamwork, leadership, integrity, excellence and equity every day, while maximizing our impact in the communities we serve. Join us on our fight for an AIDS-free generation!

As a global, multinational and multicultural organization, EGPAF believes that diversity in the workplace enriches our work and enhances our impact and effectiveness. We believe that employees have the right to work in a climate of mutual respect and integrity that promotes dignity and respect for all, and that enables them to reach their full potential. The Foundation is committed to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEI&B), and we strongly encourage those with the following identities to apply: people of color, women and non-binary, individuals with diverse gender and gender identities and/ or sexual orientations , individuals with disabilities, and other members of historically underrepresented groups.

EGPAF is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to country law requirements, EGPAF complies with US laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the Foundation has facilities.