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Job# 6069 - Project Site Manager (University of North Carolina) (Acornhoek, South Africa)
Full Time
Posted: February 27, 2013
Closes: March 25, 2013

An exciting HIV prevention trial is underway in rural South Africa to test the impact of a conditional cash transfer to young women and community social mobilization on preventing new HIV infections in young women. We are looking to hire a new Project Manager. The Project Site Manager oversees the site management of the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) 068: Effects of cash transfer for the prevention of HIV in young South African women. This study is a multi-level, multi-year HIV prevention randomized controlled trial that will evaluate structural and social factors that contribute to young women's increased vulnerability to HIV. The cash transfer study began enrollment in March of 2011 and is currently following 2500 young women/parent guardians enrolled in the trial until the end of 2014.

The position requires full-time residence in the Bushbuckridge municipality of Mpumalanga, South Africa—about 500 km northeast of Johannesburg. The PSM is responsible for oversight and coordination of day to day research activities of this large randomized NIH network trial with an HIV incidence endpoint, management of a large and diverse research team, communication with investigators at UNC and other partners, leading and attending management meetings, management of budget expenditure, and ensuring high quality, timely outputs. A Masters degree in public health, social sciences, or related area is required.

For more info please see https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/13651

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