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A major global health organization that has been improving public health in countries around the world for nearly two decades, ICAP works to transform the health of populations through innovation, science, and global collaboration. With projects in more than 30 countries, ICAP works side-by-side with ministries of health and local governmental, non-governmental, academic, and community partners to confront some of the world’s greatest health challenges. Through evidence-informed programs, meaningful research, tailored technical assistance, effective training and education programs, and rigorous surveillance to measure and evaluate the impact of public health interventions, ICAP aims to realize a global vision of healthy people, empowered communities, and thriving societies.


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Data and Sample Collector

Apply now Job no: 493235
Work type: Temporary Full-Time
Location: Cameroon - Ebolowa
Categories: Research

ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, seeks highly qualified candidates to serve as Data and Sample Collector – Ebolowa, Cameroon. The incumbent will be responsible for collecting data from survey participants and entering them into the mobile application developed for that purpose; collect blood samples, package them for transport, oversee the processing, and then preparing them for shipment to the central laboratory for analysis.

We are recruiting 3 staff for this region. 

ICAP seeks highly qualified and experienced candidates to fill the Data and Sample Collector position by September 7, 2020.The successful candidate will have a degree in nursing, laboratory sciences, Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Sciences or any other relevant degrees. He/She will have in data entry, transcription, recording on written or electronic forms. Previous experience entering data for studies using a mobile application will be an asset.

The incumbent will have a demonstrated work experience in the health system, with experience collecting blood samples will be an asset. The Data and Sample Collector will also have excellent oral and written French / English ability with a fluent expression of local languages.

To view full detailed job description, please click here - Download File JD Data and Sample Collector BG-2 COVID Sero Survey Final version.pdf

The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding.

Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status.

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