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CARTA OAU Advertises Programme Officer Position

By Adejumo Kabir

The Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) is funding an intervention Programme to strengthen Doctoral Training in Population and Public Health at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife.

The programme is to focus on PhD intervention towards Strengthening Research Training in OAU (STRETO) and to institutionalize some of the CARTA innovations in OAU.

This is a collaborative project involving Departments of Demography and Social Statistics, Sociology and Anthropology and Institute of Public Health, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. The It STRETO project under the CARTA OAU seeks to employ a Program Officer for the project.

Applicants must have an advanced degree in either Demography and Social Statistics; Sociology and anthropology; Public Health or other population/public health-related field from a recognized university.

Besides, applicants must have experience in program coordination and implementations.

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According to the release on the University website, the Programme Officer will join the project team to implement the STRETO project in OAU.

He or she will undertake the day-to-day running of the program, coordinates and contributes to training/teaching modules, organizes workshops, tracks and prepares reports on the progress of the project, prepares financial reports to be submitted to funder, and also undertakes other tasks that may be assigned to him/her by the project team.

Also, the Programme Officer will be encouraged to also conduct research in collaboration with the project team. Great opportunity exists to network and build collaborations across the CARTA partner institutions.

Applicants are advised to reach [email protected] to submit full CV including name and contact details of three referees, reference letter from each of the three referees, certified copies of certificates before 25th August, 2017.

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