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Want to make a difference?

We are currently looking for passionate, motivated individuals to join the ETH team! We offer unique employment opportunities for exceptional individuals to obtain hands-on experience in global health, research, project implementation, and organizational development.

Field & Research  Director

The Empower Through Health Field & Research Director position is for motivated individuals who are looking to make a tangible, real-world impact through innovative global health research and experiential leadership.

Job Description:

ETH is looking to hire 2-3 passionate, committed, and adaptable employees to help manage longitudinal research projects and manage essential administrative tasks. This is a unique opportunity to explore global health first-hand while receiving mentorship and valuable research and publication experience. Main responsibilities include research, communications, social media, and project management.


Field & Research Directors will live with Ugandan staff and work out of ETH headquarters in Iganga, Eastern Uganda. Hires will be provided with housing, transport to and from airport and the field, and cost of living stipend.


Field & Research Directors' duties may include:

  • Help manage longitudinal global health research projects

  • Relevant literature review; manuscript drafting, editing

  • Remotely assist in management of the ETH university chapter system

  • Remote communication through social media, newsletters, etc.

  • Coordination of fundraising drives and donor management

  • Oversight of budgets and financing

Field & Research Directors will also travel at least once per week to ETH's rural health center located in Mpunde Village to collaborate with community health workers on public health research and project implementation. At times, they may be required to spend the night in ETH staff housing near ETH’s health center as a part of their duties. Types of work may include: 

  • Creation and administration of community-wide surveys

  • Focus group discussions

  • Mass immunizations/drug administrations

  • Community education programs

  • Clinical systems optimization


Required Qualifications:

  • Will have graduated from a four-year accredited university by the Spring 2024

  • Flexible and open-minded to intercultural experiences, culturally sensitive

  • Impeccable interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team and independently

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

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Margaret Mead

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