Every employee at PIH (and at our affiliated programs at Brigham & Women'­s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the Harvard School of Public Health) plays an important role in our efforts to improve health in poor communities. If you are interested in working in a stimulating and diverse environment, and have demonstrated competencies in relevant areas for PIH, we encourage you to apply.

For positions based overseas, PIH requires medical clearance by an independent Occupational Medicine clinician. Candidates will receive a conditional employment offer, pending medical clearance, and must be medically cleared before overseas travel is authorized. Failure to receive medical clearance may result in revocation of the offer of employment.

Positions with Partners In Health

Positions with Affiliated Programs


PIVOT, a healthcare NGO in Madagascar modeled after Partners in Health (www.pivotworks.org), seeks a fulltime Development Officer in Boston to spearhead the formal initiation of development efforts for the NGO.  Development efforts to include individual giving, major gifts, foundation support, grant seeking, an annual event, and eventually hosting of major donors and Board members on site visits to Madagascar.  

The Development Officer will be based in Boston reporting to the Chief Operating Officer.  The Boston office consists of the CEO, the COO, and the assistant to those two positions.  As such the Development Officer will be the single team member with a sole focus on development for the organization.  This offers the opportunity for maximum input in the process of how PIVOT should raise support and the chance to lead many different development efforts simultaneously. Since inception in late 2013, PIVOT has been largely funded by a single, founding family foundation, whose support will continue as the funding base broadens.

To apply please send application and cover letter to Meg McCarty at mmccarty@pivotworks.org by February 27. Please include in your introductory email where we you learned about the position.

Learn more and apply here.

Partners In Health Summer 2015 Internship Program

PIH’s summer internship program is an excellent opportunity for a small number of young leaders and innovators to contribute, learn, and grow in their commitment to the movement for global health equity. The program, based in PIH’s Boston office, runs from early June through August 2015.

Learn more and apply here.


The Division of Global Health Equity (DGHE) works to reduce health disparities and to improve medical treatment outcomes for the poor.  The Division is currently involved in projects in the US (Boston and Navajo Nation), Haiti, Peru, Russia, Rwanda, Lesotho, Malawi and South Africa, focusing on infectious diseases (e.g., HIV and tuberculosis) as well as non-infectious diseases (e.g., coronary artery disease, diabetes, addiction) and other health problems of major importance to society. This position will provide data analysis and database development support for work on the Rwanda Population Health Implementation and Training (PHIT) Partnership under the direction of Boston PHIT leadership, Dr. Peter Drobac and Dr. Lisa Hirschhorn. This position will work closely with a team of researchers based in Rwanda and Boston to evaluate the effectiveness, cost and overall health impact of a comprehensive approach to deliver public health services in two resource poor districts in rural Rwanda.


EMR Specialist

The Mission of Village Health Works is to provide quality, compassionate community-based health care in a dignified environment while treating the root causes and the social determinants of illness, disease, violence and poverty.
Since 2007, VHW has operated a modern health center in Burundi’s rural Kigutu region, providing services where there were none. Our health model is holistic, incorporating medical treatment and disease prevention, women’s economic development cooperatives, demonstration animal and crop farming, nutrition and food security programs, educational classes and support for adults and children, and extensive arts and culture classes and activities.
Our rural catchment area includes over 200,000 residents, with an estimated additional 50,000 returning refugees, and new refugees from surrounding countries. VHW employs 270 Burundians, including 5 doctors, 11 nurses and over 150 village-based community health workers. Community members provide volunteer labor and ongoing input as VHW’s programs grow to meet their needs.


If interested, please send a cover letter and your CV to David Aronow: daronow@villagehealthworks.org

Qualitiative Research Manager, Brigham and Women's Hospital

The Rwanda Population Health Implementation and Training (PHIT) Partnership is a seven-year, $8.55 million heath systems strengthening research grant that unites the Rwandan Ministry of Health and University of Rwanda’s School of Public Health with the Global Health Delivery Partnership—Partners In Health, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School. Now in its sixth year, the PHIT Partnership is entering a critical evaluation phase, and we are seeking a qualified qualitative researcher to join the PIH/IMB Research Department.

The Qualitative Research Project Manager will be leading a key element of the impact evaluation of the PHIT Partnership, based within the Research Department at Partners In Health Rwanda-Inshuti Mu Buzima, and will be a member of the Harvard-based Global Health Delivery Partnership Research Core. The successful candidate will be a key member of the team and must demonstrate excellent research, management, and leadership skills. 

Please click here to apply

Operations Director, Possible

Possible is seeking a Operations Director - Nepal.  The Operations Director - Nepal will be chiefly responsible for overseeing all of Possible Nepal’s NGO Human Resources, Procurement, and Administration. The goal of the position is to build a vision and effective team to cover the Human Resources and Administration components for the overall NGO. In doing so, the Operations Director - Nepal will work closely with the Director of Finance and Operations to ensure program expansion aims can be achieved and support the organization to scale and replicate its model in new regions of Nepal.

Learn more and apply here

Finance Director, Possible

Possible is seeking a Finance Director - Nepal.  The Finance Director - Nepal will be chiefly responsible for overseeing all of Possible’s NGO finances in Nepal.  The goal of the position is to build a strategy and effective team to cover all the financial aspects of the organization. In doing so, the Finance Director - Nepal will work closely with the Director of Finance and Operations to ensure program expansion aims can be achieved and support the organization to scale and replicate its model in new regions of Nepal.

Learn more and apply here

Global Oncology Fellowship (Senior Fellow or Junior Faculty), Center for Global Cancer Medicine/ Dana Farber Cancer Institute

The Center for Global Cancer Medicine (CGCM) at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) is seeking a board eligible or certified oncologist to work abroad in Haiti and in collaboration with Partners In Health (PIH) and Zanmi Lasante (its sister organization based in Haiti).  The CGCM and PIH partnership strives to increase access to quality oncology care while working to advance our understanding of cancer in a resource poor setting. This clinician will be an integral member of the Haiti oncology team, serving as a clinical lead in the provision of care for cancer patients, a leader in programmatic development and research, and as a trainer and mentor to local staff.  This is an international position based at L’Hopital Universitaire de Mirebalais (HUM) located in the central plateau of rural Haiti.  Periodic visits to DFCI, located in Boston, MA will occur throughout the year (travel will be reimbursed through CGCM).  This is a 1 year position with the possibility of renewal.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer actively committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty: people with disabilities, veterans, women and members of underrepresented minority groups are therefore strongly encouraged to apply.

Learn more and apply here

Senior Clinical Advisor, Possible + Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Possible is pleased to announce the opening of applications for a unique opportunity involving clinical work at Brigham & Women’s Hospital (BWH—Boston, Massachusetts) and Possible, working in Achham, Nepal. Possible is a non-profit healthcare company that delivers high-quality, low-cost healthcare within the Nepali public sector. The position places the candidate in the USA 50% of the year and in Nepal the remaining 50%.

Learn more and apply here.

Director of Research

Possible is seeking an entrepreneurial Director of Research who will be chiefly responsible for overseeing the planning, coordination, and execution of research conducted in Achham, Nepal. Applications are being accepted on an immediate, rolling basis from Nepali and non-Nepali candidates.

The Director of Research (DoR) will have overall responsibility for leading Possible's research program in Nepal, ensuring high quality and professional work. Serious consideration will be given to individuals who have demonstrated entrepreneurial success and have operated in fast-growth environments with limited resources.

Learn more and apply here.

Grants Assistant, St. Bonafice Haiti Foundation

The Grants Assistant will work under the supervision of the Program Manager out of the Newton, MA office.  He/she will be responsible for assisting the program manager in producing prospect research, grant proposals and reports as well as in maintaining grant and foundation databases.  Please click here for a complete job description.  To apply please send cover letter and resume to hr@sbhfhaiti.org.

Global Pediatric Fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital

Boston Children’s Hospital is currently accepting applications for the Global Pediatric Fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital. This is a two year training program, in which Fellows rotate in 6 month blocks between a field placement in Haiti, Rwanda, or Liberia, and a clinical placement in Boston, Massachusetts. The focus of the fellowship is on skills in global health service delivery, including skills in clinical care, medical education, program development, management, evaluation, quality improvement, and in implementation focused research.

During their field placement, fellows will work in collaboration with Partners in Health (Haiti/Rwanda) or the Academic Collaborative to Support Medical Education in Liberia to provide pediatric training to local clinicians, strengthen existing child health programs, and expand access to pediatric health care. Prior to departing to their field site, fellows attend a 1-week orientation to fieldwork in Haiti through PIH. During their clinical placement in Boston, fellows will combine clinical work in general pediatrics with an extensive global health curriculum aimed at strengthening their core clinical, public health, quality improvement, and teaching skills relevant to global health. Fellows attend the Global Health Delivery Summer Intensive Program at the Harvard School of Public Health, in addition to courses in clinical skills, ultrasound, research, and QI.

Candidates must be board certified/eligible in pediatrics or medicine-pediatrics in the United States. For entry into the fellowship on July 1st, 2015, the application deadline is October 31st, 2014. To download the application, please visit our website.

Director of Development, St. Boniface Haiti Foundation

The St. Boniface Haiti Foundation is looking for a Director of Development. The Director of Development will be responsible for developing and implementing a fundraising strategy that fits the goals and objectives of the St. Boniface Haiti Foundation. This position will report to the President/CEO and will be responsible for ensuring that annual fundraising objectives are met for private donors and foundations. This position will be based at St. Boniface’s offices in Newton, MA. 

For more information and to apply, please email hr@sbhfhaiti.org.

Managing Director, Possible

Possible is seeking an entrepreneurial Managing Director who will be chiefly responsible for expanding the scale of our organization within Nepal by driving the growth of our health care model, attracting and retaining top talent, and building national-level partnerships. Applications are being accepted on an immediate, rolling basis for Nepali and non-Nepali candidates.

The Managing Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Possible's Nepal staff, programs, and expansion, with the goal of continuously pushing the organization to develop and scale a high-quality, low-cost health care model that reaches the poorest. Serious consideration will only be given to individuals who have demonstrated entrepreneurial success and have operated in fast-growth environments with limited resources.

Learn more and apply here.

Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship, Children’s Hospital Boston & Partners In Health

The primary goal of the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship is to address the role of surgical care in population-based health care in resource-poor settings throughout the world. Surgeons associated with Harvard Teaching Hospitals, in conjunction with Partners In Health, have addressed this need for a multidisciplinary approach to healthcare by launching a Fellowship program that combines surgical training with the advanced study of global public health. Through the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship, dedicated surgeons are able to obtain the medical and non-medical skills they need to improve the health of some of the world's most impoverished people. The Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship is a one or two year program that is designed for medical professionals who have either already completed their surgical residency or are taking a scheduled break to conduct research.

For more information, click here.