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.

Partners In Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Positions with Partners In Health

Positions with Affiliated Programs


Executive Assistant to the Director (Madagascar-based)

The Executive Assistant will play a key role in supporting the day-to-day operations of PIVOT’s Medical Director. Supporting the Medical Director, this person will ensure that PIVOT’s Medical Director can run her teams smoothly through managing her travel, scheduling, and other logistics, and coordinating with staff in Ranomafana, Antananarivo (the capital), and the United States. This person will be expected to liaise effectively with the Managers of the medical programs, government and NGO partners, and other collaborators and staff, and will be responsible for coordinating effective communication between the Medical Director and the Country Director in Antananarivo, the Directors in Ranomafana, and U.S. headquarters' leadership.

Click here for a full job description: http://tinyurl.com/pivotexasst

To apply

• Please submit your CV and cover letter to info@pivotworks.org
• Application deadline is May 30, 2015
• Email subject should include position being applied for
• Applications without a separate attached cover letter will be disregarded
• Please share how you found the job posting in the text of your email


Creative Director

Muso is seeking a Creative Director with a talent for visual storytelling and creating beautifully designed visual content, online and offline. Muso is growing exponentially. The Creative Director is someone who can visually present Muso's work in a way that communicates our groundbreaking impact, tells the story of our model, engages global partners to catalyze Muso's scale-up, and accelerates efforts to save millions of lives.

For more information about this position, please click here.

Brigham and Women's Hospital in partnership with COPE

COPE Cancer Program Coordinator

Brigham and Women’s Hospital in partnership with COPE are looking for a  COPE Cancer Program Coordinator will be an integral member of the COPE team, working under the Planning and Partnership Manager and overseeing the work of the COPE Cancer Intern.

The Program Coordinator will be the COPE Cancer Program Research Assistant’s primary responsibility will be to oversee COPE’s cancer activities, make sure work plans are carried out in a timely manner, deliverables are met on time, and information is communicated to stakeholders effectively. This includes collaborating and coordinating within COPE as well as communicating COPE activities to various external stakeholders through face-to-face meetings, emails, written reports, presentations, and other methods of communication; getting input from stakeholders and incorporating these changes into program activities; and facilitating and coordinating field-based activities including training events, stakeholder meetings, and other events.

To apply interested candidates should send resumes and cover letters to dgheadmin@partners.org

Village Health Works

Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

The Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator will lead the implementation of monitoring and evaluations for local preschool classes, grades 1-9, and after-school enrichment programming. While expected to develop M&E tools and conduct trainings on the use of these tools, the responsibilities also include advocacy and community engagement to foster local support for education. The Coordinator will work in tandem with the Education Program Manager to assist in project management and maintain external relations with national and international organizations, academics, and students.

Village Health Works

Special Assistant to Executive Director

The Special Assistant will serve as the primary point of contact for day-to-day internal and external constituencies on matters pertaining to the Executive Director (“ED”). The Special Assistant will support the ED with internal management activities; will organize and coordinate the ED’s outreach and external relations; and will oversee special projects such as writing for publications and presentations, etc. The Special Assistant must be dedicated, self-directed, and creative and enjoy working within a small, but busy environment that is mission-driven, results-driven and community-oriented.  The ideal individual will exercise excellent and quick judgment in a variety of situations, with outstanding written and verbal communication, organizational skills, as well as the ability to maintain balance among multiple priorities.
For more information, please visit www.villagehealthworks.org. Applicants should submit a resume and a two-page cover letter to jobs@villagehealthworks.org.

Village Health Works

VP of Administration and HR

VHW has been growing steadily and is now seeking to dramatically accelerate growth, and expand its programmatic offerings in Burundi.  VHW will be embarking upon its largest programmatic initiative to date, the building of a 75,000 square foot, 120 bed Women’s Health Pavilion in Kigutu, in the second half of 2016.  We are looking for a mission-focused, seasoned, strategic and process minded professional with experience in scaling an organization.  The VP of Administration and Human Resources will be responsible for all Finance, Operations and Human Resource activity in the New York office of Village Health Works including coordination with management colleagues in Kigutu, Burundi.   The VP of Administration and Human Resources should be a leader who is able to recruit and mentor others to deliver cost effective results that bring our vision a reality.  While it is essential that the VP of Administration and HR be able to implement effective systems to improve productivity of the organization, it is equally critical that the team retain its sense of mission, passion for our cause and creative celebration of human kindness.
To learn more, please visit the VHW website. Applicants will be asked to submit a resume and a two-page cover letter to jobs@villagehealthworks.org.

Village Health Works

VP of Development

VHW has been growing steadily and is now seeking to dramatically accelerate growth, and expand its programmatic offerings in Burundi.  VHW will be embarking upon its largest programmatic initiative to date, the building of a 75,000 square foot, 120 bed Women’s Health Pavilion in Kigutu, in the second half of 2016.  Village Health Works (VHW) is seeking an experienced VP of Development to work with VHW’s ED and co-founders to manage our fundraising efforts and expand our donor base. Reporting to the ED, the VP of Development Officer will: create fundraising strategies that increase the organization's support from individuals, corporations, foundations, and other sources; administer and implement all fundraising activities of VHW; play a key role in identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major donors for capital and annual gifts; work in close collaboration with staff and key volunteer leadership to achieve the fundraising goals of the organization; and supervise staff and volunteers involved with development. To learn more, please visit the VHW website. Applicants will be asked to submit a resume and a two-page cover letter to jobs@villagehealthworks.org.

Harvard Medical School

Research Associate - Biostatistician

The Department of Global Health and Social Medicine seeks a biostatistician to join the Research Core. The Research Core is responsible for the design, implementation, and reporting of research projects carried out in ten countries. The Core provides support for several large NIH-funded studies in addition to numerous smaller projects. These include observational studies, genomic and transcriptomics studies, clinical trials, meta-analyses, and cross sectional surveys as well as teaching and development of statistical methods.

Role: The Biostatistician will work with the Core and Principal Investigators of specific grants on the design, analysis and reporting of medical research projects. The Biostatistician will directly report to the Core Director.

Instructions: Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for at least three potential references. These documents should be emailed to ghsm@hms.harvard.edu. The subject line of the email should state: Core biostatistician.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. We seek to fill this position immediately.


Chief Medical Officer

Possible is seeking a Chief Medical Officer to lead implementation of our integrated healthcare model. Applications are being accepted on an immediate, rolling basis.
The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) will serve as the lead implementer of Possible’s integrated healthcare model in rural Nepal, and will be responsible for overseeing and coaching the core healthcare delivery leadership team. They will also serve as a member of the C-team and play a critical role in organizational strategic development, working closely with our CEO, Chief Strategy Officer, and Chief Operations Officer.

Finally, the CMO must be a champion of Possible's For-Impact Culture Code. They must be a believer, not an employee -- someone looking for an opportunity to transform an early stage organization and impact hundreds of thousands of lives.

Learn more and apply here: https://possible.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=72

Village Health Works

EMR Specialist

The EMR Specialist is the steward of clinical applications with which VHW documents the health care it provides, and from which essential management and reporting data is derived.  This individual takes ownership of the current VHW MS Access EMR, has lead responsibility for assessing and improving the quality of EMR data, and leads the VHW migration to the OpenClinic EMR to improve and broaden our information systems capability.
The complete job description and application instructions are available at www.villagehealthworks.org.

Chief Financial Officer


Possible is seeking an entrepreneurial CFO to provide senior financial leadership at a critical stage of increasing growth and complexity. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years experience in a senior finance leadership role in a quickly growing organization. The CFO will act as a trusted advisor to the CEO and Board. We're seeking a CFO whom will embrace nonprofit finance as an open field in need of elegant solutions instead of through the lens of a controller mindset. Given the size and stage of the organization, the CFO's leadership will span all domains: from decision-making on strategy at the senior-most level to team building to ensuring quality in detailed operational issues.

Applications are being accepted on an immediate, rolling basis. We prefer strong candidates to apply immediately. Apply here: http://bit.ly/possibleCFO

Build Health International/ PIH Infrastructure Group: Electrical Infrastructure Manager

Build Health International (BHI) builds facilities that make it possible for global health organizations, such as Partners in Health, to deliver quality and accessible health care to those who need it most.  BHI works with organizations that provide free or substantially subsidized health care, with the priority to serve the poorest among us, while working in close partnership with effective NGOs and the public sector. The primary focus of this position is planning and management of electrical systems, with important emphasis on training and development of local electricians. Other responsibilities include:

  • Manage design, installation, repair, and retrofit of electrical, generator, and PV (solar) systems at PIH facilities in Haiti, Malawi, West Africa, and possibly Rwanda. 
  • Work with PIH Infrustructure team; responsible for all aspects of electrical installations, including design, with internal and external engineers
  • Collaborate with Boston and site-based infrastructure staff; identify appropriate means, methods, and materials for the project
  • Work with the procurement team to order and ship materials from the USA; source materials in country
  • Work with PIH site supervisors, electrical foreman, subcontractors to manage and oversee the installation, including scheduling layout, quality control, training, and testing/commissioning

For more information, or to apply, please email Barney.Arnold@comcast.net (include resume and cover letter when applying).

Capacity Building Fellowships


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.