The Research officer is responsible for the overall coordination of the IAS Industry Liaison Forum (IAS-ILF), within the Research Promotion team. The Industry Liaison Forum (ILF) is an initiative of the International AIDS Society (IAS) with a mission to accelerate scientifically promising, ethical HIV research in resource-limited countries, with a particular focus on the role and responsibilities of industry as sponsors and supporters of research, and during its current strategic plan it is focusing on HIV research related to women and children.

The International AIDS Society (IAS) is the world's leading independent association of professionals working in HIV.  It has more than 16,000 members from 196 countries and plays a key role as an independent voice in the global response to AIDS. It is a dynamic professionally run and well governed not-for-profit organization based in Geneva, Switzerland. It has a highly dedicated international staff of fifty.

The IAS advocates for the implementation of effective evidence-based policies and programmes that promote and protect human rights.  It also runs a number of projects to strengthen research capacity to address HIV and AIDS.

Details of Employment

The ILF Research Officer will be employed full-time based in Geneva, Switzerland and report to the Senior Manager, Research Promotion. The position is fixed-term for 11 months from February 2013 until 31 December 2013.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and a cover letter, in English and by email only, to recruitment@iasociety.org by 25 January 2013.

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