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WHO Consultancy to support the IACG: 20 Dec 2019 deadline

Dear All: The UN Interagency Coordination on AMR Secretariat, hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO), is looking for a consultant to support the delivery of the work of the ad hoc Interagency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (IACG). As context, IACG’s mandate is to provide practical guidance for approaches needed to ensure sustained effective global action to address

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Great job opportunity: Antibiotics Resistance Project Innovation Officer at the Pew Charitable Trusts

Dear All: The Pew Charitable Trusts are in search of an Innovation Officer to form and influence public policy by leading the project’s work related to economic incentives for antibiotic discovery and development. There’s a longer description on the website, but here are the core responsibilities: Tracking and analyzing federal legislative and regulatory proposals related to

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Major job opportunity: Director, BARDA Division of Research, Innovation, and Ventures (DRIVe). Deadline 7 Dec 2019

Dear All: BARDA’s Division for Research, Innovation and Ventures (DRIVe) was established earlier this year with a mission to develop countermeasures to protect Americans from natural and intentional health security threats.  BARDA now seeks a permanent director for the Division. The job description for this role is that the Director will: Use vision and strategic and scientific leadership

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Short-term WHO role to support analysis of pre-clinical pipeline

Dear All: I wrote previously (link to newsletter) about WHO’s call for information about pre-clinical antibiotic R&D. With a due date of 18 Mar, this is your chance to help construct a survey that can be used to drive further initiatives. In support of this, WHO is now look for a contractor to work with

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Leadership opportunities in AMR: PACCCARB, BARDA’s new DRIVe initiative

Dear All: If you are interested in public service, two very exciting groups of opportunities have recently emerged. First, PACCARB (the US Presidential Advisory Council for the CARB initiative) is about to have its first rotation of voting members. Of the original fifteen voting members appointed just under 3 years ago, seven us (myself included) are due to

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Wellcome Trust RFP: Landscape Report on Early antibiotic development

Dear All, The Wellcome Trust Drug-Resistant Infections team wants to understand what researchers in academia and SMEs need to enable them to be better able to make progress with their early antibiotic discovery projects. Although some programs are now in place (e.g., the accelerator support provided by CARB-X), what are the remaining barriers?  To help

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