Open Positions

The PEN-Plus team is growing! The Center for Integration Science in Global Health Equity seeks to fill a full-time position as well as a consultancy:

Communications Manager

Reporting to the Communications Director, the Communications Manager provides communications expertise and support across a range of Center, Network, and PEN-Plus Partnership initiatives. The Communications Manager also serves as a key member of the Center’s Advancement Team. The principal responsibilities of the position are to:

  • Write feature stories, news briefs, announcements, and reports that tell patient, caregiver, and clinic stories; recognize the Center’s and Network’s achievements, research findings, and program outcomes; and publicize major events;

  • Work collaboratively with the Communications Director, the Center’s research team, and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s Office of Strategic Communications to identify, craft, and disseminate media releases on scientific findings, major grants, programmatic initiatives, and other significant research-related news, and to prepare complementary multimedia packages;

  • With the Communications Director, manage contractors and freelancers producing media assets for the Center and the Network (including photographers, videographers, and writers);

  • Provide writing, editing, and production support as needed to update and enhance the Center’s and Network’s websites;

  • Develop and maintain an ongoing calendar of traditional and digital media opportunities to establish an effective communications drumbeat to garner attention for PEN-Plus;

  • Develop, maintain, and customize media lists;

  • Work with other Advancement Team members to manage the Network’s social media channels; and

  • Work with the Communications Director to build an active and effective network of communicators across partner organizations to help raise the profile of PEN-Plus internationally.

This is a hybrid remote position in a fast-paced and exciting environment. We are seeking a self-motivated individual who is comfortable working independently and as a part of a dynamic team. Learn more on the Brigham and Women’s Hospital job site.


Consultant, Improving the State of Cardiac Surgery in Africa

In addition, the Center for Integration Science is seeking a consultant to play an integral role in preparing a comprehensive report on the state of cardiac surgery in Africa, with recommendations to the Africa CDC on opportunities for improvement. Essential qualifications include a master’s degree in public health and/or a medical degree and at least five to seven years of experience in research on noncommunicable diseases, including at least one of the major severe noncommunicable diseases. The ideal candidate will also have experience with cardiac surgery policy planning in Africa. The full scope of work can be found in the position description, “Improving the State of Cardiac Surgery in Africa in the Context of the PEN-Plus Initiative: Recommendations and Opportunities for the Africa CDC.”