Posted on February 8, 2013
Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics
Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics - Executive Director
About the Organization: The Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics (APUA) is a global non-profit organization, conducting research and educational programs to prevent and control infectious diseases. Based in Boston, APUA works in collaboration with Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM) and APUA local chapter organizations in 66 countries.
The Executive Director serves as the chief executive officer, responsible for strategic planning, operations, fundraising, grant development and oversight of global and national research and educational programs.
Lead development of grants and contracts from government, major foundations, and private groups.
Act as liaison with leading scientific and health organizations such as the World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)
Recruit and supervise technical staff conducting research programs, education advances, and operations
Coordinate Board of Directors and strategic planning initiatives
Successful history of grant development and fundraising
Demonstrated entrepreneurial initiative and track record of leading organizational growth
Executive leadership experience in the commercial or nonprofit sector
Extensive experience managing programs and budgets
Excellent communications skills and cultural sensitivity
Knowledge of public health and infectious diseases
Advanced degree in public health; microbiology; business or clinical medicine (preferred).
Salary commensurate with experience. Flexible hours; full or part time.
For more information, see www.apua.org.
 APUA’s basic science research partner is the Stuart B. Levy Laboratory at the Tufts Center for Adaptation Genetics and Drug Resistance (http://www.tufts.edu/med/microbiology/lab/levy/).
To apply, please send cover letter and resume/CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes without cover letters will not be reviewed. Please indicate where you found the job listing in your cover letter. Include "Executive Director Position" in the subject line. No phone calls, please.