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Research & Content Generation Assistant – University of Global Health Equity



University of Global Health Equity is on a mission to radically change the way health care is delivered around the world. UGHE is a new university based in Rwanda that is building the next generation of global health professionals—doctors, nurses, researchers, and public health and policy experts—into leaders and change makers who strive to deliver more equitable, quality health services for all.



Title: Research & Content Generation Assistant
Reports to: Hamwe Festival Chief Organizer
Location: Kigali, Rwanda
Nature of role: Fixed Term Contract – 6 months
Role Purpose: To contribute to the creation and publication of online content
  • Support the team in writing collaborative articles to be published in UGHE’s online platforms and others
  • Conduct interviews of Arts in Health professionals’ and other UGHE’s collaborators
  • Support the preparation of online public meetings and performances
  • Document panels, meetings, interviews and other events
  • Support key steps of online content generation, like research, facts checking, quality control, editing in close collaboration with other members of the team
  • Interact with UGHE collaborators and provide them with the information and support they need to collaborate with Hamwe teams effectively
  • Contribute to reporting to UGHE leadership
  • Bachelor’s degree in a health-related field (with proven excellent writing skills). Bachelor’s degree in communication or journalism (with proven interest and knowledge in global health)
  • Strong research skills
  • High level familiarity with the field of global health equity
  • Excellent writing skills in English with previous publications (book contribution, article, Op Eds or others)
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Great working environment that allows one to reach their greatest potential
  • Prospective career growth opportunities

Hamwe Festival, a platform that brings the health sector together with creative industries annually with the dual mission to create an enabling environment for strong collaboration between the health and creative sectors, as well as to generate new insights into global health challenges and corresponding solutions, using the unique and complementary vantage points of creative and global health professionals.

The global crisis caused by the novel coronavirus made us decide to move part of our activities online and will create adapted content. We are recruiting a team of researchers, writers and editors to support this transition


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