Two key positions available in DNDi project

Executive Director and Director of Research & Development DNDi (Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative), Geneva DNDi is a new not-for-profit initiative founded by an international partnership of seven eminent public and private institutions. It aims to organise the research and development of new drugs for neglected diseases such as leishmaniasis, human African trypanosomiasis, and Chagas disease. Working in close collaboration with developing countries, DNDi will achieve its goals by using global networks of research facilities and by strengthening research capabilities in areas where these diseases are endemic. The Executive Director will be DNDi's strategic and management leader, as well as its chief fundraiser and advocate. He or she will have significant executive experience in the areas of global public health, pharmaceutical research and development, and capacity-enhancement programmes in developing countries. The Director of Research & Development will be primarily responsible for identifying, directing, and supervising all discovery and development projects in the DNDi portfolio. He or she will have high-level scientific qualifications and senior-level executive experience in managing drug research and development in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry. Both positions are based in Geneva and will entail considerable travel. Qualified candidates from developing countries are particularly encouraged to apply. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names of three referees by 5.30 GMT, Monday, 30 June 2003 to: The Chairman DNDi Recruitment Committee Brussels 4 BP No 112 1040 Brussels, Belgium Or e-mail your application to DNDi positions stating DNDi application in the subject field. (The Recruitment Committee will correspond with only those candidates who meet the above requirements)