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https://twitter.com/UKParl_Research/status/1242734296940634112
UK Parliament Knowledge Exchange UnitSpecific opportunityParliament will be looking for expert insights into many topics relating to COVID-19 and its impacts in the coming weeks. If you have relevant research expertise, please join our database to help Parliament access your expertise quickly. March 26, 2020
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https://www.ycombinator.com/covidY Combinator companies working on COVIDList of opportunitiesMore than 25 YC bio and healthcare companies are helping with the COVID-19 crisis, whether to produce better tests, treatments and vaccines, or resources for hospitals and health systems.

Many of these companies need additional talent, introductions to experts and hospitals, and capital to rapidly scale up their efforts. Please get in touch with these companies if you can help.
March 26, 2020
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https://www.ycombinator.com/rfs#covidY Combinator request for startupsSpecific opportunityOffering fast track admission to summer batch.March 26, 2020
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https://www.data-against-covid.org/Data Against CovidList of opportunitiesMarch 25, 2020
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https://techforce19.uk/Techforce 19Specific opportunityUK NHSX is calling on all innovators who can support the elderly, vulnerable and self-isolating during COVID-19 to apply for government funding of up to £25,000 to test their solution.March 24, 2020
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https://jobs.jobvite.com/gds/job/odHlcfwbUK Government Digital ServicesSpecific opportunityMarch 24, 2020
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https://helpwithcovid.com/projects/131 Million VentilatorsSpecific opportunity
We need to develop a strategic reserve of 1,000,000+ emergency ventilators ASAP. These don't need to be fancy medical ventilators, they just need to work.
Add your name to our roster to volunteer for one of our working groups.
March 24, 2020
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https://www.splashwithdolphin.com/covidDolphin Social Impact JobsList of opportunitiesMarch 23, 2020
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https://crowdfightcovid19.org/volunteersCrowdfightcovid19List of opportunitiesIf you are a researcher not currently involved in COVID-19 research, you can help with different levels of involvement (even with virtually no involvement at all).March 23, 2020
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https://covidtracking.com/The Covid Tracking ProjectOrgcollects information from 50 US states, the District of Columbia, and 5 other US territories to provide the most comprehensive testing data we can collect for the novel coronavirusMarch 23, 2020
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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/research/coronavirus/LitCovid, US National Center for Biotechnology InformationProjectA curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus.March 23, 2020
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PubMed Central ResourcesMore than 30 leading publishers have committed to making all of their COVID-19 and coronavirus-related publications, and the available data supporting them, immediately accessible in PubMed Central (PMC) and other public repositories: https://wellcome.ac.uk/press-release/publishers-make-coronavirus-covid-19-content-freely-available-and-reusableMarch 23, 2020
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https://github.com/CSSEGISandData/COVID-19/issuesJohns Hopkins University, Whiting School of EngineeringSpecific opportunityHelp resolve open issues on GitHub for their COVID-19 dashboardMarch 23, 2020
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https://coronavirusnetwork.org/helpline/The Coronavirus Support NetworkSpecific opportunityVolunteer to staff a phone helpline that will strengthen community response to the coronavirus public health emergencyMarch 23, 2020
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https://ventilator.herokuapp.com/UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial StrategySpecific opportunitysupport in the supply of ventilators and ventilator components across the United Kingdom as part of the Government's response to COVID-19March 23, 2020
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https://internews.org/apply-jobs-internewsInternewsOrg with opportunitiesJobs in COVID-19 Humanitarian ResponseMarch 22, 2020
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https://www.unv.org/special-callsUNOrg with opportunitiesVolunteers for all UN organisationsMarch 22, 2020
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https://hr.nih.gov/jobs/searchUS NIH Office of ManagementOrg with opportunitiesJobsMarch 22, 2020
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https://anr.fr/fr/detail/call/appel-a-projets-flash-covid-19/French National Research AgencyFundingCall for projects with an accelerated evaluation and selection process on COVID-19March 22, 2020
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http://dbtindia.gov.in/whats-new/call-for-proposals/dbt-announce-covid-19-research-consortium
Indian Government, Department of BiotechnologyFundingRequest for Proposal with a focus on Diagnostics, Vaccines, Novel Therapeutics, Repurposing of Drugs or any other intervention for control of COVID-19 March 22, 2020
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https://www.asm.org/Work-at-ASM/Jobs-at-ASM/JobsCollectedPage
American Society for MicrobiologyOrg with opportunitiesMarch 22, 2020
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https://benevolent.ai/explore-careers#londonBenevolent AIOrg with opportunitiesMarch 22, 2020
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https://jobs.doctorswithoutborders.org/go/Careers-Home/8059900
Doctors Without BordersOrg with opportunitiesJobsMarch 22, 2020
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https://jobs.doctorswithoutborders.org/go/Office-Internships/8060900
Doctors Without BordersOrg with opportunitiesInternshipsMarch 22, 2020
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https://careers.ema.europa.eu/search?q=&op=SearchEU European Medicines AgencyOrg with opportunitiesMarch 22, 2020
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https://gvn.org/jobs/Global Virus NetworkOrg with opportunitiesMarch 22, 2020
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https://emploi.pasteur.fr/accueil.aspx?LCID=1036Institut PasteurOrg with opportunitiesMarch 22, 2020
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https://isid.org/volunteer/International Society for infectious DiseasesOrg with opportunitiesVolunteerMarch 22, 2020
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https://www.his.org.uk/about/work-or-volunteer-for-us/UK Health Infection SocietyOrg with opportunitiesComnittee member nominations are open March 22, 2020
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https://www.vido.org/careers/current-opportunities/University of Saskatchewan, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization
Org with opportunitiesMarch 22, 2020
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https://www.geovax.com/careersGeoVaxSpecific opportunityDeveloping covid-19 vaccineMarch 22, 2020
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https://www.helpfulengineering.org/volunteer/Helpful engineeringList of opportunitiesCommunity of engineers fighting COVID.March 22, 2020
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https://www.facebook.com/groups/670932227050506/Open Source COVID19 Medical SuppliesList of opportunitiesFacebook group aiming to evaluate, design, validate, and source the fabrication of open source emergency medical supplies around the world, given a variety of local supply conditions.March 22, 2020
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https://www.coventchallenge.com/CoVent-19 Challenge, Massachusetts General HospitalSpecific opportunityVentillator competition founded by residents at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.March 22, 2020
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https://www.covid-watch.org/COVID WatchSpecific opportunityDeveloping an app that shows individuals their risk of COVID-19 infection based off GPS data, known cases, and Bluetooth proximity networks.March 22, 2020
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http://covid19-survey.orgInternational Survey on Coronavirus, Harvard, Cambridge, and Warwick UniversitiesSpecific opportunityTranslate to your language an international survey on how citizens prepare and cope with the spreading coronavirusMarch 22, 2020
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https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&exp=All&level=0&location=All&occup=0&department=18581858&bydate=0&occnet=0&lang=en-US
UN Executive Office of the Secretary-GeneralOrg with opportunitiesMarch 22, 2020
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https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&exp=All&level=0&location=All&occup=0&department=39843984&bydate=0&occnet=0&lang=en-US
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsOrg with opportunitiesMarch 22, 2020
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https://www.imi.europa.eu/apply-funding/open-calls/imi2-call-21
EU Innovative Medicines InitiativeFundingOpen call on Therapeutics and Diagnostics Combatting Coronavirus InfectionsMarch 21, 2020
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https://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2020/03/1-million-plus-in-emergent-ventures-prizes-for-coronavirus-work.html
George Mason University Mercatus CenterFundingTyler Cowen's Emergent Ventures PrizesMarch 21, 2020
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http://www.snf.ch/en/researchinFocus/newsroom/Pages/news-200306-call-special-call-on-coronaviruses.aspx
Swiss National Science FoundationFundingGrants to researchers in Switzerland who contribute to expanding global efforts to fight the ongoing coronavirus epidemicMarch 21, 2020
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https://www.aspentechpolicyhub.org/covid-19-challenge-grant/
The Aspen Institute's Aspen Tech Policy HubFundingGrant funding up to $15,000 for policy-oriented technologists to work on projects to mitigate the effects of COVID-19March 21, 2020
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https://wellcome.ac.uk/news/wellcome-pledges-50-million-new-initiative-speed-development-covid-19-treatments
The COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator by The Wellcome Trust, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation & MastercardFundingThe COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator will not be conducting a traditional funding call. To learn more about the funding process, or how to invest in the accelerator, contact epidemics@wellcome.ac.ukMarch 21, 2020
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https://wellcome.ac.uk/grant-funding/schemes/epidemic-preparedness-covid-19
The Wellcome Trust & the UK Department for International DevelopmentFundingStrengthen the evidence base to better prevent and control coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemics and to increase research and response capacityMarch 21, 2020
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https://beta.sam.gov/opp/728e1131ef444abc880f63540a37c364/view
US Centers for Disease ControlFundingApplied Research to Address The CoronavirusMarch 21, 2020
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https://www.medcbrn.org/solicitations/US Medical CBRN Defense ConsortiumFundingWhite Papers from both MCDC members and other interested industry/academia partners in response to the novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) pandemic in the United States (U.S.). The Government is requesting White Papers with a focus on the following areas: 1) Diagnostics/Monitoring, 2) Surveillance, 3) Information Systems for Point of Care, 4) Therapeutics, 5) Prophylactics and 6) Clinical Trials.March 21, 2020
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https://www.mtec-sc.org/upcoming-solicitations/US Medical Technology Enterprise ConsortiumFundingPre-announcement for a potential Request for Project Proposals focused on the development of prototypes aimed to combat the coronavirusMarch 21, 2020
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https://wellcome.ac.uk/grant-funding/schemes/epidemic-preparedness-covid-19
Wellcome Trust and UK DFIDFundingcall to stenghen evidence base of prevention and control methodsMarch 21, 2020
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https://www.alnap.org/jobs-opportunitiesActive Learning Network for Accountability and PerformanceOrg with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/Active Learning Network for Accountability and PerformanceOrg with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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https://cepi.net/careers/Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness InnovationsOrg with opportunitiesaccelerate the development of vaccines against emerging infectious diseases and enable equitable accessMarch 21, 2020
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https://cyclicarx.com/careersCyclicaOrg with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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https://www.endcoronavirus.org/page/aboutEndcoronavirusOrg with opportunitiesJoin team of more than 2000 scientists and volunteers to help end COVID-19March 21, 2020
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https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/vacancies?f%5B0%5D=deadline_date%3A1
EU Centre for Disease Prevention and ControlOrg with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/about-uswork-us/external-experts
EU Centre for Disease Prevention and Control Org with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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https://www.genapsys.com/careers/GenapSysOrg with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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https://idseq.net/IDseqOrg with opportunitiesHypothesis-free global software platform that helps scientists identify pathogens in metagenomic sequencing dataMarch 21, 2020
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https://www.icvanetwork.org/vacanciesInternational Council of Voluntary AgenciesOrg with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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https://careers.internationalmedicalcorps.org/Careers.aspx?adata=EB3kRAyRJJ%2fvxdV98bBSQDikVjA5WBAbhi3s9QEe8ZH9QWXqnlgYWscQtt0nTVQHJj%2b%2fZXkTuRA9GI7dRehA%2bAV6kFlvFWUWu0x0gxOqWyGYVitpqErGfAA0hcM%2bhq0yy8opwZmXBBZnk9tuNwO0so68H8t%2fvx4ZuP2BLvjLRrCBXQZdGk3ZFbmVr54iYogk%2bd4k%2bqJzZil%2f1vF7CEz8wKmUebRG42hq1%2fIdO3UdGkjg9eF%2bhT1T23ugW0C9DN7UTSYleffgMd%2bvjDr1vSwJbHZxVfQb1mxqqftNFbtjHmJmCk6wgtvOMLLMNtbv8wJk3XLunMtSBFUZgLgan3lHXxs%3d
International Medical CorpsOrg with opportunitiesEmergency ResponseMarch 21, 2020
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https://careers.internationalmedicalcorps.org/Careers.aspx?adata=EAVfvPbs9stgXtCSrKJThgaHHVrz%2bQRTaTH6gcbL5HzimpnxuVvzev44PpIc6A1SLEe5IPNY%2fIRWqpQ5YgHHCSDLKrZZHj48HpwaPkgmvyvDZxhAts1AFr0pmoyMjba%2bBjcptqVUx7YGLzLtQuZIuK4jvgcub4gNWTBweURWid9d3U9Aesk6b8GW7NNnucx3PjNtqz%2fhPXGNNhhY0Zrb8Uf8xW7SZ0hJq6H4wTgjQWvz9%2fdsNAasDtpiKqyeaX3geyzRVugK%2bBNR44eQjSWfmYxUDPq2zsIJVTmSWzBLwF7nTPe2ccJKwuo0gNHNtiGV3dHW2ZAKi2wlynWbXEF2Lic%3d
International Medical CorpsOrg with opportunitiesHeadquarters JobsMarch 21, 2020
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https://careers.internationalmedicalcorps.org/Careers.aspx?adata=EDcflHHJyyOPJhpYMae1Hnv0KY%2boj1jdA6VnFzt25W%2b6H9GmI7tVRLweHUEtVrhggQiZzfMOv03iQCbNINCBeIQpq21tGlbLKGeUVxkzC2FrBAPjXAf4ORZ5AGePOfh7cmsa%2fErv6kYnpMsgbt6gur2tkbOzjeQSedFGA3saorFk1LukHga%2b6VVkBgT6HOs4cj353NcN5CB1QfQS%2bQXTGWJ6Ok7I9FCI5ZYSGj3MYumHtapYuJu4%2fhgzlMi4eOpjmXUcKByTiHauSwlaEQh4FYJXsjlRelP2o%2filHDiyZzjfJ%2bIK6DyC%2bVPG%2fG2aHfl0DqQKa8GVNnmMIsZmyuxL0CM%3d
International Medical CorpsOrg with opportunitiesInternational Anticipated JobsMarch 21, 2020
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https://careers.internationalmedicalcorps.org/Careers.aspx?adata=ENr0NoqOWmfDpKMVy08M65S0rvK4NNLOpWj4mnY%2fgWRyA%2bPyL0nyEpUD427dIa8uOHadWw%2fxofrOLqaD321ku%2fnCSpy8CIRD3q1iJ17Lc6sL2rAX8YHBD4lnJfOqVfIsVYZbIhEmMqkPmQCHXdPxKI67%2bjOv80XnjRkoLqmoHu3w2m4i3DJaH%2bUb6DND9pteECnfa1cu%2fpGmwHJJ%2bolbrGTSrXP913yG%2bUjmVmlManHdukZBatK70clqwfYhQLsoZXwhw0hritztz8UTdrB8jGJzDGTyfUSm1yyQBM6BfiH%2ffgOLKg%2bAq0EHRw5%2bvwmgsbT1GffOXlDC7bovFWh7K3Q%3d
International Medical CorpsOrg with opportunitiesInternational JobsMarch 21, 2020
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https://careers.internationalmedicalcorps.org/Careers.aspx?adata=EJ7ixZw11osJcJrBB8wD8Yt0CtbLq5CoeLUlud1pMC34ojKgBcd%2f4s0SPHoKqe7Rti3vn98LQps9Vl7B2oMiX1WTWOhIGOyQHTPJkCDuLv0%2b0ID1w%2bpwLPckRfxT5H60T3suOgndpcKNDEUvu7USCZ1T%2bC3QI21muU0hNKArneB3FiSqAhmWQ0O393t4TtMzHFbo%2bHGdoxDmL0Os%2b9U5DGfOgs4vyAQaaYOVP2yOqNdYrl30DU%2f70Xiaa0WA6iuFW%2f%2blT15Iywy%2fFL5PbgsqtDLRGJRcs%2fsTlDQzcyu3O4TwEuKzH1mVAmPZAoYqDNzIYiL4%2fQYFh54eQOQ0BHvmGSc%3d
International Medical CorpsOrg with opportunitiesInternships in USMarch 21, 2020
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https://recruit.iom.int/sap/bc/webdynpro/sap/hrrcf_a_unreg_job_search?sap-client=100&sap-language=EN&sap-wd-configid=ZHRRCF_A_UNREG_JOB_SEARCH#
International Organization for MigrationOrg with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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https://rescue.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=1&c=rescue
International Rescue CommitteeOrg with opportunities jobsMarch 21, 2020
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https://www.rescue.org/volunteerInternational Rescue CommitteeOrg with opportunitiesvolunteeringMarch 21, 2020
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https://facultyjobs.jhu.edu/Home/Search?Title=&School=Bloomberg+School+of+Public+Health&DateOpened=&Location=&Status=&page=1&sort=0&sort_type=3&searchcriteria=
Johns Hopkins University, School of Public HealthOrg with opportunitiesacademicMarch 21, 2020
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https://jobs.jhu.edu/go/Research/3654000/Johns Hopkins University, School of Public HealthOrg with opportunitiesresearchMarch 21, 2020
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https://mammoth.bio/careers/Mammoth BiosciencesOrg with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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https://www.medecinsdumonde.org/en/join-us/offersMedecins du MondeOrg with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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https://jobs.jobvite.com/mercycorps/jobsMercy CorpsOrg with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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Project Open AirProject Open AirOrg with opportunitiesDeveloping open source equipmentMarch 21, 2020
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https://www.protocols.io/careersProtocolsOrg with opportunitiesFree, up-to-date, crowd-sourced protocol repository for researchers.March 21, 2020
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https://astho.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-openings.php?search=true&city=-1&state=-1&office=-1
UA Association of State and Territorial Health OffciersOrg with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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https://findajob.dwp.gov.uk/search?adv=1&loc=86383&pp=50&sb=relevance&sd=down&qor=covid%20covid-19%20coronavirus
UK GovernmentOrg with opportunitiesvariousMarch 21, 2020
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https://findajob.dwp.gov.uk/search?adv=1&qor=epidemiologist%20epidemiology&sb=date&sd=down
UK GovernmentOrg with opportunitiesepidemiology and immunologyMarch 21, 2020
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https://findajob.dwp.gov.uk/search?cat=12&loc=86383&sb=date&sd=down
UK GovernmentOrg with opportunitieshealthcare and nursingMarch 21, 2020
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https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&exp=All&level=0&location=All&occup=0&department=All&bydate=0&occnet=0&lang=en-US
UNOrg with opportunitiesvarious departmentsMarch 21, 2020
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https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&exp=INT&level=0&location=All&occup=0&department=All&bydate=0&occnet=0&lang=en-US
UNOrg with opportunitiesinternshipsMarch 21, 2020
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https://www.unv.org/sponsored?f%5B0%5D=field_sc_area_of_expertise%3A4725&f%5B1%5D=field_sc_area_of_expertise%3A4066&f%5B2%5D=field_sc_area_of_expertise%3A4723
UNOrg with opportunitiesvolunteeringMarch 21, 2020
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https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&exp=All&level=0&location=All&occup=0&department=10801080&bydate=0&occnet=0&lang=en-US
UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the PacificOrg with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_jobs.cfm?cur_categ_id=4UN Nations Developmnet ProgrammeOrg with opportunitiescrisis responseMarch 21, 2020
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https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SJ&exp=All&level=0&location=All&occup=0&department=39844006&bydate=0&occnet=0&lang=en-US
UN Office for Disaster Risk ReductionOrg with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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https://www.unfpa.org/jobs/jobs-listing-pageUN Population FundOrg with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?a=ARMC&p=2US Army Medical CommandOrg with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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https://drive.hhs.gov/partner.html#ncovUS Biomedical Advanced Research AuthorityOrg with opportunitiesabstract submissions for select COVID-19 medical countermeasuresMarch 21, 2020
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https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?a=DLLS&p=1US Bureau of Labor StatisticsOrg with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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https://jobs.cdc.gov/search-jobsUS Centers for Disease Control and PreventionOrg with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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https://jobs.cste.org/jobs/US Council of State and Territorial EpidemiologistsOrg with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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https://www.usajobs.gov/Search?a=HSAA&p=1US DHS HeadquartersOrg with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?a=DLPW&p=1US Employee Benefits Security AdministrationOrg with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?a=HSCB&p=1US Federal Emergency Management AgencyOrg with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?a=HE36&p=1US Food and Drug AdministrationOrg with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?a=AG37&p=1US Food Safety and Inspection ServiceOrg with opportunitiesMarch 21, 2020
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