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WLF's mission is to improve the lives of individuals across the world by strengthening community capacity to prevent and manage lung disease. The organization continues to grow its programmatic and operational expertise globally, securing critical skills that are needed to create a world-class public health organization.

Hired in WLF's New York City headquarters and in strategic cities such as Beijing, Cairo, Delhi and Melbourne, new staff have boosted WLF's ability to monitor and implement grants globally, using a regional hub approach. For example, a mass media expert hired in Moscow also manages grants and technical assistance in Poland and Ukraine.

WLF also accepts applications for internships and work-study projects with its New York City office.

Current job openings:

Unit Chief - Clinical Research, The Union North America Office – New York City

UNA is actively engaged in clinical research on several fronts including protocol development, resource mobilization and research implementation. Currently, UNA is sponsoring the STREAM Trial, the first global, non-commercial Phase 3 clinical trial in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). UNA is also presently working with partners to develop clinical trial proposals in other areas of public health relevance. UNA seeks a physician with experience in tuberculosis (TB)/MDR-TB and/or clinical trials to lead the Clinical Research Unit in collaboration with other members of our research team.

View here for more details. Please send your CV and cover letter to and

Administrative Assistant, The Union North America Office – New York City

The Union North America (UNA) seeks to hire an Administrative Assistant. Responsibilities include the below and more:
• Provide administrative assistance for the Bloomberg Data for Health and Road Safety Initiatives
• Execute extensive international travel planning for UNA technical staff
• Assist the Senior Grants Manager to process travel expenses
• Liaise with IT representatives, building management and external vendors

View here for more details. Please send your CV and a cover letter, including your salary expectations, to

Senior Global Operations Officer, The Union North America Office – New York City

The Union North America (UNA) seeks to hire an Operations professional for the full-time position of Senior Global Operations Officer for UNA’s Global Operations Division. The Division carries out activities in setting up and managing operational systems that provide support to program implementation, supply chain management, travel, IT and Risk Management.

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How to Apply:
Please send your CV and a cover letter to:
Joanna Thomas, VP HR and
Semir Tanovic, SVP GO

Communications Officer, Myanmar

World Lung Foundation is seeking a Communications Officer based in Yangon, Myanmar to provide technical assistance to governments and non-governmental organizations on communication strategies and to implement WLF communication initiatives on a part-time (10hrs/week) basis. The Communications Officer will represent WLF and provide on-­the-­ground management of its projects and priorities. The Communications Officer will report to WLF headquarters in New York. Travel within Myanmar will be required.

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For more information, please contact

World Lung Foundation
61 Broadway, Suite 2800   ·  New York, NY  10006
212-542-8870 (main)   ·
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