Promoting health through the life-course

Job opening: Postdoctoral fellow, Every Woman Every Child Innovation Marketplace

14 DECEMBER 2016 – The Innovation Marketplace is currently hiring a Postdoctoral Fellow (Grand Challenges Fellow) to support the operations of the Every Woman Every Child Innovation Marketplace.

The Innovation Marketplace is a strategic alliance between development innovation organizations operating under the United Nations’ EWEC Initiative and the revised Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s, and Adolescent’s Health. It aims to facilitate investment in health innovation at “critical testing” and “transition to scale” stages. The Marketplace’s mandate is to facilitate the transition to scale of 20 investments by 2020, and by 2030 to see at least 10 of the innovations widely available and having significant positive impact on women, children, and adolescents.

The Post-Doctoral Fellow (PDF) will be hosted at Grand Challenges Canada (GCC) in Toronto, Canada. International applicants are encouraged to apply (must be eligible to work in Canada). Please apply online at the link in the right-hand column.

To further discuss the Innovation Marketplace or if you have any questions about this job posting, please contact Monica Cainer at or the Innovation Marketplace Secretariat directly at

For more information about the Innovation Marketplace, please see the article “Innovating for Women’s, Children’s, and Adolescent’s Health” in the British Medical Journal or visit the Every Woman Every Child website.