The SOM: Surgery seeks a Public Health Program Associate or Senior Associate; depending on the level of the successful candidate's experience.
The ideal candidate would have working knowledge of SAS (including data management, cleaning, and analysis experience), experience managing a research project, excellent attention to detail, be organized, and scientific writing experience.
The Associate or Senior Associate will manage projects for NIH and privately-funded research studies with the opportunity to gain experience in clinical and health services research including pragmatic trials, quality metrics and predictive analytics by assisting with ongoing research projects.
Duties might include analyzing a variety of research datasets using statistical methods, assisting with study design, statistical interpretation and data management and analysis using Microsoft Excel, SAS or R.
The Associate or Senior Associate may also assist research team by providing analytical support for presentations, abstract and peer-reviewed manuscripts, and grant writing. The work environment is a multidisciplinary team of clinicians, biostatisticians, epidemiologists, behavioral scientists, and data scientists.
This position may require creating and managing IRB protocols and data use agreements for research studies, as well as supervising graduate research assistants and interns. The associate will have a chance to present research findings through written manuscripts and oral and poster presentations at conferences.
- Under limited supervision, uses a basic knowledge of public health principles to analyze, develop, implement, and promote new and creative strategies and solutions to address public health issues and challenges.
- Assists with data collection and data analysis.
- May work with clinical study sites on patient recruitment and data collection standards.
- Contributes to proposals, protocols, data analysis plans, reports, manuscripts, and presentation of study findings.
- May assist in designing, developing, and conducting targeted training initiatives.
- Independently uses a specialized knowledge of, and experience, with public health principles to analyze, develop, implement, and promote solutions to public health issues/problems.
- Collects and analyzes data.
- Prepares proposals, protocols, data analysis plans, reports, manuscripts, and presentation of study findings.
- May coordinate clinical study sites to ensure compliance with patient recruitment and data collection standards.
- May design, develop, and conduct targeted training initiatives.
- Identifies new potential projects, studies or partners.
- Addresses public health issues by providing education, technical assistance, advocacy, public awareness, and research.
- Works with programs or studies designed to evaluate the prevalence or surveillance of public health issues and the effectiveness of targeted interventions.
- May provide technical assistance to organizations to include presentations, websites, strategies, and educational forums to address specific public health issues.
- May collaborate with external organizations to develop action plans and goals to achieve specific objectives.
- Performs related responsibilities as required.
- Master's of Public Health (MPH), Master's of Science (MS) degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, or bioinformatics.
- Requires at least three years of relevant applied public health experience.