JOB DESCRIPTION: 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. 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, web-based resources, strategies, and educational forums to address specific public health issues. May work with clinical study sites on patient recruitment and data collection standards. Assists with data collection and data analysis. Contributes to proposals, protocols, data analysis plans, reports, manuscripts, and presentation of study findings. May assist in designing, developing, and conducting targeted training initiatives. May collaborate with external organizations to develop action plans and goals to achieve specific objectives. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A master's degree in public health, a master's of science degree in public health or health education, or a master's in development practice from an accredited school.
This position is 1 year in duration. This position reports to an Atlanta-based Principal Investigator (PI) and requires approximately 15% travel to India, South Africa and Baltimore, MD for monitoring project progress. The employee will interface with research and administrative staff at Emory Rollins School of Public Health and with collaborating partners based at Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, USA), Albert Einstein College of Medicine (New York, USA), Byramjee-Jeejeebhoy Medical College (Pune, India), National Institute of Research in Tuberculosis (Chennai, India), and Perinatal HIV Research Unit/Wits Health Consortium (Johannesburg, South Africa). Specific job responsibilities include: