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.
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 project is a process evaluation utilizing mixed methods and observational data to provide programmatic guidance to international partners in two locations. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in monitoring and evaluation theory and practice in low resource settings. Applicants with direct experience working in Sub-Saharan Africa are encouraged to apply.
Orientation to CHE (Center for Humanitarian Emergencies), to our programs, to the DDMS project, the tools developed, and general acclimation to Emory/RSPH. Finance and systems (use) orientation.
This position is a 12 month appointment, possible extension contingent upon funding, that reports to an Atlanta-based Principal Investigator (PI) and requires 20-30% travel to Zambia and Liverpool 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 various locations across Zambia. May expand to other sites/countries, contingent upon funding.
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