Senior Public Health Program Associate

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Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Public Health
SPH: Epidemiology
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Business Operations
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


We seek a highly motivated Public Health professional with experience in data management and analysis to join an interdisciplinary collaborative research group with investigators from a wide range of backgrounds, including psychology, epidemiology, cardiology, rheumatology, neurology, and geriatrics. The candidate will work on NIH-funded projects managing longitudinal data from multiple sources (surveys, data from mobile apps, ultrasound readings, ambulatory blood pressure monitors, activity spaces, etc.) designed to examine the impact of social stressors on vascular aging in healthy African-American women and African-American women with lupus. The candidate will also help prepare scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator.



  • 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
  • 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 coordinate clinical study sites to ensure compliance with patient recruitment and data collection standards
  • May provide technical assistance to organizations to include presentations, websites, strategies, and educational forums to address specific public health issues
  • May design, develop, and conduct targeted training initiatives
  • May collaborate with external organizations to develop action plans and goals to achieve specific objectives
  • Identifies new potential projects, studies or partners
  • 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 and three years of relevant applied public health experience



  • Experience with projects that combine psychosocial exposures with ambulatory physiological outcomes. 
  • Some prior experience managing complex data 
  • Work independently with minimal guidance
  • Data collection is ongoing, thus attention to detail with respect to data management, merging, and coding will be expected
  • Thorough documentation of data code and analyses will be expected and regular
  • presentations in team meetings will be needed
  • Experience with SAS preferred

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee

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