Public Health Analyst

Organization
Global Health Corps
Location
Lusaka, Zambia
Job Type
Fellowship
Deadline for Applications
01/17/2018
Contact Information
apply@ghcorps.org

Overview

The Public Health Analyst will work primarily under the Research Pillar but will also have opportunities to work with our multi-disciplinary team and support various tasks across the other pillars. The position requires research, epidemics and surveillance knowledge, as well as proven data analytical skills (qualitative and quantitative). Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, ability to learn new skills quickly and ability to work successfully in multidisciplinary teams are also required. We also value experience with proposal development, literature reviews, grant writing, data collection (primary and secondary data), scientific writing, and data management.

Eligible Citizenship: USA
Position Code: Z05-Int
Job Function: Data Analysis / Statistics, Knowledge Management, Research
Issue Area: Infectious Diseases, Maternal and Child Health, Noncommunicable Diseases

Responsibilities

Conduct research evidence synthesis (including systematic reviews) in priority areas
Evaluate public health interventions
Analyze and review research and other public health data
Contribute to scientific publications and policy oriented documents
Promote the dissemination and uptake of research findings through knowledge translation platforms
Provide technical assistance to key users of analytical data where necessary
Facilitate housing of data and indicators in the data repository
Support surveillance, emergency preparedness, and other public health functions
Perform other functions as necessary

Skills & Experience

Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

Bachelor’s degree*
Preferred: Bachelor\’s or master’s degree in public health, epidemiology, or related field
Experience conducting and synthesizing research, including systematic reviews*
Strong skills in quantitative/qualitative data management, including data collection, analysis, and summary/recommendations*
Experience writing about scientific subjects*
Research grant proposal writing experience
Knowledge management and translation experience
Demonstrated database management skills
Familiarity with research ethics, surveillance, and epidemic preparedness

Additional Information

Go to the following link to learn how to apply for the fellowship: https://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/