Senior Research Associate

Organization
Global Health Corps
Location
Zambia
Job Type
Full-time
Deadline for Applications
01/17/2018
Contact Information
https://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/
Tags
Full-time

The main role of the Senior Research Associate will be to provide statistical and epidemiological data management support to the National Health Research Authority in Zambia. The Associate will participate in activities designed to develop a functional national health research system. This includes helping to build the capacity for statistical and data analysis support to the Authority. The Associate will report to the Deputy Director, Research Promotion and Regulation at NHRA and help coordinate various research activities, including research data management in general and as well as data related to epidemics outbreak responses in the country.

The National Health Research Authority is a regulatory body that was established under the National Health Research Act No. 2 of 2013. The mandate of the Authority derived from the Act is to enforce ethical standards in the conduct of health research. The Authority is also responsible for coordination, financing, determining priority research topics, and capacity building for health research.

This position is part of the Global Health Corps fellowship. Global Health Corps (GHC) is a leadership development organization focused on building the next generation of diverse, disruptive global health leaders. Founded in 2009, we competitively recruit talented professionals (ages 21-30) from a range of sectors and backgrounds and place them in high-impact roles within partner organizations — including Clinton Health Access Initiative, Partners in Health, Planned Parenthood Global, and Government Ministries in Zambia, Rwanda, and Uganda — working on the front lines of health equity in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the US, and Zambia.