Emory University Public Health Program Asc in Atlanta, Georgia

72769BR

Job Requisition ID:

72769BR

Department:

816000:SPH: Global Health

Job Description:

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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Prior field experience in a developing country. Strong organizational skills and experience coordinating and managing research projects. Experience with laboratory procedures and microbiological water quality testing. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Experience in data management and basic statistical analysis. Experience using quantitative and qualitative data collection techniques. Proven ability to work independently. Ability to interact effectively in a multi-cultural environment. Foreign language skills a plus.

ADDITIONAL JOB DETAILS:

The “SaniPath Study” is an assessment of fecal exposure pathways in low-income urban settings. The goal of our study is to address the scarcity of data available to sanitation policy makers and implementers in low-income, urban communities. To do this, we developed a rapid exposure assessment tool that guides users in collecting data to identify and describe the sources of human fecal contamination and to characterize the behavior of adults and children that leads to exposure to fecal contamination. The SaniPath Typhoid study uses concepts of environmental exposure assessment to design a typhoid environmental surveillance strategy in South Asia.

The position involves research project coordination and international travel up to 25%

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.

Operating Unit/Division:

School Of Public Health

Job Title:

Public Health Program Asc

This position involves::

Not Applicable

Full/Part Time:

Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:

Regular

Minimum Hourly Rate $:

19.086538

Midpoint Hourly Rate $:

25.576923

Minimum Annual Rate $:

39700

Midpoint Annual Rate $:

53200