Emory University Public Health Program Asc in Atlanta, Georgia
Job Requisition ID:
816000:SPH: Global Health
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.
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%
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.
School Of Public Health
Public Health Program Asc
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