Category: Jobs

ThinkImpact is hiring Program Coordinators in South Africa, Rwanda, and Panama. Deadline to apply is September 1st!

August 27th, 2014 in Jobs

ThinkImpact is offering some exciting job opportunities! ThinkImpact is looking for Program Coordinators for our South Africa, Panama and Rwanda programs. Program Coordinators are full-time yearlong positions based in Africa or Latin America. Program Coordinators are passionate about working on a multicultural team to set up and manage programs for students, young professionals, and rural community members. They should be go-getters with a positive attitude and a passion for social entrepreneurship. Application deadline is September 1st, 2014. For more information and the application click the link.

Brigham and Women’s is seeking a Full-Time Research Assistant for Public Health Research in Family Planning

August 22nd, 2014 in Jobs

An investigator in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital seeks a full-time, benefits-eligible research assistant to support grant-funded public health research focused on abortion and contraception, and in particular on projects examining structural barriers to the receipt and provision of clinical care.

The research assistant will conduct face-to-face data collection, assist with data analysis, and ensure compliance with study protocols. This position has the potential to be highly collaborative and to support the intellectual growth of a candidate with a strong interest in social determinants of health, reproductive health and rights, and how these shape and are shaped by health systems.

At present, this position is funded for twelve months (October 2014 through September 2015).

Principal Duties:

  1. Serve as a liaison to multiple sites of data collection.
  2. Recruit study participants according to recruitment procedures outlined in study protocols.
  3. Obtain informed consent for research studies as outlined in study protocols.
  4. Maintain filing and administrative systems to ensure subject confidentiality and compliance with institutional research guidelines.
  5. Conduct on-site and telephone interviews (data collection) from subjects who enroll in research studies, as per study protocols.
  6. Create, enter data into, and maintain study database (no programming skills required).
  7. Meet regularly with Principal Investigator and research colleagues to report on study progress, and to receive oversight and mentorship.
  8. Complete additional tasks as outlined in individual research project description(s).
  9. Provide administrative support to Principal Investigator.
  10. Conduct reviews of the scientific literature on research topics as required.
  11. Assistance with basic data analysis as skills allow.

Qualifications:

  1. Demonstrated interest in and/or experience in any of the following: abortion/reproductive health, community-based work with vulnerable women, epidemiology, occupational health psychology.
  2. Bachelor’s degree.
  3. Previous experience in research, and/or a research-related degree preferred.

Skills/Abilities/Competencies Required:

  1. Excellent organizational skills.
  2. Ability to work independently and across multiple sites of data collection.
  3. Ability to communicate appropriately with research subjects.
  4. Professional demeanor and flexibility when conducting research in clinical settings.
  5. Basic computer skills required.
  6. Experience with database management and/or statistical software preferred.

 

Interested candidates may forward a cover letter and resume, CV, or NIH-style biosketch to: ejaniak@partners.org.

Part-Time Graduate Teaching Assistant needed for online Global Learning Experience course.

August 19th, 2014 in Jobs

Online Teaching Assistant – Global Learning Experience

Boston University Global Programs and Study Abroad seek to hire a part-time Graduate Teaching Assistant to assist with the delivery of a newly developed one-credit online course designed to support and enhance the undergraduate study abroad experience. The course is not an exploration of a discipline. Rather it is meant to challenge students to explore cultural differences and culture’s role in shaping beliefs and practices.

A ten-month position beginning in August 2014. MA and previous university-level teaching experience required. Applicants currently enrolled in a graduate degree program will be considered. The Teaching Assistant will have significant cross-cultural experience and excellent communication skills with the ability to articulate study abroad’s role in an undergraduate’s education.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the current course development team – including BU Study Abroad faculty and administrators, the course instructor and the instructional designer with to finalize course design and planning.
  • Assist the Instructional Designer and course instructor with building the course in the edX Platform.
  • Assist course instructor with pre-course planning and other miscellaneous projects.
  • Obtain texts and materials needed for course and prepare presentations for online content
  • Assist with preparation of online assignments.
  • Assist with development of course plans and maintain regular communication with course instructor and other TAs, if any.
  • Prepare visual aids, answer keys, supplementary notes.
  • Assist with online instruction; deliver lectures as requested. lead and facilitate online discussions and guided reflections, respond to student posts, and assist with the evaluation of student work.
  • Tutor and mentor students.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Course Description:
Title: The Global Learning Experience
Each year more students include a global learning experience as part of their undergraduate education. To ensure that this experience is not an isolated event in their academic and personal lives, BU Global Programs will develop an on-line course that integrates the undergraduate study abroad experience into a preparatory and reflective framework. The purpose of the project is to enhance global knowledge and awareness, improve cross-cultural communication skills, and further cultivate an overall openness towards different cultures and traditions. The format of the course involves three phases: preparation, experience, and reflection. With the aid of technology, students will engage in an intellectual and self-reflective dialogue before, during and after their international experience. The content created for this program and the application of technology will be easily transferable to broader global learning initiatives for all students, whether they are undergraduate or graduate students going abroad or international students and transfer students coming to BU. This effort ideally would increase learning opportunities for the entire BU community.To submit your application and for further information on the assignment, contact Debra Terzian,
Director, Academic Affairs, BU Study Abroad at 3-6410 or dterzian@bu.edu.

The Center for Innovation in HIV Care is looking for a Program Manager

August 13th, 2014 in Jobs

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Under the supervision of the Curriculum Director, the Program Manager will be responsible for managing the budget, teleconferences and webinars, and all other aspects of a new center for innovation in HIV care, a project of The Fenway Institute in collaboration with AIDS United and the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin. The focus of the center is helping AIDS service organizations and health care providers establish formal partnerships to improve HIV care, increase the percentage of people living with HIV who are virally suppressed, reduce disparities in the HIV treatment cascade, and increase the long-term viability of the nation’s HIV care infrastructure.

Primary responsibilities include: managing the Center’s work plan and budget; organizing the logistics of regular conference calls and meetings; developing a strategy for working with HIV care providers to improve the continuum of care and increase sustainability; assisting Faculty in editing, formatting and finalizing PowerPoint slides for webinars; helping write, edit and format issue briefs, learning tools, and other elements of online toolkit; assisting with promotions, recruitment, and curriculum development; serving as technical host for webinars and teleconferences; creating instruments to measure process and program outcomes; creating online surveys and analyzing survey data; analyzing evaluation data and preparing reports; and organizing and scheduling teleconferences to promote technical assistance to HIV care organizations.

Additional responsibilities include: preparing and submitting regular reports; disseminating information about the Center via email list-serves, social media, etc.; managing updates to program webpages; creating and managing program email addresses; developing an email list for HIV care organizations; and assisting with logistics related to promoting the Center at relevant HIV/AIDS conferences.

Requirements:
• MPH or Master’s in a related field strongly preferred
• 2-3 years project management experience
• HIV-related and LGBT health experience preferred
• Strong communication, writing and editing skills
• Proficiency with MS Office and internet applications
• Experience with design applications a plus
• Experience creating needs assessments and analyzing data strongly preferred
• Survey software experience preferred
• Knowledge of and sensitivity to diverse communities, particularly communities of color and LGBT communities
• Ability to travel as needed
• Experience working with an ethnically, culturally, and racially diverse work staff preferred
• Ability to work harmoniously with diverse groups of individuals required
For additional information about applying, click here.

Peer Coaches and Core Course Tutors Needed!

August 13th, 2014 in Jobs

Core Course Tutors Needed!
The BUSPH Core Course Tutoring Program is currently recruiting tutors for the fall semester. The Core Course Tutoring Program is designed to provide free tutoring in the MPH core courses for MPH students. Tutors are needed for all core courses and may be from any concentration and any degree program. Tutors are BUSPH students who excelled in the core course they would like to tutor (earned an A- or A in the course) and can provide at least two hours per week of tutoring. Download the tutor application form here.

Peer Coaches Needed!
Peer Coaches provide one-on-one assistance to SPH degree candidates for writing and/or presentation appointments. Peer Coaches are BUSPH students who: excel in communication as demonstrated by an A or A- on two or more writing assignments or presentations at BUSPH, possess strong communication skills, and can provide between one and five hours per week of peer coaching. Download the peer coach application form here.

Priority deadline, for both, is September 8, 2014. Please contact Colbey Ricklefs, Educational Resources Coordinator, at sphtutor@bu.edu with any questions.

Program Manager Position at Primary Care Progress. Looking to hire ASAP!

August 12th, 2014 in Jobs

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Job Location: Cambridge

Start date: Immediately

Organizational Profile
The mission of Primary Care Progress (PCP) is to revitalize primary care to meet the health needs of Americans by developing leaders, building inter-professional communities, and advancing innovations in training and care delivery. They engage a new generation of inter-professional primary care trainees and reshape their education to ensure they have both the clinical and leadership skills necessary to play a role in the transformation of primary care. Their network has engaged over 3,300 primary care providers’ educators and trainees to advance innovations in care delivery, and reform education and training to keep peace with the evolving needs of patients and a changing health care system.

Position Overview
Primary Care Progress (PCP) is looking for a professional with experience in project management to serve as a Program Manager. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Program Manager is responsible for planning, executing and evaluating a portfolio of PCP’s programs. In this role, you’ll leverage your project management, problem-solving, and relationship-building skills to plan and implement key programs and further their impact. The portfolio of programs overseen by the Program Manager will evolve – the current portfolio will include oversight of PCP’s Clinical Innovation Network, Salesforce implementation and training support.

Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
• 3 years professional experience. A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated successful project management experience is required.
To Apply
Email cover letter and resume to jobs@primarycareprogress.org. For a more detailed description of the job responsibilities and application requirements click here.

Attention Students Looking for On-Campus Work: Part-Time Administrative Assistant Needed in the Department of Global Health, deadline to apply is August 15!

August 7th, 2014 in Jobs

Student Administrative Assistant for the Department of Global Health & Center for Global Health & Development

The Department of Global Health and The Center for Global Health & Development at the Boston University School of Public Health is currently seeking a student for the position of Student Administrative Assistant.

The purpose of this position will be to provide general administrative support to Faculty, Staff and Students.

Primary responsibilities include:

• Manage day-to-day administrative operations activities, including: phone coverage, distributing the mail and faxes, deliveries to various departments, knowledge of AV equipment, and knowledge of computers.

• Assist with financial tasks and office management, such as, travel expense reports, ordering office supplies, submit work order requests to internal BU offices, assist faculty and staff with various projects/tasks when needed, manage various tracking sheets.

Candidates must have attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple tasks while ensuring that they are completed with accuracy. Knowledge of Excel is required.

Need someone for approximately 15-20 hours per week.

**Please send resumes by August 15, 2014 to Mary Dangora via email mmb@bu.edu

Boston University is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Mathematica Policy Research is looking to hire Program Analysts NOW!

August 6th, 2014 in Jobs

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Mathematica Policy Research (MPR) is considered an architect of social policy research and is dedicated to improving public well-being by bringing the highest standards of quality, objectivity, and excellence to bear in regards to assessing the effectiveness of policies and programs.

They are interested in recruiting students for positions open in their office locations (Princeton, NJ or Washington, DC):

Interested students should apply as soon as possible as these are immediate vacancies.

Many of the positions require additional supporting documents (e.g. transcripts, writing samples, references, or letters of recommendation). Review the postings carefully to determine the requirements.

For inquiries about employment at MPR contact their HR department. For a complete listing of job and internship opportunities click here.

 

Research Manager Position Open at The Aurum Institute. Deadline to apply August 4th!

July 29th, 2014 in Jobs

The Aurum Institute is a South African, public-benefit organization with over 15 years’ experience in leading the response, treatment and research efforts to eradicate TB and HIV. They work alongside government, the mining industry, among NGOs and in communities to better understand the epidemics and provide real solutions.

The Aurum Institute is seeking a Research Manager to contribute towards their mission to improve the health of people and communities through innovation in TB and HIV integration. The Research Manager will contribute to development of research protocols to evaluate Medical Male Circumcision programme and to coordinate and manage the overall implementation of the evaluations at the Aurum Institute Epidemiology research unit.

Deadline to apply: August 4, 2014

Click here to learn more about the position and qualifications. If interested, submit your brief CV (2 pages), indicating this job title to Human Resources @ fax 086 2368 709 or e-mail careersEPI@auruminstitute.org.

The Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School is looking to hire an RA

July 23rd, 2014 in Jobs

The Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School is looking for a Full-Time Research Assistant in their Health Care Policy Department.

Learn more and apply here.