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Emory University Public Health Program Asc in Atlanta, Georgia

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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.

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.

Additional Details

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience (1+ years) on CDC, NIH, or other major donor research project or program

  • Prior experience managing a project or equivalent including interacting with diverse team members

  • Working knowledge of HIV prevention

  • Prior experience with technology-based health programs or interventions

Communication/Teamwork

  • Excellent verbal and especially written communication skills demonstrated through contribution to a manuscript or report or draft thesis

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with a team, completing tasks with minimal supervision

  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and to prioritize assignments so that project deliverables are completed on time

Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to assess data quality and interpret study findings (e.g. tables, regression results, qualitative findings)

Position Information:

We are seeking a highly organized Public Health Program Associate to work on multiple projects within our research group. PRISM Health currently has a large CDC-funded implementation science study examining the effectiveness of mailing out HIV self-testing kits and providing access to Internet-based prevention mobile applications and websites as a public health strategy to increase linkage to HIV prevention (HIV preexposure prophylaxis, PrEP) and care (antiretroviral therapy, ART) services for Black and Hispanic men who have sex with men (MSM).

Some responsibilities for this role in this project may include:

  • Oversee day-to-day online participant management, including sending reminders and incentives to study participants

  • Assisting study leads with administrative tasks (budget, management of human subjects protocols)

  • Coordinating testing kit and specimen management and shipping to participants

  • Coordinating laboratory testing and return of test results for project participants

  • Working with mobile app developer to design and test study mobile application and databases

  • Prepare study reports for IRB, OMB, or donor as required

  • Coordinating with study colleagues at Emory and other institutions (in particular University of Michigan, CDC, and the University of North Carolina)

There may be additional opportunities to become involved with data collection, data analysis, and presentation of results.The other half of this person's time would be dedicated to similar work with other PRISM Health projects (see list at), including day-to-day participant management and other tasks as needed. The applicant’s interests can shape which other projects they may become involved with.

The position is with PRISM Health (), and located in Atlanta, GA. PRISM Health is a very active and collaborative group, consisting of 8 faculty members and over 35 staff. The nested research environments of PRISM Health, the Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health and the Emory Center for AIDS Research offer a vibrant and supportive community for conducting HIV/AIDS and infectious disease research.

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Job Number 33585

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Public Health

Department SPH: Epidemiology

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322

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