Emory University Public Health Program Asc in Atlanta, Georgia



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.


• Assist project lead with development of study protocols that ensure the highest standards are followed with regard to handling, entry and storage of data

• Complete and maintain IRB application materials

• Track progress toward completion of project deliverables on time

• Ensure research targets and outputs are in alignment with donor monitoring and evaluation strategy and those of other projects working in the same consortium

• Assist project lead to disseminate research through a range of written and electronic formats

• Assist project team to develop scopes of work and other contractual documents to support field data collection in another country

• Prepare baseline, midline and end of study reports for the IRB, prime or donor as required


• Assist project lead to develop data collection instruments and when appropriate, tablet-based applications

• Monitor data collection in collaboration with project lead and field team supervisor

• Develop and maintain datasets

• For qualitative data, assist in the development of code books, enter codes into qualitative data analysis software, and assist in the development of analytic matrices and other data summaries

• If applicable, assist with the development of data systems, clean and prepare data for analyses, complete descriptive and more analytic analyses, create tables for other data displays for team discussion, presentations, and peer review


• Complete literature reviews

• Format study manuscripts and track progress throughout the submission process

• Co-author or lead-author manuscripts, as appropriate


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


The hire is being made to support projects that are focused on the prevention of intimate partner violence in different settings. One project is focused on the US healthcare response to partner violence with an emphasis on implementation science. The other project is focused on social norms interventions targeting families and schools in Nepal. Work across projects is synergistic and offers the selected candidate the opportunity to experience the full project life cycle. The initial term of the appointment is almost one year with the potential for extension pending funding.


• MPH with at least 6 months of experience working on a research project (can be experience gained during MPH)

• Proficiency with Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Word

• Proficiency with qualitative analysis techniques and programs

• Exceptional attention to detail

• 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

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

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

• Demonstrated understanding of monitoring and evaluation strategies, log frames, work plans, and theories of change

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

• Demonstrated ability to summarize literature in written format


• Prior experience with IRB applications

• Prior experience writing grants

• Working knowledge of women’s health and empowerment or gender-based violence

• Quantitative data analysis experience using STATA, SAS, R, or Mplus

• Experience working with persons who are located outside the job site (different states or countries) using Skype, Zoom or equivalent

• Prior experience using project management software

• Prior experience on USAID, DFID, UN, or other major donor project

• Prior experience with cross case analysis

• Prior experience with tablet- or phone-based data collection applications

• Prior experience developing or conducting workshops or trainings or teaching experience

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Job Number 30530

Job Type Temporary Full-Time

Division School Of Public Health

Department SPH: Global Health

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

Job Category Business Operations

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