Emory University Public Health Program Associate, Sr in atlanta, Georgia
Independently uses a specialized knowledge of, and experience, with public health principles to analyze, develop, implement, and promote solutions to public health issues/problems. Collects and analyzes data. Prepares proposals, protocols, data analysis plans, reports, manuscripts, and presentation of study findings. Addresses public health issues related specifically in indoor air pollution by providing education, technical assistance, advocacy, public awareness, and research. Works closely with International Research Centers to provide logistical support including training in biospecimen collection, identification and procurement of supplies, developing samples labels, etc.
Works with programs or studies designed to evaluate the prevalence or surveillance of public health issues and the effectiveness of targeted interventions. May coordinate clinical study sites to ensure compliance with patient recruitment and data collection standards. May provide technical assistance to organizations to include presentations, websites, strategies, and educational forums to address specific public health issues. May design, develop, and conduct targeted training initiatives. May collaborate with external organizations to develop action plans and goals to achieve specific objectives. Identifies new potential projects, studies or partners. Performs related responsibilities as required.
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 and three years of relevant applied public health experience.
Experience in logistics and coordination over multiple, culturally-diverse external sites (this is the primary duty)
Knowledge of biospecimen collection procedures
Understanding of general laboratory procedures
Desired, but not required, experience with OpenSpecimen or other sample tracking software
Good Oral and written communication skills a must
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Job Number 28814
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Public Health
Department SPH: Environmental Health
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.
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