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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Public Health Program Associate in Atlanta, Georgia

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Dr. Ben Lopmanā€™s group in the Department of Epidemiology is seeking an excellent candidate to work on a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention funded project researching social mixing patterns relevant to infectious disease transmission in corporate environments.

The candidate will be under the mentorship of Dr. Ben Lopman and will have the opportunity to collaborate with leaders in the field.

Additional information on the Lopman Research Group be viewed at: .


  • The project will collect and analyze social mixing patterns of workers in several companies in order to better parameterize infectious disease models, and thus evaluate infectious disease interventions.

  • The project is a collaboration between investigators at Emory and Yale University.

  • The candidate will assist with management of the study instruments, data management and perform data analyses under the supervision of Dr. Lopman.


  • 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.


  • A Master of Public Health degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, sociology or quantitative public health field

  • Developing and managing large datasets

  • Writing and managing protocols

  • Designing questionnaires and building databases for electronic tracking device data

  • Experience coordinating research activities with a diverse group of partners

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Experience programming in R or willingness to learn


  • The position will be remote at the time of hire.

  • The position will be based at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • The initial appointment is for one year and renewal is anticipated if performance is satisfactory and funds are available.

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Job Number 52811

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

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta